Family & Kids

Make-Ahead Dinners

Thu, 20 Apr 2017

Spending a few hours in the kitchen on a weekend can prove endlessly helpful during the working week; especially if you plan a few weeks ahead of time. The key to make-ahead dinners is to choose flavours that get better as they develop. Think soups, stews, casseroles. Think marinating meat in freezer bags. Think freezing […]

Cooking With Kids

Wed, 19 Apr 2017

The kids are off school which means plenty of time to get them cooking. If you have some spare time this week, then set aside a few hours to get busy with your small people – there truly is no greater gift that you can give them than confidence in the kitchen. Here are our […]

9 Healthy Recipes With Tinned Tomatoes

Tue, 18 Apr 2017

When fresh tomatoes haven’t hit high season yet, it’s perfectly acceptable to embrace tinned tomatoes or passata. In fact, recipes with tinned tomatoes are really good for you. They are low in calories and high in vitamins B6 and C, high in fibre and lycopene, an antioxidant known to lower the risk of heart disease. […]

Easter Egg Cake Pops

Sat, 15 Apr 2017

Fun egg shaped cake pops decorated with sprinkles that are perfect for Easter. Use this delicious vanilla sponge and frosting recipe to make any cake pops, or you can also use your own favourite recipes. For the cake: 190g/6½oz self raising flour, sieved 155g/5½oz plain flour, sieved 1 tsp salt 250ml/9fl oz milk 2 tsp […]

5 Easter Treats To Make With Kids

Sat, 15 Apr 2017

If you want to get busy with your kids in the kitchen, then here are our top 5 Easter bakes to make with kids. Don’t forget to check out our guide to baking with kids before you go down this rabbit hole. We warned you, ok? Chocolate Toffee Cornflake Cakes Melt and mix, with little […]

5 Ways With Fish

Fri, 14 Apr 2017

Love fish but not sure how to cook it? Fish is a really nutritious food, being rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health, and it’s recommended that we eat at least two portions of fish a week. So, what to cook? Here are our favourite ways with fish – […]

Discovering Food Through Baby Led Feeding

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

Aileen Cox Blundell has launched her amazing new book Baby Led Feeding. Aileen has created over 150 delicious recipes specifically designed for babies. Her method allows babies to discover nutritious and healthy foods for themselves. Not only will your babies love them the whole family will love them too. All of Aileen’s nutritious recipes are […]

Bunny Butt Cupcakes

Tue, 28 Mar 2017

Bunny Butt Cupcakes Kids are going to love making these cute bunny butt cupcakes! You can bake everything from scratch using our easy recipes, or use store bought cupcakes, cake and frosting for a fun baking activity. (Candymelts are the easiest to use for the feet and they come in a variety of colour. You […]

Mother’s Day Breakfast In Bed

Thu, 23 Mar 2017

Why not treat your Mum this Mother’s Day with some breakfast in bed. This delicious overnight oats with berries recipe brought to you by Keelings can be made in three different ways, so all you have to do is pick whichever one your Mum will enjoy most, and get cracking. Make the most of Mother’s […]

Top 5 Mother’s Day Cakes

Wed, 22 Mar 2017

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to spoil your Mum than with a homemade cake! You can get the kids involved to make it extra special. Check out our baking with kids tips here. We have put together a list of our top 5 cakes that your Mum and the rest of […]

45,000 children to learn to grow their own food at school

Wed, 15 Feb 2017

GIY and innocent drinks team up to launch the sixth annual Sow & Grow initiative. The project will enable 45,000 primary school children across the country to learn how to grow their own food this spring. Primary schools across Ireland can now apply for a free Sow & Grow pack to be delivered to their school […]

IKEA Launches Sustainable Kitchen

Wed, 01 Feb 2017

IKEA has just announced the launch of KUNGSBACKA, its first kitchen front made of recycled plastic bottles and wood. The sustainable kitchen is part of IKEA’s ambitious plan to increase the amount of recycled materials used in its product ranges and to reduce the company’s environmental footprint. “What we do at IKEA has a big […]