Hello, hello! Well it was about time I actually got round to writing a blog post this year.....BUT I have very good reason to today! Before Christmas the lovely Catherine, a Registered Nutritionist from Catherine Lippe Nutrition gave up her time to talk to me about all things snacks and what the labels on these snacks actually … Continue reading Kids Snacks and Label Reading
Why do I meal plan?....So many reasons!.... MY SANITY: The main reason is about saving my sanity!! It's not just to save money, food waste and time but it's also about saving my sanity! The daily dilemma of what to cook my kids for tea every night used to drive me a little nuts!...If you're … Continue reading Why Meal Plan?
So we all know the scenario when we get home late from school or clubs, the kids are super hangry and they really want dinner, like NOW!!!!!!!!! I want to tell you that this is where meal planning comes in handy as you can prep beforehand and anticipate these times when kids just need feeding!...BUT … Continue reading Fast Food!
...beacause we all love a traybake! I make traybakes pretty much most weeks, they'll feature on my meal plan in some shape or form! For a number of reasons, they're easy, they're pretty quick, there's minimal washing up, it's barely even cooking so you don't need to worry about any technical ability the oven does … Continue reading Cod and Gnocchi Traybake
Pure comfort food over here with this one! A slightly different take on your classic cottage pie and just as tasty, warming and comforting as you'd expect from a pie like this...one big warm hug!! There's nothing fancy about the ingredients, you've probably got most of this in your store cupboard and fridge already so … Continue reading Meatball Pie
My kids have very different taste buds...one loves pasta, pesto, salmon and sweet corn but for the other this is her worst nightmare so when you get a meal where BOTH kids love it...AND ask you to make it again you know you’re onto a winner!...and the best bit? It’s so easy to make!..(as always! … Continue reading Chicken Tikka Panini
These went down so well with my kids and also their friends so i always know if other kids like it then i'm usually onto a winner!...so thought i would share this easy recipe for you here! Hope you like it too! Start by whizzing up your oats and seeds in a small food processor … Continue reading Chocolate Granola Bars
I had a lot of love for this slow cooked chicken curry over on instagram...thank you!...and for those that saved the recipe and have tried it i'd love to know what you think! This is a super mild curry so perfect for little palates and a great intro into spices...if you do want more of … Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Curry
Egg muffins!....These are perfect for LUNCHBOXES or quick BREKKIES!...you could even serve as a MAIN MEAL with some potato wedges on the side?? You can keep these in the fridge for a few days so perfect for a quick SNACK too and you can enjoy them cold or simply re-heat in the microwave! Versatile little … Continue reading Egg Muffins
This type of meal is a fab way to get everyone involved and I usually find that means my kids are likely to eat more! They have the choice of what they want to load their taco's with which gives them independence on their food choices...even though you've decided what those choices are! My kids … Continue reading Lamb Mince Taco’s