Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Cake Recipe

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Happy Thanksgiving to my friends in America! We live in an International community, so for my hubby’s Thanksgiving celebration at work (he teaches in an American section of a French school) the staff took a dish to share for their buffet lunch today. Of course I was happy to help him make something (i.e. bake it for him) with a Thanksgiving theme!

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Healthy kids’ snacks from Urbaine

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We recently had a lovely time at the launch of URBAINE, a fabulous collection of products, including British kids’ snacks, that are available to buy here on the Riviera. I still miss the packets of healthy kids snacks that you can buy in the UK – they are so convenient to take out and about – so I’m really pleased that URBAINE are making some of these available over here. Read more

Back to school sugar-free flapjacks

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We find getting ready for preschool in the morning very rushed…and that includes breakfast! It’s tempting to grab a croissant or pain chocolat for breakfast on the go, but I would feel a bit guilty about that so I’ve been looking for healthier alternatives. I want my Petit Garçon to eat something that will give him energy for the whole morning…and a lot quicker to eat than a bowl of cereal.

With the slow release energy of oats our sugar-free flapjacks are a great way to start the day, along with a glass of milk, or they can be enjoyed as an after school snack (goûter). We have fun baking this easy recipe together, especially on a Sunday afternoon so the flapjacks are ready for the week ahead. These are something the whole family can enjoy! Read more