Baking with kids – Pretzels

I always thought pretzels were hard to make for some reason, but apparently not only are they fun and relatively easy to make but are also a good kids recipe too. We often frequent the rather amazing German bakery near us, for giant, salted pretzels (and let’s not mention their fabulous cakes, I am on a health kick, or their really good gluten free […]

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Delicious popcorn from Ten Acres

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some snacks to try* We are big fans of popcorn in our house, and it’s usually a snack that I am happy for my kids to have, and enjoy myself. I can make popcorn, in fact it’s a fun snack to make, and very satisfying, too, […]

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Easy Spiced Muffins – gluten free/cows milk free recipe

*we were sent a sample of spice mix to try. All words, photos and thoughts are our own. Information taken from source, with permission* These speculaas spiced muffins are easy to make, and when they are baking make the house smell AMAZING! I must confess, whilst I am not a huge cake eater, or biscuit […]

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Cheat’s Roast Potatoes

I LOVE roast potatoes. Crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle. But I am also very lazy and whilst I do make proper, peeled, boiled then roasted potatoes for special occasions, I mostly make them in a cheat way that satisfies the roast potato need but is way less effort. This cheat version makes […]

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Creating a delicious dairy free dessert with Ciao Gusto

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to create a recipe with* When the husband and I first got together, almost 21 years ago, I learned pretty quickly, that I would have to adapt life around his food allergies. Back then there was very little in the way of nice food […]

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Cows Milk Free Pizza – it can be done

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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