Christmas time means as well holiday time for the kids. Time to slow down - time to get bored now and then. I like it when kids get bored, as they often get creative. When my son got bored this time, he grabbed Jamie Oliver`s cooking book, picked a recipe and asked if we can … Continue reading Fruit Scones
It got rainy here today. And it is Friday, the weekend is about to start. And the kids have friends over. All good reasons to get some chocolate cookies into the oven! First time I tried this recipe but thankfully it did not disappoint! Or should I say my Nigella Express book did not disappoint. … Continue reading Chocolate Mint Cookies
Carrots - not just for the rabbits! While on holiday in Sweden my son and I tried several carrot cakes and most of the ones we tried in the Cafe`s had the special twist with cardamom! It was a great treat to simply indulge, not too heavy, very fresh. Three days back at home and … Continue reading Carrot cake ~ with cardamom ~
My kids love crackers and when we noticed we had no more, what better way than making your own?! All done in less than 20min. We may just stop buying them as the options for flavours seem endless and they are so quick and easily done! Below please find a recipe I found in a … Continue reading Parmesan Crackers
I got fed up by what we were eating, focusing too much on what the kids like, losing the balance in my meals and what I like. On top of that it got hot and nobody seems to be really hungry these days. So I took action and served hearty salad for dinner. Normal green salads … Continue reading Summer time – Salad time
My kids are not fans of peanut butter and I can't blame them, I only started to like it as a young adult myself. But I recently remembered that they liked some peanut butter cookies they tried when visiting friends over the summer. And I remembered my friend telling me how easy and quick they … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies
The things you sometimes come across at the hairdresser - interesting cooking magazines (*). These salmon fish fingers quickly became one of our favourites. As usual, quick and easy - and healthy on top! Salmon Fish Fingers (for 2 servings) 2 tbsp ground flaxseed 2 tbsp fine porridge oats (I use the normal ones) 1/2 … Continue reading Fish Fingers delight
Great for an energy fix, a school snacks, for picnics or a bite on the go. Super easy and quick to make, kids will love to join in! I have fond memories of those as I used to make them as a child. The recipe dates back to my Swedish Cooking book from 1963 when … Continue reading Oat cookies
Planning a relaxed evening or lunch and need a quick meal?! Here you go, give it a try! When the kids were out of the house it was time to do some relaxed and uninterrupted cooking. Oh what I enjoyed it! I didn’t go for something crazy but something tasty and easy; the cutting took in … Continue reading Salmon Stir-Fry! Quick, easy, tasty!
Superfood?! Yes, of course they always sound great and are so healthy and good. But if you have children in the house chances that they eat it are rather slim. That is unless they love Pesto, then the greener the better seems to do the trick - at least for all three kids in our household. … Continue reading Yes, it is green, healthy and kids approved!