Heanton Court Inn – A review

Heanton Court Inn – A review

As much as I enjoy cooking and baking for my family, it is always nice when I do not have to and to have someone else prepare a meal for me instead. I suppose as a family we eat out maybe once a month, sometimes more like if we are away on holiday. There was a time when my boys were younger that we hardly never ate out. Mostly due to them being fussy eaters and also because sometimes the hassle of keeping them occupied while waiting for food, was too much for me to be able to relax and enjoy the ambience of eating out!

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Curried Potato and Vegetable Cakes with a Spiced Mango Jam

Curried Potato and Vegetable Cakes with a Spiced Mango Jam

These simple Curried Potato and Vegetable Cakes with a Spiced Mango Jam are made from leftover vegetables and are a great way of reducing food waste at home, and a cheap way to make a nutritious and tasty dinner for your family.

These humble but tasty Curried Potato and Vegetable Cakes with a Spiced Mango Jam, are not only very easy to prepare, they are also very frugal to make as they use up any leftover vegetables and potatoes. By adding some curry powder to leftovers that might otherwise be used in bubble and squeak, or maybe a soup or a stew, a tasty midweek meal is made for your family which is healthy, low fat, packed full of flavour and cheap to make too. 

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Lego Burgers

Lego Burgers

These Lego Burgers are filled with a beef Lego man shaped patty, enclosed inside a savoury waffle. Perfect fun food for all Lego and beef burger fans.
Lego Burgers

We eat a fair bit of red meat dishes in our house. We do not eat lamb, however, as none of us like it, but I do cook with beef, and occasionally pork mince, to make some easy family meals. While the majority of my red meat dishes are relatively straight forward, because I have a pair of fussy eaters, occasionally I like to make them something a bit different to make mealtime a bit more fun for my boys, especially after a busy week at school. These Lego Burgers are exactly that – fun and tasty. Yet they still contain the nutritional goodness that a pair of growing boys need in their diet.

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Meatloaf Muffins

Meatloaf Muffins

These mini Meatloaf Muffins are perfect for a family meal served alongside some creamy mash and vegetables. Any leftovers could even be eaten cold in lunch-boxes the next day, or frozen for another time.

My mini Meatloaf Muffins are a fun way to serve a classic recipe to your family. Meatloaf Muffins may well appeal to children more than a slice, or even a chunk, of the regular shaped meatloaf would too. By making them in a muffin tray, you automatically get individual portions ready to serve to your family. 

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What Would You Pack Inside Your Ultimate Holiday Suitcase

What Would You Pack Inside Your Ultimate Holiday Suitcase

I do not know about you, but I often struggle knowing what to take with me on holiday. Having to pack a suitcase with everything you need for one or two weeks away is hard to do, and I always end up taking something I did not need, and also wishing I had taken something else that I really needed.

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