If you’re like me, summer holidays are a big deal and you want to make sure that the whole family enjoys a nice time together. Last year, Lion, Apple and I went on a self-catering holiday in Tuscany. This year, the 4 of us went to an all-inclusive resort in Portugal. What was best and […]
4 months after my return to work post-maternity leave, we are finally going on our first holiday as a family of 4 ! Work has been so busy lately that I really feel I need a break.
The problem with holidays when you have a busy job and family life is that you really pay for it with an increased workload to make up for the fact that you are going to be gone a week. So here is my top tips to have an organized and smooth departure and return, both in work and at home.Read More »
I have decided to start sharing my recipes with you. They will be varied in terms of ingredients but they will all be suitable for a week night dinner for busy parents and children because :
They won’t take more than 20 minutes to prep
They won’t take more than 25 minutes to cook HOWEVER will always be recipes that don’t mind being cooked for a little while longer, as busy parents can’t just hang around the stove with an egg-timer in one hand and a glass of wine in the other
They will be healthy and will contain veg, carbs, protein and fat
They will be recipes suitable for the whole family (inc. toddlers)
They can be cooked using frozen / canned ingredients for extra speed
They can be frozen to be reused at a later date
They will need a well stocked spice cupboard as spices can make any dull ingredients sparkle.
For the first one, let me introduce my new favourite : Apricot Moroccan Chicken !Read More »