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 [...]

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 [...]

Let’s Talk Prosecco

Let’s Talk Prosecco

Here at Mums In Real Life we love a good hack, and yesterday we were introduced to this one. How this has escaped us so far, we don't know! Have you ever opened a bottle of fizz only for it to go flat once back in the fridge? We have, but no longer! Simply place [...]

Wrap Platter For A Hungry Gathering Of Mini Eaters

Wrap Platter For A Hungry Gathering Of Mini Eaters

This platter of mini wraps is the perfect solution when you have lots of mouths to feed at lunch time, it always receives a cheer of approval from the kids! Based on their favourite sandwich fillings, ingredients included: To feed 5 children: *3 Wholemeal and 5 white Wraps *Tuna & cucumber *Ham *Cheese *Baby Tomatoes [...]

Spiced Zahtar Chicken With Lentils

Spiced Zahtar Chicken With Lentils

Whether you love or loathe Lentils, this dish needs to be tried. They are renowned for being a great source of fibre and they marry perfectly with this Middle Eastern dish of Zahtar spiced Chicken. If you currently loathe lentils, you won't after this recipe. Zahtar is a spice blend of the zingy scent of [...]

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 [...]

The Results Are In…Saturday Night Curry

The Results Are In…Saturday Night Curry

Carly settled on Saturday night takeaway theme for our MIRL dinner, perfect for a night in with friends. In true Carly style, she made it ALL herself. If you've never tried making your own Indian dishes then you really should - they are amazing! Fragrant, warm, spicy and unbelievably fresh. No trace of any nasties. [...]

Dopiaza Date Night

Dopiaza Date Night

If you are looking for a curry to make this weekend, check this out. Full of fragrance and very simple to make, this gets the thumbs up! For the main Dopiaza dish, I gently fried 500g of cubed lamb, 2 onions (quartered), a baby leaf, Cinnamon and green cardamom in 2 tbsp of oil and [...]