Mini Mouse Birthday Cake

Mini Mouse Birthday Cake

I just realised that I forgot to post a piccy of DC2’s birthday cake (it was ^only^ 5 months ago!) DC2 adores Mini Mouse, so it seemed the obvious choice. DH did his usual thing of googling for an apropriate image,

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Spaghetti with Tomatoes & Basil

Spaghetti with tomatoes & basil

A light pasta dish that’s quick & easy to make and perfect for the summer.

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Easy Miso Soup

Miso Soup

I just love Miso Soup and was so pleased to find it it so easy to make at home.

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Frozen Banana Dessert

frozen banana dessert with chopped nuts

Apparently 1.4 million bananas are thrown away every day! How many of them are yours? I usually make banana bread or banana and oatmeal muffins with my old bananas but when I saw this recipe for banana icecream I started putting my over-ripe bananas in the

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Singapore Noodles with Tofu

Singapore Noodles with Tofu

We always need quick & easy meals, which are still reasonably healthy – a quick search on BBC Good Food suggested this which seemed to fit the bill. The original recipe called for Tikka Masala Paste, but as I have ishoos with buying jars

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Fruity Waffles

Fruity Waffles

It’s at times like these that I wish I had a waffle maker. Then I remember what I PITA the machine I used to have was, and that I have no room in the kitchen cupboards for one, and that if

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Halloumi Cheese Salad

Halloumi Salad

I only ever have halloumi on the BBQ.  As it doesn’t look like we’re going to have one any time soon (it’s still in the box in the garage) I needed another way to get my fix. A salad seemed the

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Cherry Choc Chip Icecream

Cherry Choc Chip Icecream

DC1 (5) absolutely adores cherries, so when this recipe for Cherry Choc Chip icecream popped up on my facebook feed (like Super Healthy Kids here) I knew I had to make it. It’s the same kind of things as the Frozen Berry Yogurt

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Japanese Tofu Bowl

Japanese Tofu Bowl

Do you sometimes get in a food rut? I try really hard to have a variety of things on the menu, but one meal which has stayed the same for what feels like the last million years is wednesday night pizza.

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Chocolate Boobie Balls

chocolate enery balls

In the past I’ve read lots of opinions on foods to avoid when breastfeeding, but only recently heard about eating lactation cookies to increase your milk supply!  Obviously, I was keen to investigate, but wanted to find a slightly healthier version… Google

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