Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Taking back the kitchen! #LittleKitchen

Recently I was contacted and asked if I would like to get involved in an exciting new campaign with Wren Kitchens called ‘Take Back the Kitchen’. It sounded a lot of fun and I thought why not....

For Wren, the kitchen is the heart of the home. This is where families experience some of their most memorable moments – it’s the ideal place for the family to gather, natter, laugh, and most importantly cook and enjoy wholesome, nutritional meals together – however we understand that getting the little ones in the family to eat their 5-a-day can sometimes prove quite a challenge!

A study on 2,000 parents was conducted with children aged 0-16. The study shows that nearly 3 in 4 parents admit their family could be eating better with nearly half saying it is a daily struggle to get their families eating healthy and nutritious meals....The poll also reveals that 1 in 10 British parents admit to cooking from scratch and sitting down as a family only once or twice a month. With these results in mind the ‘Little Kitchen’ hub was created....

I meal plan and try to cook a couple of meals a week from scratch....I think we eat reasonably well but we could always eat better....We sit down as a family on a weekend to eat but the rest of the week it depends on what time Stu finishes work and how hungry the girls are when they get in from school.....

We were sent a recipe book and a whole heap of goodies to help us have fun in the kitchen....The recipe book is great and is full of things I would have never have thought of making....As it's an e-book you can have a look for free

Becky got on with designing an apron.....She is the artistic one in the family...hehehe

Usually when the kids are off school they have sandwiches and a cake or biscuit for lunch....Yesterday I decided to get some fruit out and give the girls some skewers....

The skewers were only £1 from Tesco....I chopped the fruit. Watermelon, mango, pineapple, grapes and let them get on with it.....

They had their normal sandwiches and then ate so much fruit....Eating it off skewers was more fun they said....

When their bellies were full we decided to make something for dessert after tea....

Chocolate covered banana & peanut butter bites.

These were so easy to make...I think even a toddler could manage making them....All you need is bananas, peanut butter and dark chocolate....Adding coconut or crushed almonds at the end is optional. We never bothered.

I think these are so cute....They are easy to make and we will be making them again....Without the recipe book I would never have thought of making these....We all loved them.

Later on in the week I will be sharing a couple more recipes including Coconutty chicken strips and colourful egg fried rice....

We were sent a goodie bag & a shopping voucher to cover the cost of ingredients for the recipes.


  1. Looks like the girls really enjoyed it and I love Becky's apron design.
    I think it's great getting young ones involved in the kitchen.
    And those chocolate covered banana's & peanut butter look amazing, could just eat me one of those! hehe x

    1. Thank you! They had a great time. They love helping in the kitchen.

  2. We have a one of these kits to try out, I am planning on making the brownies at the weekend with my toddler xx