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 [...]

Something For The Weekend: Beef & Guinness Stew

Something For The Weekend: Beef & Guinness Stew

As the chilly air creeps in & the evenings become darker earlier, we are thinking of mouth watering stews to warm our tummies. This gorgeous beef and Guineas stew does just that. Let’s get started!! Ingredients; 500g diced beef 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 celery sticks, cubed 3 large carrots, cut diagonally 1/2 a [...]

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Hassle Free Chicken With Chilli, Lemon And Mint

Every now and again I really get stuck in a rut at meal times. As you probably know by now, I love flavour. This is something that my kids don’t always agree with me on! And who can blame them right? I don’t remember eating the type of food I try to cook for them. [...]

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Salmon And Cod Laksa With Soba Noodles

Originating from maritime South East Asia, Laksa curry is a must for curry fans. It’s fragrant smells will drive you insane! This is a really simple version that I put together on a week night. But just because it was quick (think 10 minutes) doesn’t mean it lacked in flavour! It packed the punches and [...]

Squash And Vegetable Soup

Squash And Vegetable Soup

It’s that time of year when everywhere you look, pumpkins and squashes adorned the shelves in shops. If you’re looking for something to do with them other than carving out ghoulish faces or pumpkin pie, look no further! This delicious soup is hands down the tastiest thing I make at this time of year, and [...]

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

Peruvian Inspired Sweet Potato And Chicken Soup

This earthy Peruvian inspired soup is my own interpretation of a Jamie Oliver recipe. I’m a bit of a maverick when it comes to following recipes, often straying heavily. However, the core herbs and spices are the same, I just adapted some of the vegetables with what I had to hand. I must say, this [...]

Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

Autumnal Pork & Vegetable Stew

This delicious stew is perfect for these cooler days and tastes like a hug in a bowl. It’s so easy and the kids love it, so a real winner in our house! Ingredients (serves 4 with plenty left for seconds); 3 pork chops, fat off and removed from the bone (optional) 3 potatoes, skin left [...]

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 [...]

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

Crust Topped Cod Fillets

If you are looking for a light and healthy yet tasty fish recipe, you've landed in the right place. This delicious dish is unbelievably easy to prep and only takes 12 minutes to bake. Want to know more? Let's go! Ingredients: 2-3 Cod Fillets 2 slices of stale bread (crusts off) 2 cloves of garlic [...]

Focaccia Stuffed With Pesto & Tomatoes

Focaccia Stuffed With Pesto & Tomatoes

If you are looking for a food project this weekend, look no further as this is it. We've upped the ante by adding juicy cherry tomatoes and by slapping red pesto into a traditional Focaccia. Ingredients: 500g Strong plain Flour 7g Sachet Yeast 1tsp Salt 3tbsp Red Pesto (see link https://mumsinreallife.co.uk/2019/06/19/red-pesto-sauce/ for one of our [...]