food


Proud, you bet I am 11

I read somewhere and for the life of me I can not remember where something about parents who’s children eat everything shouldn’t be smug.  Why?  Why can I let people know about the crap sides of my life, but not the good things? I am a proud mum and yes I am somewhat smug, my children are good eaters.  Is it down to me, yes it probably is.  I am happy to say that out loud.  My boys eat mostly everything I put in front of them nowadays, yes the do have foods they don’t like, but they are both happy to try new foods and are not in the slightest more »


My Philips Airfryer and National Chip Week 8

Yes it is national chip week in the UK this week and I love chips.  Not very modern I know, but I have to say that there are a real comfort food for me, as my Dad made the best chips in the whole wide world. We don’t have chips very often in The Mad House, partly as we don’t own a fryer and partly as we were spoilt as my mum had a Tefal Actifry so they were always a treat that we saved for visiting her. When I had lunch with the chaps from Philips at Christmas they introduced me to their new Airfryer and then I was lucky more »


1.7 million children under six do not eat breakfast 27

Yes, you read the title right, that is 1.7 million children under six who start the day with no food.  Shocking isn’t it?   1.4 million 6 to ten year old children don’t eat breakfast and 2.3 million 11 to 16 year old children also skip breakfast. So in total 5.4 million children in the UK do not eat breakfast. Couple that with the fact that £646m is spend by children on the way to school on snacks and fizzy drinks nad I think you get some idea of just how socked I was on Friday when I heard about these figures from Sara the dietitian at Kellogg’s Me listening intently more »