There are many great ready made baby food jars, pouches and pots out there and when you are short on time they are brilliant. But if you think that making a sauce for pasta / couscous / rice etc takes ages I promise you its really simple to make your own in less than 15 minutes – honestly! Here are 3 of my favourite speedy sauces. Continue reading
My last post on Cauliflower Cheese Biscuits prompted quite a lot of people to message me saying how popular they were with picky eaters and what a great idea it was to hide veg in a biscuit. I realised that I actually hide vegetables in most of The Boy’s meals as he really refuses to eat most kinds. I thought you may want to see some of my favourite sneaky ways to hide vegetables in everyday meals – so here they are! Continue reading
A few weeks ago I posted “7 Days of Lunches” which was an account of what Little Lady ate for lunch over a 7 day period . I received a huge amount of positive feedback and people seemed to be really interested in what she ate on a daily basis. As it was so popular I decided to record her week’s lunches again and ingeniously (!!!) named it “7 Days of Lunches Part 2”. I hope you find it as useful and enjoyable as Part 1! Continue reading
I love it when I make something and then think of other ways to use the same ingredients. I was tidying out my freezer the other day (as you do!) and found a bag of frozen butternut squash that had been lurking in the depths of my freezer. Little Lady loves butternut squash but I haven’t used it for a while so I decided to attempt to make her some risotto. You know me well enough by now to know that I have no patience in the kitchen so I wasn’t going to stand there stirring my rice for hours to get the perfect risotto so I came up with my own version that, as usual, is far easier to make than the proper one. I then decided to experiment with the cooked risotto and see what, if any, finger foods I could make from it. So here is the result of my experimenting – Easy Butternut Risotto 3 ways!
Anyone who is into nutrition knows that iron is really important for babies and children and therefore I’m always trying to get iron rich foods into my kids anyway I can. Red meat is high in iron so I try to give my kids beef 2-3 times a week. The Boy actually loves it so here are my 3 favourite beef recipes that as usual are so easy, nutritious and yummy! Continue reading
Since starting this blog people are constantly asking me what I feed my kids. They presume that I never give them anything processed and that every meal is full of couscous, quinoa and vegetables! I tell them they are very much mistaken and my kids, like most others, happily chomp on fish fingers, oven chips, ready made pizzas and peanut butter sandwiches. However I do try to limit the amount of processed food they eat and ensure that the majority of their food is home cooked. Continue reading