Veggie packed cheats mousakka

Tonight’s veggie packed cheats mousakka. Lamb can be expensive but it’s delicious so my advice is to bulk it out with veggies so that it’s cheaper per serving yet retains all of that yummy flavour. Here lentils boost the protein and fibre content at the same time. You’ve got to

Health benefits of cinnamon…

We love cinnamon and mixed spice! Here is paired with some oats, milk, finely grated carrot and sultanas to make our ‘carrot cake porridge’ and topped with deliciously creamy Greek yoghurt. There’s a growing body of evidence in support of cinnamon in health. It’s important to remember with any of

Love it? Like it? Learning it?

Try to avoid saying that you or they hate or dislike foods when talking to children (and if you’re trying to change your own mindset!). The way we phrase things and the expression on our face can be more powerful than the taste of something when it comes to forming

The perfect airway blocker….

The perfect airway blocker…. if the grape (food eg small fruit or vegetable such as cherry tomatoes, or slice of sausage) is in anyway circular quarter it! Ive just been reading a story of another near miss. Unfortunately I know cases where it’s been fatal 😢 #choking #chokinghazzard #grapes #cherrytomatoes

Love it, like it, learning it with prawns

Ready steady stir fry! The girls absolutely love prawns. They were a ‘learning it’ food for me for a long time so it’s something I’m keen for them to like from an early age. In fact it’s only since they’ve been so into them (definitely a ‘love it’ food for

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

Beef stew 

Serves 4 adults and two babies with left over beef for sandwiches etc and a couple of baby portions of stew for the freezer unless you’re hungry adults! Ingredients: Beef joint eg silverside Carrots x4 (chopped into big chunks, I used organic so kept the skins on as I love

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