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Something For The Weekend – Creamy Leek, Cheese And Ham Pasta

This was always a good dish for getting my kids to eat vegetables – they just loved the rich sauce!  Don’t worry...

Something For The Weekend – Pork And Pineapple Skewers

A weekend barbecue is one of the joys of summer for us – but if the weather spoils your plans, you can still...

Something For The Weekend – Homemade Pizza Margherita

Making our own pizza was something that started when the kids got old enough to decide it was one of their favourite...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Teriyaki Chicken

Homemade teriyaki sauce always tastes better than a shop-bought version. It will store well in the refrigerator for up to a week,...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Vegetarian Chilli

Once the initial prep work is done, you can leave this dish to bubble away while you get on with other things. It’s...

Something For The Weekend – Chicken And Broccoli En Croute

‘En croute’ always makes me think of restaurant-quality dishes, even though it simply means anything baked in pastry. The kids always love it...

Something For The Weekend – Simple Tomato Soup With Cheesy Garlic...

Tomato soup is a childhood staple and this home-made version is delicious. It freezes well, too, so you can double up on ingredients...

Something For The Weekend – Easy Fish Pie

For some reason, my children never thought fish pie was ‘real’ food. It was comforting, full of things they liked, and they loved...

Something For The Weekend – Rainbow Chicken Stir-Fry

If you need a break from rich, calorific food this easy chicken stir-fry is perfect. Low-fat doesn’t mean low-flavour, and the sauce means your...

Something For The Weekend – Spicy Vegetable & Lentil Casserole

Whether you’re vegetarian or simply want your family to eat less meat, this spicy vegetable & lentil casserole makes a tasty and filling meal....

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Something For The Weekend – Home-Made Chicken Nuggets

The ubiquitous chicken nugget is arguably most kids' all-time favourite food – however much we wish it wasn’t. If you’re trying to cut down...
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If you’re the organised type, chances are you’re already planning your Christmas celebrations. You might even have bought one or two presents. Here are...

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