Category : Recipes

Using Up Coffee Granules In Family Friendly Ways

Using Up Coffee Granules In Family Friendly Ways

Coffee is a wonderful warm beverage most of us like to sip in the mornings to wake us up, and to give us energy and a good buzz through the rest of the day. Whilst it makes a great drink, it can also be mixed into some great recipes to create delicious foods. Caffeine isn’t the best thing to give to your young ones, so by baking it into something good to eat, you can use up your granules in a bettRead more...
Clean Eating - Banana Ice-Cream

Clean Eating - Banana Ice-Cream

Hands up if you love ice-cream? My little man loves it, the challenge to find something he thinks is better than the real deal with none of the sugar, preservatives and other rubbish so it becomes a guilt free - even healthy treat.  This is a total winner and so easy! To make a speedy batch of Banana Ice-cream you'll need: Frozen Banana Yoghurt or milk Optional Flavours: Cinnamon, vaniRead more...
Sweet Cinnamon & Banana Omelette - healthy, tasty toddler breakfast

Sweet Cinnamon & Banana Omelette - healthy, tasty toddler breakfast

I'm trying to break up with weetbix and find some healthier wholefood toddler breakfast ideas.... not all the time as they're a pretty handy go too when little Mr is screaming for food first thing in the morning.  My little boy has just turned 2 and he eats like a machine, so I'm also on a mission to boost the protein and other nutritious goodies to fill his tummy. This morning I tried a sweet Read more...
10 Delicious, Nutritious Smoothie Recipes for new mums

10 Delicious, Nutritious Smoothie Recipes for new mums

For many women, there is no greater blessing and miracle than becoming a mum. They say nothing in this life worth having comes without a great deal of effort. In some cases, the efforts you put are nothing compared to how much you get and that’s something every mum knows. But, when speaking about day-to-day activities of a new mum, the fact is -- things can get hard. Putting yourself in a new rolRead more...
Toddler Meatball Recipe

Toddler Meatball Recipe

Annabel Karmel, you've done it again with your meatballs.... (cover image is a stock image because my pic did not look that appetising and my beautiful boy ate most of it before I could snap a nice pic to share with you!  Just imagine it a little more burnt...sorry) Having a dinner that your baby or toddler devours is similar to winning the lottery.  A freaking jackpot if it's also healthy. Read more...
Healthy Ice Blocks for summer

Healthy Ice Blocks for summer

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The sun is out and summer is almost here. Nothing say summer like eating a delicious cold ice-block. This year I wanted to create my own healthy ice blocks that were not full of nasty additives, refined sugars and artificial colourings. My homemade coconut raspberries are so easy to make and the kids will love helping you make them. For the big kiddies make themRead more...
Baby Super food - Cottage Pie

Baby Super food - Cottage Pie

How much do you love when you find a winning meal that is jam packed with goodness and your little person LOVES it!  For me it's like winning the lotto! While we've been eating it for ages, I've not shared it here yet. Are you ready.....  SO EASY to whip up this baby super food meal, which makes it even better right.  I use a Bellini at home - which is technically a fake thermomix. INGREDRead more...
What's for dinner - Mum Tips family meal plans

What's for dinner - Mum Tips family meal plans

Planning meals is the bane of my existence.  Honestly, I don't know where the day goes and before I know it I have a toddler that wants to be fed again....  I'll be real, I'm not great at it, but I am learning. Now since I'm writing our meals down now, I thought I might as well share them here.  I do not spend hours in the kitchen and if I can make another mums life a bit easier, then Yay!  Go Read more...
So this happened yesterday...

So this happened yesterday...

Rainy Day, Partner home, Bellini (fake thermomix) prepped.... Game on! We're two weeks into our 30 day challenge, the final day of Alexx Stuarts Real Food Rockstars Course is tomorrow and one of the things she suggests is to try and cook one new recipe a week.  I'm not a nutritionist or even a massive foodie, so this is a big deal for me! So yesterday, I made.... Sweetcorn Fritters PatRead more...
10 Homemade Solid Foods Your Little One Will Love!

10 Homemade Solid Foods Your Little One Will Love!

Transitioning to solid foods can be exciting, stressful, and a little bit messy! Trying to determine what textures and tastes your child will like is a guessing game that can be conquered by no other method than good old trial and error! If your little one doesn’t like the first thing you try (or first ten!), don’t get discouraged! They have different taste preferences just like you do, it jRead more...
So easy, so good, Homemade Hummus

So easy, so good, Homemade Hummus

If you have a spare 5 mins - OK 6 with cleaning and you're keen to get rid of some of the nasty preservative numbers in your food. Give this a whizz!  It's a staple in our house along with a box of celery and carrot sticks, so we have an easy and nutritious snack on hand. You'll need: 1 tin of Chickpeas - drained and rinsed Juice of 1 lemon - adjust depending how lemony you like it 2 sRead more...
The Ultimate Healthy Banana Bread

The Ultimate Healthy Banana Bread

Every time we go to a cafe my daughter always wants a slice of banana bread, warmed with butter. Even though I know most are made using refined ingredients and are rather unhealthy, they taste bananary, buttery and are super moist. I totally understand why she loves the taste. So I have been experimenting for a long time to come up with the ultimate healthy banana bread recipe that had the same tRead more...