A Week in Dinners- 2016/1

  It's back! The  "Week in Dinners" series  has always been pretty popular on the blog but I often forget about what we've eaten or just forget to write it down. We can all get a bit stale on the dinner inspiration and what the kids will actually eat. Sometimes I feel like we eat … Continue reading A Week in Dinners- 2016/1

Healthy No-Bake “Twix” Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit and nuts (and vanilla, and … Continue reading Healthy No-Bake “Twix” Bars

Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

    Last September I received the Happy Pear Cookbook to review and having loved the their healthy Caramel Slices and seeing Jill from Properfud raving about their healthy version of Twix bars I had to check them out. Jill was right, these are magnificent. And all they contain is fruit and nuts (and vanilla, and … Continue reading Healthy No-Bake "Twix" Bars

Eleven dishes that you need to know how to cook

It's no secret that I like to cook and that I adore my food, so people often turn to me for ideas- I get asked "what will I make for _____?". Despite producing food every day to feed ourselves and our families, everyone seems to have a blank when it comes to the answer to … Continue reading Eleven dishes that you need to know how to cook

Review and Competition: Paul Flynn’s Family Food with Lidl

I was delighted to attend the launch of Paul Flynn's new book in conjunction with Lidl last week, and to get my hands on a copy of the book. The launch was held in one of the most beautiful venues I've ever been in, No 10 Ormond Quay in Dublin City Centre. The completely renovated … Continue reading Review and Competition: Paul Flynn’s Family Food with Lidl

Review: Cookbook of the Week #3 “Real Food, Real Fast” by Domini Kemp

Cookbook of the week is turning into an occasional series, but like I said before it's a hobby, no deadlines, no pressure. Right? Riggghhhttt? So, to this "week's" featured cookbook was "Real Food, Real Fast" by Domini Kemp. This is another book that I has moved with me over the years. It lived on the … Continue reading Review: Cookbook of the Week #3 “Real Food, Real Fast” by Domini Kemp

Quick Fix: Pesto Pizza Slices

I'm always looking for quick and easy lunches, but it's hard to get the three year old to diversify from a ham sandwich or ham wrap. He know what he likes and sticks with it. The boys are big pesto fans, their absolute favourite dinner is "pasta pesto", and I encourage it as it's so … Continue reading Quick Fix: Pesto Pizza Slices