A Week in Dinners- 2016/1

  It’s back! The  “Week in Dinners” series  has always been pretty popular on the blog but I often forget about what we’ve eaten or just forget to write it down. We can all get a bit stale on the dinner inspiration and what the kids will actually eat. Sometimes…

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Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit…

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Eleven dishes that you need to know how to cook

It’s no secret that I like to cook and that I adore my food, so people often turn to me for ideas- I get asked “what will I make for _____?”. Despite producing food every day to feed ourselves and our families, everyone seems to have a blank when it…

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Quick Fix: Pesto Pizza Slices

I’m always looking for quick and easy lunches, but it’s hard to get the three year old to diversify from a ham sandwich or ham wrap. He know what he likes and sticks with it. The boys are big pesto fans, their absolute favourite dinner is “pasta pesto”, and I…

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Two Festive Jams.

Things are busy, crazy busy this Christmas, and I’m not sure why. (OK it might be the fact that I have a six month old baby and two small boys). Despite having started my shopping in early November I’m not yet finished. The only presents that have been wrapped are…

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Smarties Cookies

I’ve written about the chaos that can ensue when I bring my children to the supermarket, the running up and down the aisles and the general mayhem. One of the things that they beg for are the bags of cookies in the bakery aisle as you go in, the smell…

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Butternut Squash, Chicken and Couscous One Pot

Butternut squash reminds me of introducing my kids to solids, both boys loved it and it destroyed many’s the bib.  For some reason I rarely cook it these days, but all that will change soon as Miss L is about to enter the world of “real food” consumption. The motivation…

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