Soft and Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

These soft and crunchy peanut butter cookies are super easy to make and don’t use any flour, so they’re perfect to share with your gluten-free friends. We’ve added some chocolate chips too, for that extra little treat!

Homemade Hamburgers

It’s safe to say that BBQ season has officially started! With plenty of sun ahead of us this summer, how about making some homemade hamburgers for dinner this weekend? This is our kid-approved recipe and one that the whole family can get involved with in the prep! Roll up your sleeves, things are going to […]

Summery Cherry Tortina

This simple summery dessert is the perfect way to use fresh cherries from the farmer’s market or the grocery store. It doesn’t use too many ingredients and kids can certainly help whisk the cream, crush the biscuits and assemble this no-bake creation. The hardest part will be waiting for it to come out of the […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week and to celebrate, we’re sharing our recipe for delicious and wholesome gluten-free brownies. Possibly too good to share! Ingredients 100g unsalted butter 150g plain chocolate, broken into pieces 175g caster sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla essence 3 large eggs 75g gluten-free plain flour 1tsp gluten-free baking powder 15g cocoa powder Method […]

Easy chocolate chip cookies

Simple classics never go out of style. This easy recipe for chocolate chip cookies is one of our favourites and one that the kids never get bored of making! Make them your own by adding a large handful of chopped nuts to the mix, or using M&Ms instead of chocolate chips… the possibilities are endless! […]

Bacon, tomato & broccoli pasta

When it comes to comfort food, Italian cooking always comes to mind. While pizza is definitely a favourite go-to choice, there’s nothing satisfying like a big bowl of pasta. This version with bacon, tomatoes and broccoli is the perfect choice for a quick weeknight dinner. Get the kids involved with the chopping and the mixing! […]

The easiest chocolate cake recipe

Who wouldn’t go for a slice of chocolate cake? Luckily, it’s a lot easier to whip up a cake from scratch than you think, and what a great way to spend an afternoon with the kids. Here’s our favourite chocolate cake recipe so get your spatulas and your aprons ready! Ingredients 250g butter 300g light […]

Super simple sugar cookies

This is a great basic biscuit recipe to always keep on hand if you have a special occasion coming up. They’re simple and sweet and are a lot of fun to decorate with frosting, sprinkles and icing pens. Plus, kids love not only making and decorating them, but eating them too! Ingredients 85g unsalted butter, […]

Gingerbread biscuits

Can you think of anything more festive than a plate of gingerbread men, straight out of the oven? This is our favourite recipe and a simple one to bake with the kids on a cold winter’s afternoon. Ingredients 125g unsalted butter 100g dark muscovado sugar 4tbsp golden syrup 325g plain flour 1tsp bicarbonate of soda […]

Homemade Peshwari Naan Bread

What’s a dish of chicken curry without some delicious naan bread? Making these at home isn’t complicated at all, and they’re super fun for kids to make too. Let them do the messy bit and take over once it’s time to put them in the frying pan. Ingredients 500g plain flour 1 tsp Baking powder […]

Curry that kids will love!

It’s National Curry Week and what better way to celebrate one of Britain’s favourite dishes than by whipping up your very own chicken curry for dinner this week? This recipe does contain a green chilli but you don’t have to put the whole chilli in there… a little goes a long way. Ingredients 25g Plain […]

How to make healthy blueberry muffins

It’s blueberry picking season, and what better way to celebrate the flavours of the season, than by baking up a batch of these healthy blueberry muffins! This is a great recipe to whip up at home with the kids now that school is out for the summer. This particular recipe is low in fat, as […]

Lemon, basil and Parmesan pasta

This easy-peasy pasta recipe is great for a simple supper or served at room temperature at an afternoon picnic. The key here is to prepared your pasta in advance. When it’s almost cooked all the way through, start the sauce following the steps below. Ingredients 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, finely sliced […]

Oatmeal and raisin cookies

Oatmeal and raisin cookies are a perfect after-school snack that can be whipped up in no time. This recipe was the inspiration for our very own Sunny Oat and Raisin Cookie Mix. Ingredients 135g butter 80g soft brown sugar 80g caster sugar 1 egg 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 190g plain flour 55g porridge oats […]

Homemade vanilla ice cream

Hello summer! Looks like it’s going to a sweltering one so what better way to celebrate the season than with a batch of cold vanilla ice cream to enjoy in the garden. This is a great project for the kids to do… they’ll hardly be able to wait for it to come out of the […]

Summer Quiche with broccoli and salmon

Picnic season is just about here and a day out at the park just isn’t complete without a little slice of quiche! We love this dish because you can put just about anything inside, like different cheeses, cherry tomatoes, asparagus and bacon. We love our quiche with broccoli and a bit of salmon to make […]

Easy-as-pie Rhubarb Crumble

It finally feels as if spring has arrived and we’ve finally spotted rhubarb at the farmer’s market. This rhubarb crumble is the perfect treat to enjoy on a warm spring afternoon and is easy as pie to whip up with the kids. Ingredients For the fruit filling: 500g rhubarb, chopped into chunks the length of […]

Lightly Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

A little bowl of this lightly spiced soup makes a warming starter for a winter celebration meal. Omit the pancetta and use vegetable stock if catering for vegetarians. The soup is quite rich even without any cream, so serve it in smaller quantities if there are several other courses to come. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive […]

Lasagna a la Bolognese

There’s nothing that brings the family running to the table like a big tray of lasagna! Here’s our simple take on this classically Italian dish with a creamy béchamel and a hearty Bolognese sauce. Ingredients For the Bolognese sauce: 25g butter 1tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, […]

Chinese noodles for Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Celebrate this cultural occasion on January 31st with a special dinner (pre-dinner dragon dances are encouraged)! Here’s our idea for a quick supper dish that the kids can get behind. When preparing, get the kids to help you stir and mix in the dressing. Older kids can also help chop vegetables […]