Chicken Dishes · Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Chicken, Leek & Tomato Pasta Bake

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 it and stick it in the oven on a timer so it bakes while we are at after-school clubs, therefore avoiding the  45 minute… Continue reading Chicken, Leek & Tomato Pasta Bake

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Vegetarian Options

Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

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 meaty, flat mushrooms as the main ingredient and it’s gone down a storm! It’s cheap… Continue reading Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Family Life · Kids Crafts Activities & Games · Sweet Treats

5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

This week I’m hosting a fab guest post from the lovely Alice who blogs over at Letters To My Daughter. I came across Alice’s blog a few weeks ago and really liked her style of writing so cheekily asked her if she’d like to guest post here at Buzymum as I’m struggling for time at… Continue reading 5 Simple Halloween Treats (not Sweets!) for Busy Parents

Food · Soups & Sauces · Vegetarian Options

Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

There’s already an autumn chill in the air so what better way to keep out the cold than a comforting bowl of warming soup? During the winter months, I’ll often make batches of various soups as I find them the perfect quick lunch for me or tea-on-the-go in a flask for the kids. This recipe… Continue reading Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Pork, Bacon & Sausages

Sweet Potato & Chorizo Fritters

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 sweet potato), they are also quick, cheap and easy, so an ideal mid-week family meal.… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Chorizo Fritters

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Pork, Bacon & Sausages

Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake

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. It can be served all by itself or with a side salad and is great for using up leftover gammon or even substitute leftover chicken or pork.… Continue reading Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake