Category: Food

Spicy Alfredo Pasta

Hey, Ya’all! I’m Danielle from over at Busy Mom’s Helper. I’m stoked to share a fabulous recipe with you today – one of my favorite lunches: Spicy Alfredo Pasta This pasta is so creamy, and bursting with flavor from the fresh veggies to the amazing Spicy Alfredo Sauce.  Ingredients 2 tbsp. Butter 1 Garlic Clove, […]

Cheesy Broccoli Mash

Do you struggle to get your kids to eat all their vegetables up? My little girl Caitlin went through a phase of not wanting to eat certain veggies, even though she used to loved them before. So to get her to still keep eating these veggies, I hid them in her meal. Like this Cheesy […]

Toffee Apple Pudding

Both me and my husband loved this pudding, but all three of our kids weren’t keen on this. ingredients1.5kg cooking applesgrated rind and juice of 1 lemon4-5 tbsp caster sugar10 slices of bread, crust removed175g light muscovado sugar50g butter2 tbsp golden syrup 1. Turn the oven to gas mark 5/190c . Butter an oven proof […]

Apple Mash with Sausage & Onion Gravy

This mash was delicious!!! The apple really made a difference. I really enjoyed it, but the kids weren’t that keen. They said they didn’t like it because it was lumpy. They ate all their peas, sausages and onion gravy though. Ingredients: sausages ( I used Quorn sausages) peas, potoatoes, 1 large onion butter 2 tsp […]

Starbucks Valencia Orange Refresher [guest post]

I’m from Sunglasses And Starbucks – Currently I post mainly about DIY Starbucks Drinks, but I’m thinking about posting about some other topics. Today I’m going to make one of my favourite drinks from Starbucks and it is a Valencia Orange Refresher. Let’s Start Making!      You Will Need: Orange Juice Lemon Iced Tea Ice Sugar […]

It’s Canning Season

It’s canning season and Mabel’s Labels has the perfect product for you! Wash Away Labels are dissolvable and perfect for potluck dishes, bottles for daycare, frozen foods, containers of leftovers and of course canning jars! When no longer needed, simply pop in the dishwasher or under running water to rinse off. Organizing your canning jars has never been this […]

Halloumi and Citrus Quinoa

Wow! Hasn’t it been hot! Here in the UK it has been the hottest 2 weeks since 2006. I love it, but my husband can’t stand it and has been hiding in the house. The only thing I don’t like about this heat is cooking dinner. It’s just too hot to have a hot stove […]

Fruity Summer Pasta

This is a delicious meal to have just sitting outside in the garden on a nice hot day. This also makes great picnic food and best of all is so easy to make. all you need is pasta, peas, grapes and salad cream Simply cook your pasta, add some tinned peas (or add frozen peas […]

Summer Egg Salad

When it’s hot out you don’t want to be cooking, so I often have salads. This is the yummy salad I had the other day to make it all you need is 2 hard boiled eggs red pepper orange pepper lettuce grapes pineapple Then I mix it with a bit of salad cream. And the […]

Handmade Rosemary Crackers

I saw these yummy Rosemary Crackers on Pinterest. There by Beth from Budget Bytes and thought they looked quite easy to make and I also had all the ingredients to hand so I gave them a go. I’m not very good at baking and this is the first time I have ever tried to make crackers, so […]

What the Kids had for Lunch #1

Are you looking for some kids lunch ideas?well, over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing some of the things I have given my two youngest (2 & 3) for lunch. And there is also a linky to add your own kids lunches Today they had 2 crackers with cheese spread, sliced banana, a few […]

Frozen Yoghurt Drops

  You’ve probably already seen this on blogs and pinterest, I’ve seen them all over the place but only just decided to make some myself. And I must say they are very easy to make. All you need is some yoghurt, dried fruit and zippy bag I place some blackberry flavoured yoghurt onto a baking tray and then […]

Our Breakfast Box

Here is our breakfast box. Yes, it’s an old shoe box! I’m thinking about putting some scrapbook paper on to make it look a bit more prettier but for now it does it’s job. But anyway, I decided to make this mainly for my eldest son, Ryan who is 8. He likes to get his own breakfast […]