Navigating Feeding a Family

Pirate Faces Cupcake Toppers

After the recent spate of birthday celebrations I have had to get on my creative baking hat and come up with some interesting cupcake toppers to go with the theme.  You can buy lots of Pirate faces cupcake toppers online and some of them are fondant like these, but there is a distinct lack of …

Pirate Faces Cupcake Toppers Read More »

pizza making

Homemade Pizza Toddler Friendly Cooking

Last week the temperature soared in London and all of the plans I had for dinner suddenly didn’t seem right so it was time to open up the fridge and come up with a new plan.  Pizza on the BBQ – why not?!  I needed an activity for the littles as well and I always …

Homemade Pizza Toddler Friendly Cooking Read More »

baking

Easy Homemade Bread Recipe

This easy homemade bread recipe can be done completely by hand so very little equipment is needed.  It just requires a bowl, the ingredients, a wooden spoon, a warm place and a tea towel. Scroll down for the recipe itself… Perfect Activity to do with kids The ease of this recipe and lack of equipment …

Easy Homemade Bread Recipe Read More »

Healthy snacks

Ham and Courgette Tortilla

I love love love this recipe!  It is so simple and yet so very tasty.  This used to be my go to lunch when I worked in the city and was trying to be healthy.  You can prepare it the night before and then either toast at work if there is a sandwich press or …

Ham and Courgette Tortilla Read More »

oat and strawberry cookies

Delicious Oat and Strawberry Cookies – After School Snack

Oat and Strawberry Cookies If you or your kids have a sweet tooth, but you don’t want to be giving them cookies with huge amounts of sugar and no goodness at all then I recommend giving these Oat and Strawberry Cookies a go.  Not only do they use an unrefined flour, lower sugar as there …

Delicious Oat and Strawberry Cookies – After School Snack Read More »

homemade fruit roll ups

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups – After School Snack

My kids love a fruit roll up and we buy a lot of them.  The supermarket ones don’t have any nasties in them as far as I can tell except for preservatives, but they are rather expensive and there is quite a lot of packaging involved.  The main thing I can’t stand are the collectible …

Homemade Fruit Roll Ups – After School Snack Read More »

after school snack ideas

Cream Cheese Bites – After School Snack

This is the easiest snack idea of the week and literally takes less than a minute to prepare, but because it looks interesting the littles love it!  I tend to also bring an apple or a banana with me when I do this after school snack as although they are delicious there is only so …

Cream Cheese Bites – After School Snack Read More »

Homemade breadsticks afterschool snack

Easy and Quick Homemade Breadsticks for Babies

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.  I was buying breadsticks for babies and they loved them, but they are expensive …

Easy and Quick Homemade Breadsticks for Babies Read More »

5 Awesome and Healthy After School Snacks Ideas

5 Awesome and Healthy After School Snacks Ideas  After School Snacks are, at least in my house, the difference between a happy or hideous walk home from school.  I need strong after school snacks game as my kids look forward to it and are genuinely hungry after all that running about.  I am fairly sure …

5 Awesome and Healthy After School Snacks Ideas Read More »

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 the …

Hidden Vegetable Tomato Sauce and 7 other recipes Read More »

Scroll to Top