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.

Yummy homemade Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock – Nutritious and Inexpensive!

May 12, 2014

How important is good quality chicken stock? It was a nutritionist’s talk (True Foods Nutrition) that really highlighted the benefits to me. Whilst powdered varieties might be...

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Roast Chicken

Perfect Crispy Roast Chicken

May 1, 2014

The waft of a chicken roasting in the oven, the pots on the hob, the chaos of toys strewn around the home, children laughing (and sometimes arguing!) gives...

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Tomato Sauce

Tomato Sauce – The Great Essential!

March 26, 2014

Home-made tomato sauce is a great staple to have up your sleeve; from pizza base to pasta sauce, tomato ketchup, bolognese and vegetable sauce you can always...

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Little Lamb Chops

Little Lamb Chops

March 10, 2014

Lamb chops may already be a hit in your house, but just in case you have not thought to try them or you simply just didn’t know...

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Coconut Crumbed Fish

Coconut Crumbed Fish

February 19, 2014

A twist on your regular fish goujons, coconut crumbed fish can easily be gluten free, is naturally sweet and is really fun to make! Ingredients: 200- 250g...

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Simple ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ Stew

February 10, 2014

It’s hard to beat that comforting feeling of a simple ‘melt-in-you-mouth’ stew when you are cold, tired and hungry – unless of course you are a vegetarian!...

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Carrot fritters

January 29, 2014

If you have a bag of carrots in the bottom of your fridge, and not much else… let me show you how to create a delicious meal...

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Spelt Pizza

January 28, 2014

When I was thinking about healthier ingredient substitute ideas I came out with this delicious spelt pizza base. Such a simple change, so easy and absolutely delicious....

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Basil Pesto

January 28, 2014

Who doesn’t love basil pesto?! A perfect ‘up your sleeve’ kids tea, see my tips and you’l always be prepared. Ingredients: 1 Bunch of Basil/approx 2 cups  (Stalks...

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Moo-less Chocolate Mousse

January 3, 2014

I was so happy when my gorgeous friend Mel inspired me to create an instant, dairy free chocolate mousse! YUMMY was the clear result from my littler...

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