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  • 22 Oct 2014

    Carrot and courgette cake

    I recently stumbled across my old, once adored, Hummingbird bakery recipe book. I feel a little sad every time I see it since I made the decision to go paleo. Flicking through the recipes I was reminded that I’d managed to replicate their amazing brownies with surprising success. Mostly I try to innovate when it comes to paleo alternatives, however, so I thought I’d take their carrot and courgette muffins and make a delicious real food alterative. Again, the results have been very pleasing so you can expect to see a few more of these over the coming months. Even my veggie hating children loved this, making it a sneaky success. […] more

  • 21 Oct 2014

    Pumpkin brownies

    Want something a little different to do with your pumpkin flesh this year? Look no further, these delicious pumpkin brownies will go down a treat with family and friends so whether you’re planning a quiet family evening in or having a big celebration be sure to add these to your recipes list! These sweet treats have the added benefit of being both gluten and dairy free! […] more

  • 20 Oct 2014

    What baking a cake teaches a child

    As every home educator knows, children learn best when they’re having fun. Most parents, whether they home educate or not, soon become aware of this fact through watching a child’s face light up in recognition when a dull text book fact comes to life through play. It could, and has, been argued that real learning doesn’t take place in an artificial classroom environment, but through a child’s engagement with the world around them. The joy of sharing that learning with our children is unbounded, and a lot of the time we are re-learning forgotten things or discovering concepts anew. […] more

  • 9 Sep 2014

    7 things to do with pumpkin

    Every year we merrily carve away at our pumpkins, being careful to scrape out all of the seeds and flesh beforehand. All too often I have planned to do something tasty or creative with my pumpkin ‘innards’ and never seem to get around to it. This year, it’s all about planning head. The list of things to do with your pumpkin is surprisingly large, so we’ve narrowed it down to seven of the most interesting or delicious, but simple, ideas to help you on your way: […] more

  • 8 Sep 2014

    WIN A PRIZE CASE OF WINE WORTH OVER £90

    Vintage Roots - The Organic Wine People are the UK's leading organic and biodynamic wine and drinks specialists. Why not drink to your own health, and enjoy superb quality wines too? We'll deliver to your door or business. This very special prize case is worth over £90 and contains Champagne, Prosecco, N.Z.Sauvignon Blanc, Chianti, Rioja and award winning Reserve Malbec. […] more

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