Amy’s Kitchen: Great food for Vegetarians

Amy’s kitchen isn’t a new brand to me. I have been a vegetarian for 31 years (yes I know…blimey !) With Amy’s kitchen all the…

Review: Carte Noire Collection Espresso capsules

First thing in the morning whilst the children sleep I sneak downstairs for a peaceful coffee to wake me up and welcome in the day.…

Supporting Stress through Nutrition

As a society of time poor individuals, we tend to use the term “stress” both fleetingly and frequently. Most of us seemingly accept that we…

Protecting Your Child’s Health

If you’re a parent, your child’s health will be of paramount importance to you. Children need to eat a balanced diet and take a certain…

What are your favourite sweets?

As a kid there was nothing I liked more than buying sweeties from the newsagents in little 10p bags. I would always choose a toffee,…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Today – Celebrating Chinese New year My children had been learning  about Chinese New Year at school so I was delighted to host a Chinese…

Recipe on a Budget: Bread Pudding

The very lovely Emma at Hertfordshire Mummy is sharing her frugal recipe with us this week over at Family Budgeting. Makes me think of my…

Spiced pumpkin & coconut casserole

Waitrose have asked me to share this wondeful recipe  for using up those pumpkins! Let me know how you get on with it…. Preparation time:…

Baked Pumpkin Gratin with Rosemary & Goat’s …

Don’t waste those pumpkins once you have done the carving, scoop out the flesh and have a go at this….- Serves 4 Prepare 15 mins…

Simple cheap desserts!

Huge thanks to the lovely Liz Burton from Me and My Shadow for sharing her simple, cheap desserts with us today. Don’t they look yummy!…

Matalan Halloween Tips Twitter Party

I am so excited to be co-hosing Matalan’s #halloweentips twitter party on Wednesday 25th September 1-2pm . I am co-hosting along with me are these…

How to Make Meal Times Family Time

When you consider the popularity of video or social gaming, it cannot be denied that youngsters are spending an increasing amount of time segregated from…

Brilliant Budget Recipes: Meat Free Cottage Pie

… Meat Free Cottage Pie Thanks to Helen from The Crazy Kitchen for sharing her fab meat free cottage pie with us Meat Free Cottage…

Brilliant Budget Recipe: Strawberries and cream cheesecake

Strawberries and cream cheesecake Big thank you to Andrea from All you Need is Love and Cake for this FAB recipe.   I cannot wait…