During our recent trip to Chile, we were hosted by my sister-in-law’s family for part of the time and treated to some tasty, home cooking. Lou loves to help in the kitchen and particularly enjoyed this fish dish, that she helped to prepare and was desperate to recreate on our return. The dish itself is… Continue reading Chilean Style Baked Fish
‘As a mummy to both, I cannot deny, That boys are simple and girls are sly!’ I’ve had my babies now and am not planning any more! Having accomplished the goal of ‘one of each’, (with another in the middle) we are happy with our brood and, at last, after an age of poo, snot… Continue reading Boys are Simple, Girls are Sly
This vegetarian risotto is so full of flavour that you’ll forget that it doesn’t contain meat (maybe a little in the stock, but other than that!)! It’s a really simple recipe that’s easy to prepare and great value, as well as being nutritionally balanced and filling. In our house we have various intolerances including gluten and… Continue reading Mushroom, Courgette & Feta Risotto
Whenever I make a meal, I make extra to freeze or for my lunch the following day. Over-catering or reincarnating meals saves time in the long run and also saves money with less waste. I am always in a hurry and manage to bypass meal planning (it’s just not my thing!) by simply being creative… Continue reading Healthy in a Hurry- Loving your Leftovers!
This recipe makes one salmon portion go a long way! The idea for it came from a spaghetti carbonara recipe, where eggs are used to create a creamy, velvety finish, without to use of cream or dairy. It’s quick and easy as well as being a healthy, nutritious meal that the kids love! It’s also easy to substitute… Continue reading Quick Creamy Salmon Spaghetti
My fussy eater is driving me crazy! I am writing this post in an attempt to keep my sanity and reach out to other parents experiencing similar difficulties! Allow me to set the scene with a small victory: A couple of weeks ago, we visited family for dinner to celebrate Granddad’s birthday. They had decided… Continue reading Parents of Fussy Eaters, Stay Strong!
Here is another savoury pancake recipe ready for Shrove Tuesday in a few weeks time. This is such an easy and cheap recipe, where you can use up leftovers and everyone can choose their own combination. The word ‘pizza‘ in the title is enough to encourage any fussy eater to give it a go and… Continue reading Pizza Pancake Roll-ups
No, I don’t like that! No, I don’t want to do this! No, I can’t do that! No, I want daddy to do it! No, I can do it! No, no, no, no, no! The Boy will be six in May and up until now, has been a relatively passive child. Lately however, he’s started… Continue reading 6 Ways To Change Mr.No-Mummy into Mr.Yes-Mummy!