Category: Family Friendly Recipes

Homemade breadsticks afterschool snack

Homemade Breadsticks – After School Snack

My kids love a breadstick, but when I looked at the salt content of many of the high street supermarket versions I felt it was a bit high for me to be giving this to the children as a healthy alternative. They make a great after school snack and so I started making my own.  […]

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After School Snack

Does anyone else have children who come out of school and simply say ‘Snack’?  This is my reality.  I watch other children run to cuddle their mothers and exclaim how much they have missed them or simply start to babble about their day. My littles run to cuddle me too, but I think it might […]

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Hidden Vegetable Tomato Sauce and 7 other recipes

  At some point all children seem to go through an ‘I hate vegetable phase’.  If you are responsible for cooking for kids, are in that place and need a solution this easy hidden vegetable tomato sauce is the answer.   One of my son’s has a ‘hate’ food list and it gets longer, seemingly, by […]

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Low Sugar Kid Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies

My kids have a super sweet tooth and would do anything to get their little mitts on a chocolate chip cookie.  I do let them have treats especially on a Friday which is treat day, but I am always on the look out for sugar alternatives.  I love recipes where the kids can have a […]

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Butternut Squash Lasagna – Feeding Kids

Butternut Squash Lasagna Feeding Kids – Recipe Ideas This Buttnernut Squash Lasagna is not only great for feeding kids as it contains loads of vegetables but is also low carb so great for a mum and dad trying to lose a few pounds.  It’s also fairly easy and once prepped is just a shove in […]

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Pasta with sausage meatballs – Feeding kids

Pasta with Sausage Meatballs Feeding Kids This recipe for pasta with sausage meatballs is really easy and quick to throw together (once you have batched cooked Hidden veg tomato sauce). It is great for feeding kids and their parents as it is healthy but they will never know. Boil a saucepan of water Add dried pasta […]

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Pasta Octopus and Hidden Vegetables Sauce Kid Friendly Recipe

If you are having trouble getting your little one to eat some of the big hitter vegetables like kale or any vegetables for that matter this fun Pasta Octopus and Hidden Vegetable sauce kid friendly recipe could be a winner.  It has certainly got my four fooled! I make my sauce in large batches in […]

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Easy Hidden Veg Tomato Sauce

At some point all children seem to go through an I hate vegetable phase so if you are there and need a solution this easy hidden veg tomato sauce is the answer.  It tastes great, can be batched cooked and frozen and they never notice the vegetables. I use this easy hidden veg tomato sauce […]

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Cheesy Pastry Twists

These cheesy pastry twists are quick and easy but look great so are a must for any of our kids or even adult parties. Ingredients: One roll of ready made and rolled puff pastry 1 egg lightly beaten 100g mild cheddar grated 40g Parmesan grated Method: 1. Lay pastry on counter either on greaseproof that […]

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Low Calorie Chicken Wrap Recipe

I have finally decided I need to lose this baby weight and so here is what I had for my first lunch on my new diet.  This recipe is for a low calorie chicken wrap and there is no reason you couldn’t also give this to the kids although I would check they like the […]

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