Food & Drink

Reviews of food products, meals out at restaurants and recipes

Lunch At The Farmers Arms In Heskin

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The Farmers Arms in Heskin is situated about 5 minutes from junction 27 of the M6 motorway. Originating from the 1700s it was once called The Pleasant Retreat and renamed in 1902. My Grandma offered to take Lucas and I out for lunch before having a wander around Derby House so I suggested we called […] Read more…

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Win 1 of 5 Weaning Bundles From Organix

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Weaning is an exciting time for both babies and parents. Exploring new tastes and textures after living on milk for 6 months. There are certain foods that your baby will love from the beginning, Lucas loved bananas and sweet potato to begin with before moving onto more fish and meat tastes aswel. He didn’t think much […] Read more…

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Lunch Box Ideas For 12 months +

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Toddler lunch box ideas for 12 months +, here are some easy recipes suitable for freezing so you can be prepared. Organix baby food review

  As I have now returned to work, Lucas goes to a childminder 2 days a week so I have been thinking of some ideas of what he can take with him for lunch apart from the obvious ham sandwiches, pasta salads and fruit. The lovely people over at Organix sent Lucas their mini boxes of raisins […] Read more…

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KiddieCubes Review

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Lucas is mainly eating the same as D and I now but he does still have the occasional jar of baby food. When we started the weaning process, I tried to make as much of his food as possible from scratch but sometimes I wouldn’t have time or I wanted something different for him as making batches […] Read more…

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Chocolate Easter Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Easter Cake

Lucas went for a settling in session at his childminders yesterday so I used the time to myself to bake us an Easter cake. I frosted it once he got home though so that is a bit roughly done as he was trying to climb up my leg whilst I was doing it x Chocolate Easter […] Read more…

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Detox With Teatox

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  I’ve recently been drinking SlimKitten Teatox tea*, I have a morning tea every day and a night time tea every other night before bed. NutriPlan gifted me 4 weeks worth to see what I think. They supply it in their gold plan, NutriPlan have a bronze, silver and gold plan containing various anti-oxidants, vitamins and superfoods in supplements, […] Read more…

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Tesco Healthy Living Range

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Tesco healthy living range pack of pasta

  As part of the Orchard programme at Tesco, I received a voucher to use on any of the Tesco Healthy Living range. I had purchased sandwiches from the healthy living range previously for lunch at work and knew there were other products but I didn’t realise just how many products are in the range. They […] Read more…

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Aubergine And Potato Curry Recipe

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I fancied making an aubergine curry but didn’t have all the fresh ingredients in that I needed to follow the recipes I had seen so I decided to make my own using what I already had in the cupboard. Thankfully it turned out delicious, we didn’t have any naan bread so I served it with […] Read more…

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Abel And Cole Review

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abel and cole curry

  When I was asked which box I would like to review, I really thought Abel and Cole just did fruit and vegetable boxes. Oh no, they do everything. I think I could actually do my ‘big’ shop with them. There is everything from fruit, veg, meat, fish, store cupboard items, baby food, frozen meals, […] Read more…

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An Alternative To Turkey This Christmas

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  I recently tried Tesco Counters 21 Day Matured Beef Rib Joint as part of the Tesco Orchard Programme. I have never used the counters as Tesco before, I have bought the pre-packed meat but other than that, we always buy our meat from a local butcher. The man on the Tesco counter was friendly and advised […] Read more…

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