Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion


We were delighted to attend the preview screening of Star Wars Rebels:Rebellion on Sunday, My boys and I are huge star wars fans so we really were excited, and after the first few minutes of the screening I instantly knew that this movie would keep my boys entertained and transfixed throughout the duration.


Star Wars Rebels continues the awesome tradition of the legendary Star Wars, with amazing action packed adventures. As the evil Galactic Empire tightens its grip on the galaxy, the evil empire forces have occupied a remote planet and is taking over destroying the life of its inhabitants, Only those brave enough will stand up and rebel against the evil forces. Follow Ezra and the crew as thay stand against the empire in this all action packed movie.

This awesome one hour movie is the start to the all exciting and new animated series which launches this Friday 3rd October as 6pm, we most defiantly will be tuning in,

Star Wars Rebel : Spark of Rebellion is full of and cool characters and action packed battle scenes, the fine detail of the animation leaves you drawn into the world of Star Wars Rebels, an awesome movie we most defiantly cannot wait to watch the whole series.

Star Wars Rebels Premiers This Friday 3rd October 6pm On Disney XD


If you cannot wait until then check out for more information on characters games and clips at www.disney.co.uk/star-wars/rebels

Belvita Breakfast - Crunchy


Mornings in our house can get a little hectic some days more then others, if I want our mornings to run like clockwork it normally starts with me being up well before the boys get up, that way I'm more prepared, which normally means that I have had my breakfast and I'm dressed ready for the school run and work, which means when the boys do finally get up, I ready to begin my day and I can put all my concentration in assisting the boys as well as spending a little more time with them instead of rushing around. To make mornings a little easier I was delighted to try the amazing new Belvita Breakfast Crunchy which come in amazing Chocolate Chip. Apricot and Hazelnut.



Belvita Breakfast Crunchy are tasty biscuits that are specially designed for breakfast, and are great breakfast alternative, Belvita Breakfast Crunchy come in handy individual packs of three and are rich in cereals,fibre and made with wholegrain and most importantly they contain no colours or preservatives and best of all the taste delicious.

Belvita Breakfast Crunchy biscuits are the only breakfast biscuits proven to slowly release carbohydrates over four hours as part of a balanced breakfast, which is great when you are on the go all day. Belvita Breakfast Crunchy biscuits contains at least five wholegrain, are rich in cereals, are a source of fibre and contain a selection of vitamins and are recommended as part of a balanced breakfast.

We all really loved Belvita Breakfast Crunchy, the delicious new flavours and crunchy texture was delightful to eat.

Belvita Breakfast - Hazelnut



We really loved this Crunchy Belvita Biscuit, they tasted amazing you could really taste the nuttiness in very bite, delicious with a cool glass of milk in the mornings.

Belvita Breakfast Crunchy - Choc Chips

As a huge chocolate lover these were amazing, I really enjoyed having these with a warm glass of milk, or dunked in my tea, super tasty.


Belvita Breakfast- Apricot


These are delicious with every crunchy bite you get a chewy piece of apricot, I loved eating these with some fresh fruit.



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Princes Great British Bake off - Deserts Made Easy


Like most I have been really enjoying the Great British Bake Off, watching all that baking has really inspired me to get baking and creating myself. I was ever so delighted to know that princes has a wonderful range of ready made Fruit Fillings which are perfect for creating some tasty home baked treats, from trifles to tarts and crumbles there are so many amazing desert you can make using Princes Fruit Fillings.

What is absolutely fantastic is that Princes fruit fillings come in seven delicious flavours including Apple, Summer Fruits, Red Cherry, Black Cherry, Blackcurrant & Apple, Strawberry and Blackberry.
To celebrate the Great British Bake Off Princes Fruit Fillings are also featuring and on pack promotional Win either from an all expenses paid baking master class in London worth £1,000 or a Lakeland vouchers worth £250,00.


Princes Fruit Fillings are available from £1.19 RRP and are available in all good supermarkets nationwide. Check out www.princes.co.uk/recipes/fruit for tasty desert treats.


For more amazing inspirational recipes with a vast variety of fruit options I decided to choose my favourite Strawberry Fruit Filling and test out my Strawberry no cook Cheesecake.


Princes Strawberry no cook Cheesecake



Ingredients

Strawberry purée 
1/2 tin Princes Strawberry fruit fillings
50g icing sugar
Strawberries to decorate

Cheesecake
17 Digestives biscuits
100g butter 
500g soft cream cheese
200g icing sugar
1 pot double cream
Teaspoon vanilla essence


Method
Crush Digestive biscuits in a large clean food bag until you have very fine crumbs
next Melt the butter and mix in digestive biscuits crumbs, then in a lined/greased cake tin preferably one with an opening or removable bottom, push digestive mixture firmly all around and allow to cool and harden in the fridge for approx 1 hour.

  

After 1 hour mix together the  cream cheese and icing sugar with a palette knife, then add the fresh cream, vanilla essence and  whisk an electric whisk until mixture firms.


Then add cheesecake mixture on top of the digestive base, smooth cheesecake and put in fridge preferably overnight. Once mixture is has firmed gently release cheesecake from tin.


In a blender blend up at least half of the tin of the Princes Strawberry Fruit Filling 50g of icing sugar, then using a piping bag drizzle the mixture on the cheesecake.
Using them remainder of the Strawberries decorate the cheesecake and there you have it a deliciously creamy cheesecake.







I was given the Princes Fruit Fillings to test and share my recipe ideas and thoughts, all thoughts and recipe are honest and of my own.

Asda - Toy's




Nestle - Creative Challenge


We were very excited to take part in Nestle creative challenge, where we can show our creative skills using our favourite Nestle cereals.



We are huge Nestle cereal fans not only because Nestle cereals are extremely tasty, but the green banner across the top is a visual reminder that these tasty cereals are full of whole grain goodness as they are high in fibre and full of important nutrients, such as B vitamins, calcium and iron which are important for our health. also Netle Cereals are the prefect way to start the day.
My boys love Nesquik and Cheerios, where as I'm a huge fan of shreddies. whilst my husband likes shredded wheat.

Not only is this a tasty challenge but it was a fun one, and as huge lovers of Nestle Cereals it was a fantastic challenge
We decided to make a tasty snack as well as craft project..


Nestle crunch


We used a varied selection of Nestle Cereals and Raisins layered with low fat yogurt to create this very tasty snack.



You will need
Your favourite Nestle cereal, we used Nesquik and Curiously Cinnamon 
Plain Yogurt
Raisins



Method
Layer you Nestle Cereal's and top with yogurt and cereal top with raisins.
Simple yet tasty.


Nestle Big Red Bus



You will need
1 Large Nestle Cereal box
4 small Nestle Cereal boxes foe the wheels and windows
Poster paint 
Scissors
Glue
Paint brush

Method
using the small Nestle boxes, cut out four circles and some small square windows paint these black.
Next paint the large Nestle cereal box red and wait to try
Once dry stick om bus wheels and windows, allow to full dry and there you have your Nestle Big Red Bus.





We were given the Nestle Cereals to help us take part in this challenge, However all creative ideas and thoughts on Nestle are that of our own,

Spicy Couscous with Birds Eye Petits Pois & Waffle Croutons


The summer holidays now seem like a long distance memory, With myself and my hubby back at work and the boys back into the school routine, it can get a little crazy around here so its important everything in our home runs as smoothly as possible. Which normally means as soon as the boys come home from school,they are hungry and want some to eat, which means i have to have to prepare something quick simple for tea.


So i was ever so delighted to take part in the Bird Eye  after school Chefs Challenge with Bird Eye.
Birds Eye Products are one of our all time family favourites, so it was great to take on the challenge, with two hungry boys everyday at tea time this meal is an important part of the day. We often opt for quick and simple options, Here are two of our favorite  Fish Finger wraps  and Bird Eye Rice Infusions teamed with Bird Eye Inspirations - Pink Salmon in a sweet chili and ginger sauce.


But we wanted to share one of our all time favorites Spicy Couscous & Birds Eye Petits Pois & Waffle Croutons. A very simple quick and healthy meal which the boys love.

Spicy Couscous & Birds Eye Petits Pois & Waffle Croutons 


What you will need
2/3 Bird Eye Potato Waffles
Birds Eye Petits Pois (approx one to two handfuls)
1 Spring Onion (Chopped)
Half a tin of Chickpeas
120g Couscous (Cooked)
1 teaspoon of mixed curry power
1/2 teaspoon of turmeric
1 fresh green chili (optional)
Fresh coriander to garnish
Tablespoon of oil
Salt to taste

Method
Prepare the couscous as per packet instructions, and cook your Birds Eye potato waffles until golden brown. keep the waffles warm in warming oven compartment.


Add the oil into a non stick pan frying pan warm though, next add the chopped spring onion, chickpeas and Bird Eye Peas, followed by the green chili and the teaspoon of mixed curry powder and turmeric. Mix together and saute on a low head with the pan lid on.
Leave for approx 4-6 minutes, which will allow chickpeas and Bird eye Peas to soften and cook through.


Add in the cooked couscous and toss though insuring a good mix leave for another 4-5 minutes on a low heat tossing occasionally, then add Bird Eye Potato Waffle croutons and fresh coriander.

Serve immediately, This dish can be eaten alone or served with Birds Eye Fish Fingers or Birds Eye Inspirations Salmon.

“This post is an entry for #Afterschoolchefs Linky Challenge, sponsored by Birds Eye. Learn more on the Birds Eye Facebook page.” 






We were given some Birds Eye vouchers to take part in this challenge, All thoughts and recipe ideas are that of our own and we share our honest opinions on the Products.

Turbo Fast - Netflix


We are huge Turbo fans and love the movie, we are delighted to share that Turbo Fast All new episodes of are available now to stream on Netflix from 13th September


The world-famous super-power snail Turbo and his posse of adrenaline junkie fueled snail buddies that form the Fast Action Stunt Team (F.A.S.T) are back, meeting the craziest challengers. No matter how wild things get, the Fast Action Stunt Team always has each other’s backs and their need for speed delivers a whole new level of fun.












.Sharing as part of the Netflix Streamteam


Thomas Sabo - Glam and Soul Collection 2014



Thomas Sabo divine Autumn collection is full of sparkle, with golden  tones teamed with sterling silver.This amazing selection is great if you want to stand out from the crowd and be noticed, As a Thomas Sabo fan I wanted to share some of my favourite items from the Thomas Sabo Glam and Soul Autumn Collection 2014.



These amazing Karma beads are amazing, I love the colours and designs of these beads, this Karma Bracelet is designed using the sparkling crushed pavé and filigree beads, which look stunning as they compliment each other.These delicate tones of browns, rose golds and silver is a must have this autumn season.


Sterling Silver Romantic Autumn with Fairy Twines - These delightful designs are inspired by the beauty of nature, the filigree twines and the sparkling pavé zirconia give this style a unique look.
I really do love the entwined design something that I would defiantly wear everyday.


I really love these new crushed pavé glamorous line  as it exudes radiance and surrounds its wearer with a glamorous sparkling aura. Defiantly something I would wear both day and night.



Check out Thomas Sabo -Glam and Soul Collection