childrens fashion · family · fashion

Spring clothing picks for boys

Choosing clothes for boys is so tough, there’s not the choice available that there is for girls at reasonable prices .My sons not sporty and doesn’t want to wear tracksuits, trainers football tops ect. He’s also very confident off the style he wants to wear, here’s some if our spring picks

We’re off to keep searching for unique clothing.

If anyone can’t point me in the direction of boys clothing especially colourfully, please comment below.

Sophie

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family · Food · healthy food

Happy birthday healthy cake

Its my husbands birthday this week and due to on going health problems he’s diet low in sugar ,fat and other things.

we still wanted to bake a cake and I love to experiment and make yummy snacks healthy¬† so we decided to make beetroot chocolate cake it taste amazing he didn’t even know till we told him. Fab if you have a fussy eater.

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Recipe

 

100ml sunflower oil or rapeseed oil

175g beetroots

150g dark soft sugar

200g self raising flour

50g cocoa powder

1 tbsp. baking powder

200g 0% fat natural yogurt

2 tsp vanilla extract

Method

1.peel,chop and boil the beetroot till soft. set aside to cool

2. pre heat the oven to 180c/160c/gas4

3. Once the beetroot has cooled down transfer to a food processor/hand blender and whizz to puree.

4. Add all the remaining ingredients ad stir till the mix is smooth.

5. Transfer the mix to a greased cake tin and bake for 50min-1hour or until a skewer comes out clean.

 

Let me know how you get on. Happy baking .

 

family · Food

Hidden veg ūü•£

Having a fussy child who wants healthy food but can’t manage to eat lumpy or crunchy food due to the texture can be hard, add in the mix of a husband who is currently unwell and has just had surgery but lives of junk food he’s not aloud meal times in our house are tough

Me and my boy put this recipe together yesterday and it made the most amazing tomato soup but added hidden veg

Recipe

6 large ripe tomatoes or a can of chopped tomatoes

1 large onion

2 cloves of garlic

2 leeks

1 red pepper

1 carrot

1 potato ( to thicken the soup)

1 tin of butter beans

Method

Saut√© the onion for 5 minutes don’t let the onion burn add a little water and sunflower/rap seed oil.

Add the garlic and stir for a minute trying not to let the garlic brown

Add the tomatoes/chopped tomatoes stir together with the onions and veg

Then add the rest of the veg in to the pan. ( we choose these veg as they were spare in the fridge but you could add other vegetables)

Pour in the vegetable stock

A teaspoon of paprika

And black pepper to taste ( you can add other herbs or salt to taste)

Leave to simmer with the lid on for 1hr 30 min

Blend and serve

We serve ours with homemade crusty bread and balsamic vinegar.