Recipes

Recipes

Family-friendly meals that promise to be easy on your time and your budget

clementines

Clementine water ice

Recipe tip a recipe designed to make a simple but treaty family pudding. Winter food, especially around Christmas, tends to be heavy and rich so...
jam tart

Blackberry lattice tartlet served with low fat greek yoghurt

Delicious wild blackberries are worth foraging for at the end of August and into September. Full of antioxidants which delay the aging process and...
chroizo

Kitchen Makeover! Cracking the Crockpot Part II

Last week we heard from MyFamilyClub follower @msetoonie, who was having trouble getting flavor into crockpot meals. In the first part of this Kitchen Makeover,...
zesty lemon fish fillets

Lemon zesty fish fillets

These refreshing fish fillets can be served between two halves of toasted whole-wheat buns topped with salad and tartare sauce - yummy, healthy and...
Baked Alaska recipe

Baked Alaska

A retro dessert of cake, fruit and ice cream covered in meringue was popular in the 70s and 80s. The secret lies in taking...
blueberry pie

Blueberry pie

A quick easy dessert with less calories than when using alternative pastries. Use frozen blueberries unless you can get hold of the fresh ones...
rasberry cheesecake

Raspberry or strawberry cheesecake

Take advantage of local grown strawberries or raspberries which are at their sweetest and cheapest in August to make this delicious dessert. Strawberries are...
Fish fingers home made

Fish fingers home made

Fish is a great source of protein, which is needed for the growth of all the tissues of our body. To make these home...
sunny breakfast pancakes

Sunny breakfast pancakes

The rule of the house is, whatever the kids add to the top of their pancakes they have to eat, which stops them getting...
Gluten Free

How To Enjoy A Gluten-Free Diet On A Budget

Unfortunately specialist gluten-free foods tend to be three to four times more expensive than standard gluten containing varieties. The Blue Tree Clinic’s Nutritionist, Charlotte...
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