Aldi recently brought out their very own Fiesta range of Mexican inspired foods.  The range includes all the favourites including Fajitas, Nachos and Quesadillas.  Alongside some fantastic salsa dips and sour cream pots.  The Fiesta range is currently available as part of their Specialbuys which gave me the perfect opportunity to help get in the World Cup spirit by cooking up a Mexican inspired feast.… View Post

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

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

Sweetening the Sugar Switch – 10 ways you can make …

Sweetening the Sugar Switch – 10 ways you can make sugar swaps

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

Jakemans Factory Tour

Jakemans Factory Tour

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

The Search is on for Centrepoint’s The …

The Search is on for Centrepoint’s The Big Broth Amateur Cook

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