Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Post-Christmas Bloating

Are you feeling bloated from all the Christmas meals and sweets?! Here are a few tips to help reduce bloating. Ginger Ginger is great for poor digestion, stomach upsets and bloating. I really like cutting… Continue reading

Christmas Pudding Shake- Eddies

Eddie Rocket’s is one of Ireland’s most loved fast-food brands. Eddie’s transports you back to the 1950’s with its music, food and design. On a recent trip to Eddie’s, I decided to try the… Continue reading

Christmas Day

Christmas Dinner We don’t have Thanksgiving in Ireland, so turkey and ham are served in most Irish homes on Christmas day.  We have turkey and ham with gravy, stuffing, brussels sprouts, carrots, potatoes and parsnips. For… Continue reading

Santa Snacks

Every Christmas Eve, we always left a snack for Santa with a drink and a little thank you note. Some years we left a can of Guinness and some cookies to give him energy for… Continue reading

Magic Reindeer Food

Students from Kilcolgan Educate Together National School in Co Galway have made the RTE news this week for the success for their new Christmas project. The children aged 9 – 12 years have made reindeer… Continue reading

Mini sweet peppers

Mini sweet peppers make super cute snacks, which also can be very handy to serve at a party. They are easy to prepare, and taste great! Slice some mini peppers and take the seeds… Continue reading

Winter Wonderland Kilmainham Dublin

We recently visited 7UP Winter Wonderland at Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. The German style Christmas market is open until January 8th 2012 and admission is FREE. As you enter the market, there is a santa… Continue reading

My favourite hot chocolate in Dublin

My favourite hot chocolate in Dublin is from Insomnia. It is very sweet (not sickly sweet) but if you are a hot chocolate drinker like me, then you will love it! The Lilly O Briens… Continue reading

Courgette (zucchini) fries

This is not very healthy, but it is a very tasty simple speedy snack!  I love both regular fries and sweet potato fries, so I had an idea to make courgette fries because I… Continue reading

No recession at Avoca

There was no sign of the recession today at Avoca Store and Cafe, which was crowded with christmas shoppers. The popular chic hide-out for ‘yummy mummies’ is an Irish family run business that has nine… Continue reading