With a nocturnal 7 year old and a naughty cat, the quest for calm is very real.
Super-speedy-pretty-healthy-actually-really-delicious cookie bake; ideal for a bit of weekend confecting.
A lovely book for bedtime that’s proving a hit with the little badgers.
I’m always on the lookout for a healthy snack for my ever-hungry children.
These chocolate-y snacks, full of fibre, protein and good fats have proved pretty popular. At least one of them would still prefer a bag of Haribo, but it’s a work in progress…
Baking’s pretty easy really, but a few tips can make things easier still. If you’re new to baking, I hope these ten pointers will give you a headstart on your recipe.
I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting my children to busy themselves with wholesome creative pursuits … just with as little mess as possible.
After many years of trial and error, here are my best bets.
After a recent foray into the world of sourdough bread production, I’d like to share the lessons I learned the hard way.
Currently mad for oat-based baked goods, these healthy muffins are going down a storm in our house. Super easy, you can mix them in minutes and have them ready to eat in half an hour. Give them a try!
The weather was abysmal but our trip to the new Museum of Liverpool was a highlight of our Bank Hols daytrip.
Mornings are a bit wild here. This is my favourite breakfast recipe, bar none – healthy, filling and super-tasty.
I’m in the middle of working on some healthy baking options. This chocolate and salted caramel confection absolutely doesn’t fall into that category, but it really is rather nice…
Working on the premise that anything containing oats MUST do you an awful lot of good, here is a recipe for lemon flapjacks that is so easy they could be on the cooling rack within half an hour. Bon appetit!
These Black Forest cupcakes went down a treat at my party recently and were easy to make – here’s the recipe if you fancy giving them a whirl.
Learning spellings can be a drag. Here are a few ways that might help.
Life’s hectic – here’s an oven baked risotto recipe to help.
Brilliant books do brilliant things for little people. Here are some good choices for your 7-9 year olds.