Tasty Gluten free Sugar free Pumpkin muffins
Jun12

Tasty Gluten free Sugar free Pumpkin muffins

At the start of 2015, I decided it was high time that I lost the last of my child-bearing weight as I plan to have no more (I have 3 children) and my youngest is already 4 🙁 I have dieted in the past both successfully and unsuccessfully using low carb, low fat, low sugar, high protein meal replacements etc . But I wanted something different (and to be honest, easier). I was chatting to some friends whilst on holiday who are believers...

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Gluten free snacks for kids
Mar25

Gluten free snacks for kids

Are there Gluten Free Snacks and treats? Nowadays a staggering number of young people are diagnosed as intolerant to gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, rye, barley and any foods made with these grains. Avoiding wheat can be especially hard because this means you should avoid all wheat-based flours and ingredients. This can be a real problem for parents who want to make sure they can enjoy the same eating routine as everyone else. It...

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St Patrick’s Day for Kids
Mar01

St Patrick’s Day for Kids

Ideas for celebrating St Patrick’s Day with kids St Patrick’s Day can be lots of fun for your toddler. Make the most of the rainbow, pot of gold and shamrock images to create some festive decorations and cakes. Saint Patrick’s Day  Lá Fhéile Pádraig is an annual holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick ( AD 387–493), the most commonly recognized of the Patron Saints of Ireland....

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How to Make a Gruffalo Cake
Feb28

How to Make a Gruffalo Cake

How to make a Gruffalo cake My son wanted a Gruffalo cake for his 4th birthday. It was such fun to make and far easier than I expected! It was a perfect addition to his Gruffalo themed party. I baked a dome shaped cake in a rounded cake tin and 3 small circle layers. Using vanilla butter cream, I sandwiched the layers together. I used a regular sponge cake recipe, but any dense cake (easier to carve) will do. The arms and legs are...

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35 Days to Better Health
Feb10

35 Days to Better Health

My journey to Good Health is just beginning! Since the birth of my last child in 2010, I have struggled with a variety of health issues. I have been unable to loose the excess pregnancy weight, felt tired and generally low.  I made the decision to take my charge of my health and on the 5th of January I  implemented my plan towards a healthier, fitter and less wobbly bits me. All through my life from my teens years til now, I...

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Decadent Apple & Chocolate Chip Loaf
Nov28

Decadent Apple & Chocolate Chip Loaf

Have you got an excess of apples, or some sitting in the fruit bowl that are a little less firm than you like them? Turn them into this tasty loaf cake which is superb served hot with custard or ice cream. The original recipe called for raisins to be added but my ‘kidlets’ are not fans of raisins so I opted to make it a little less healthy 😉 and added chocolate chips instead! Chocolate chips work really well in this recipe...

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