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Banana Bites

Very simple but such a healthy and delicious icy treat! Ripe bananas (overripe works best), sliced Lay the sliced bananas on parchment paper on a baking tray. Freeze, and enjoy!

Easy Shortbread

This is a BBC recipe, and really easy to make with kids. 125g butter 55g caster sugar, plus extra to finish 180g plain flour Chocolate & sprinkles Heat your oven to 190c Beat the butter and sugar together until they are smooth, then stir in the flour to make a smooth paste. Flour a work…

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Vegetable Buns

1 cup of shredded courgette 1 cup of shredded carrot 2 eggs (or pureed apple) 2 small, ripe bananas ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup of sugar or honey (optional) 2 cups of flour ¼ tsp baking powder 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp salt 2 tsp cinnamon Squeeze the carrots…

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Avocado & Chocolate Pudding

2 ripe avocados 6 Tbsp cocoa powder 6 Tbsp maple syrup or honey ½ tsp vanilla essence ¼ tsp salt Blend everything together and serve!

Spinach Pancakes

1 cup of packed, fresh spinach 1 cup of buttermilk (make your own by adding 1 Tbsp of vinegar or lemon juice to the milk and leave it for 10 minutes) 1 large egg 1 Tbsp oil 1 cup wholewheat flour 1 Tbsp sugar (optional) 1 banana 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp bicarbonate of…

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2 Ingredient Cookies

1 cup of quick oats 1 large, over ripe banana, mashed These cookies are tasty enough with just banana and oats, but you can add in a teaspoon of vanilla essence, or  handful of chocolate chips, dried fruit or chopped nuts Mix the oats and mashed banana and add any extras. Roll 8 round balls…

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2 Ingredient Pancakes

1 banana (over ripe is best) 2 eggs Blend the eggs and banana together, then melt a little butter in a frying pan. Pour the batter (about 2 Tbsp for each pancake) in, and cook until you see bubbles forming on the surface, then turn over They only take a few minutes and make a…

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Wacky Cake – Egg & Dairy Free!

This is such a delicious, moist chocolate cake and it’s super easy to make – you actually mix it in the cake pan, so no washing up! It’s egg and dairy free so great for kids with allergies, and feeds lots of people. We swapped vanilla for peppermint at Christmas, and it was even more…

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Change Nappy Brands

Are you still using branded nappies? Something that many Mumblers have discovered is that there are some easy savings to be made here as some supermarkets’ own nappies perform as well as the leading brands. The Mumblers overwhelmingly recommended the Asda ‘Little Angels’ nappies, but also mentioned were Lidl’s own brand and Kiddicare nappies “Little…

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Energy Saving Tips

One Mumbler has managed to reduce her bills by £40 per month by making the following small changes: “I’ve looked at the times the heating comes on/off. Sometimes it was on and I was boiling so changed that, I use the quick wash setting on the washer so that reduces washer use by 30 mins…

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