I try and see Sunday as my ‘day off’, though for a supposed day off it sure does tend to be a busy one with meals to prepare, ensuring uniforms are ready for Monday, washing and putting away the last of the weekends laundry. I do like to set aside an hour if I can though and… Continue reading New Kid on the Blog
Caoimhe & Jack come in from school hungry despite getting a good lunch, they’re children, they’re programmed to be hungry….a lot! We don’t have dinner until after 5, when Chloé gets in from secondary school, so we need to have a supply of healthy, filling snacks at the ready to keep the hunger pangs at… Continue reading Small but Mighty, Oat & Seed Bites
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!
Tomorrow is Pancake Tuesday, the day where pancakes are traditionally eaten, though I suspect in a lot of homes now, pancakes feature on more than just one day of the year. They certainly do in our house, we often have them for breakfast at the weekend, they’re a firm favourite with us all. I recently… Continue reading Pancake Day is Almost Here
While I do like a bowl of porridge in the mornings, it’s not something I want to have everyday. I do however love smoothies and they’re seeing something of a revival of late. This particular smoothie recipe is a delicious on it’s own or a great base for a variety of different options. Ingredients 1… Continue reading A Smooth Start