I try to provide my children with a little variety in their lunchboxes so as they’re not eating sandwiches every day. Don’t misunderstand me, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with sandwiches, and there are many weeks where they have some sort of sandwich all five days, but I have one boy who won’t veer beyond jam… Continue reading Pizza Puffs
My eldest daughter is currently sitting her Junior Cert exams. Exams are stressful,there is so much pressure on our young people at this time, personally I think it’s too much pressure. However, it’s happening so we have to get our children through these weeks. Our approach is to nurture, nourish and reassure I feel it’s… Continue reading Coffee & Hazelnut Energy Balls
The title isn’t a misprint, I have indeed being making ginger bread with sweet potatoes and it has proven a big hit with….wait for it…..everybody!! Oh the joy; it can be tiresome trying to produce something that everyone enjoys fuss free so I was almost dancing when this cake was given all the thumbs up!… Continue reading Sweet Potato Ginger Bread
It’s that time of year again, albeit slightly earlier this year, Pancake Tuesday. It’s changed somewhat since I was a child, way, way back then (as my children seem to think!) we only had pancakes on Pancake Tuesday, except they weren’t pancakes as we know them now, they were more like what we call crepes.… Continue reading The Obligatory Pancake Post
I have mentioned before how I like to give the children homemade snacks in their lunchboxes as much as I can. One of the things I regularly give them is a scone, I tend to make a batch almost every week and pop them in the freezer, leaving them out overnight & putting them into the lunchboxes… Continue reading Summer Scones
Flapjacks frustrate me, the kids like them, they’re handy little snacks and ideal for their lunchboxes…..if I could only get them to stay together! Recipe after recipe I’ve tried, my own and other peoples, to no avail, until today. I think I might have cracked it. I hope I have, I’m blogging it now anyway,… Continue reading Flapjacks that stay together…..just about!