Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse)  'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

The golden age of British sweets - in pictures

Marathon (1968) Marathon came to the UK courtesy of Forrest Mars Sr, estranged from the family business in the States, but free to adapt the recipes for European tastes. Aside from his eponymous bar packed with milk, sugar, glucose, and thick, thick chocolate, Mars' Slough-produced cash cow was a peanut-powered derivative of the American Snickers (the name was apparently tribute to the Mars family's favourite horse) 'brand alignment' saw Marathon adopt its maiden name in 1990

Flourless Nutella Banana Bread. Super moist and chocolatey. Just 5 ingredients and the batter is made in a blender!

Flourless Nutella Banana Bread

Flourless Nutella Banana Bread. Super moist and chocolatey. Just 5 ingredients and the batter is made in a blender!

Prawn massaman curry - easy, under 500kcal and delicious. Massaman curry comes from southern Thailand and is not as fiery as green or red Thai curries. We love the fragrant flavours and the texture that the peanuts add.

Massaman curry recipe

Prawn massaman curry - easy, under 500kcal and delicious. Massaman curry comes from southern Thailand and is not as fiery as green or red Thai curries. We love the fragrant flavours and the texture that the peanuts add.

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken - The easiest peanut chicken ever and your slow cooker does all the work!! Topped with crunchy peanuts, cilantro, green onions, and the peanut sauce is irresistible!!

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken - The easiest peanut chicken ever and your slow cooker does all the work!! Topped with crunchy peanuts, cilantro, green onions, and the peanut sauce is irresistible!!

Soft and Chewy Protein Granola Bars -- easy, healthy, homemade granola bars that the whole family will love! Naturally gluten-free and easily made vegan || runningwithspoons.com

Soft and Chewy Protein Granola Bars

Soft and Chewy Protein Granola Bars -- easy, healthy, homemade granola bars that the whole family will love! Naturally gluten-free and easily made vegan || runningwithspoons.com

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