All tagged snacks

Crunchy Granola Clusters

Sometimes you just need something to snack on…a nibbly kind of snack for a quick bit of energy and to satisfy a craving. Today I am here with some Crunchy Granola Clusters which do just that. A similar recipe to my favourite granola but with crushed nuts and baked slowly and packed together, you leave it to cool and then break it up into finger size bites. Perfect for a little on the go snack if you have pushchair aged children or for after school for the older ones. It’s pretty good for busy mummies too!

Snacks to Stay Cool

It is not often as an English person that you can say we are experiencing a heatwave and can experiment with some snacks to help us stay cool and healthy. So before we go back to rain I thought I'd share some quick ideas, some old and some new, to cool off in this delightful sunshine. Try them quickly before we're back to winter warmers!

Clean Little Lunchboxes

For those of you who follow me on Instagram you will know that we are in the midst of kitchen (& house) renovations and even though some of my daily cooking has to be compromised the one thing that can't be is lunch boxes! Whilst I do love cooking and preparing food for my family I do find lunch boxes a chore and I love seeing new ideas. I like them to be healthy but easy.  I usually do them either when I'm preparing dinner the night before or when I preparing breakfast so it is always a busy time. I try to mix it up as much as I can with some simple ideas to fill them up for their afternoons and I thought I would share some of my lunchbox ideas with you.

Get Ready for Summer Holidays

As I write, we are in the last full week of school here in the UK, with six long weeks stretching out in front of us. I think every Mum (& Dad) in the country is filled with excitement - and terror. How lovely it will be to not do the school run for six weeks, constantly giving them time deadlines, 'hurry up we're going to be late, the bell has gone, come on...', and giving them some freedom to play and just be children. The flip side, of course, is less appealing: Sibling arguments, whinging when they don't get to do exactly what they want, and the constant need for food, snacks, picnics... and more snacks.