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.

A Little Time To Myself

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a white box of beanies coffee. The pack has a cup on it showing sachets coming out of it

  This past couple of weeks Lucas has developed the paddy, one minute everything is fine in his world and the next, maybe because the kitchen door is no longer open or because Postman Pat has stopped playing, he will throw himself to the floor. He has a little thrash around and cry then goes […] Read more…

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Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

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  I have recently been sent some Dark Chia Seeds* from Focus Supplements Superfood list to try out. They retail at £7.99 for 100g and £15.99 for 250g. Chia Seeds have been eaten for thousands of years for their energy-boosting properties. “Chia”, in Mayan, directly translates to “strength”. They are rich in healthy fats, dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins […] Read more…

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Kiddyum Review

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Lucas has recently been trying Kiddyum, frozen ready meals aimed at 1-4 year olds. Advertised as proper meals they sound perfect for when I have finished work and picked Lucas up from the childminder. All Natural Ingredients No Added Sugar/Low Salt No Preservatives No GM Ingredients No Artificial Colours/Flavours Made in the UK Only British […] Read more…

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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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