A headband stand fit for a princess

My daughter has managed to accumulate multitudes of headbands, necklaces and bangles which is pretty amazing considering she is only going on five years! She unfortunately also likes to leave them strewn all over the floor so that I can step on them and hop around on one foot trying not to swear. To try…

Banana ricotta pancakes for a lazy Sunday morning

I do like a nice breakfast as it always seems to set how well the day will go. If I skip breakfast, I always get so drained and tired by the end of the day. So healthy nutritious banana and ricotta pancakes drizzled with honey seems like the perfect way to start a lazy Sunday…

Minestrone soup – a one pot wonder

Now that it has finally begun to feel like winter, a large pot of warming soup is just what we need to keep us going. This minestrone soup is a family favourite. I’m not sure that it is particularly authentic as an Italian recipe, but with loads of nutritious vegetables, beans and pasta in the…