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easy chocolate chip cookie recipe for baking with toddlers

Easy chocolate chip cookies to bake with your toddler

We all know that the reality of baking with a toddler can be somewhat different from the wholesome, ‘Pinterest perfect’ dream. No matter how good our intentions might be, the carnage of flour being thrown around the kitchen and…

baked raspberry cheesecake recipe

Baked raspberry cheesecake recipe

This baked raspberry cheesecake recipe is one that I always pull out for dinner parties. It always goes down well with guests and it’s pretty much impossible to get wrong! It’s really easy to make and my favourite thing…

cauliflower cheese soup recipe

Cauliflower Cheese Soup

We’re big fans of cauliflower cheese with our Sunday roasts, so when I came across this recipe for cauliflower cheese soup, I knew I had to give it a go. It has since become a definite favourite in our household and…

Sweet and sour pork recipe

Quick and tasty sweet and sour pork

Okay, so the image could’ve made this look a little more appetising, but I was hungry and just wanted to EAT IT!!! Not to mention Mr M sat at the table taking the p*** out of me for ‘always…

healthy lunch recipe idea

Starting with a healthy lunch

When I first started my maternity leave I was determined to to lead a much healthier lifestyle away from the office. After all, I’d have more time to exercise and prepare a healthy lunch every day and would no…

12 family meals that double up as great baby food

12 family meals that double up as great baby food

When Taylor first started to wean I set about making every baby food recipe in Annabel Karmel’s Complete Meal Planner. Not really (how much time do you think I have??), but given the effort that went into all that steaming,…

Teriyaki beef noodles

Recipe: Teriyaki Beef Noodles (the cheat’s way)

Mr M and I are huge Wagamama fans and whenever we go I have two favourite dishes: the Chicken Katsu curry (what’s not to like?) and the Teriyaki beef noodles. I have tried and failed on many occasions to…

super-quick salmon stir-fry

Recipe: Super-quick salmon stir-fry

I can’t take credit for this – it belongs to Jamie Oliver. But I make it so often I think I’ve earned the right to share it with you. I always keep some salmon fillets in the freezer and…

roasted summer vegetable one pot recipe

Recipe: Summer vegetable stew with chickpeas

This dish is a great summer alternative to the winter casserole – super easy to prepare and cooked in the oven in 30 minutes. It’s filling enough to eat as a meal on its own with crusty bread, or…

Thai chicken noodle soup recips

Recipe: Thai chicken noodle soup

This is one of my go-to comfort dishes from the lovely Nigella. It’s super healthy, so easy to make, and I love how colourful it is. It’s also scrumptious, which helps. Ingredients: 1 litre chicken stock 150g rice noodles…