Family Food

Take a look at our family food inspiration with our delicious child friendly ideas.

It’s easy to run out of ideas – I do too!  I hope these family food recipes will inspire you. Search for new takes on old favourites to please fussy eaters and fresh ideas using ingredients you love.

There is nothing fancy about eating well. So much boils down (excuse the pun!) to good quality ingredients, cooking it well and making it look fresh and appetising on the plate.

Little dish aubergine bake

Aubergine Bake – From Little Dish

February 9, 2016

This Aubergine Bake from Little Dish is a nice vegetarian alternative and is popular with children who like lasagne. Little helpers can get involved by spooning on...

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Pancake Recipes That Are Flipping Awesome!

February 5, 2016

You know how to make pancake mix – you have pancake recipes. But how can you make healthy pancakes and healthy chocolate pancakes that you and your...

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Avocado On Toast

Avocado On Toast

January 1, 2016

Have you been bitten by the avocado bug? Avocados have hugely increased in popularity and it’s not surprising. Their beautifully creamy texture makes them perfect in sweet...

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Brussel Sprouts

The Ultimate Brussels Sprouts

December 21, 2015

For many people it’s the same old…. take one, eat half a mouthful of a brussels sprout to be polite and leave the rest. Please give me...

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Pheasant Bacon Bites

November 25, 2015

When did you last cook something new? When did you last cook pheasant…? You know that feeling when you buy, cook and eat the same food –...

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Apple Pie

Apple Pie – It’s As Easy As…

November 4, 2015

There is something so rewarding about a play in the park, all rugged up and coming home to a hearty meal toped off with you guessed it...

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Making Plum crumble

The Best Plum Crumble

September 9, 2015

Plums are so sweet and juicy right now that we can’t get enough of them. Like pears they are at their best for a short time in...

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Five Minute Fritters

Five Minute Fritters

August 26, 2015

Whether it’s for a picnic, a quick kids dinner, an easy kids party food or an effort to use up all your odds and ends, fritters are...

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Strawberry and fig Slice

Strawberry and Date Slice

June 1, 2015

I am not sure how to classify this light, clean and highly nutritious strawberry and date slice. It is a cross between an ice cream, a dessert...

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Simply asparagus

Asparagus – It Can’t Be Beaten!

May 26, 2015

It’s that time of year…. we just can’t get enough of it! It’s a great finger food, it’s great for dipping, add it to salads, throw in...

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Asparagus halloumi salad

Asparagus and Halloumi Salad

May 23, 2015

It is so exciting when these delicate spears make their way into our shops. Asparagus has to be one of my favourite vegetable ever and was actually...

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Heirloom Tomato Salad

Heirloom Tomato Salad – So Colourful!

May 5, 2015

Kids love colourful food – we know. This doesn’t necessarily mean more work for those of us preparing their food. It is such a pretty sight right...

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Podding peas

Vegetable Confident With Fresh Peas

May 3, 2015

Spring is one of my favourite times of year for veggies, I am totally addicted to green veggies (as you have probably gathered!). Asparagus, peas, spring greens,...

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Crumbed Chicken

Crumbed Chicken

April 21, 2015

It is totally appropriate for me to post this as I cooked these over the weekend for Poppy’s Christening. Everyone loves the crispy, crunchy outer layer next...

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Easy Omelette

Easy Omelette

March 16, 2015

Don’t under estimate the omelette! Perfect for breakfast, lunch or tea this is one of the most versatile and easy nutritious meals you can cook. Just add...

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