Category Archives: Food

Recipe – Chocolate Bread

Today’s recipe title is care of Miss Squid.  We call it Chocolate Spread, she calls it Chocolate Bread – which makes sense to a 3 year old. A friend shared a recipe she was planning to make with a parent’s group I’m in.  It certainly got my ears perking with “Home Made Nutella Type Spread”.

We Keep On Eating – Meal Plan 29th January – 11th February

Meal planning is still progressing relatively well.  We had a few unplanned/leftover meals mostly due to celebrating Miss Squid’s Birthday and not having the energy to cook properly. We also had an unplanned “take away (out)” meal for Miss Squid’s actual Birthday – is anyone surprised that when you ask a 3 year old what

Crockpot Vegetarian Lasagne – Our Take

  It had been a long time since I had seen a recipe that was interesting enough for me to want to try it (other than as a “one day” project).  This was a recipe that felt like it could fit into our style of eating as a semi-regular addition to our regular dining repertoire

What a Start!

The blog was officially launched today, and I have been overwhelmed with the support, thank you. I’m here to do another meal planner post so here goes… Last fortnight’s planning went well, we made a few adjustments but did not have to have to go back to the supermarket after the big shop which is

Meal Plan ~ 1st – 14th January 2012

In line with the goals I have set, I wrote a meal plan for the first time in months.  I have concentrated on the evening meal as we usually have cereal/toast for breakfast and sandwiches/leftovers for lunches.  In time, I might manage to meal plan all meals if I find it helps. This fortnight we


Lots of things have been happening in my life that seem to have converged in a serendipitous way.   This has led to contemplation and a commitment to change a fair few different but linked areas in my life.. My goals for 2012 are: I want to not buy anything new that is not necessary