Recipe of the week – Cows Milk Free Pizza

This is a very quick, cheat recipe. My kids LOVE pizza, but both my big boy and smaller boy are allergic to cows milk, so we have to look for other options. Goats milk products work for them, safely, so that’s what we use. Goats cheese, the hard version, is actually pretty good when melted, […]

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We are rubbish at food waste. We need to do better.

I am not one for resolutions. I don’t tend to make plans for the new year, or swear I will try to make big changes. However, one of the things I wanted to do in 2019 was try and be better about food waste. We are, frankly, rubbish at it. As a family, we don’t […]

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Emily’s Delicious and Easy Flapjacks

This is Emily’s recipe for flapjacks. Both my kids love cooking, and helping in the kitchen, and I am a firm believer that kids should learn to cook and bake as life skills. These are delicious and don’t last long when she makes them. She is like me and took a couple of recipes and […]

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Meat Matters – Easy Greek Style Lamb casserole with couscous.

This post is an entry for the #MeatMatters Challenge, sponsored by Simply Beef and Lamb. Learn more about the benefits of cooking and eating beef and lamb along with recipe ideas and inspiration here! We love having people over for meals, and I enjoy cooking and feeding people, and hosting people in my home. I have […]

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Baking with kids – sour dough bread

My kids love baking and bread is something  we love to make and an activity that they enjoy and I find makes for a fun time in the kitchen. Sour dough bread uses a mixture of flour and water that has been left to “fester” as LSH so charmingly puts it, but actually it is […]

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How to Cope with Family Food Allergies

*this is a collaborative post* While most advice regarding food allergies relates to helping children cope, they can affect anyone at any age. Learning to cope goes far beyond understanding potential symptoms and dangers. We also have to learn to manage food-related fears and anxieties.  Coping with family food allergies starts with identifying the cause, […]

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Easy chocolate cupcakes

 I have adapted this recipe, it’s actually a cake recipe, but can be used for cupcakes or for a normal layered chocolate cake. mThis recipe makes about 24 cupcakes or enough for a normal sponge cake, if you prefer that way. I’ve also tweaked it so that it is dairy and gluten free, for our […]

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Matthew’s easy chocolate chip cookies – gluten & dairy free

I find chocolate chip cookie recipes a bit tricky, I don’t know why. Sometimes they don’t just quite for me, and because I’m fussy and like my cookies to be the perfect combination of soft and chewy but chocolately, it’s hard to find a recipe that works. Add the need for them to be gluten […]

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