A Healthy Weekly Meal Plan

As you guys will know I am a huge fan of meal planning, I think it is key if you are wanted to eat well, save some pennies, reduce waste and keep yourself organised. It really doesn’t take much time at all; each week I have a little look in the cupboards and see what we have already and what I can make meals with. I then make a list of dinners for each night taking into account plans we have or if the kids will be eating at their dads certain nights. Finally I write my list and head to…

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Baffi Pizza – Old Town Poole

Pizza is up there with one of my favourite foods in the universe. I would go as far to say if I could only eat one type of food for the rest of my life it would probably be pizza. As I have gotten older I have become some what of a pizza snob, I do not appreciate a soggy base thank you very much! Which is why when my favourite Pizza chain opened a new restaurant right down the road I was thrilled, and even more so when I was invited to try it out with a few other local…

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How to survive cooking your first Christmas dinner

Christmas is fast approaching and so is my first year of cooking a Christmas dinner! Yes you heard me correctly in my 25 years I have never cooked Christmas dinner for the family. I am kind of excited and kind of dreading it in equal measures. I want to have a lovely, relaxing Christmas Day with my girls that doesn’t involve me being a slave to the kitchen but I also want to make the best roast dinner our household has ever seen (perfectionist aren’t I). Christmas to me is all about family time and enjoying our day together and…

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No Junk Snacks With Punk’d From Organix

All three of my children are avid snackers; I have no idea where they get it from. She types while snacking on some humous and breadsticks! They are much happier having 5-6 small snacks meals throughout the day than just three large meals. That’s fine by me but it is tough to find new healthy snacks that they enjoy and wont leave them asking for more all the time. I was recently introduced to the new Punk’d bars from Organix; they are aimed at children ages 5-11 and come packed with real fruit and wholegrain oats – no junk in sight. I…

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Mini Ninjas Sushi Classes With Yo! Sushi

This half term the girls an were invited to take part in one of the Mini Ninja’s cooking classes put on by YO! Sushi. Considering neither I nor the kids had ever tried actually tried Sushi before; I knew it was going to be an interesting experience all round. If I am honest I wasn’t sure if it would be for us but I am always up for trying something new. We were greeted on arrival by non other than Darth Vader! He would be teaching the girls how to make some of YO! Sushi’s most popular dishes; they couldn’t…

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