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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]