Healthy 3 Ingredient Cookie

These are the easiest cookies ever as you only need three ingredients; Oats, Banana and chocolate chips. You could even make them for babies from 6 months old, just omit the chocolate chips. I made these chocolate chip cookies again the other day (with the help of my two year old) , as I quickly needed to prepare a after…

Nutty Cacao Balls

I still get surprised at how regularly my kids need a little snack. As they are so active, I find their energy levels can drop really quickly. One minute they seem fine and suddenly I’ll have a screaming toddler, who will not listen and give me no clue as to what is wrong. With time, I’ve…

Pear Turnovers

September is a special month for us now as it’s my little boy’s birthday (he just turned two) but this year has also brought a lot of change: the start of school for my (big) girl and my youngest has also just started going to playgroup which means a bit more time for myself. Autumn also brings a lot…

Avocado, Tuna, Sweetcorn & Cheddar Quesadilla

Right now is such a nice time with the kids. My 3 1/2 year old has grown up enough that I can have a conversation with her, she asks questions, wants to learn & help but still retains a cute innocence. My 18 month old is just starting to talk and hasn’t quite got to the tantrum…

Carrot Cake Oaty Bars ( Sugar free)

A great one to get even young kids baking, these healthy bars are so easy to make. Just mix all the ingredients together and throw in the oven. Twenty minutes later, you have delicious oaty bars that the kids will love, and best of all they don’t contain any refined sugar. I used date syrup as a…

10 Super Quick & Healthy Toddler Meals

A little over 4 months ago we welcomed our little boy into our lives. I’m slowly getting used to having to divide my attention between two children. Time flies and I have enjoyed watching Toby grow and seeing his big sister interact with him. With things settling down a bit, I feel I have some catching up…

Frozen banana, peanut butter & chocolate bites

Frozen banana is a great summer snack; it’s so easy, pop it in the freezer and its taste and texture is just like ice cream. For my daughter’s 2nd birthday party I was looking for a way to create frozen banana bites as treats for the kids and I stumbled across this recipe which I…

2nd Birthday party food

Last month was my daughter 2nd Birthday. After the popularity of my first birthday food post I thought I would share what we did for her 2nd Birthday.   I have to say I think planning a second birthday takes a little more time and consideration than the first. The kids need a little more…

Date & Coconut biscuits (Sugar- free)

My new favourite thing to do with my daughter is to bake biscuits & cookies. She loves it… it’s like Play Dough but she’s allowed to have a  taste and enjoy the results. Predictably her favourite word is now ‘cookie’ but I don’t want her to eat too many sweet treats.  The problem with most…

Buckwheat pancakes with Ricotta & Spinach (Galettes de Sarrasin)

I think Buckwheat pancakes work great as a savoury meal. Using buckwheat flour gives the pancake a slightly heavier texture than your standard crepe, with a robust and earthy flavour that tastes delicious. A traditional pancake from Northern France, these galettes de sarrasin are quickly cooked in the pan for a minute or two, served…

Millet croquettes

I recently rediscovered Millet Croquettes, I’d forgotten how much I loved them and how tasty they are.  I think we used to have them on a weekly basis as children growing up in a macrobiotic household. Millet, which you can find in health food stores, is super healthy, gluten free and easy digestible. It’s a…

Pear Tarte Tatin (refined sugar-free)

We have a pear tree in our garden that never stops to amaze me at how much fruit it can produce.  They are deliciously sweet conference pears and at this time of year I always have to find ways to use them up. In the past, I have made jars of mulled pears, chocolate & pear…