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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Mexican Quinoa Salad

Mexican Quinoa Salad

Since DC3’s arrival I’ve been trying to make my life easier when it comes to meal prep, so I’ve been looking for some interesting salads that are easy to make, I can eat at home, DH can take to work

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Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

Thai Peanut Noodle Salad

I’ve been on the lookout for salads the whole family will enjoy & this recipe from the Oh She Glows Cookbook (on my amazon wish list!) is a noodly variation on our favourite raw pad thai & everyone loved it. Like this?

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No-bake Snickerdoodles

No-bake Snickerdoodles

Did you know that Snickerdoodles are a type of cookie rolled in cinamon sugarto?  I didn’t until I googled it a couple of minutes ago, so when I saw this recipe on mywholefoodlife a couple of weeks ago, I just assumed

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Cherry Cake

Cherry Cake

A couple of years ago, DC1 asked if she could make a cherry & raisin cake.  We both enjoyed making it & it tased lovely, but she did then pick all the raisins out of her slice (she likes raisins,

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Raspberry Oat Smoothie

Raspberry Oat Smoothie

The kids consume loads of dairy – if they had their way, every meal would have cheese on, would be accompanied by a large glass of milk and followed with some yogurt!  So, we’ve been trying out a few non-dairy milks

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Thai Green Tofu

Thai Green Tofu

I’ve been really enjoying thai red curries recently, so thought I’d try a green one for a change.  This recipe popped up on the Tesco site so I thought Id give it a go as their own-brand thai curry paste

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Raw Pad Thai

Raw Pad Thai

When I saw this recipe on Oh She Glows I just knew I had to make it!  Or rather eat it, anything involving this much chopping I hand over to DH, as although I am perfectly capable, it will take

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Creamy White Bean Soup

Creamy White Bean Soup

I was intrigued by how this creamy bean soup could be vegan & was surprised to learn that the creamyness actually comes from ground up cashews!    Note: these need soaking for several hours before cooking – don’t forget! The original recipe used coconut

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Apple Pancakes

Apple Pancakes

Sundays are the only day of the week when we’re not in a rush to get somewhere, so we try to make sure we have something a bit more interesting than cereal for breakfast. Everyone loves pancakes, which are alway

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