GETTING THE CHILDREN TO EAT MORE VEGGIES

GETTING THE CHILDREN TO EAT MORE VEGGIES

WE'VE RECENTLY had half term, and this has resulted in some bad habits creeping in to our routine. Less fruit and veg, more reaching for the bad snacks and unsatisfying empty calories of crisps and quick snack. Today I was talking to a lovely friend of mine, and we got on to the subject of [...]

Stuffed Pancakes

If you're not sick of Pancakes by now, I recommend giving this recipe a go if you fancy trying something a bit different! Now with this one, you can have the filling of your choice. I opted for mince and spinach as this is what I had to hand. I browned off the mince (no [...]

Pancake Day

12 mini PancakesStrawberries, chocolate & Basil So, it’s Shrove Tuesday. Up until about an hour ago, I hadn’t made the connection. Despite the fact I’m heading off to watch Pancake Races in about half an hour! Doh...! I’ve quickly knocked up a batch of mini pancakes which I can reheat when the kids get home. [...]

The simple Pork Chop…with a twist!

The humble Pork chop. Last nights offerings were stuffed with black olives, roasted red peppers and garlic. Complimented with home made wedges, Rocket and sour cream. All prepped in the afternoon & waiting in the fridge for when the time was right! Oven roasted red pepper, black olives and garlic cloves Stuffed Pork chops held [...]

5 Day Plan…

Results of homemade Cod bites Whilst trying to clean long forgotten paint brushes this morning, it struck me that I needed a bit of a plan. The first part of the plan, I decided, is that I’m going to search for some inspiration on a 5 day Healthy eating plan for the kids. We're already [...]

Greek Night

So, with word that Storm Freya was hitting us this weekend, we headed over to Tahlias’ and Co for a Greek night. Having taken inspiration from Pinterest, Tahlia cooked up a storm! We were greeted with a 7 layer hummus dip, served with mini Pitta breads. The house was a cacophony, one room blasting out [...]

Butter Bean Soup

After a bit of a long day and the kids going to bed later than normal, quite frankly dinner needed to be quick tonight! I found this really easy recipe for a White Bean soup that is ready in under 30 minutes. Sold! Whilst I didn’t have all of the elements to hand, I was [...]

Goulash & Broccoli Rice

Last night, quite by accident, I cooked the tastiest of dinners! It went down with a massive bang and was just so simple to make! Made with Pork Sausages and Chorizo, this is a dinner worth trying out. I served it with Broccoli Rice...how has this never been in my life until now?! I chopped [...]

The Mighty (but Mini) Meatballs

With the children back at school yesterday, it was time to piece the house back together bit by bit and get reorganised. I sort of achieved this and at around 2pm realised it was just too nice to go straight home from school, a trip to the park was definitely a must! Therefore, it was [...]

Mini Burgers

Keeping with the holiday theme of fun, fun, fun...it’s now time for little ones to help their Mum! We rounded off the day with making these cute & tasty mini burgers. Really easy for little hands to make, with plenty of mince left over for us adults to add more seasoning & spice a bit [...]