Category Archives: Food & Drink

A Simple Way to Reduce Sugar with Heinz Beanz

If you are anything like me you are always looking for simple ways to reduce sugar from your family’s diet. I’m not talking drastic things here, but just little improvements that can be easily made and hopefully with no one (I’m talking about you Husb) noticing.

Heinz No Added Sugar Beanz
Heinz No Added Sugar Beanz

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Win Tickets to VeggieWorld London

VeggieWorld, Europe’s oldest and biggest vegan festival, is coming to the UK for the first time in April 2017. VeggieWorld London takes place on Saturday 8th April and Sunday 9th April 2017 at Kensington Town Hall, West London and is set to be the key international vegan event of the year in the UK and you could win a pair of tickets.

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Heinz Soup – ‘Break In Case of Emergency’ boxes!

BREAK IN CASE OF WINTER EMERGENCY

Heinz brrrrr-ings the heat across the UK with breakable soup cases to fight the freeze

London, 16 January: As Winter sets in commuters across the UK were given a warming surprise after ‘Break In Case Of Emergency’ cases containing a free can of the nation’s favourite Heinz Cream of Tomato Soup were placed across cities. Throughout soup season, Heinz will be popping up in the coldest cities and towns across the UK to surprise consumers.

Heinz London Emergency Box
Emergency Box

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My December Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The December Degustabox was way more festive than the official Christmas box from November. I loved it. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My December Degustabox

My November Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The November Degustabox was the Christmas box. I’m not convinced it was overly festive but it was very nice. A good mix of sweet, savoury and some lovely drinks. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My November Degustabox

How we use Heinz Soup

Of course I use Heinz soups as soup. A meal in their own right. A quick meal at that. But it’s not all you can do with them. With the weather turning cold and the nights being oh so dark, oh so early, here are a couple of my favourite winter soup uses.

A soup tower
A soup tower

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Learning to Cook at School of Wok

Last Friday we went to London for a cooking lesson at School of Wok. Our session was an Introduction to Thai and it was amazing. Even though it was only a week ago, and I can’t believe how quickly that has gone, I would go again tomorrow.

Learning knife skills at School of Wok
Learning knife skills at School of Wok

I came across School of Wok in July when I went to the Dexham Christmas showcase, they had teamed up with School of Wok on a range of Woks and utensils. During the event we had a mini lesson with Jeremy Pang the head chef there and met a lot of the team. I was really eager to go back so we arranged a full lesson.  Continue reading Learning to Cook at School of Wok

My October Degustabox

Time for my monthly Degustabox feature, if you haven’t seen previous month’s posts, Degustabox is a monthly subscription box, filled with amazing new foods for you to try out. Including new lines from big brands and foods from smaller brands that you maybe weren’t aware of. For £12.99 per box you will have contents worth well in excess of that, so get the chance to try something new and maybe even find a new favourite treat.

The October box was actually really useful, not too many new things which was disappointing but there were some quick meals, amazing minions and a happy son. Here’s what I got;  Continue reading My October Degustabox

L’s 3rd Birthday Party

L turned three the other weekend so to celebrate we had a little birthday party with our family.

Decorating the night before
Decorating the night before

He is happy with the attention for the day and it keeps both the cost and stress manageable for me, just, it’s still stressful filling your house with people, family or not!

Action balloon shot
Action balloon shot

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My #FloraLunchBox Challenge

How do you get on packing lunches? I struggle. It’s not that I can’t pack a box, of course I can. It’s just getting in some variety and a good level of nutrients that gets to me. So I was intrigued about the #FloraLunchBox Challenge with BritMums.

I pack lunches for my husband at work, myself on days I work and for L if we are going on a day out somewhere. Thankfully nursery take care of him food wise when he is there and feed him amazing food. I’ve threatened to join them for lunch on more than one occasion.

Because when I pack lunch everybody tends to get the same thing. Every. Single. Time.

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Our #FloraLunchBox Challenge pack

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