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Back in the Game!

Hi folks! It has been a while since my last post – unfortunately the work life balance has not been as balanced as I would like recently, and something had to give. It is finally starting to settle, and I can start to do something for myself again, meaning that I can also start to…… Continue reading Back in the Game!

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Cooking with CBeebies – Pepper Boats

Thanks to CBeebies, Miss D insisted this weekend that she wanted to eat pepper boats, after seeing the recipe on I Can Cook With You…. Luckily, I had most of the ingredients, so with a small substitution I let her try to make it – the great thing was that she could do almost all of the preparation…… Continue reading Cooking with CBeebies – Pepper Boats

Recipes

Strawberry Marshmallows

A few weeks ago, we visited the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House in London. It was a lovely evening and the lanterns are amazing – I can highly recommend it! While we were walking around there was a stall selling marshmallows in all different flavours (I had raspberry and prosecco), and some fire pits so…… Continue reading Strawberry Marshmallows

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Tandoori Chicken with Indian Spiced Ratatouille

As part of my healthy eating plan, I have been trying to keep my meals low carb, unless I am eating post workout – this is when I really enjoy tucking into rice and pasta!   I have found that many low carb recipes are quite bland and leave you feeling unfulfilled, but I made this little…… Continue reading Tandoori Chicken with Indian Spiced Ratatouille

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Winter Break at Center Parcs

We have just returned from a 5 day break at Center Parcs in Woburn. Having never been to a Center Parcs before, we weren’t really sure what to expect – but we all had a great time!  Ir was quite hilly,and the 3 bedroom lodge  that we stayed in was at the top of one…… Continue reading Winter Break at Center Parcs

Recipes

Veggie Fritters

I have been trying to find new ways to get vegetables into Miss D, and ways to make them more interesting. Today we tried some fritters, these are a great way of using up whatever you have around the house, they are ridiculously way to make, and the kids can help too.  Ingredients  1 medium…… Continue reading Veggie Fritters

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Working Out!

Continuing my mission to get a bit fitter and healthier this year, I am trying eat a bit healthier (i.e. less chocolate!), and work out when I can. I have been following the Body Coach for a while now and have his recipe books – and although I don’t follow the recipes religiously they do give me…… Continue reading Working Out!