Chicken Chargrill Wrap

Birdseye Chicken Chargrill Wrap

Tortilla wraps are a store cupboard essential for busy family cooks. My kids love them because they like to get stuck in and construct their own. I usually prepare a variety of fillings and put them in bowls in the middle of the table, then the boys get busy creating. Sadly they are very suspicious […]

Quick, Easy and Kid-friendly Fish Finger Pie

Birdseye Fishfinger Pie

Feeding children is full of highs and lows. Will they eat what you put on the table tonight or will there be a chorus of complaints? My children might have a food writer for a mother, but does that mean they’ve got adventurous tastes in food? Sadly not. As much as I’d like to challenge […]

Sweetcorn, Carrot and Coriander Fritters

Sweetcorn, Carrot and Coriander Fritters by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

Quick and crispy veggie treats, these sweetcorn fritters give an autumnal evening a little golden glow. Grated carrot and chopped roasted red pepper ups the vegetable count with chopped coriander and lime zest giving a little Asian breeze to proceedings. You can make the fritters extra small and serve as little starters with a sweet chilli dip, go […]

Seven Speedy Picnic Recipes

Vegetarian Jerk Spiced Scotch Egg - Allotment 2 Kitchen

So it was packed lunch ideas yesterday, and today i’m bringing you the round-up of super-quick recipes perfect for picnics from August’s round of Speedy Suppers, hosted by myself and the very lovely Sarah at Maison Cupcake. The weather seems to have warmed up again, so fingers crossed there might still be a bit of […]

Crispy Lemon Chicken Goujons

Crispy Lemon Chicken Goujons on Feedingboys.co.uk

A quick and tasty tea-time treat of juicy chicken thigh strips in a lemony crispy crust, perfect for dipping or putting in wraps. They’re oven baked not fried, and only take ten minutes to prepare and 25 minutes to cook. Make a few batches and pop them in the freezer for playdate teas. You might […]

Lemon and Mint Pesto with Tagliatelle

Lemon and Mint Pesto by Feedingboys.co.uk

  A light and summery pesto of mint and lemon makes a wonderful quick sauce for a speedy pasta supper, or brushed onto fish wrapped up and baked for a hit of flavour. I blitzed up a whole heap of mint leaves with the zest of a lemon, some toasted pine nuts, Italian hard cheese […]

Prawn and Courgette Curry

Prawn and Courgette Curry for #stepintosummer for Weight Watchers UK (photo: Katie Bryson)

Losing weight for the summer is important to me this year as I turn 40 in July and it feels like a big milestone. I want to start my fourth decade feeling healthy and in good shape – I want to be around for the boys for another 40 years if I can! So I’ve […]

Bacon and Egg Puff Tarts

Bacon and Egg Puff Tart on Feedingboys.co.uk

Where would we be without the great British staple of bacon and eggs? If we’ve ever feeling low in this house, that’s our go-to fill the frying pan meal! Me and the boys go streaky, Matthew has his weird veggie bacon, but we’re all happy I’ve taken the classic and i’ve made it into puff […]

Cheese and apple quesadillas

Cheese and apple quesadillas by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

After school snacks are essential in my house, if calories don’t get injected into my boys as soon as they’re out of the playground we get meltdownage, and I mean BIG TIME MELTDOWNAGE ON A THERMO NUCLEAR SCALE. Arlo is still adjusting to his first year of school, and being a summer baby the tiredness […]

Zesty salmon goujons

Zesty salmon goujons by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

Making your own fishfingers might sound like an ordeal, but it’s a little bit of mess and about 10 minutes of your time. For this slight inconvenience you’ll be rewarded with luxurious chunky goujons instead of the skinny minnie versions that come out of a packet when you’re knackered on a Thursday evening. I’m a […]