Food & Drink

Food and drink Chilling with Lucas blog full of family-friendly food and drink options and food and drink photos. Kitchen product reviews such as processes for a food processor for quick and easy food preparation and recipe creation. Quick family-friendly meals the kids will love and meal ideas and inspiration. Kitchen decor inspiration and kitchen appliance reviews to help you purchase the best kitchen products for your home. How to make rainbow spaghetti child sensory play and child sensory ideas and making fun and creative meals for kids. Food and drink benefits and health properties such as the benefit of drinking white tea. There are many types of tea to drink so researching the properties of different teas is important. There are also plenty of delicious coffees and ideal coffee cups for everyone. For the summer you might want to swap to coconut bowls and make refreshing cucumber salads. For green-fingered parents, you can get children involved with learning how to grow herbs in the garden. How to get fresh water with the zero water filter jug. Family-friendly recipes and slow cooker recipes such as slow cooker lemon chicken are delicious additions to family meal planning. Meal planning such as slim and save lifestyle plan to help dietary confidence and choices. Seasonal reviews and places to eat such as Sapporo teppanyaki Christmas preview and review of lunch at L’ecole, Vendoire. Family-friendly places to eat and have lunch with soft play for kids. Find out about a vegan diet and the benefits of kids going vegan. Vegan meal planning on a budget and vegan one pound meals can help with family meal planning. There are lots of delicious alternatives to ice cream for family food treats. Family-friendly food and restaurant reviews, great recipes the family will love and blog articles for recommended food and drink.

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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Slow Cooker Fruity Beef Casserole

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  I love using my slow cooker during winter, nothing beats throwing a load of ingredients into a pot and leaving it until tea time so you have the day free and the house smells of delicious home cooking. I decided to adapt Duerrs Fruity Beef Casserole for the slow cooker. I also changed the quantities for […] Read more…

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Cheese Posties Review

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Cheese postie cooked cheese and chocolate toastie on a plate

  I recently received a Cheese Postie to review. As you may have gathered from the name, it is a cheese toasty that you receive through the post. Very clever! The guys over at Cheese Postie send you everything you need to make a delicious and fresh cheese toasty. You choose whether you would like a […] Read more…

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