New & Unusual Healthy Snacks – Try Something Different!

It’s that time of year where all the fun starts happening. We’ve got Halloween creeping up, then bonfire night, then what’s next? Well, it’s only that little holiday called Christmas! What’s the one thing that brings all these events together? No, It isn’t late nights and early mornings. It’s food! Come on, you know it’s true. There won’t be a single Halloween party or bonfire shindig happening that doesn’t have some kind of buffet ready for guests. Not the party type? Fair enough… but I know you’ll be the type who likes to snuggle up on a Saturday night watching…

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Eating Better – Bento Boxes For Lunch Time Food

Bento boxes are essentially a Japanese creation, and when it comes to diet and health, there are many things that the Japanese culture can teach the Western World. It is no surprise therefore that bento boxes for lunchtime food are becoming more and more popular amongst adults and children alike. The boxes are compartmentalised, keeping food separate without any additional and excessive packaging. They, therefore, tick the environmental box too! Here we look in more detail at Bento boxes and why it may be time, if you haven’t already done so, to introduce them to both your children’s and your…

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Organix Goodies Fruit & Seed Bites Are Buzzing

When I was weaning Cameo, the fear I had of him choking was real. I was so scared that he couldn’t chew & it was really hard for me to get my head around him not having teeth eating! As he got better at eating, the next concern I had was the food I was giving him. Especially when we were out and about. I wanted it to be child-friendly, relatively healthy and easy to carry. I can’t even tell you how much Organix Goodies saved the day on many an occasion. Now, Cameo is 20 months old, eats like…

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My Batch Cooking Promise For 2018

We’re moving house and things are going to be on a budget. I’ve decided I’m going to become a frugal housewife. Well, almost! One of the main things I’m going to do is to not waste food. I feel like we waste so much, which isn’t helping the purse strings at all. It’s a bit annoying because Mr C isn’t a fan of vegetables but tough luck. When we move house I’m going to batch cook my way to money saving joy! I’m going to slow cook my way to savvy spending, freeze my way to financial freedom and give…

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Caribbean Food Week – Brown Stew Chicken Recipe #CFW2017

If you know me, you’ll know that I’m a bit of a foodie. It may sounds a bit weird but I love really flavorsome food. What I mean is that a basic roast chicken doesn’t really cut it for me. It needs a bit of seasoning and spice to jazz it up a bit. I’m really lucky that I’ve grown up in South London with friends from all backgrounds. It means I’ve experienced some real home cooked food from all over the world and every time I try something new I feel amazed but gutted that I’ve missed out for…

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