5 Alternative Burger Recipes

Tired of serving up the same old classic burgers? With burgers a firm favourite in our household, I say no to the chip shop and am always looking for new and exciting ways to make our meals. After a long day, having plenty of mouths to feed means that quick and easy is often the best option, but you can…

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The Love Fresh Cherries Challenge

We love cherry season in our house. They are really expensive most of the year, but when in season they do become affordable. You can find them now on the shelves until mid September. Mr B suffers from gout in his joints occasionally and was advised by his doctor to eat cherries to help prevent attacks. So they are a…

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5 Healthy Foods Every Kitchen Should Always Have In Stock

*This is a guest post from Petra Kravos a healthy lifestyle blogger over at Be Healthy Now on what healthy foods every kitchen needs. I’m sure there are a lot of families out there who want to start eating healthier but have no idea where to begin. It’s a lot easier said than done especially because family life can be really…

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How To Host The Perfect Summer Barbecue

Now that the summertime is finally here, it’s time to get out into the garden and have that much needed barbecue with the family. Having a barbecue on a sunny day is a great way to spend your summer and have fun with your family and friends. If you want to up your barbecue game this year and impress your…

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Fairfields Farm Heat & Eat™ Crisps Review

As a family we love our crisps. Any crisps will do. From proper potato ones to the maize snacks. To be honest there isn’t really a flavour I’m not keen on. When we got asked to try out the new Fairfields Farm Heat & Eat™ crisps I was a little intrigued. Can you really heat up potato crisps? I know you…

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Easy Fruit Cake Recipe with Crazy Jacks

I love to try out new snacks and foods. So when we were sent a selection of Crazy Jacks organic foods to try out I knew exactly what I was going to do with them. It’s Mr B’s birthday this week and his favourite type of cake is fruit cake, so that’s what I’m going to bake for his birthday.…

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Our Experience with Gousto

My husband and I are huge foodies. We love to try new recipes, so when we were asked if we wanted to try out a Gousto Box I got a tiny bit excited! I adore any subscription service. The thought of a surprise delivered to me is like Christmas all over again. I had heard of Gousto through various social…

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Our Midweek #ThankGoodness Challenge with Dolmio

As a busy working mum I’m always looking for balanced, healthy tasty midweek meals to add to our meal plan each week. One of those meals is one of my favourite dishes – Spaghetti Bolognese. Dolmio gave us the challenge to cook up a crowd pleasing Bolognese as part of their #ThankGoodness campaign. Dolmio Bolognese sauce contains no artificial colours,…

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Cake, Cake and more Cake!

For those of us with a sweet tooth the best part of a meal is often when dessert is served, be it a moreish profiterole stack, sumptuous Eton mess or dark, decadent black forest gateaux. It’s also no secret that most restaurants try to entice our taste buds with a tempting tasting boards, composed of three mini puddings or offer…

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Ideas For A Proper Pig Out Session

If you’re single: fear not. Even though you might not have a man in your life, there’s still plenty of room for delicious food. Invite your bestie over and pig out on something delicious. There’s so much to choose from. Chocolate Brownies Pixabay Chocolate brownies are one of the most decadent and delicious foods on the planet. And thanks to…

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Eat These Foods to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Pregnancy should be an exciting time, but it also places a strain on your body. By eating a healthy diet, watching your weight and staying active, your pregnancy can be far more pleasant. As HARTMANN Direct highlight, making small changes to your diet can have a positive impact on your body. Before you make any changes, perhaps have a chat…

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A Last Minute Christmas Can Still Be A Cracking One

Christmas has a habit of sneaking up every year. If you’re a little behind on the Christmas band wagon this year, you’ve come to the right place. It can be scary if you haven’t considered preparations or presents at this stage, but you still have time. The trick is to stay calm and think through what you need to do.…

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The Ultimate Christmas Cake Recipe

Over the past few years I have gotten into making my very own Christmas cakes. Last year I made one. This year I’m attempting two! I always use the same easy Christmas cake recipe. I’m not sure how I came about it. I think over the years I have added my own bits to it. Now it really is the…

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