Family & Kids

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 […]

Top 5 Tips For Batch Cooking

Mon, 23 Jan 2017

Batch cooking can really help you save time and money. It is all about getting your freezer working for you. Try to spend a day whipping up some recipes that you can freeze this will mean you will have homemade healthy, nutritious ready meals to pop in the oven. Master batch cooking with our top 5 […]

That’s A Wrap – Top 7 Recipes

Wed, 18 Jan 2017

Making wraps are so quick and easy. They can make the perfect family meals or lunchbox fillers. We have put together our top 7 wrap recipes: 7. Chicken Quesadillas a quick and easy lunch or dinner. Get the recipe here   6. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps – These delicious healthy chicken wraps are bursting with Asian inspired flavours. […]

9 Healthy Recipes With Tinned Tomatoes

Mon, 16 Jan 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. […]

5 Ways With Oats

Mon, 09 Jan 2017

8Slow release carbs, oats are the way forward when it comes to staying warm and cosy this winter. Lucky for you, it’s not all about porridge – here’s our top 5 ways with oats.

5 Ways To Pimp Your Porridge

Tue, 03 Jan 2017

The ultimate power breakfast, sometimes it’s hard to face porridge every morning. We know, trust us. We’ve come up with 5 ways to pimp your porridge, so that no matter how gloomy the day outside, your breakfast bowl will always be filled with delight. Banana is porridge’s very best friend. For a super fancy and […]

5 Ways With Fish

Tue, 03 Jan 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 – […]

Frozen Berry Breakfast Bowl

Tue, 27 Dec 2016

Frozen Berry Breakfast Bowl A fun twist on adding fruit to your breakfast is to add frozen fruit, it’s like having bites of fruity ice-pops! Berries are particularly suited to freezing, so keep a small tub of them on hand in the freezer to add a few to your yogurt, cereal or smoothies. Ingredients: 3-4 […]

BFree Turkey & Ham Bake

Mon, 26 Dec 2016

Not quite sure what to do with your leftovers at Christmas? Try BFree Turkey & Ham Bake  Ingredients: 500g leftover turkey and ham 1 onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 150g frozen peas 350ml chicken stock 200ml crème fraiche 4 tsp gluten free cornflour 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 100g cheese, grated 3-4 slices BFree bread Thyme […]

Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Mon, 05 Dec 2016

Cranberry White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies These delicious oatmeal cookies are crunchy on the outside and soft and chewy in the middle. They’re also really easy to make so they’re perfect for baking with the kids. Ingredients: 115g butter, softened 100g granulated white sugar 100g light brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 90g flour […]

Cooking With Kids

Tue, 01 Nov 2016

Midterm is here, and with it, plenty of time to get cooking with the kids. 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 […]