Despite a few setbacks, summer is finally here! We are eating salad by the bucket load, so I’ve been looking for ways to jazz it up a bit and maybe sneak in some salad veg that might not usually make it onto the plate in its natural form! This recipe is basically a chilled, gazpacho… Continue reading Super Summer Salad Soup!
This easy and frugal mince recipe uses lentils to bulk it out. It makes 500g of minced beef stretch a lot further than most other bolognese and chilli recipes and the great thing is, no one will notice the lentils as they literally disappear! Not only is this good for the budget, but also perfect if you are… Continue reading Beef & Lentil Beany Tacos
Pasta is our number one, go to, store cupboard ingredient. It’s quick, cheap and easy to prepare as well as being extremely versatile, with a little imagination! Here are our favourite recipes, along with some handy tips and tricks to ensure great flavour but still a healthy option! They are all highly versatile, allowing ingredients to be… Continue reading Our Favourite, Quick, Pasta Recipes!
This recipe is super versatile, quick, easy and cheap but more importantly, they all love it! The rice bulks out the dish and though you could use any white fish, hake is really cheap and you don’t even need that much of it. The remaining ingredients are store cupboard essentials and could easily be served… Continue reading Cheesy Peasy Rice with Hake
Victoria from How Daily, is joining us for this weeks guest recipe on Kids Tea Tuesdays! Victoria is a food blogger who loves to recreate her favourite dishes at home. She is particularly enthusiastic about finding and creating new flavours as well as photography and writing about her experiences of trying authentic, traditional cuisine: My son is reluctant to eat most vegetables unless they’re hiding… Continue reading Victoria's Sneaky Mango & Banana Smoothie
This recipe is super quick, easy and can be frugal if you use more noodles and less prawns– you can adjust proportions of veg, add different veg etc, it’s such a versatile recipe! The simple stir-fry method means that once you have prepared the veggies, cooking only takes a few minutes so it’s an ideal… Continue reading Garlic and Chilli Prawn Noodles
This is a recipe that I would never have tried to make for the kids six months ago, they would have looked at me like I’d served them a plate of pine cones! But since our recent trip to Chile, the girls have become obsessed with avocado (even though it was a firm dislike before… Continue reading Halloumi & Courgette Tower with Tomato & Avocado Couscous
Introducing the lovely Nicola, for this weeks guest recipe on Kids Tea Tuesdays! Nicola’s blog ‘Mummy to Dex‘ follows her parenting journey since the birth of her eight month old son, Dexter. Her blog shares recipes, experiences and reviews so please pop over and have a look! Nicola’s sharing a tasty chicken and polenta recipe… Continue reading Nicola's Italian Style Chicken and Polenta
We have another fabulous guest blogger joining us this week for ‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’! So it’s over to Rebecca from Rock and Roses Mama for something sweet! As part of Sonia’s incredible series ‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’, I have been asked to submit a healthy dinner recipe; My Rosy Mama Recipes has gone down a sweet… Continue reading Rosy Mama's Easy, Healthy Apple & Cinnamon Muffins
We have another fabulous guest blogger joining us this week for ‘Kids Tea Tuesdays’! Launched in 2016 whilst starting maternity leave, Hollie began ThriftyMum which is a growing blog and online community for savvy parents, who want to continue a great lifestyle, whilst juggling the financial constraints of bringing up children. Hollie is sharing her… Continue reading ThriftyMum's Mid-Week Messy Burritos!