Instant Pot: Valentine’s Edition

So already this year is entirely different to February 2020, and we’re of course doing Valentine’s a little differently too. Eating out? Nope! And it’s on a Sunday, hello, school night!! So the next best thing, that in fact could turn into a major silver-lining, is having a casual Valentine’s picnic-style early supper at home,…

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3 Delicious Homemade Christmas Gifts made in the Instant Pot!

I decided to switch things up a little this year and make some delicious homemade gifts in my Instant Pot. There’s something so thoughtful about a homemade jar of something – made with love and the perfect addition to your Christmas feast! Sure, you could make them on a stove-top, but this is so much…

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Instant Pot Heritage Day Picnic

I’ve decided that this Heritage Day we’ll celebrate it (just our small family of four) with a special picnic outdoors in the gorgeous Spring sunshine we’ve been having! What’s on the menu? A little twist on traditional Scotch Eggs (with Boerie!) and little Sago pudding pots – an ode to my heritage and my childhood!…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Lemon Loaf

We’re always up for a little teatime treat, and this Lemon Loaf was such a winner! I thought my fussy eater wouldn’t enjoy the lemon tang, but he asked for two slices! All it takes is a simple Vanilla Cake Mix with a little lemon for ‘pizzazz’ as Soph would say! A nice simple bake…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Berry Cream Cake

My child is berry obsessed – since a baby. She thinks nothing of polishing off a tub of (very expensive) blueberries while sitting in the shopping trolley, so this bake was a natural choice of hers. The brief she gave me – berries, lots of them, and cream! This was the perfect Sunday teatime treat…

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Baking with Soph – Betty Crocker Rainbow Cupcakes

You can’t keep Soph out of the kitchen! With self-isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic, keeping the kids busy and calm has been my number one priority. The kitchen is always a happy place for us, so we decided to use the Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake Mix and spread a little hope with these…

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Mommalikeme Dinner Ideas

If the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us one thing, besides resilience, it’s how to meal plan! No one needs to be out in the shops more than they need to be right now. Stuck in a rut and making the same meals week in and week out? Here’s a little help. We do a weekly…

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Best Chocolate Sheet Cake

Another day, another bake. If Soph has any more requests like this we’re going to be rolling out of lockdown soon. Absolutely divine, this simple chocolate sheet cake speaks for itself and is even better the next day! Here you go!

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