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Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

Mini four ingredient banana and blueberry pancakes (for babies and adults too)

I have been weaning Florence now for 4 months and it’s been such an enjoyable and exciting process. Watching her try new flavours and textures; going from puree to mashed food, then finger food to 3 full meals a day. There is currently nothing she […]

Planning and pregnancy with Type One Diabetes

Planning and pregnancy with Type One Diabetes

Looking back over my pregnancy journey I can honestly say that having T1 Diabetes didn’t hold me back once. Yes I suffered a lot of hypos and occasional resistance but all in all after all the horror stories I read and all the anxiety I […]

Lemon and sesame kale crisps

Lemon and sesame kale crisps

A simple and incredibly health friendly recipe for those trying to avoid crisps (chips)! Obviously these aren’t the real thing, but neither are they full of a bucket load of unhealthy ingredients. They are crispy, flavour packed and take next to no time to make. Perfect […]

Double Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares

Double Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Squares

There is nothing more indulgent than chocolate, creamy caramel and a buttery shortbread base and this recipe is just that, but without the added sugar, grains, dairy or other additives. It’s one of my favourite recipes and one that I have made, to date, eight times […]

Flourless Ginger Cake With Ginger Cream

Flourless Ginger Cake With Ginger Cream

A cake that unites the whole family and a firm favourite in our household. This cake is light, moist and really simple to make with a deliciously decadent texture. Great for any occasion but especially perfect at Christmas and for those who are not fans of […]

Mother’s Instinct

Mother’s Instinct

When the surgeon told me that it wasn’t a case of when they would operate, it was now or never, I had no words left to say, other than “please look after my little girl”.  Where do I start? You will have to bear with me […]

Pork, Apple and Sage Savoury Bites

Pork, Apple and Sage Savoury Bites

With the Festive / party season fast approaching, wood burners being lit and the heating cranked up, these mini sage and apple savoury bites are the perfect taste tantaliser. They are easy to make and delicious eaten hot or cold. I usually make around 12-14 per batch, […]

Silver Cross Henley Pioneer, A Review (+ Video)

Silver Cross Henley Pioneer, A Review (+ Video)

A couple of months before the birth of our beautiful baby girl, Florence, Silver Cross very kindly gifted us their latest Special Edition Henley Pioneer. We had spent months road testing buggies, going from store to store to try out the latest push chairs and trying […]

Introducing Our Beautiful Baby Girl.

Introducing Our Beautiful Baby Girl.

I know I haven’t posted in a while, but I promise I have a good excuse. On 10th August 2016 our beautiful baby girl, Florence Rose, entered the world very calmly via a planned C Section (at 38 weeks gestation). As you will all know […]

34-35 Week Pregnancy Update

34-35 Week Pregnancy Update

(Note: this post was written ages ago and I’m so sorry it’s so very very late, but I wanted to post it to keep continuity!). Firstly I have to apologise, having said I would be updating once a week from now it just hasn’t worked […]

Healthy Banana Bread

Healthy Banana Bread

A few weeks ago I was sent a grocery “essentials” box from a company called Bearfaced Groceries , an online grocer who deliver straight to your front door. It was full to the brim with incredibly fresh fruits, veg and grass-fed beef, salmon and chicken. The one […]

33 Week Pregnancy Update

33 Week Pregnancy Update

So I am now doing an update a week as I feel that with only about 4 weeks left I want to share as much with you all as I can and I love the idea of being able to revisit these posts in the […]