…did I tell you I was a cub leader? Had so much fun on Friday evening building fires and cooking on them. The cubs loved it. I made damper dough so they could wrap it around sticks to cook it over the hot embers – something that could be done over a BBQ. Simply mix… Continue reading How to Cook an Egg in an Orange…
If there is one thing I love about the cold weather is pulling out the biggest pot I have and throwing together a large quantity of soup. There is nothing quite so comforting as a big bowl of soup on a cold day with a nice big chunk of crusty bread and maybe a bit… Continue reading Make it up as you go along chicken noodle soup!
I think I have mentioned before that I am Akela for a cub pack – loads of fun but it is so easy to spend a lot of time doing cub stuff hence the lack of posts despite my promise to be a bit more active. Last night the cubs cooked a simple 2 course… Continue reading Cubs chef badge – chaos but successful
…so start the new term with a post and the intention to be more pro-active. The after school clubs start and this one has something on one night, the other has something on another which clashes with swimming and it is the same night that one of the adults has to work late. It is… Continue reading Summer is over, back to school and juggling everything…
It should taste yummy, it should fill us up to keep us going until our next meal and give us good stuff to keep us healthy. 1 First you need some bread. Do you always have boring white bread? Try something different. Wraps, pitta, rolls, bagels, brown, seeded, wholemeal, ‘best of both’ or added fibre… Continue reading Kids – What makes a good sandwich?
Eating Well Part II was all about eating more vegetables. An easy way of really adding to your vegetable intake is to eat a couple of main meals in the week that are vegetarian recipes. Basing the whole meal around vegetables and pulses whilst skipping meat does seem strange to many of us – there… Continue reading Veggie recipes that pass the 8 year old kid test
Another useful resource for children aged between 1 and 4: https://www.infantandtoddlerforum.org/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=b6dde326-952d-4a2f-ae77-9b402141125c&groupId=11528&utm_source=emp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=itf-sep2012 Great advice for parents of small children or childminders.