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.

The White Lion, Wrightington review

| Food & Drink, Reviews

Last week I took my Grandma to The White Lion in Wrightington for her birthday lunch. We met my cousin and her little boy there who we hadn’t seen for months so it was a nice little catch up.   View this post on Instagram We took my Grandma out for dinner today, how cute […] Read more…


Gift ideas for food and drink lovers

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  Betty’s Christmas chocolate box, £19.95. A festive array of irresistible pralines, creams, truffles and more, all made with our finest Swiss Grand Cru chocolate and hand-finished in exquisite detail. Presented in a box with a new design strap label featuring charming illustrations by Yorkshire artist Emily Sutton, this selection is perfect as a beautiful […] Read more…


Revolución De Cuba Manchester review

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  Revolución de Cuba Manchester is a stunning two floor cocktail bar and cantina just off Manchester’s busy Deansgate. The moment you walk in to Revolución De Cuba it’s like you are transported from Manchester to an exotic destination. Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly staff and shown to our tables. Once seated, we […] Read more…


Captain Jacks Blackpool review

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Captain Jacks Blackpool review

  Last week we spent a couple of nights in Blackpool. On the first night we found ourselves shipwrecked on the promenade and decided to visit Captain Jacks for tea as Lucas was eager to go into the arcade once he spotted Minions! Captain Jacks is situated at the side of Coral Island arcade so […] Read more…


Las Iguanas Blackpool review

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Las Iguanas Blackpool review

  For the last couple of days we have been in Blackpool for a short break to see the illuminations and were invited to visit Las Iguanas for tea. On entering we were very impressed with the spacious layout and funky decor. After being greeted we were shown to our seats and presented with our […] Read more…


Savoury flapjack recipe and weaning giveaway

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Savoury flapjack recipe Lucas is sat on a grey worktop stirring oats in a bowl

  A couple of weeks ago, Lucas and I were invited to a walk and wean event by Piccolo. Lucas has obviously finished weaning but we thought we would go along and see if we could learn anything new as weaning recipes don’t have to stop after weaning, they can be adapted for children and […] Read more…


Healthy pasta and meatballs

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Healthy pasta and meatballs #HealthyRedMeat

  The Department of Health recommends that all children between the age of six months to five years are given vitamin supplements containing vitamins A, C and D every day. I am always looking for ways to get vitamins and minerals into Lucas as he doesn’t like any of the liquid multivitamins, even if I […] Read more…