Cathal's Creamy Tomato and Chorizo Pasta Bake

Cathal pasta bake

When someone else offers to cook dinner I always accept, so when my five-and-a-half year old asked if he could I thought it would be giving a bad example not to let him. Together we chose a recipe that (a) he would eat and (b) he would be able to…

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17 Summer Dinner Ideas

When summer rolls in nobody wants to be slaving over a cooker or waiting ages for dinner to be ready. I’ve noticed a definite change in what we’ve been eating for dinner as the evenings get longer, and the temperature has risen a little. Summer dinners need to be quick…

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What's Everyone Eating? Week in Dinners 2016 Linky Round Up

Way back in February I ran a week in dinners linky. Lovely bloggers contributed and shared their dinners. Then,  I forgot to do a roundup, even though I noted my week’s dinners that week on my Notes app in my phone nearly three months ago.  Sorry everyone. Dinners are pretty seasonal, but…

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A Week in Dinners #3 2016

Week Three, still cooking, still eating. Here’s this week’s exciting as always week in dinners.   Monday Monday night is quick dinner night. We had meatballs which I cooked on Sunday night with homemade tomato sauce from the freezer and wholewheat pasta. Every ate all they were given.   Tuesday…

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A Week in Dinners #2 2016

Another week, another week in dinners, and slowly but surely I’m upping my game I think. Writing things down means I think about them more, and we eat a more varied diet as a result. Monday Pick and Mix Pasta Easy concept, boil pasta, take anything you could conceivably eat…

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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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Our 9 Favourite Family Dinners 

Dinnertime conversation in our house is, well, low brow. It’s punctuated with spilled milk and requests for ketchup. I went through a phase of asking the kids what their favourite meal was to distract them from how much they hated whatever was on their plates at that moment so now,…

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A Week in Dinners 2015 #3- Healthy Vibes

After the excesses of the bank holiday weekend and the realisation that my brother’s wedding is now next month, a healthy eating regime has been introduced with vigour! As the week went on the plan relaxed as you’ll see but on the whole this was a “good” week. (That roundup…

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Week in Dinners 2015 #2

My linky has closed and you can view all the entries now. I’ll do a roundup post later in the week to share my favourite bits. Looking over some of the linky entries I’m delighted to say that there are some very interesting dishes, and there is also lots of…

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