Recipes full of healthy eating, easy batch cooking, and lots to make with the kids!

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    Home,  Meal Planning,  Organisation

    5 Tips to Make Meal Planning a Breeze

    As busy parents we all know how hard it is to keep everyone happy! Not only do you have loads to do but you also have to make sure everyone has clean clothes and are well fed. But what happens when you get in from a long day at work, the kids are hungry, and you are far too tired to cook? There is no way you can eat well so, you end up cooking a load of beige freezer food or giving in and ordering a takeaway. You’ll also find yourself nipping to the shop on the way home, spending way more money than you wanted to and only…

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    Family,  Family Friendly,  Mains,  Meal Planning,  Recipes

    Fun Easter Recipes with Tommee Tippee

    We were sent some toddler table wear from Tommee Tippee for Lottie to use when we began weaning her and a year on we are still using them! With Easter being just around the corner, Tommee Tippee have created some great Easter Recipes to get your little ones involved in the Easter fun! Easter Recipes Easter Bunny Food: For toddlers aged 6 months+, these carrots are perfect for your little bunnies and a great snack to take with you on the go! Easter Bunny Pancakes: Mia is obsessed with pancakes at the moment and loves them as a treat for breakfast so these are great for toddlers 9m+ to get involved…

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    Family,  Family Friendly,  Meal Planning

    Easter Cooking for your Little Ones with Tommee Tippee

    Easter is a time for enjoying time together as a family and doing lots of fun things with chocolate! As Catholics, Easter has a much deeper meaning than this but we have always done an Easter Egg Hunt with Mia and have done various different things with her on Easter Sunday over the years. Last year we did a Hunt with L.O.L Surprise Dolls and she absolutely loved it but this year we are keeping it much simpler! Mia doesn’t eat a lot of chocolate so family tend to buy her clothes and little things instead which is really nice. We also love Easter cooking and although we haven’t done…

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    Family,  Family Friendly,  Meal Planning,  Recipes

    Family Friendly Recipes Anyone Can Make at Home

    I have been meaning to write about family mealtimes for ages and when I started thinking about Lottie and how she eats now, I found that one of the main problems I have at the moment is the fact that I am now cooking 2 hot meals every day at different times. This is fine when I have time to but more often than not, I don’t get chance to and I don’t always have a load of previously cooked meals in the freezer ready to whip out when I need one. We are always looking for family friendly recipes. Family Friendly Recipes Lottie is eating pretty much everything now…

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    Fitness,  Meal Planning

    Jane Plan’s Diet Delivery Service

    Usual followers of my blog will know that at the moment, I’m really interested in dieting and whether following a set diet plan will be sustainable long-term or as soon as you finish them, you just pile the weight back on. I also don’t really diet and you can read about my love of food here! I have previously worked with diet brands so I was really pleased when Jane Plan responded to my emails about working with me.  This was my first time approaching a brand directly (they normally come to me) so I think I babbled quite a bit the first time I spoke to Jane! However Jane…

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    Desserts,  Family Friendly,  Recipes

    Frozen Marshmallow Olaf’s and Snowmen Characters

    We all know someone who loves the movie Frozen! Mia absolutely loves it and in fact prefers Frozen 2 now! Lottie is just getting into it so we had loads of fun creating these really funny Frozen Marshmallow Olaf’s! We also have some really cute Frozen characters to play with too! Will you have a go at creating some yummy Frozen Marshmallow Olaf’s?

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    Family,  Family Friendly,  Mains,  Meal Planning,  Recipes

    Toddler Halloween Recipes with Tommee Tippee

    We have been using the Tommee Tippee Steamer Blender for a while now. Not only to puree Lottie’s food when she was weaning but also to make yummy winter soups! When we were sent the Steamer Blender we were also sent some spooky Toddler Halloween Recipes created especially by Tommee Tippee for babies to get involved and be part of Halloween too! Here are some of our favourites:   Witches Fingers: For toddlers aged 12 months + these carroty fingers are the perfect Halloween snack! Boo-Nana Pops: For babies aged 6 months + these tasty banana and raisin treats will have your child giggly with ghostly glee! Frightful Fish Food:…