Easy and delicious roasted carrots

Getting my kids to eat vegetables can sometimes be a challenge but this recipe for roasted carrots that I basically created one day when I had a glut of carrots I needed to use is a firm family favorite, easy to make and works well with all sorts of meals as a side dish or […]

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Meal Plan Monday – Settling into Lockdown Life.

Meal Plan Monday. Looking at my week, and making sure the cries of “I’m hungry” don’t happen too often, but we all know that children are always hungry aren’t they? Feeding my food allergy and food choices family with a mix of cooking from scratch and sometimes throwing a ready-made meal their way. We shop […]

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Homemade gluten-free vegan gingerbread cookies

My kids and the husband love gingerbread cookies, but I find it hard to get any commercially that are allergy-friendly. So I cobbled together a recipe that works to make at home. This one gives you a crunchy on the outside but soft in the middle gingerbread cookie that is fun for kids to decorate […]

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Meal Plan Monday – not stockpiling or hoarding.

Meal Plan Monday. Looking at my week, and making sure the cries of “I’m hungry” don’t happen too often, but we all know that children are always hungry aren’t they? Feeding my food allergy and food choices family with a mix of cooking from scratch and sometimes throwing a ready-made meal their way. We shop […]

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Rosemary roasted vegetables with feta

This rosemary roasted vegetables with feta recipe  one of the husbands’s favourite meals, and came about as an adaption of a Nigella Lawson recipe. In her recipe you can use either chicken thighs, or haloumi cheese, I have done both of those, and they work well, but we like this version. It is also suitable […]

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Banana Custard Tart – better than school dinner custard

*This is a collaborative post* One of the things I remember about school is school dinners and some of what we were served is burned into my memory for good and bad reasons. One pudding I remember was banana custard, which I loved. This banana custard tart recipe using Shaken Udder Milkshake brings back good […]

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Make your own turmeric latte at home…

I am a huge fan of turmeric latte. A friend introduced me to them when I wasn’t well a few years ago with a bad chesty cold. She told me turmeric was good for me and made me drink it. It took me a few goes to get used to the taste and now I […]

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Classy crisps and popcorn from Ten Acre

*This is a review post. We were sent some crisps and popcorn to try* I am more of a savoury snack person than a sweet person. If I am reaching for something to nibble on, it is more likely to be crisps and popcorn than a cake or biscuits. Ten Acre has a delicious range […]

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Easter baking ideas – Bunny Bread

This  bunny bread is perfect for baking with kids and a great baking idea for Easter, and actually very easy and fun to make, and apparently tasty too. We chose to make a savoury version, but at the end of the recipe I will leave some ideas for if you wanted to make it as […]

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Easy and delicious blueberry sauce

This is the easiest and most delicious blueberry sauce that works for over ice cream, in smoothies bowls, added to plain yoghurt, or over pancakes. It takes about ten minutes to make and even my “doesn’t like anything that resembles a fruit or vegetable” teenager will happily eat this. We use frozen blueberries which you […]

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