This twist on traditional jelly is popular with children and can be easily adapted using different flavoured jellies or fruits
Many parents are turning to packed lunches to help keep on top of their household budget. There is no doubt that making kids packed lunches is much cheaper than buying school dinners every day.
As a parent of a very faddy child I know just how frustrating it can be and how unhelpful some of the fussy eating myths are…
A pinwheel sandwich is a slice of bread that has been flattened with a rolling pin. The filling is added, the bread is rolled up and then sliced to make small wheel shapes.
Use your imagination to blend up a wicked fruit concoction to enjoy at Halloween or any other autumn events.
These muffins use oats, apples and carrots, which are harvested in the autumn. They are juicy, fresh and great for a treat!
My son is more into science than art, which is great too. But, when I suggested painting on bread, his eyes lit up…painting and food, what a great combination!
Cooking with children is good for them, they can learn so much… food, motor skills, following instructions, listening skills and safety just to mention a few.
I was contacted by the charity Shelter and asked if I’d like to enter a competition they are running to raise awareness of the charity, by making a gingerbread house, I was very excited!
Now that autumn appears to have truly hit us I like to start making some cosy winter warming recipes. What better way to start, than with some carrot and ginger soup with homemade bread.
Last week, we decided to cook together. We chose to make these Rocky Road crunch bars from Nigella. They were definitely right up BB’s street!
This week, I baked a chocolate cake with BB (aged 6) and it was so noticeably easier than I remember before. He wanted to bake a chocolate cake with marshmallows, sprinkles and a cherry, to be precise.
For our fairy and wizard week, I wanted to do something with food for a change, so I decided we could make some edible fairy and wizard wands. Here’s how…
After a lovely day in the garden planting and worm hunting, what better way to end it, than to make these delicious worms in mud puddings?
I always like a challenge. I have never made cake pops before, but like the look of them, so not only did I challenge us to make some cake pops, but we made slightly more complicated ones…..Easter nest cake pops!
After blowing so many eggs for our egg decorating at the weekend, we needed to find a way to eat the eggs. We decided to have a go at my friends recipe for egg muffins (thank you Lucy from Ma Vie Bella). This is a very easy egg recipe for children to make. Ingredients for […]
Children love playdoh and they love cooking, so how about combining the two activities and make marzipan sweets? Here’s our marzipan fun… I gave my girls a bowl with marzipan in each and added some red food colouring. They spent ages squashing it and mixing it all in. We did have very red hands after, […]
We love a good old fashioned Sunday roast. So what better, than to get the whole family involved. Daddy cooked the roast, while I made an apple scrumble (that’s apple crumble to everyone else, the ‘scrumble’ comes from when one of my girls called it scrumble, mispronouncing it, and it stuck). A great autumnal pudding. […]
We all need to eat a good diet to keep us fuelled up with the energy we need for daily life, but what exactly is a healthy diet?
All of our recipes tell you at the start what equipment and ingredients you need. Here’s some of the equipment we use most often in our recipes…
Cooking is great fun but it’s vital to stay safe. Using objects like knives and hot pans can be dangerous if you don’t take the right precautions. Here’s our guide to safe techniques in the kitchen.
If you’re cooking for one, then be your own VIP. It’s the perfect opportunity to make your very own favourites or experiment with new flavours and techniques.
You can save time and money by making larger quantities of meals than you need, and storing portions in the fridge or freezer for future use. We call this ‘batching’.
Cooking with children is about much more than the finished product. It’s a chance to spend some quality family time together – talking, laughing and experiencing new tastes and sensations.
These mini quiches are ideal for packed lunches, picnics, snacks and party food.
An appetising starter, bursting with citrus goodness…
This recipe is a slight twist on the traditional ‘poached egg on toast’ as it is served in a cup or mug.
Get your children trying new foods with our tips, a little patience and perseverance…
A balanced diet is about eating lots of different foods to get the nutrients they need, so be prepared to put in a bit of time and effort – it’ll pay off in spades for their nutrition…
A fun and original recipe with curried meat, sultanas, oranges and egg custard.
To make this salad you just combine different types of canned beans and vegetables and mix with a dressing.
This delicious smoothie is made from fruit that is in season during autumn.
A quick an easy recipe that’s both nutritious and filling. Bright peppers add a rainbow of colours and a cool crunch to this tasty salad.
A traditional Greek Salad alive with flavour. Serve as an accompaniment to the family meal or on its own as a healthy lunch option…
A tasty savoury muffin, perfect served as a warming snack with soup on a cold day and so easy to make…