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pregnancy cravings baked pb and j cheesecake
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Pregnancy Cravings – Baked PB & J Cheesecake by SpamellaB

As part of my #MummyFriday series, I’ll be welcoming guest posts from other mamas and mamas-to-be. I think it’s nice to not only share my own insight into pregnancy and motherhood, but that of others, as every journey and experience is so different!
This week, the wonderful SpamellaB, currently 6 months pregnant, has kindly shared a recipe that is indulging innocently and will hopefully satisfy some of those pregnancy cravings you may be experiencing. Even if you’re not preggers, this recipe is seriously delish! Who doesn’t love PB & J?! (Peanut butter and jam for you novices!)…

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Cheese Muffins Recipe

As you know I love food and I do occasionally like to cook myself (when I have time). I’m also a mother to a 14 month old, who is discovering the world of food and trying new things all the time. Therefore thinking of new things to cook and eat, that she can also enjoy, is an on-going process.

You can buy lots of ready-made snacks for weaning babies and toddlers, but I do like to occasionally try and make things from scratch too (although I can’t pretend to be one of the mothers I admire that makes everything fresh, in batches and freezes things so there’s always a healthy, homemade meal for their child at hand’s reach).

One thing that is a great go-to snack for mummy, daddy and little one, are these Cheese Muffins. They’re super easy to make, healthy and kids love them. Continue reading

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How to cook the perfect steak

I love steak! There’s nothing better than a perfectly cooked, good cut of steak, simply seasoned and served with chips. Don’t you agree?

Someone else who likes steak is Jamie Oliver and boy does he cook them well! I’m a fan of Jamie and have all his cook books. I like the approach-ability of his dishes, the simplicity of the cooking and our mutual love of good ingredients and Italian flavours. Continue reading