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Homemade bready swirls/pinwheels

So this is our first vlog in a long time. It’s taken me a while to work out a time when my kitchen is not looking like a bomb has hit it, whilst also having 2 happy kids and a charged video camera. Phew. I made it.  Lunches are the one meal that I really […]

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Emergency Dinners

You know those days when your timing goes all wrong? You get caught in traffic, there’s a delay at work, your kids are ill or you are just too darn tired to keep it all running smoothly. When I was little we had an emergency pasta dish made using a tin of condensed soup… I […]

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How to stay on top of family meals

 I love cooking. The kitchen is the place I relax, I create and I have fun. However when you are juggling too much, busy busy busy and have small people cooking the family meal can become a chore, even for me.   I run 2 businesses around 2 small ones, my days start early, end late […]

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Butternut and lentil curry.

Curry, on chilly days there is nothing like it to warm your bones. This is a mild, family friendly version that my kids loved. We have a jar of chilli that sits on our table so the adults can zing it up if they want to. Being half Sri-Lankan, curry has to feature in our […]

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5 reasons why I prefer baby led weaning

Weaning. As soon as you have conquered bottle/breast feeding and are vaguely in the swing of things it comes to time for food. I love the fun of weaning. Letting babies explore tastes and textures with their hands and mouths. My first baby had to be weaned at 17 weeks so was on purée but […]

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Yoghurt Coated Frozen Fruit

So Simple and So Good! I used to love yoghurt coated raisins, until I found out they really aren’t as healthy for you as you may originally think… with it being so hot over the last few days and having a small girl who loves to snack I’ve been getting inventive with snacks. It’s fair […]

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Top tips for Healthy Eating on the Cheap.

One of the big statements that I come across time after time is “Healthy Eating is expensive”. Well I agree that it can be…. however there are certainly ways to make it a lot more afforable for everyone. We don’t have a huge budget for food, so here are my top tips on how I […]

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Spicy Salmon with Roasted Veg

I’m on my quest to find ways to get oily fish into the family. Today I had a play around with making a rub for the fish, which myself and the hubby loved, the children found it a little spicy… which just meant the rub got scraped off their plates onto ours. Win Win.  Next […]

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Healthy Apple and Cinnamon Cakes (gluten free).

Apple and cinnamon, one of those amazing combinations. I’m such a fan. I even love it on porridge. So tonight I had a play around with making it into a healthy muffin. Now I’ve gone for the unsweetened version, add the little drizzle of honey in if you have a sweeter tooth than me (I’m […]

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Baby led Weaning, let the adventure begin.

Call me weird but I love weaning. I know it’s super messy and requires a bit of time and energy but it’s so much fun! I love watching babies eat things for the first time, watching them learn and get better at feeding themselves, seeing their joy in it all and laughing a the mess […]

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