Many adult hands may make light work but if small and impatient hands are to be involved, you need a simple recipe with minimal ingredients (and opportunity for mess). This raspberry and coconut slice is a quick and easy snack that’s also lunchbox friendly. The kids can whisk the eggs, measure out the ingredients in […]

While the idea of Google/Siri/Alexa listening in on everyday conversations is kind of creepy, it would be interesting to know the top three phrases out of our kids’ mouths. The money is on ‘I’m hungry’, closely followed by ‘Stop it!’ and ‘I’m not tired.’ When you explain that they can’t possibly be hungry because they live […]

As you have probably worked out, we are crazy about cauliflower and usually have a head of the stuff in the fridge. We see it as a fast food vegetable because it can quickly be turned into a meal without needing too much on the side – it’s delicious simply roasted in the oven, blitzed […]

We’ve written before about how a well-stocked pantry is crucial when you need to pull a healthy meal together quickly. The same goes for the freezer, as we were reminded this week when rummaging around for anything that could bring a lonely head of cauliflower and few leftover herbs to life. Frozen broad beans were the […]

Those little jars of artichokes are so handy to keep in the fridge. We love them in salads, on their own, or in a thrown together lunch plate of boiled eggs with whatever dip, crackers/toast, vegetables, and pickles are on hand. This one-pan recipe uses not just the artichokes but their marinade too. It’s a […]

A spin-off from our vegetarian curry in a hurry, this recipe was created to use up the sweet potato and mushrooms leftovers in the fridge. Feel free to use up whatever you have available. The sweet potato can be swapped out for pumpkin or plain old potato, brassicas can take the place of the mushrooms. […]

Lentils and WHAT? Yes, bananas. In pancakes? We know, it doesn’t sound like a tasty pairing of ingredients but the kids loved them and kids really are the harshest, most pedantic critics. Even after the great reveal that they were eating lentils, they didn’t care and continued to hoover them up (too focused on the […]