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Archive for February 2013

The Most Amazing Banoffee Pie Recipe (can also be made lactose free!)

We got invited to my mum’s for dinner on Sunday so I decided to make a dessert as our contribution. I have a serious weakness for banoffee pie, but we don’t buy it much as hubby normally complains about it (he likes bananas and toffee but not that fake banoffee taste you often get in shop bought Read the full article…

Easy Jam Buns Recipe

These jammy buns are a yummy treat and so easy to make – young kids will love to help! They are little sponge cakes with a jammy centre, like a jam doughnut. They are so tasty you won’t be able to resist just one more! This recipe is made using a basic sponge like in Read the full article…

15 Simple Lunch Ideas for Toddlers

Lunch Ideas for Toddlers

I often find myself struggling for things to feed our toddler (and me and hubby!) for lunch each day. I don’t like to give her anything too heavy so that she is too full for dinner and I also like to make sure she gets a decent serving or veg or fruit with her lunch Read the full article…

Creamy Pasta Bake with Courgettes and Spinach Recipe

An Italian restaurant we go to a lot (well, went to before we had kids!) does a gorgeous dish called penne pollo which is basically just pasta baked in the oven in a creamy sauce with pan fried chicken, onions, courgettes and spinach. They then top it with cheese and bake it in the oven. Read the full article…

Alyssia’s Birth Story

Now I am getting close to the birth of baby number 2 I am starting to think a lot about labour and how Lissy’s birth went. I had a great birth so you’d think I’d feel more chilled this time, but I am just as terrified something might go wrong as I was with my Read the full article…

Fish Finger Pie Recipe

Now this is a classy one 🙂 It is basically mash, beans and fish fingers layered up in a pie. I stumbled across the idea for this when I had very little in the house to cook with and needed to knock something together with mainly store cupboard ingredients. We are really not big fans of fish, Read the full article…

Slow Cooker Sweet Chilli Gammon Recipe

I love gammon in the slow cooker and have tried loads of recipes to find the perfect way to cook it. After trying cooking it in coke (a la Nigella), apple juice and cider I found the mix of sweet and savoury a little strange so I was after a good savoury marinade. I asked Read the full article…