Tag Archives: food

Becoming Superheroes With Ella’s Kitchen

I am really bad at planning activities for the girls to do. I think that’s one reason I’m quite grateful for my blog because it pushes me out of my comfort zone with the opportunities we get. Recently we were sent a huge box of goodies from Ella’s Kitchen and challenged to recreate a super hero theme. Inside our box …

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How Much Should I Feed My Toddler? #rethinktoddlerportionsizes

I have always had concerns when it comes to what my daughters eat in a day. P1 is such a skinny little thing but tends to eat an incredible quantity of food so we were referred to a dietitian who assured us that we were doing the right thing. But more recently I have been faced with other worries surrounding …

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My Relationship With Food

Growing up I don’t think food was really my friend. I’d turn my nose up at anything remotely odd looking or smelling without even actually tasting it. I wouldn’t dare to touch a pepperoni pizza or a Chinese, let alone Curry or even fruit. I was always the reason we chose certain restaurants or had certain things for dinner and …

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Peanut Butter Overnight Oats Recipe

My friend introduced me to overnight oats a while ago but it has taken me months to find the courage to actually try them for myself. In fact at first I couldn’t imagine them to be very appetising at all but that’s because I am a very visual eater and also very picky with my porridge in particular. Now I …

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Chocolate & Chia Seeds Overnight Oats Recipe

I don’t own a full length mirror. I’m not tall enough to see into our bathroom one and so I put up with a hand held one for my makeup in a poorly lit hall way. That’s how I dress myself each morning, relying on a quick glimpse in a shop window to double check I actually look half decent …

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How to Find Cheap Deals at Restaurants

Whether you’re visiting London, Manchester, Glasgow or Cardiff, the UK is home to a thriving food scene that incorporates cuisines from all around the world. Even if you’re operating on a budget you can usually find some great deals and discounts to be had at one of the nation’s many dining establishments. With that said, here are four methods I …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #18/52

We haven’t done a massive food shop in such a long time. We seem to have got into the habit of just going to our local supermarket for meals for that day or the next few days. Which was working fine but with our recent holiday the food cupboards had got quite bare. The kids were demanding food constantly and …

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Yumbox Review & Giveaway

I want to officially declare that my 3 year old is rather strange. She gets so excited when it comes to lunch boxes so I was naturally very pleased to accept a Classic Yumbox V2 in Framboise Pink colour for me her to review. I mean look at this face… So the Yumbox is all about making lunches fun yet …

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4 Ways To Look After Your Families Health This Year

Once you have a family, you no longer have just your own health to worry about, you now have to consider the wellbeing of everyone – including young children, who rely primarily on you to keep them in good shape. So, with that in mind, here are four ways to look after your families health this year: Quit smoking Are …

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Sunshine Smoothie With Sunrise Living

Between 5th and 13th March Sunrise Care Home communities are inviting the public to meet their talented chefs, sample their delicious and nutritious food. We were given one of their Taste of Sunrise Recipe books to try out a recipe at home. We decided to attempt the Sunshine Smoothie. To make your own Sunshine Smoothie you will need the following …

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Bernard Matthews Stir Fry-Days

I am very excited to announce that I am on the Bernard Matthews Family Panel for a second year running. We really enjoyed all the challenges last year so it wasn’t a hard decision to take part again. This year we are kicking off with a Stir-Fry challenge. We actually have never had a stir-fry at home which is really ridiculous considering …

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A Weight Loss Motivation Boost

I am now 3 weeks into my weight loss journey. My main goal wasn’t really to eat healthier but to eat less. Like the saying goes “everything in moderation”. I planned to cut my portions by half and stick to eating 1,000 calories a day. A big thing for me to cut was the biscuits. During the first week I …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – 1/52 

It’s the beginning of a new year. Obviously. I started to take part with the My Sunday Photo linky last year but gradually forgot. This year I’m starting new things with the hope to keep them up. Already I’ve spent 2016 knitting, eating better and feeling happier. Instead of a nice Sunday fry up breakfast as part of my healthier …

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Fluffy American Pancakes Recipe

I am guilty of opening up a batter mix sachet that costs just 30p and making up a batch of pancakes or yorkshire puddings. Pancakes are P1s absolute favourite breakfast and seeing as I am actually really enjoying baking and cooking recently, I decided to give some American pancakes a go today. Here’s the recipe for these yummy star shaped …

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