Recipes

Find inspiration and recipes for family meals, cooking with kids projects as well as party food ideas.

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Papa John’s Rustic Winter Broth

There’s nothing better than a hearty bowl of soup for lunch. This rustic farmer’s broth is perfect for a winter’s day ...

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Easy Tortilla Pizza

These easy flour tortilla (wrap) pizzas are super quick and easy.  Kids can enjoy decorating them with their favourite toppings and ...

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Top 10 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes

Are you looking for ideas of what to do with pumpkins after Halloween?  My kids love carving Jack O’ Lanterns and I’m sure ...

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Shortbread Stars Recipe

I always thought shortbread would be really hard to make – but this recipe is quick and easy and the shortbread biscuits were ...

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Grama’s Best Irish Soda Bread Recipe

I have Irish parents and grew up with a love of wonderful recipes handed down through the family.  Many of my fond childhood memories ...

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How to Make Your Own Easy Flatbreads

Flatbreads are quick and easy to make which makes them a great recipe for kids.  You can eat them warm and soft straight from the pan ...

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Mars Bar Crispy Cakes

Mars Bar crispy cakes are fun to make and great to bring along to a school bake sale. Ingredients 5-6 cups of Rice krispies 200g bag of ...

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Mars Bar Race Cars Party Food

Having a car themed birthday party and looking for car party food ideas?  These little chocolate Mars Bar race cars are a perfect treat ...

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Halloween Party Food

If you’re having a spooky Halloween party then you’ll need some equally gruesome Halloween party food. Mummy Toasts A twist ...

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Sweet Potato Scones

These savoury scones are an ideal way to introduce your child to sweet potato – or any other root vegetable you may wish to try! They ...

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10 Great Vegetarian Recipes Kids Will Love

Veggie Recipes That Your Kids Will Ask You To Make For Them! Can you cook vegetarian recipes for kids and enable them to have a healthy ...

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Ideas for Pancake Day Fun

By Helen Hibberd, founder of Messy Me I love Pancake Day – I have very happy memories of it as a child and love it just as much as a ...

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Unicorn Poo Meringues

Perfect for a magical unicorn theme party One day during the school summer holidays, my friend’s two little girls came over for the day ...

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Watermelon Shapes

Lovely juicy watermelon is a refreshing, healthy treat on a hot summer day. Here’s a fun way to prepare it for kids, especially ...

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Easy Blueberry Cake Recipe

Here’s an easy blueberry cake recipe.  My kids enjoyed pressing the blueberries into the cake mix before it went in the oven.  ...

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Smartie Birthday Cake with Bunting

This Smartie birthday cake is possibly the easiest ‘cheat’ homemade birthday cake you can make.  Make it even quicker and ...

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Cogges Welsh Cakes

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney makes a lovely day out with the kids with a great variety of things to do.  In their warm and welcoming ...

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Fun Easter Chick Cakes

Here are some fun Easter Chick cakes which are really quick and easy to make.  They’re easy for young kids to decorate and ...

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How To Make a Perfect Soft Boiled Egg and Soldiers

There’s nothing better than a soft boiled egg and soldiers.  Great for a weekend breakfast or a quick mid-week tea for the kids.  ...

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Easy Apple Crumble Recipe

Apple crumble is one our favourite family puddings.  It’s a quick and easy dessert for the kids to make and a great warming ...

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Bread & Butter Apple Bake

This bread & butter apple bake with sprinkles is an easy pudding for kids to make and tastes delicious. Ingredients: (Serves 2) 2 ...

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