Healthy Eating: Almond date balls a nutritious, delicious snack

I’ve grown slightly weary of cooking full deal meals.  My tendency these days is to prepare a big pot of soup or stew, a  casserole or a piece of protein and some sides that I can call dinner for at least two or three nights. Everyone is on their own for breakfast or lunch.

Lately I have been eating small meals or snacks throughout the day. I call it “snackertainment”!  I rarely wake up ravenous and as the day moves along my appetite picks up a bit. Fruit, cheese and crackers is a favorite at mid-day. It’s easy, quick and

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Cake balls: a new way to celebrate children’s birthdays | Chocolate

How do you celebrate a child’s birthday when you can neither go places nor have people over? After 11 months of varying degrees of lockdown, it was my youngest’s turn and the ‘let’s make staying at home fun’ ideas had started to resemble something you might read in a Ladybird parody book.

This is when I decided to make Birthday Eve a thing. We erected a small tent in the house, crowned it with fairy lights, lined it with cushions and blankets and at 18:00hrs I funnelled my children into it and presented my youngest with a hamper full of

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