Top Tips For Sleeping In A Heatwave

Top Tips For Sleeping In A Heatwave

As we brace ourselves here in the UK for a hot days, we are getting the paddling pool prepared, water squirters are at the ready, drinks are in the freezer, sun cream is applied....let the fun commence!! We don’t often experience heatwaves here, but when we do it can really change our sleeping patterns. We [...]

Tortilla Mini Pizza

Tortilla Mini Pizza

Are you looking for a dinner time hack this weekend? If so, you're in the right place! These Tortilla mini Pizzas are yummy and perfect as a quick meal time solution - for both kids and adults. Ingredients: Pack of mini Tortillas Tin of tomatoes - blitzed in the mixture Cheese Toppings of choice (I [...]

Beetroot Houmous

Beetroot Houmous

Just looking at this beetroot Houmous makes me feel insanely happy. The colour is so vibrant, it's hard not to break into a smile just looking at it. It also tastes as good it looks and is so easy to whiz up. Ingredients: Half a tin of cooked chick peas (plus half of the juice [...]

Lip-Smacking Lockdown Lemonade

Lip-Smacking Lockdown Lemonade

So, during these worrying of times, we’re back with a lip-smacking bang to keep the kids thirst kept at bay. This really is a treat in our house, not for the every day but a recipe the children love to make on sunny days. Inspired by Allegra McEvedy who has written a cookbook inspired by [...]

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 [...]