One of the major challenges of parenting is convincing your kids to eat healthily. In this post I look at ways to encourage healthy eating without a tantrum! Not only do you have to prepare and cook enough food to
Could food intolerances be subtly effecting your health and well-being? Are you always feeling tired, irritable or lack the ability to focus? Have you considered a relationship between these symptoms and your diet? Are your food choices impacting your health?
Health and weight loss are hugely influential reasons to eat whole grains! But what is it about whole grain products that give them these benefits over their refined alternatives?
Sugar is addictive and our bodies treat it as a toxin. To make matters worse, many convenience foods are ladened with the stuff, and not just the sweet foods. From crisps to pasta sauces, you’ll be amazed at the sugar
This is such an easy, cheap pasta recipe that uses every day ingredients, can be prepared in advance and has all the elements of a well balanced meal. I often make the chicken, leek & tomato pasta bake and stick
With a deal on at our local farm shop for 1kg of flat mushrooms for £1.99, I had a lot of mushrooms to cook this week! The kids love lasagna so I’ve come up with this vegetarian version using the
There’s already an autumn chill in the air so what better way to keep out the cold than a comforting bowl of warming pumpkin soup? During the winter months, I’ll often make batches of various soups as I find them
If you are looking for a classic pie recipe then you are in the wrong place- sorry! Pies have always scared me a bit, pastry has never been my thing and frankly, life is too short to be making puff
Having got the kids to eat (and love) sweet potato in fish cakes, I’ve managed to made it a double with these sweet potato and chorizo fritters. Not only do they contain a good portion of veg (including the infamous
This is such an easy, cheap pasta bake recipe that uses every day ingredients, can be prepared in advance and has all the elements of a well balanced meal. It can be served all by itself or with a side salad