Cubs chef badge – chaos but successful

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…

Summer is over, back to school and juggling everything…

…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…

Kids – What makes a good sandwich?

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…

Veggie recipes that pass the 8 year old kid test

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…

Xmas cookie making fun

It has become a tradition in our house, just before Xmas – the last day of school/nursey – a small group of little friends come to the house for what my boys call a party but really it is a chance for me to have fun cooking with kids.  Not literally of course!  I love…