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My list of more than 50 family Meals: Find something for even the fussiest of eaters!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We all suffer the occasional brain freeze when we just can’t think of any to cook for the family. Here is my list of more than 50 go to meals for our family. They are mostly very straight forward to make from scratch at home and don’t require lots of time or any exotic ingredients….. a ...

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Nut Free Snacks

Thursday, August 18, 2016

We all run out of snack ideas for our kids from time to time, and can occasionally be found staring into the cupboard trying to convince ourselves that this isn’t the fourth day in a row that we have fed them chocolate Hobnobs in that tricky hour before dinner. There’s nothing wrong with a Hobnob ...

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Bored of spag bol? Use the same ingredients to make this instead.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

I don’t know what it is specifically about spaghetti bolognaise but for some reason kids love it. It seems to be on the favourites list of every child and is a “go to” meal for most parents. To be honest, I love it too but even with some modern day modifications (adding chorizo, serving with ...

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Green Bar!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

This is a recipe we imported from a friend in Australia. It’s brilliant on a number of levels; it tastes great, it lasts a long time in the freezer, it is quick and easy to make and it is a really flexible recipe that you can adjust to your own personal taste. The green component is ...

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Sausage Meatball Pasta with Balsamic Vinegar

Thursday, June 23, 2016

This is a simple recipe that always goes down well with all of our family. At the end of the day it is just pasta and sauce with sausages but we do try to dress it up a bit. We mix up the pasta we use, we squeeze the sausages out to make meatballs and ...

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Slow cooker leg of Lamb with garlic and rosemary.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Slow cooker leg of Lamb with garlic and rosemary. I love our Crockpot slow cooker. It sees a lot of action over the winter and produces classic meals with minimum effort using great value ingredients. If you don’t have one, I recommend you invest. You can pick up a good one for £30-40, use it and ...

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