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Overnight oats help keep me sane

overnight oats

The good thing about overnight oats is that in the morning, when your children are being grumpy and uncooperative (anyone?) and you are running around finding pairs of shorts and picking up dropped bits of toast, you don’t go neglected and miss out on breakfast.

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Review of Jo Wheatley’s ‘A Passion for Baking’ and interview with Jo

Jo Wheatley a Passion for Baking

Jo Wheatley impressed the nation with her amazing baking skills on BBC2’s The Great British Bake Off and after winning the competition in 2011 went on to write ‘A Passion for Baking’ – I meet her to talk family and baking.

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Cinnamon & Maple Syrup Eggy Bread

“Of course we have to have Eggy Bread, we’re camping!”

Here’s the recipe, so hoist the little one on your hip if needs be, and rest in the knowledge that even if you cannot put baby down, you can all still eat. Which will help.

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Banana Peanut Boost Smoothie

Banana Peanut Boost Smoothie

The boost comes from the added porridge oats (more on those below), which give your smoothie a boost of B vitamins and fibre. The sweetness comes from the banana and the agave nectar, a natural sweetener with a low GI and a great alternative to sugar

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