Chicken Dishes · Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Chicken, Leek & Tomato Pasta Bake

This is such an easy, cheap pasta recipe that uses every day ingredients, can be prepared in advance and has all the elements of a well balanced meal. I often make it and stick it in the oven on a timer so it bakes while we are at after-school clubs, therefore avoiding the  45 minute… Continue reading Chicken, Leek & Tomato Pasta Bake

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Vegetarian Options

Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

With a deal on at our local farm shop for 1kg of flat mushrooms for £1.99, I had a lot of mushrooms to cook this week! The kids love lasagna so I’ve come up with this vegetarian version using the meaty, flat mushrooms as the main ingredient and it’s gone down a storm! It’s cheap… Continue reading Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

Food · Soups & Sauces · Vegetarian Options

Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

There’s already an autumn chill in the air so what better way to keep out the cold than a comforting bowl of warming soup? During the winter months, I’ll often make batches of various soups as I find them the perfect quick lunch for me or tea-on-the-go in a flask for the kids. This recipe… Continue reading Warming Pumpkin Soup with Pine Nuts and Halloumi

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays! · Pork, Bacon & Sausages

Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake

This is such an easy, cheap pasta recipe that uses every day ingredients, can be prepared in advance and has all the elements of a well balanced meal. It can be served all by itself or with a side salad and is great for using up leftover gammon or even substitute leftover chicken or pork.… Continue reading Ham, Broccoli & Bacon Pasta Bake

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Pork and Apple Cheesy Pancakes

With Shrove Tuesday looming, I’ve been trying to think of some different pancake recipes to try. The kids love the sweet versions so I thought maybe a savoury recipe would go down well, especially if there’s enough batter left to make some extras for dessert or a breakfast treat the following morning! It’s also a… Continue reading Pork and Apple Cheesy Pancakes

Food · Kids Tea Tuesdays!

Gluten and Dairy Free Mini Fish Pies

This recipe can be made as one big pie if you like but by making little ones you can freeze portions easily and make different versions to allow for gluten and/or dairy allergies and intolerances. It’s another great recipe to get the kids eating fish and it can be as cheap or expensive as the… Continue reading Gluten and Dairy Free Mini Fish Pies