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 […]

Speedy Suppers #2 and round up

Speedy suppers

  Busy family cooks need a repertoire of speedy suppers up their sleeves, so Sarah at Dinner with Crayons and I have introduced a new blogging event challenging folks to share their latest 30 minute (or less!) rapid meal ideas so we can all be inspired and cheer up our weekly meal plans. Here are the tasty […]

Spicy Thai noodle soup

Thai noodle soup on feedingboys.co.uk

A tasty Thai inspired soup packed with noodles and pak choi in a light coconut milk, ginger, lime peanut butter and coriander broth… The firefighter’s shifts have meant he’s been around daytimes during the week lately, so i’ve been celebrating this fact by making an effort with bounteous lunches. I spotted a fabulous looking Thai […]

Lemon and pesto gnocchi with turkey

Lemon, pesto and turkey gnocchi

Finding uses for leftover Christmas turkey is never going to go out of fashion, and on that note I’ve been challenged to do just that in a family-friendly recipe that costs under £10 by the Lean on Turkey campaign. When we’ve had a roast turkey or chicken I routinely strip the bird of any leftover meat, wrap […]

Easy dinner party ideas

Easy dinner party recipes

Dinner parties can be a bit stressful, especially when you’re a parent and you don’t have much time between putting the kids to bed and welcoming your guests through the door. So i’ve come up with a couple of recipes for your repertoire that’ll give you a bit of extra time to play with. The […]