Vegetable soda bread from Get Your Kids To Eat Anything – book review

Vegetable soda bread from Get Your Kids to Eat Anything.

This delicious vegetable packed soda bread recipe comes from Get Your Kids To Eat Anything by Emily Leary – a fantastic book to banish picky eating and make family mealtimes interesting & fun! I am extremely blessed in that my daughter Kipper will eat just about anything. Not tomatoes –…

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Delicious root vegetable stroganoff

Brighten up your dinner table with this vibrant root vegetable Stroganoff - chunky carrots, beets & swede in a tangy paprika & yogurt sauce. Delicious!

We get an organic vegetable box delivered every week, which has its pros and cons. The pros, of course, are the fresh, seasonal, local, delicious vegetables that appear every Thursday with no effort required on our part. The main con is that I then have to come up with something…

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Blueberry & sweet cheese lokshen kugel

blueberry & cheese lokshen kugel (noodle pudding).

A perfect dairy lokshen kugel! Rich sweet custard surrounds tender noodles & tangy blueberries to make a gorgeous dessert that’s great for Shavuot or anytime. For the first 20 years of my life, there was only one sort of lokshen kugel (noodle pudding) and this was it. My Mum made…

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Crunchy autumn slaw with ginger-honey-yogurt dressing – Rosh Hashanah salad

Autumn vegetable slaw

There are many symbolic foods which are traditionally eaten on Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year. The most well known are apples and honey, which are consumed for a ‘sweet new year’. Another commonly eaten food is carrots, which are often made into tsimmes – a sweet, slow-cooked carrot…

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Bircher muesli with berries and nuts

Bircher muesli

We are creatures of habit when it comes to breakfast. DH has porridge. I have tea and toast. Not every day, you understand. But most days.  His breakfast is healthier than mine, I reckon. I like my toast slathered with butter and jam, so it’s basically a combination of wheat, fat and…

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