Has anyone else been finding that their toddler is not eating as much as usual in this hot weather? I’ve definitely noticed a drop in Aoife’s food intake these last few days and I’ve been trying to increase her snacks rather than try to force big meals into her.
You know one of those days when its pouring down with rain, there’s nothing remotely interesting at home for lunch and the thought of dragging a moody toddler out in the cold and wet to the shops makes you feel extremely stabby? Yep one of those days! (more…)
I am a massive fan of sparkling water (or soda water) and can go through 7 or 8 bottles a week! The blandness can get a bit boring though so I’m trying out different ways to jazz it up. Living in Kent we’re tripping over strawberries at this time of year so what better way to liven up water than with a hint of strawberry and mint. (more…)
I have been slurping down this smoothie for breakfast for a few weeks now and I have to say it’s fast becoming my firm favourite! Almond Milk is lactose free so it’s a great milk substitute for anyone with a dairy intolerance. It does have a slight nutty taste and I find it too watery to use in coffee but it’s perfect for smoothies or milkshakes.
I’m a massive peanut butter fan and have seen lots of different recipes for peanut butter fudge online recently. I combined a few of those recipes to come up with my own no bake, sugar-free and low carb version. Warning – this fudge is highly calorific and very moreish! (more…)
I must admit I’ve been a bad bad low-carber recently. I’ve been having a difficult couple of weeks with Aoife pushing the boundaries on her behaviour and I’ve been turning to cake and chocolate to get me through some days! Low carb pancakes have been a favourite of mine for a while but when I saw this recipe for a coconut and chocolate sauce I thought it might be the perfect solution for those sweet cravings. (more…)