The Crazy Kitchen: September 2011

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Friday, 30 September 2011

Friday Funny

 I never got around to posting a Friday Funny last week so I have doubled up this week and got 2 little snippets from over the last 2 weeks for Mummy Mummy Mum! 's Friday Funny .





Jack : I not play with my bicks [bricks]
Mummy : ok
Jack : Say why Mummy
Mummy : Why?
Jack : Cos I not like it



Daddy : you're a big boy now
Jack : and Sammy a big boy?
Daddy : Yes Sammy's a big boy
Jack : and Hanna's a big.................girl?
Daddy : yes Hanna's a big girl
Jack : and Mummy's a …............. what's Mummy?
Daddy : Mummy's a lady (debatable)
Jack: Oh Mummy's a lady......and Daddy's a ….......what's Daddy?
Daddy : Do you remember what I told you Daddy is..........Daddy's a …...
Jack : Fruit

Tinyme Name Labels

The start of a new school year is hard work....all that labelling of clothes, bags, books, bottles and more. A few years ago I started out with embroidered sew-in name labels for the kids, just like I used to have in my clothes when I was at school. They have their positive points in that they never come off and don't fade, but at the same time it takes ages to sew them all in. I quickly moved on to iron on labels but they were just plain bog-standard name labels, nothing exciting about them really. Then I came across tinyme labels and they are anything but bog-standard and plain. The designs on them are bright and fun and easily recognisable for little ones who can't read their own name. The designs include monkeys, diggers and cupcakes to mention a few, and are available in a range of colours.

There are iron on labels, shoe labels and a whole load of other labels in all shapes and sizes. They even do height charts, wall stickers, stationery & personalised bags too.


I was sent a pack of basic labels which includes 3 different sized vinyl labels which are great for books, bags, lunchboxes and bottles. I chose the pink cupcake design for Hanna and she has been labelling everything she can get her hands on. The labels are great quality and should last a long time.


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Name Label Value Pack Features

  • 90 different design and color options.
  • Conformable vinyl with super sticky adhesive.
  • Printed at very high resolution in full colour.
  • Additional UV light cured gloss clear coating for additional scratch resistance .
  • All our name labels will adhere to most smooth, hard, clean surfaces.
  • Our labels are waterproof, dishwasher resistant and microwave safe.
  • Note: the following surfaces may not be compatible: Plastics that contain high silicon (non stick), plastics with a greasy feel and plastics with a highly textured surface.

Cooking With Your Toddler - Banana Cake

I tweeted at the weekend about how I had a bit of an online shopping fail - instead of ordering 10 individual bananas I managed to order 10 bags of bananas!


Tesco thankfully managed to re-route a driver later that evening to call and collect some of the excess bananas,leaving us with only 4 bags. We managed to munch our way through most of them before they became over-ripe and decided to use the rest to make some banana cake/bread with Jack. Along with as his apron and chefs hat set Dunelm also sent Jack a Tala Child's baking set to try out so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity. The set comes with an extremely cute 12cm springform cake tin, a mini spatula, mechanical timer and squeezy icing bottle.
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The spatula was the perfect size for Jack to handle and has a flexible end, great for scraping bowls - or the dregs in your peanut butter or jam jar. The timer is easy to operate and can time from 1 minute up to an hour - great for baking or setting time limits on the Xbox or naughty step!


The pan is the cutest pan I have ever seen, it's a dinky version of a full-size springform pan, with a loose bottom. This is a great size for making a cake for the kids tea, especially if you're like me & on a permanent diet and don't wish to have cakes lying around for fear of not being able to resist them! There will definitely not be any left-overs when using this pan.


We didn't get around to using the icing bottle but I'm sure it will appear in future posts. The Tala baking set is available from Dunelm at a very reasonable £8.99, great for kids presents or stocking fillers.


If you haven't entered already, don't forget to enter my competition to win an apron & chefs hat set like Jack is wearing.




Banana Cake


125g butter, melted & cooled
350g SR Flour
175g Golden Caster Sugar
2 tbsp Smooth Peanut Butter
2 tsp Cinnamon
2 Eggs, beaten
3 Large over-ripe bananas, peeled & mashed
tbsp Milk



  • Mix all the ingredients  together until combined.
  • Spoon mix into greased & lined large loaf pan or 2 smaller pans
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until a knife or metal skewer inserted comes out clean. If you are using 1 large loaf pan you may need to bake for around 50-60 minutes.
  • Allow to cool slightly in the pan and then remove and place on a wire rack to cool completely



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Variation


After we had divided the mix up between our loaf pan and small springform pan we had some mix left over and added some chocolate chips and fudge pieces and baked them in mini cupcakes cases.
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Thursday, 29 September 2011

Win a Freya Design Wooden Money Box

Winner of the Money Box is @hannahmdy - Congratualtions, please send me a message on Twitter or email me with your address.

I recently posted a review about Freya Design who sell gorgeous wooden keepsake boxes.


I now have two of their Money boxes to give away.


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To be in with a chance of winning a money box of your chosen design you will need to do all of the following :



  • Follow @freyadesign on Twitter
  • Tweet the following : I want to win a Wooden Money Box with @freyadesign and @jessies_online http://bit.ly/ne4ehD
  • Like Freya Design on Facebook and let them know that The Crazy Kitchen sent you
  • Leave one comment below to let me know you have done all of the above and tell me which design you would choose (choices here).

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  • Competition closes at 8pm on 24th October 2011.
  • Two lucky winners will be chosen using Random.org
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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Yoomi Bottle - Win a Bottle & Warmer & £100 Hamleys voucher

Winner of the Yoomi Bottle & Warmer is @Mummyandbeastie - please DM or email me with your address.
CONGRATULATIONS!

All 3 of my children were mostly bottle fed for one reason or another and feeding time was a cycle of hear hungry baby, boil kettle, warm milk, feed - a process that could take up to 10 minutes to warm the milk depending on whether it had been refrigerated or room temperature water was used. I wish Yoomi had been around back then.
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A Yoomi warmer gives you perfect breast milk temperature feed in 60 seconds. The Yoomi bottles have a breast-like anti colic teat perfect for bottle only, combination feeding or transition from breast to bottle. The warmer (once charged) just takes 60 seconds before it's ready to use at the touch of a button. To charge the warmer you need to boil for 25 minutes and it's then ready to use whenever you need it.  Each warmer can be recharged up to 100 times and can be used in all Yoomi bottles, or the bottles can be used without the warmer. The warmer has been cleverly designed to stay warm for up to an hour and in that time the milk passes through the specially designed channels on the outside of the warmer so that by the time it reaches the teat is at breast milk temperature. The engineers at Yoomi have designed the warmer so that it is impossible to warm the milk above a safe maximum temperature, making it completely safe to use.
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Yoomi is currently available in 5oz and 8oz sizes with slow, medium and fast flow teats.



Yoomi Bottle & Warmer Giveaway

I have an 8oz bottle (rrp £23.50) with a medium flow teat to give away to one lucky reader.

To be in with a chance of winning you will need to do all of the following :


  • follow @yoomibottle on Twitter
  • Tweet the following : I want to warm my milk with a @yoomibottle warmer http://bit.ly/rmL6da @jessies_online
  • Answer the simple question using the form below and leave a message on the Yoomi Facebook wall to say that The Crazy Kitchen sent you
  • Leave one comment below to let me know you have completed all steps



  • Competition closes at 8pm on 17th October 2011.
  • One lucky winner will be chosen using Random.org
  • Maximum of 1 entry per person 
  • I will notify the winner once the competition has ended. If I don't receive a reply within 48 hours I reserve the right to draw another winner.
  • UK Entrants only.

NOTE:  *** Click CTRL & C to copy the phrase, CTRL & V to paste  ***


Yoomi £100 Hamleys voucher Competition


Yoomi are also giving you the chance of winning £100 Hamleys vouchers (just in time for Christmas!) and to be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is to host your own coffee morning and upload your pictures to Facebook. You can read more about the Yoomi Coffee Morning campaign here. A few months ago (just as I had entered into the world of blogging) I was invited to a Yoomi Coffee morning where I met some fellow bloggers as well as the lovely ladies from Yoomi and our photo appeared in Mother & Baby magazine. Coffee mornings are a great way for Mums (and Dads) to get together with the little ones and make new friends.


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Freya Design Keepsake Boxes

Freya Design wooden boxes are designed by Marie Ekerholm who takes inspiration from her native country Sweden, where simplicity, functionality and style are the essence of Scandinavian design.


The gorgeous boxes are all made from solid wood that is lightweight and robust and only sourced from countries that have strict regulations regarding sustainability. The boxes range from small trinket boxes up to large 3 compartment keepsake boxes. Each can be personalised with an engraved wooden plaque.


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They also sell gorgeous wedding boxes that can be personalised for the Bride & Groom, boxes for a new Baby, Christmas trinket boxes that can be hung on the tree, and even signs perfect for a child's bedroom or playroom door.


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New Baby
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Small Trinket




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Wedding
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Name Plaque

The boxes are excellent quality and arrive in bubble wrap and a presentation box to protect them in transit. I was sent a small butterfly trinket box so I could see the quality for myself. The painted wood is finished with a smooth matt finish and the designs are finished off beautifully with touches of glitter and gems here and there, The wood is unpainted on the inside but is lovely and smooth with no rough edges. There is a magnetic closure on the box ensuring that the lid snaps shut.

I love keepsake boxes and these are no exception, I'm now not sure whether to keep it for myself or let Hanna clutter it up keep her trinkets inside. These would make perfect gifts if you are looking for something a little bit special.

Freya Design products range from £15 for a door plaque up to £63 for a wedding box. For that extra special gift they sell Tailor Made boxes from £195. These gorgeous boxes are hand-painted  by a well established artist for any occasion. 
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I was sent a small trinket box for the purpose of this review.

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Toyologist Toy Review - HELLO KITTY FASHION BOUTIQUE SET


The Hello Kitty Playsets are perfect for little girls (or boys) that like Hello Kitty, or even just like playing with figures. Nine year old Hanna likes Hello Kitty and she also likes playing with figures, especially small cute ones so these were perfect for her. Little brother Jack has also enjoyed playing with the figures although the outfits are a bit fiddly for him.


The set comes with one figure, 4 dresses and 2 pairs of shoes so the outfits can be mixed and matched. The plastic dresses clip onto the figure and the shoes pop onto the base of the legs. There's not a lot else to do with the figures except change their outfits over and over but there are many other playsets in the Hello Kitty range and 2 or 3 sets together could keep a little Hello Kitty fan entertained for hours.

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The Hello Kitty Fashion Boutique Set is available for £9.99 in store or online.


Age suitability: 3+ years


Why not check out some of the other Toyologists Reviews and competitions on the new Toys R Us Toy Box Facebook application and find out more about all the Toyologists.

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Kids Gingerbread Apron & Chefs Hat Giveaway

Winner of the Apron Set is @maisietoo - please DM or email me with your address 
 CONGRATULATIONS!


Here's the exciting news that some of you have been waiting for.


I now have a Dunelm Gingerbread Kids Textile set to give away to one lucky person.
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The set consists of an apron, chefs hat  and tea towel and is perfect for any budding young Chef.


You can see the apron and chefs hat in action here, here, here and here in some of the cooking sessions that Jack has enjoyed.


If you want to find some ideas for cooking with your own children please see my Cooking With Your Toddler page where I have posted recipes of my own and there is also a Linky featuring recipes from other Bloggers and their children.




To be in with a chance of winning the textile set please follow @DunelmMillUK on Twitter and tweet the following and leave me a comment below to let me know you have done so.
I want to win a Kids Gingerbread Apron & Chefs Hat set with @jessies_online and @DunelmMillUK  http://bit.ly/qYd2wF


Extra entries can be gained by doing the following :



  • Link up your own toddler/child friendly recipe showing your child helping you cook along (in the Linky here), and leave me a comment below to let me know you have done it. 


  • Follow me on Facebook, and leave me a comment below to let me know


  • Follow me on Google Friend Connect, Networked blogs or subscribe by email, and leave me a comment below to let me know


    Separate comment for each additional entry please.



    • Competition closes at 8pm on 17th October 2011.
    • One lucky winner will be chosen using Random.org
    • Maximum of 1 main entry per person plus up to 3 additional entries.
    • I will notify the winner once the competition has ended. If I don't receive a reply within 48 hours I reserve the right to draw another winner.
    • UK Entrants only.

    NOTE:  *** Click CTRL & C to copy the phrase, CTRL & V to paste  ***

    Days Like This...

    This morning I heard the faint and distant cries of 'Sammy, Sammy, open my door'.... It wasn't 'Mummy, Mummy' so I didn't need to go, right? Wrong!


    The next thing I heard was 'oh my God, what have you done to the baby? Mum, Mum come quick Jack's tried to do something to the baby'


    (I would just like say at this point that we don't have a 'real' baby in the house, just an old ELC Baby Milly that no longer cries, babbles or sucks milk from her bottle due to the cheap batteries leaking into her battery compartment, and most of the time doesn't even have any clothes on)


    Me : 'just tell me, I can't look'
    Sam : 'I can't tell you, it's too bad, you have to come and look'.


    At this point I just wanted to hide under the covers and go back to sleep, I wasn't sure whether I could cope with seeing what was waiting in store for me. Instead I leapt rolled out of bed and sprinted shuffled along the landing to Jacks room where I was met by a choking powdery lavender scent and saw the extent of the damage.


    Tesco's Lavender Talcum Powder ALL over his bedroom, poor Baby Milly could no longer see out of her powder filled eyes, the dinosaurs stuffed into Dora's talking Backpack looked more like Polar Bears, Peppa Pigs playground looked like it had been under a volcanic ash cloud.


    This is the only photo that I managed to get before I was sternly told by my 9 year old daughter that I shouldn't take photos or Jack will think that he's done something good..........she won't be saying that when she's got her own blog I tell ya!

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    It was worse than it looks......

    All I could think was 'thank God he didn't spot the baby lotion behind the powder'....

    Kettler Balance Bike

    Going back and forth to school recently I have seen a lot of pre-schoolers on balance bikes and some of them have now even progressed onto riding their pedal bikes without stabilisers, and this is before they even reach their 4th birthdays. Seeing this I definitely wanted to put a balance bike on Jacks Christmas list this year, so when I was approached by Kettler and asked if we wanted to review one of their balance bikes of course I agreed.


    We were sent the Kettler Speedy Blue balance bike which is priced at a very reasonable £39.99, although it's currently on sale at £35.99, and is also available in pink.
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    It arrived whilst Jack was at pre-school which gave me a bit of quiet time to build it before he got home. There were not many parts in the box and it was just a case of fitting the handlebars, forks, front wheel and saddle onto the frame with the tools provided.


    Jack was really excited to see his new bike and got straight on and rode it around the house. Daddy loved it too as sky blue is his favourite football teams colour!


    The next day, after a morning of baking and a nap to recharge his batteries, Jack was raring to go out for a ride on his new bike. The only problem was that we didn't have a boy's helmet to fit, but that didn't seem to bother Jack and I thought he looked quite fetching in his pink Barbie helmet - a new one will definitely be on his Christmas list this year.


    We went for a ride down a quiet lane near to our house where we only encountered three passing cars so it was perfect for Jack as he had the full width of the road to practice his steering, without the worry that he would fall off the pavement. We went in search of cows and after Jack had spent a few minutes talking to them we headed back. Thankfully the bike only weighs 5kgs as I was forced to carry it back when Jack decided he wanted to run home instead.


    The bike is suitable from 2 years and up and 2.5 year old Jack could just about put his feet flat on the floor comfortably with the seat at its lowest. On small slopes the bike did run away with him a bit and I needed to hold onto him as he couldn't quite operate the brake. Apart from that he loved it and really got the hang of walking himself along and didn't have any problem steering. Hopefully it won't be long before he glides along  with his feet up learning to balance, before he moves onto a pedal bike without stabilisers.


    KETTLER Speedy Blue Balance BikeThe KETTLER Speedy Blue balance bike is great value for money and offers a really pretty blue finish. Features include high quality frame with scratch resistant polyester coating, adjustable seat (35-43cm), resin wheels with rubber tread, brake and safety handles with foam protector. Suitable for children aged 2 years+. Self-assembly. Product weight: 5kg. Built dimensions: 93x58x42cm. 3 year warranty 
    We love the Kettler balance bike and I would definitely recommend them especially as they are such good value for money at only £35.99 with a 3 year warranty.

    Blueberry Cakes for Brownies...

    Hanna has been pestering me for a while to make cakes so she can get her Cooks Badge at Brownies, but the pestering usually starts at 7.30pm on a Monday just as she arrives home from her weekly Brownies meeting and then she never usually mentions it again until the following Monday when she brings home [yet another] slip asking her to take in cakes that she's made.

    This week was different though, she mentioned it almost daily until, on Saturday morning I relented and allowed her to mess up my kitchen bake her cakes. We had been sent some boxed cake mixes from Greens and Hanna chose to make the Blueberry cupcakes for her Brownie Six. Slight problem though as there are eight in her Six and this mix makes only six, are you with me? so I agreed to make a few additional cakes whilst she was at school for her to decorate with the leftover icing.

    The Greens cake kit comes with a sachet of cake mix which you need to beat together with an egg, some softened butter and water (measured using our new Russian Doll measuring spoons from Find Me a Gift - more on those another time) , then just spoon into the cases that are also included in the kit. 10-12 minutes in the oven and they are baked, and after a few minutes of cooling down are ready to decorate. The kit also includes 2 sachets of a fruity jam type sauce to go inside the cakes and a sachet of icing mix which needs to be beaten with some more softened butter and water. The packet for the icing also doubles up as an icing bag which can be used with the icing nozzle included so even if you don't have fancy cake icing equipment you can still pipe the icing on the cakes without the need to go out and buy equipment.

     Hanna did a great job, with only a small amount of assistance (with the beating) from me (apart from the extra cakes that I had to make). The instructions on the box were clear and easy for her to understand and the piping of the icing was all her own work and I was very proud.



    The Brownies loved the cakes but the biggest surprise of all is that fussy little brother Jack ate (and enjoyed) a whole one!
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    Green’s Strawberry, Blueberry and Lemon Cupcakes are sold in Asda and Tesco, RRP £2.15
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    We were sent the lemon and blueberry cake mixes for the purpose of this review

    Monday, 26 September 2011

    Worldfoods Fusion of Flavours - Chilli & Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

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    Some time ago I shared news of a competition on my blog that Worldfoods were running to win a fabulous hamper of goodies. I am now a proud recipient of some of the contents of that hamper as I recently got selected to be part of the WorldFoods Fusion of Flavours Taste Team, where every week we are given a recipe suggestion to use with some of the products that we've received.


    This week the journey went to China with Chinese Ginger Garlic Chilli Sauce. Without a Chinese grocery nearby I was forced to rely upon Tesco.com to bring me my stir fry ingredients. Unfortunately they didn't stock the likes of  fresh Kaffir lime leaves, clusters of fresh green peppercorns, Galangal or Sweet Basil leaves so instead I opted for dried lime leaves, peppercorns in brine, fresh ginger and left out the sweet basil.




    Chilli & Ginger Chicken Stir Fry


    tbsp Sesame Oil
    1/2" piece of Fresh Ginger - finely chopped
    3 Chicken Breasts, cut into strips
    1 jar WORLDFOODS Chinese garlic chilli sauce
    5 dried Kaffir Lime leaves, crushed
    tsp Green Peppercorns in brine
    100g Chestnut mushrooms, sliced
    100g Broccoli Florets
    Red Pepper, sliced
    1/2 red chilli, finely sliced



    • Heat the oil in a wok and add the ginger and chicken, stir fry for 2-3 minutes
    • Add the sauce, lime leaves and peppercorns to the pan
    • When the chicken is cooked through add the remainder of the ingredients and fry for a further 3-4 minutes



    This meal was cooked in a matter of minutes and my eager tasters (husband and 10 year old son) were impressed with the speed that I had rustled up a great looking meal. They both really enjoyed it although Sam picked out a few of the peppercorns and chilli slices, preferring to go down the less spicy route. It was a big hit and all plates were left clean.

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    If you go to Worldfoods Fusion of Flavours Facebook page you will be able to find other bloggers that have tested out the same sauce in their own way, along with more Asian recipes and ideas.

    Here are two recipes that were suggested to us by Worldfoods but, as I am not a great lover of seafood, opted for a version using chicken instead.

    Prawn ginger and chilli stir-fry (serves 4)

    Ingredients:
    1 jar WORLDFOODS Chinese ginger garlic chilli sauce
    250 g prawns
    20 g sweet basil leaves
    5 leaves kaffir lime leaf, coarsely ripped
    5 clusters fresh green peppercorns
    20 g chillies, diagonally sliced (if you want to add extra heat)
    4 stems galangal, julienned

    Instructions:
    1. Heat WORLDFOODS Chinese ginger garlic chilli sauce in the saucepan.
    2. Add in prawns and stir until they are cooked. Follow by other ingredients, stirring occasionally until the sauce thickens.
    3. Serve with jasmine rice or rice noodles


    Fried clams with ginger garlic chilli sauce (serves 2 – 4)

    If you don't want to use clams/mussels you can always substitute a seafood mix instead.

    Ingredients:
    150ml (5 fl.oz) WORLDFOODS Chinese ginger garlic chilli sauce 
    600g (1.3lb) fresh clams/mussels in shell, 
    cleaned 1 tablespoon fresh coriander
    chopped 1 tablespoon cooking oil 

    Instructions:
    1. Heat cooking oil in a large saucepan, add the clams/mussels and cook until the clams open slightly. 
    2. Add in sauce and stir for 1 minute. 
    3. Add in coriander and stir to mix well. 
    4. Serve with Jasmine rice or rice noodles.

    You should be able to find galangal, sweet basil and kaffir lime in Asian supermarkets, but you can substitute alternate ingredients if you wish such as adding normal ginger instead of galangal.

    Happy Veg

    Recently I was asked if I would like to try out a range of vegetables that are pesticide residue free. There is a lot of debate about whether pesticides should be used or not, their use enables farmers to grow good quality plentiful crops without the risk of losing a whole crop to a pest or two but on the other hand, long term exposure to pesticides can cause health risks and harm to the Environment.


    Good Natured is a range of fruit and vegetables that are 'Lovingly raised in tune with Mother Nature' and it doesn't just stop at the veg, even the packaging is environmentally sustainable, being home compostable and recyclable. The Good Natured Carrot packaging may look like normal plastic but it is actually made from vegetable starch and is biodegradable and fully compostable.

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    The baby plum tomatoes and cucumber that I tried were, I can honestly say, a lot tastier than the salad vegetables that we normally have and I was pleasantly surprised that they weren't a lot more expensive either. They quickly got polished off by my hungry lot alongside pizza one Friday evening. The carrots lasted a bit longer, eaten raw with salad as well as being sliced up in a stew and then the last lonely carrot was added to one of the Harvest Festival Gift Baskets (can you see it nestled amongst the chocolate, tea, biscuits and Malteser hot chocolate - lucky carrot!).

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    Good natured vegetables are available from Asda, ranging from 85p for a bag of carrots up to £1.67 for a pair of gigantic peppers.


    I was provided with an Asda voucher to enable me to buy some Good Natured vegetables for the purpose of this review.

    Saturday, 24 September 2011

    Annabel's Kitchen - Review & Giveaway

    Winners of a copy of the DVD each are @MultipleMummy and @pandcands. Please DM me on Twitter or contact me.


    In conjunction with my Cooking with Your Toddler feature on this blog we have been sent a copy of the newly released Annabels Kitchen – Cook Along with Kids DVD to watch. The DVD includes 9 of the best episodes from the hit CiTV cookery series. The DVD has a Sesame Street feel about it but less American and is full of bright characters – Jimmy, Pearl and other fun penguin helpers.

    Annabel's Kitchen shows children how to make fun and easy meals including healthy breakfasts, after school snacks and family meals.



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    After watching the DVD with Jack we tried out the simple Raspberry and Banana Smoothie recipe.


    Ingredients
    1 small banana
    50g raspberries
    50g strawberries
    3tbsp strawberry yoghurt
    1 - 2 tsp honey, or to taste


    This recipe makes 1 glass so we doubled it up to make more, and used blackcurrant yoghurt instead of strawberry.




    He enjoyed making it but unfortunately, as you can see, he didn't actually like drinking it but big brother Sam enjoyed it though. 
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    The running time of the certificate U DVD is 100 minutes and it retails at £12.99 and also includes a free recipe book featuring all the recipes from the DVD, along with a discount for 40% off Annabel Karmel books (pc or Mac required to access discount from DVD).

    You can find more recipes and fun games on the Annabel's Kitchen website on itv.com here or on Facebook here.


    *** Giveaway ***

    I have two copies of this DVD to give away to 2 lucky people. To be in with a chance of winning a copy please tweet the following and leave me a comment below to let me know you have done so.
    I want to win a copy of Annabel's Kitchen DVD with @jessies_online and @annabelkarmel http://bit.ly/qL6BOn


    Extra entries can be gained by doing the following :


    • Link up your own toddler/child friendly recipe showing your child helping you cook along (in the Linky here), and leave me a comment below to let me know you have done it. 

    • Follow me on Facebook, and leave me a comment below to let me know

    • Follow me on Google Friend Connect, Networked blogs or subscribe by email, and leave me a comment below to let me know


      Separate comment for each additional entry please.



      • Competition closes at 8pm on 15th October 2011.
      • Two lucky winners will be chosen using Random.org
      • Maximum of 1 main entry per person plus up to 3 additional entries.
      • I will notify the winners once the competition has ended. If I don't receive a reply within 48 hours I reserve the right to draw other winners.
      • UK Entrants only.





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