Prosecco Teriyaki Sauce

Prosecco Teriyaki Sauce

Do you have Prosecco left in the fridge? Give this easy Teriyaki sauce a go! It marries beautifully with Salmon. Ingredients; 350ml Water 75ml Soy sauce 2tbsp Prosecco 4cm piece of Ginger, peeled and grated 80g Light brown sugar 2 cloves of garlic, crushed and finely chopped 1tbsp plain flour, mixed with a small amount [...]

Cranberry Sauce – The Easy Way

Cranberry Sauce – The Easy Way

So, we are 4 sleeps away until the big man arrives. We are all quite chilled here, the kids have been helping me out in the kitchen this afternoon. We’re having so much fun. Today we’ve made Cranberry sauce - it’s so easy, the kids actually did most of it. Of course, pick up a [...]

Christmas Tree Mini Pizzas

Christmas Tree Mini Pizzas

Ho Ho Ho....we had some neighbours round recently for Cheese and Mulled wine & the kids made these festive mini pizzas for their friends. They used cookie cutters for the bases. How cute do they look? Check out the link below for the quick no proving required pizza base: https://mumsinreallife.co.uk/?s=Scone+base Wishing you all a Merry [...]

Christmas Preparations – Bread Sauce

Christmas Preparations – Bread Sauce

Bread sauce really seems to divide opinion so love it or loathe it, here is a tasty recipe which can be made well ahead of Christmas Day and frozen until needed. As youngsters, my Mum always made Bread sauce from a packet mix, just adding milk. It became my little job to make on Christmas [...]

Something For The Weekend – Banging Burgers

Something For The Weekend – Banging Burgers

Looking for something quick and easy to knock up this evening? Look no further than these Pork & Egg burgers. It’s been a busy week here at Mums In Real and as a result, I resorted to trying a food delivery company called Gousto. I wasn’t convinced as I like to make everything from scratch [...]

Throw Back Thursday – Breakfast Bircher Pots – Morning Hack

Throw Back Thursday –  Breakfast Bircher Pots – Morning Hack

For those of you who need to grab and go with your breakfast (snap!) I've been trying out breakfast pots, which you can make up the night before and grab from the fridge to eat whenever you get a sec on the train/bus/school run/at work. It's really healthy and simple, and will help stop you [...]

Parma Ham Chicken stuffed with Mozzarella & Pesto

Parma Ham Chicken stuffed with Mozzarella & Pesto

Whilst at the supermarket, my trolley of food was complimented by the friendly cashier. We got chatting and she told me of her quick go to recipe. This is it. I've had this loads of times, minus the mozzarella. This is for you lovely lady - love the fact that anywhere around the world people [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Christmas Preparations – Week 2 – Sloe Gin

Our Christmas preparations are in full swing and we are loving it. Next up is Sloe Gin - we’re a few weeks behind in the Gin department but it should just be ready in time for Christmas Day, if not then definitely for the New Year. Fingers crossed. Ingredients; 100ml Caster Sugar 700ml Gin 450g [...]

My truth about Yoga

My truth about Yoga

Here's the thing. I first did yoga back in 2001. I was 22, overweight and totally inflexible ( I still struggle to touch my toes now). I spent the whole class berating myself for not being able to hold the poses, for not being flexible enough, for what I'd not done at work that day. [...]

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

Christmas Preparations – Week 1 – Yorkshire Puddings

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s never too early to start preparing for feasts that are coming our way. This week we’ve started with Yorkshire Puddings - my family go crazy over these - I’ve made a few batches and they are now in the freezer. On Christmas Day, I’ll pop them onto a [...]