A few years ago if I told you that I headed to the freezer on busy days to whip up a meal for the family. I probably would have been mocked for it. In fact, I wouldn’t have even confessed to reaching for a packet of chicken nuggets for fear of comments about doing so. Nowadays brands such as Bird’s Eye take the quality of their frozen range very seriously. With a recent overhaul of their entire chicken range. Which for us as a family is fantastic, with a selection of crumbs and grills which are perfect with veg and potatoes. To the golden wholegrain nuggets which the children adore. Made with golden wholegrain they can be incorporated into family meal times in so many ways.… View Post
We all love a little sweetness to sweeten our day and make things taste a little more luxurious and enhance its flavour. Sometimes though it can be hard if you are trying to take a healthy outlook on life and cut down on your sugar intake.
Sugar really is everywhere and it’s sometimes hard to avoid it. There are lots of different sources of sugar which we sometimes don’t even think about. One of the biggest sources of sugar in our diet, however, is sugary drinks which are linked to a huge increase in calorie consumption and ultimately also an increase in type 2 diabetes and dental decay.… View Post
Are you looking for a breakfast booster that will keep you going until lunchtime? Why not make your own granola which is crunchy and sweetly satisfying yet lower in calories than shop-bought brands. Add your favourite nuts, fruit and seeds to create your own flavour combination and texture.… View Post
Instead of purchasing unhealthy, high-calorie snack bars for lunchbox treats or snack time. Why not make your own muesli bars, which are lower in calories than the leading brands. Using oats, apricots, bananas and seeds… View Post
I’ve always been fascinated with the way things work. Possibly one of the many reasons I had planned to join the Royal Logistic Corp after college. Being quite a geek when it comes to discovering programmes like How Does It Work which showcases factories, structures etc. Allowing a glimpse into how they were designed and how they function to provide us with the finished product that we are all too familiar with.… View Post
We all have those family recipes that are passed down through the generations. The ones that we make time and time again, not only because they are delicious but because you know that they are… View Post
The UK’s leading youth homelessness charity Centrepoint has just launched The Big Broth, a competition to find the tastiest home-made soup recipe.
The new fundraising campaign will give one lucky amateur cook the chance to have their delicious recipe produced by Yorkshire Provender and be sold in Waitrose shops from Winter 2018, with a 20p donation from each pot sold going to Centrepoint.… View Post
If you are looking for a soup recipe to add an extra something to your dinner party, or just something a little more special than the run of the mill soup. Then I suggest you try out Anthony Worrell Thompson’s Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Crispy Bacon.… View Post
If you are looking for a winter warmer then why not try out Aldo Zilli’s chicken broth with bread and parmesan dumpling recipe. Perfect for using up items in your cupboards and refrigerator to produce a delicious broth for all the family.… View Post