Baking, Breakfast

Oat & Raspberry Muffins

    I never tire of making muffins, they have to be one of the quickest & easiest sweet treat to throw together. They’re a regular feature in my children’s lunchboxes, we often make a healthier variety for breakfast and my two tiny people love them. My friend sent me a message the other day pointing out another great recipe, …

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Baking, Biscuits, Breakfast

Homemade Cereal Bars

Cereal bars are a handy addition to any lunch box, a great snack for that little break at 11am when the kids are hungry and feeling a little sluggish but it’s not yet lunchtime. The cereal bars that adorn the supermarket shelves in their brightly coloured boxes are very expensive and really not very healthy, though I can assure you …

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Breakfast, Snack

Pancake Tuesday

Tomorrow sees the arrival of Pancake Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, so called as pancakes were traditionally eaten this day because they were made out of the main foods available, sugar, fat , flour and eggs. The consumption of these foods was restricted during the fasting associated with Lent and so pancakes were made. We love pancakes and I …

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Bread, Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are always a hit in our house, both my husband and girls love tucking into this homely breakfast. Ingredients – Serves 3 1 Tbsp Rapeseed Oil (or whatever oil you have) 6 Eggs 1-2 Tbsp Milk Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Tbsp Mayonnaise (recipe for homemade can be found here http://simplyhomemade-nic.blogspot.com/2011/07/mayonnaise.html ) Chopped Dill 3 Bread Rolls, …

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