Category: Product Reviews

Yeti In My Spaghetti- Game Review

Where on earth did Summer go?? This British Summer malarky is a bit rubbish- a few days of ridiculous heat and now it’s gone and we’re back to cold, miserable and rainy days!

This isn’t exactly the best when you’ve got toddlers to entertain. There’s only so much puddle jumping you can do with them before they get too cold- or full of cold!

We’ve been lucky though, as we were sent a game to try out- Yeti In My Spaghetti by University Games. This one is for ages 4+ and for 2 or more players, although Violet is only 3 she’s started showing an interest in games like this so I thought we’d give it a go. Since the rain has come back in full force we decided to give it a try.

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It’s a fun and easy game to play whereby each player takes it in turns to remove a piece of spaghetti from the bowl carefully, so the yeti sat on top doesn’t fall into the bowl. The winner is the player who has the most spaghetti sticks at the end, or the player who doesn’t let the yeti fall into the bowl if 2 are playing.

I actually Facebook Live’d one of our first games- you can find it on my Facebook page here. Granted Violet might not have the attention span for more than one game at a time and isn’t the best at taking turns, but she absolutely loves it! Billy tried to have a game with us and ended up playing ‘pick up sticks’ so it could be a while before he grasps the rules!

I don’t think you’re supposed to hold the yeti in place Violet!

We’ve had so much fun already with Yeti In My Spaghetti and it’s Violet’s favourite game to play at the moment. Even if the sun comes back out it’ll probably end up being a garden game for us!

The RRP is £19.99 however you can find it on Amazon at the moment for £10.99!*

Mother Hermit xx

 

We were lucky enough to be sent this game in exchange for this review. All views and opinions are that of my own.
*Price correct at 28/06/2017

Num Noms Crazy Creation Challenge- Series 3 Lunch Box

If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you might have seen my previous Num Noms post, Mini Chef Creations in October last year where Violet created some rather wacky courses using the Series 2 Diner and brunch kits! Well this time we were sent the brand new Series 3 Lunch Box set to have a go at the Num Noms Crazy Creation challenge!

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Violet absolutely loves Num Noms and still plays with her series 2 kit (they’re all currently living in her doll house!), so she was pretty excited to receive the new collection and to take part in the #NumNomsCrazyCreation challenge!

Each one has it’s own scent so she loved having a look at each one and trying to figure out which one was which. The pack also included a stamper Num Nom!

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The Num Noms Crazy Creation;

With chef’s hat in place, I asked Violet to pick a few of her favourites so we could come up with a Crazy Creation and get started.

Luckily I already had some things in the kitchen which pretty much matched the ones she had chosen- although her brother wasn’t too happy we used the last banana! Violet chose;

  • Nana Hearts (Banana)
  • Victor Vines (Grape)
  • Wanda Wildberry (Berry)
  • Brooklyn Blue (Berry)
  • Cherry Ann (Cherry)

I think she’s attracted to the bright colours and sweet smells of the fruity ones! This is what she came up with;

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Basically it’s a banana sandwich, jelly smothered bread, and berry syrup covered banana topped with bright coloured sprinkles! This is what Violet chose to create with the ingredients we had and she loved it! As you can probably tell she was pretty chuffed with herself and it didn’t take her long to eat it, along with the help of her little brother!

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The other two small packs we received contained different Num Noms with little lip-gloss pots! Violet’s only 3 but she’s starting to show an interest in the world of princesses and dressing up so these made her very happy!

The possible creations with these Num Noms are endless! There are so many different flavours from fruit, sweets, doughnuts and veggies- and we even received a savoury cheesy taco within the mystery pack! It’s a really good way to get your little ones in the kitchen and get their creative juices going- no matter how wacky (or disgusting!) the recipe they create!

Do your little one’s have Num Noms? Why not have a go at the #NumNomsCrazyCreation challenge with them?!

Mother Hermit xx

 

Potty Training Baby Annabell

We bought Violet a Baby Annabell doll for her Birthday in January and she absolutely loves her. I think she’s still a bit young for the whole ‘Mam’s & Dad’s’ imaginative role play yet, but she loves to take care of her dolly.

After the first few days of playing with Baby Annabell, Violet started asking for accessories for her. Mama, where’s her dress? Where’s her hair band? Where’s her potty? So I was over the moon when I was asked if I’d like to try out and review some of the brand new accessory range for Baby Annabell.

I chose the potty training set as I thought this would be the best option for Violet; and I was right!

The RRP of the set is £12.99 (doll sold separately) and it comes with a cute little pink potty and some other ‘pretendy’ accessories including powder bottle, wipes and nappies.

As soon as it was opened, Violet undressed baby Annabell with some urgency shouting “Don’t wee in your knickers Annabell!”. She then plonked her on the potty and told her to get to it! I showed Violet that Baby Annabell will wee if you press the button (heart) on her tummy and sure enough the water she had just taken from her bottle came trickling out into the potty!

Violet absolutely loves playing with this and it makes a great addition to the Annabell collection we will no doubt be collecting over the years to come. I love how much she’s now starting to use her imagination whilst playing on her own- I’m not so sure she’ll have this much interest in potty training once her brother starts later in the year though!

Does your little one have a favourite dolly?

Mother Hermit xx

 

‘We were sent the Baby Annabell Potty Training Set in exchange for this review. All photo’s, views and opinions are that of my own’

 

Pawsomebox; A Pooches Review!

Well this is a slightly different one for me as we were sent something to review for our two pooches; Lola & Lily! I can’t tell you how excited they were when I told them! I really can’t, I don’t speak yappy dog language sober!

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Anyway, we were sent an awesome Pawsomebox (see what I did there?!) in December but unfortunately both ladies have been a bit poorly at different times, and a bit naughty ( I had to get a professional carpet booked in, that’s all I’m saying!), so I hid the box from them for a while. As things are settling down slightly I decided to bring it out and see what they thought.

How Does It Work?

Firstly you complete a full profile on your pet, what size they are, whether they have long or short hair, how old they are, that kind of thing, so the guys at Pawsomebox can pick the best suited treats and toys etc. for your lovable pooch.

Secondly you choose which subscription plan you would prefer. They offer 12 months, 6 months, 3 months and 1 months subscriptions, all of which you can suspend at any time.

And that’s it.

What’s In The Box?

6 products suited to the answers you provided on your dog’s profile as well as a selection of delicious treats, toys, accessories and hygiene products.

This is what was in the box I received…

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I have to say I was pretty impressed with the contents. You also get the ‘Paw Notes’ leaflet which is full of facts and stories for you to have a read of. This one even has a recipe and instructions to make your own salt dough Christmas decorations using your pets paws!

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We got;

  • Shampoo
  • 3 Toys
  • Festive Poop Bags
  • 3 Packs of Different Treats

Our Lily and Lola have never really been a fan of toys since they were pups so they weren’t too impressed by them. Apart from a few sniffs they wouldn’t go anywhere near them so they’ve ended up the kids toys now- great eh? More noisy toys! They weren’t so fussy with the treats though. Their favourites are definitely the Trixie Rice Balls!

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I love the idea of Pawsomebox as there are so many different subscription boxes available these days, it’s nice to have one for our pets too!

You can take a look for yourself here.

 

Mother Hermit xx

 

Disclaimer; We were kindly sent this box for the purpose of this review. All views and opinions are that of my own.

 

Lapland Mailroom Letter From Santa Review

Christmas is coming! I still can’t believe how quickly and as I’ve mentioned previously, this year is fast becoming even more magical for us as our daughter is nearly 3. She now knows who Santa Claus is and gets the general idea, so the excitement is fast building. So when the guys at Lapland Mailroom offered to send Violet a letter from Santa, it was an offer I couldn’t refuse!

Each letter from Lapland Mailroom is completely personalised and there are four different basic templates to choose from, including Baby’s First Christmas. The options for personalisation are fantastic, you can even add your child’s siblings name or their friends names so they will be included. This makes it that little bit more special I think as they will recognise things within the letter. I even got to add a ‘P.S’ at the end of Violet’s letter to remind her to put all of her dummies under the Christmas Tree on Christmas Eve. We’re trying our best to get rid of them altogether and this seems like the perfect opportunity to do so! You can also choose if you’d like to have extras such as an activity pack or ‘Nice Child List’ certificate. Each step of the personalisation process is very easy to follow and you will quickly have your letter ready to preview.

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When you receive the letter it will be addressed to your child, which is another nice touch and makes it really special. Violet was so excited when she realised that the letter was for her. We also received the activity pack which includes;

  • Elf Yourself! Activity sheet

  • Christmas Eve door hanger

  • Cut out and keep

    Christmas decoration

  • Colouring in Christmas card

  • Colouring in ‘Santa Stop Here!’ poster

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I absolutely love Violet’s letter and was so surprised at how fantastic the quality is. This is something I’ll happily keep within her memory box along with the ‘Nice Child List’ certificate which is also great. The activity pack has already kept her entertained for hours as she’s enjoyed colouring everything in. The only one she has left to do is the ‘Santa Stop Here’ sign for the window which I have put inside her Christmas Eve box.

Prices start from only £7.95 and they currently have an offer on which means that you will receive a ‘Nice Child List’ certificate FREE with every order of a personalised letter.

If you’re in the UK you have until the 20th December to order. You can find international shipping dates and all other information on their website.

Merry Christmas!

Mother Hermit xx

 

 

I was very kindly sent these products from Lapland Mailroom in exchange for this review. All views and opinions are that of my own.

Snack Smart with Go Ahead! Snacks- A Review

As a part time worker I’m pretty busy. Add being a Mam to two children under 3, the ‘keeper’ of a (rather handsome) bloke and two crazy dogs, I’m on the go constantly, I literally never stop!

Breakfast is something I always make sure my kids have at the start of every single day. The bloke not so much, he’s old enough to know when he wants to eat! (All of the time). When it comes to myself, it’s something I just never seem to have time for. Even though I’m already making breakfast for the little ones, when they’re sat down eating I tend to make the most of that time attempting to slurp a hot coffee or sticking some washing in before they’re finished and chaos beings for the day. So when the guys at Go Ahead! asked if I’d like to try out some of their new products I thought I’d take advantage and try to use them to get me kick started into breakfasts!

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I received a huge selection of Go Ahead! products and couldn’t wait to get stuck in. Unfortunately for me, the kids were around when I was opening the box and having a rummage through. You can guess where this is going. Violet spotted the cookies! So she was the very first taste tester of the White Chocolate & Raspberry Cookie Bites. These one’s are new to the range and even though they’re cookies, like the rest of the Go Ahead products they’re individually packaged and these ones are only 99 kcal! I managed to have a bag myself when the kids had gone to bed and they’re amazing! You can also get them in Chocolate & Orange flavour but the White Chocolate & Raspberry are definitely my favourite- and Violet’s too!

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Next up we tried the Yoghurt Breaks. These are my absolute favourite in the Go Ahead! range. You can’t get much better than a crunchy fruit filled biscuit topped with smooth yoghurt and there’s now five different flavours to choose from; Forest Fruit, Raspberry, Red Cherry, Tropical and Strawberry. I love all of them and the only flavour I haven’t tried yet is the Red Cherry so I need to find them on my next shop! What makes them even better is every single flavour, each slice is only 73kcal.

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Next up, the Crispy Slices. These are my son’s favourite- probably because you get 3 in each individual packet so he can eat more! These ones come in seven, that’s right SEVEN different flavours- how do you choose?! I was sent the apple and orange which are both gorgeous and extremely moreish so it’s a good job there are 3 in each pack. Each slice is 57kcals too. So I’ve still got the Forest Fruit, Raspberry, Red Cherry, Blueberry and Strawberry ones to try out.

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Last but not least, the Fruity Bakes. Golden baked soft bars jam packed with delicious fruit; either apple or strawberry. I received the strawberry ones and I love them- the only problem is they’re 133kcals per bar and so moreish I’m not sure I could have just one!

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I’m now a huge fan of this Go Ahead! range. Not only have they been helping me eat breakfast (on occasion), they’ve also meant I’ve had something to grab to eat on the way to work or whilst out and about which is usually when I’d look for an unhealthy bag of crisps or a pastie! I’m in the North East, we love Greggs! I’ve also used them to throw in the changing bag when I take the kids out somewhere as they both love all of them, they’re great to give the kids on the go, especially as they’re healthy.

Give them a go, I think you’ll like them!

Mother Hermit xx

I was very kindly sent these Go Ahead! products for the purpose of this review. All views and opinions are that of my own.

 

Disney Moana Happy Tin and Book Review

We were recently very lucky enough to be sent a Disney Moana Happy Tin for Violet. She’s seen the trailers for the film all over the television recently and each time it’s been on she’s become more and more interested in it.

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So when the tin arrived and she’d swiftly removed the gorgeous wrapping paper, she was rather excited as she knew exactly who the characters were on the front.

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Inside the tin there is a Moana Storybook, an Activity Book, a Colouring Book, 4 Felt Tip Pens, Stickers and a double sided Poster. Violet made quick work of taking all of the stickers, decorating the poster and then using the colouring pens with the activity book. Once she’d tired herself out, she was ready for a story and we snuggled up together to have a read.

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We haven’t seen the film Moana yet so we were pretty clueless as to what the story was about, so here’s the blurb if you haven’t seen it yet either;

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The book itself is really good quality and we absolutely love it. It’s Violet’s new favourite bedtime story as she loves following Moana’s journey!

The tin is aimed at age 3-6 years however with Violet being 2, I think we’ve had pretty good use out of the entire contents. Obviously the activities she struggled with but this just made it that bit more special as we also got to complete those together as well as reading the book together.

The RRP for the Moana Happy Tin is £16.99 which I think is on the expensive side, even though the contents are great.. However, I’ve recently seen this in Morrisons Supermarkets and Amazon for £5.00 which is a much more reasonable price. It would make the perfect gift, whether your little one has seen the film yet or not 🙂

Have you seen the film Moana yet? What did you think of it?

Mother Hermit xx

We were very kindly sent this product to review as part of the Parragon Book Buddies. All views and opinions are that of my own.

 

 

Mr Tumble Has Come To Play!

As I’ve mentioned a few times before, most recently in my Mr Tumble’s Christmas Party post, both of my kids absolutely love Something Special and Mr Tumble. I think most kids do- he’s clearly a very likeable character and I have to admit, sometimes I even find myself having a chuckle at him! So when I  was asked if I’d like some new Mr Tumble toys to try out from Golden Bear toys, I couldn’t really say no, knowing how much everyone loves him.

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I’ve never come across any Mr Tumble toys before so didn’t really know what to expect. We received a Fun Sounds Musical Car and Felt Set. Both of these are aimed at children 3+. That means nothing to my two as they’ll have a go at playing with them regardless- I think that probably goes for any child too. The musical car was a huge hit as it makes many different noises, sings the Something Special theme tune and each character features with different phrases. There’s also a Mr Tumble figurine and he fits into the car. Violet loves this one but it’s definitely more of a hit with Billy, who even at only 9 months, is becoming a huge fan of cars, especially those that make a ‘broom, broom’ noise like this one does! It even has a flashing nose on the front which he finds fascinating! It also comes with four makaton word cards which slot into the back of the vehicle. He plays with this one everyday and it’s usually the first toy he crawls to.

MrTumble7Violet’s favourite is the Felt Set. When this arrived she spent the full afternoon playing with it. It comes with Mr Tumble and other characters from Something Special and absolutely loads, over 60, different pieces so you can dress them up in numerous different outfits and give them different accessories. I remember having a felt set like this when I was little but she wasn’t up for letting me play so I just got to watch. Can’t complain about that though as there truly is something magical about watching your child use their imagination like this! It’s provided hours and hours of fun for Violet. She’s constantly playing with it and creating different scenarios- when it’s time for bed, she’ll put Mr Tumbles jarmies on for him, when the sun is shining, he needs his sunglasses on!

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There are lots of toys to choose from in the new Something Special Mr Tumble range from Golden Bear Toys and you can find out all about them here.

Do your little ones like Mr Tumble?

Mother Hermit xx

I was very kindly sent both of these toys in exchange for this review. All views and opinions are that of my own.

Brush-Baby for Teething- A Review

Teething. As a parent I can honestly say that having a teething baby is absolute hell. Watching your child scream in pain and not being able to do anything for them is horrible! And the awful things which come with teething like the runs, snotty noses, nappy rash- my two had all of these things.

Billy has been teething since he was around 4 months old and was managing with the dummy in the freezer trick until he hit 6 months. That’s when the real pain hit and I started trying everything from teething gels to teething rings- but nothing seemed to ease the pain for him longer than five minutes.

That’s when the guys at Brush-Baby spotted my pleas for help on social media and offered to send me some bits to try out. Brush-Baby was founded by Dominique Tillen who was inspired by her little girl who used to chew her toothbrush.

 

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The first one we tried out was the My FirstBrush and Teether set. The teether is very simple to put together and after Billy had given it a full inspection it wasn’t long until it was straight in his mouth and he was having a good chew. It seemed to give him a lot relief straight away due to the soft silicone bristles and we didn’t have to use any teething gels which was a first for us. The bristles are designed to help clean the teeth as baby chews which is great as babies aren’t usually that willing to have their teeth brushed! He loves this teether and tends to use it most days. He’s even managed to get four of his teeth through whilst using it and two of those are his two front ones which caused him serious agony!

The FirstBrush is designed so adults can brush little ones teeth. It has a long handle which makes it easier for you to reach the back teeth and gums and has a small head with very delicate bristles to make it comfortable for baby when brushing. We’ve been using the Applemint Teething Toothpaste when brushing which he totally loves- his sister keeps pinching it too so it must be nice! It’s also specially formulated with camomile to help soothe during teething.

We were also sent a Chewable Toothbrush Teether which is ready for him when he hits the next stage as this is suitable for 10-36 months. It’s designed for teething toddlers who refuse to brush their teeth as it cleans their teeth whilst they chew! Clever right?!

Brush-Baby have a range of products designed for three stages; Baby, Toddlers and Children. To find out more, have a look at their website here.

 

I was sent these products is exchange for this review. All views and opinions and that of my own.

 

Winter Warmer Recipes with Rachel’s Organic

Until recently I hadn’t ever tried Rachel’s Organic yoghurts. In fact, I’d never actually heard of them until I was asked if I’d like to try out some of their new recipes for Winter.

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I picked three recipes to try, a soup, a pasta dish and some cupcakes. I actually picked four originally and if you follow me on my social media you’ll have seen that my attempt at the Salted Caramel Malt Cake was an epic fail. Only because I used the wrong size cake tins though- the bits I rescued were amaaaazing! I also managed some Peanut Brittle- have a look at my Instagram.

Cauliflower Cheese Soup with Homemade Breadsticks

As I recently bought my very own soup maker I had to give this one a go. Whether you use a pan on the hob or a soup maker like me, you’ll find it’s super simple to follow. I’m a massive fan of Cauliflower Cheese and have it with everything, even my Sunday roasts, but I wasn’t really sure about it being a soup. Verdict? It’s honestly the tastiest soup I’ve had in a long time.

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Ingredients;

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Leek- finely chopped
  • 1 Garlic Clove- chopped
  • 500g Cauliflower- cut into small florets
  • 1 Litre Hot Vegetable Stock
  • 100g Cheddar Cheese- grated
  • 2 tbsp Rachel’s Organic Greek Style Natural Yoghurt
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Pinch of English Mustard

For the Breadsticks;

  • 450g Strong Bread Flour (extra for dusting)
  • 1 x 7g sachet of fast acting Yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 100g Rachel’s Organic Greek Style Natural Low Fat Yoghurt
  • 150g Water
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil for greasing

Toppings (Just whatever you fancy!);

  • 2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tsp fresh Rosemary or Thyme
  • 2 tsp Paprika

Serves: 4 & makes 36 breadsticks Preparation & Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Method for soup:

1. Heat the olive oil in a deep frying pan or heavy bottom saucepan, add the leek and garlic clove and fry until softened

2. Add the cauliflower and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes until the cauliflower is cooked

3. Add the cheese and allow to melt, remove the pan from the heat and add the Rachel’s yogurt and seasoning; salt, pepper and a little pinch of English mustard powder

4. Allow the soup to cool slightly before transferring to a food processor and blend until smooth. Season again if necessary

5. Serve in a bowl with warm breadsticks (see recipe for homemade breadsticks below)
Method for breadsticks:

1. Preheat the oven 220°C/425°F/Gas Mark 7

2. Dust 2 large baking trays with flour

3. Put the flour, yeast and teaspoon of salt into a large bowl

4. Using a jug weigh out the yogurt and water, and warm slightly in a microwave until just tepid or hand hot. Alternatively, warm in a heatproof bowl over a pan of boiling water

5. Add enough of the yogurt and water mixture to make a soft dough

6. Knead the dough well for 10 minutes on a lightly floured work surface or for five minutes using an electric mixer – the mixer must be fitted with a dough hook

7. Divide the dough into 36 equal portions and roll the portions into balls, then roll them out into a long sausage shape approx 25cm long. Tip: for best results make the thickness of each breadstick equal, try making twists by splitting the dough piece in half and then braiding the two halves together

8. Place the breadsticks on the prepared baking trays and space them apart. Cover the breadsticks with oiled clingfilm making sure this is airtight. Leave in a warm place for 30 minutes or until the sticks have doubled in size

9. Remove the clingfilm and sprinkle the bread sticks with your choice of toppings. Bake the breadsticks until they are golden brown and feel firm. Remove the sticks from the oven and leave to cool on baking trays

Violet absolutely loved helping me make the breadsticks (she decided to make bread rolls too) and she’s a massive fan of the soup. I think I might actually have to use this one on my Christmas Dinner Menu as a starter option this year.

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Macaroni Cheese with Crispy Leeks & Bacon

I’m a huge fan of Macaroni Cheese and this is another super easy recipe suitable for all of the family. I made this for dinner one evening for us both and the kids and there wasn’t a scrap left- huge thumbs up!

Ingredients

  • 350g dried macaroni pasta
  • 100g streaky bacon, un-smoked, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 leek, finely chopped
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 100g medium cheddar cheese, grated
  • 15g parmesan cheese, grated

 

Sauce:

  • 30g unsalted butter
  • 30g plain flour
  • 285ml whole milk
  • 200g Rachel’s Greek Style natural set yogurt or Rachel’s crème fraiche
  • 200g medium cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt & black pepper

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Method

Preparation time: 30 minutes Serves: 4
1. Prepare the pasta according to the packet instructions in a large saucepan

2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan fry the bacon until cooked through and crispy. To this, add the finely chopped leek. Once they are both cooked, take the pan from the heat and keep to one side

3. To make the sauce, melt the butter in a small saucepan and then whisk in the flour. Mix until a smooth paste is formed

4. Little by little add the milk, with the pan still on the heat, whisking after each addition and until the milk is all incorporated. Add the yogurt or crème fraiche and cheese and continue to stir until the cheese is melted

5. Drain the cooked pasta and return to the saucepan, pour over the cheese sauce and toss well

6. Spoon the macaroni cheese into serving dishes and top with the reserved fried bacon and leek, and scatter with breadcrumbs, extra cheese and parmesan

7. Place the dishes under a hot grill for the cheese to melt and the topping to become nice & crisp

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Orange & Cranberry Cupcakes

Cupcakes are a major hit with anyone, anyday and these beauties are no different. Violet helped bake these and once they were finished, declared that they are ‘Christmassy!’. She’s totally right. Not only do they look perfect for Christmas, there’s just something about orange and cranberry which shouts all things festive! Oh, and from now on, I’ll be making my icing with yoghurt- it’s gorgeous!

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Ingredients:

  • 225g margarine or butter, softened
  • 225g caster sugar
  • 225g self raising flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 100g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 70g dried cranberries,
  • chopped Orange zest,
  • juice of ½ orange

To Decorate:

  • 250g icing sugar
  • 30g Rachel’s low fat vanilla yogurt

Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Makes: 12 cakes
Method:
Heat the oven to 190C/Fan 170C/Gas Mark 5. Arrange paper cases in muffin or bun tins. Place the margarine, sugar, flour and eggs into a large mixing bowl and beat for about two minutes until smooth, light and fluffy. Fold in the yogurt, dried cranberries, orange zest and juice. Divide the mixture between the cases so that they are half filled and bake for 12 – 15 minutes, until golden. Cool on a wire rack. To make the icing, mix the icing sugar with the yogurt and mix until smooth. Tip: the icing should be runny and flow.
Decorate each cake with a blob of icing and spread with a palette knife. Alternatively, leave to run to the edges of the paper case. Leave the icing to set.
Cakes will keep in an airtight container for up to four days.

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There you have it- three incredibly easy recipes all using Rachel’s organic yoghurts! If you’d like to find out more on the Rachel’s Organic range or have a look through some more of their fantastic recipes, have a look here.

Don’t forget to give me a tag or tweet if you try any of them- I’d love to see your photo’s!

Mother Hermit xx

“I was very kindly sent some vouchers for the Rachel’s Organic yoghurts for the purpose of this post. All views and opinions are that of my own”