Quick Pesto Sauce

Quick Pesto Sauce

If like me, mealtimes at the moment are a bit of a rush, why not give this green pesto a try? Knocked up in less than 5 minutes, it's the perfect solution for a quick tea time meal. Stir into some pasta or spread on top of chicken fillets, voila!! Ingredients; 50g Fresh basil leaves [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

No- Junk Lazy Tuesday Tea

No- Junk Lazy Tuesday Tea

Well it's not exactly flaming June, is it? Having settled back in to the school routine, I found myself looking for something a bit different for tea. The brief was super fast, easy and nutritious but a crown pleaser (I almost always manage to cook the same as school dinners - note to self, read [...]

Throw Back Thursday – British Spring Lamb

With Easter upon us, I thought I’d re-share this delicious Roast Lamb recipe for our ‘Throw back Thursday’ feature. So Easy to make, oh so delicious! With the smell of Spring in the air, what better way to round off the week with a Lamb Roast. Accompanied by Desiree Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Cauliflower & Peas. [...]

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 [...]

Afternoon Tea

If you are looking for a cooking project this weekend, this is the one for you! It took a while as I made everything from scratch (except the sausage meat), but it was worth it! Scotch Eggs: I whizzed 3 slices of brown bread & some mixed herbs in a blender to make breadcrumbs and [...]

5 Day Eating Plan for Kids

5 Day Eating Plan for Kids A few days ago, I decided to create a 5 day healthy plan for my children (I also pondered a running plan...haven't got there yet!). Like I said before, we are a healthy bunch but with my youngest going through a bit of a fussy stage, I often feel [...]