Party time: Damage limitation!

Double birthday celebrations today for us so I was glad to be presented with this delicious platter.  Sometimes parties can be a bit overwhelming with higher fat and sugar foods so a good rule is to load the plate with a balance of the healthy foods and a couple of

Rainbow chard

Beautiful rainbow chard from the garden ready for tomorrow’s stir fry. I’ve popped it in a jug of water (looking pretty) so that I stays fresh overnight. I find that it hues limp quite quickly in the fridge but standing in a jug of water keeps it perky. My favourite

More basil please mummy!

Tomato, basil and mozzarella for snack time today. The girls helped me to pick the basil leaves. I was really surprised at how much they loved eating the basil! We must be doing something right with getting them trained onto stronger flavours.  For their birthday party I arranged it to

Happy Halloween 🎃 

Pumpkin soup (with sage, bacon & apple) for lunch here. Topped with a little grated smoked cheese and served with some crusty bread.  Soup is a great way of getting loads of veggies in. Try to use lots of herbs and spices rather than salt or stick cubes (choose low

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