1000 days. Doesn’t sound like an awful lot does it? But the fact is that the first 1000 days of your little one’s life are a uniquely special time that can have a very real influence on how they develop, grow and learn — not just now, but for his or her whole life. Watch … read more >
Tip: Wear clean rubber gloves or disposable latex gloves when shaping the mixture into burgers if you don’t like touching the meat.
Treat yourself this weekend, and make some of this delicious granola. Even if you don’t have much faith in your cooking skills, trust me, this is easy and you will love it!
Love pumpkin BUT hate peeling and chopping it? This is for you!
This will probably be the last blog post I’ll write whilst I’m on maternity leave, as I head back to work in about 6 weeks. I’m relishing every minute I have with Ellen and not even thinking about work. I just want to enjoy the time I have left!
Pancake Tuesday is here! Pancakes are so versatile and can easily make a nutritious meal for both you or your baby or toddler. Pancakes made with milk are a source of calcium, eggs add some iron, protein and vitamin D, you can use wholemeal flour to boost the fibre and then serving with fruit adds … read more >
Celebrate Thanksgiving with these tasty mini Turkey burgers. Toddlers will love them too! Serve in wholemeal rolls with tomato relish. Sweet potato wedges would also go well with these
Is it just me or has Autumn this year been completely dominated by Halloween and the Starbuck’s pumpkin spice latte? Everywhere I go I see Halloween paraphernalia and signs for this intriguing beverage and every minute of the day I long for its spicy, creamy goodness… Clearly Halloween is fast attaining the same kind … read more >
It’s my first week of maternity leave and it’s still sinking in that this is the beginning of the rest of my life. So many changes ahead! It’s been great not having to get up to an alarm in the mornings as I’m not sleeping well at night. That’s been very tiring the last few … read more >
I’m in my third trimester now and noticing some significant changes – baby is much more active (which is a magical feeling!) and my bump is getting noticeably bigger every week. I’m also a bit more uncomfortable at night. Baby is growing at a rapid rate now so I do need a little more energy than previous weeks. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland recommends 500 extra calories per day in the third trimester so I’m adding in more snacks to my daily food intake – like this brown soda bread recipe.