Mama & Mini – Courgette, quinoa, mozza fritters with avocado salsa

I am not honestly too sure how this recipe came about…  I suspect it was something of a ‘throw it all together’ lunch that happened to work out.  Initial attempts were prone to disintegrating but the addition of a few breadcrumbs helps them stick better and, more importantly, the whole family including the toddler and the eight month old are…
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Mama & Mini – Caramelised onion & aubergine curry

Here we go, the Mama & Mini series is back.  Recipes you can cook for yourself, for your whole family and even for your tinies (with some small adjustments noted below). I don’t know about you but food is the highlight of my weekly calendar these days.  In fact, my diary commitments are so sparse right now the only things…
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Mama & Mini – my famous sweet potato, kale & black bean vegan curry

Just take a moment to open your mind to the possibility that this vegan curry could be the very curry that your meat loving husband actually requests on a regular basis.  The possibility that this could the dish that makes your baby say ‘Mmm’ for the very first time and with every, single bite.  Well, for me, this is it. It…
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Mama & mini – Scotty lentil soul bowls

Usually I am not one for resolutions but, as chance would have it, my first collaboration of the year provides a most welcome introduction to the mini series that has been in the works for quite some time on Thankfifi…  Mama & Mini recipes. I remember honestly feeling quite terrified at the weaning milestone, knowing Hunter would require more than…
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Post baby fitness part II & why you need this cranachan protein smoothie

Time to take it up a gear… My last fitness update was me giving myself a gentle nudge back into working out but now, at a year post baby, I do not have quite the same concerns as I had then.  My abs have married back together at last and all my pelvic floor work did the trick (although truthfully…
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