Pitta bread Pizza 

Like most kids my children LOVE pizza and are regularly asking if we can order one from local takeaway or Domino’s. They will be happy with frozen pizza’s and we have even got the make your own pizza bases. 

The problem is I always end up over cooking the frozen and premade pizzas or they will be just right on out side and soggy in middle.

I believe it must be a fine art when trying to prefectly cook a prepacked pizza and it is a skill I am seriously lacking on.

That’s why when I saw a close friend posting a picture of her kids and the pitta bread pizza’s I was amazed and excited at the idea and was eager to try it myself.  The great thing about pitta bread pizza is you can make loads of little individual pizzas and they can all have different toppings. So no one has to pick the bits they don’t like out before eating.

To make pitta bread pizza’s you need these ingredients: 

 

  • Pitta bread – a pack of 6 for 49p
  • Cheese – we only used half this pack. £1.09
  • Peppers – pack 3 for £1
  • Tomato purée – 50p
  • Chorizo – £1
  • 1 Onion – 10p

(The little smiling girl isn’t needed for the recipe but she really like to help with cooking and have her picture taken)

Which means this whole meal that feeds 5 to 6 people costs £4.18.

Of course you will needs herbs and seasoning to sprinkle on top. We used Oregano, Basil and Pepper.

Making the pizza’s is so simple that even the children can do it. My kids love creating their own pizza’s especially E (who was my little helper making them today).

So here is what you have to do.

  • First wash and slice up your onion, peppers and grated your cheese.
  • Then remove pitta breads from the packaging and squirt on a blob of tomato purée on to the pitta bread. 
  • Spread the tomato purée evenly around the pitta bread. (I find using the back of a tea or table spoon works better at spreading then a knife).  
  • Next you open the chorizo and start adding your desired toppings to your pizza.  
  • Once you have everything places in your pizza, top with cheese and place on a grill pan.
  • Before you place the pizza’s up the grill sprinkle on a few herbs to give added flavour.  (this was E’s favourite part!)
  • Then place under the medium heat grill until cheese has melted and the edges are golden brown. So about 5-10 minutes.

I tend to accompany the pizza’s with carrot and cucumber sticks, sliced tomato, olives or a little side salad. But best of all is the fact that pitta bread pizza’s are healthier the take out pizza, it great fun for the kids to learn about different foods and toppings plus it kind to your purse.

Pitta bread pizza’s have become a firm favourite in our house and the kids regularly have them for lunch and even sometimes for tea.

Have you ever tried pitta beard pizza’s?

Nikki x 

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Our #AngelDelightMoments Challenge

This post is an entry for #AngelDelightMoments Linky Challenge

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With this challenge I wasn’t that excited because I am not a big lover of Angel Delight. Never really have been but every other member of my family love the stuff and where super excited about the bubblegum flavour.

I decided that I would surprise my kids and big kid, by having some angel delight ready for when they got home from school and work.
So my little helper E and I had a go at making it.

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I filled a bowl with 330ml or half a pint of milk, opened the packet and let E do rest of work.

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She really enjoyed been able to make it herself with very little help from me.

So while she was whisking. I got the little fishes and sliced up some strawberries to have on top of the angel delight.

Once it was all whisked, I poured it into the bowls to set got 5 minutes before I topped it with the sliced strawberries.

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The kids loved it and my big kid let me have a little taste of his.
I’m still not a lover but I will say you can smell the bubblegum flavouring from the moment you open the packaging.
The taste isn’t too over powering though and brought back many memories of my childhood chewing bubblegum in playground.

I have already been ordered to buy more because they want me to make the bubblegum milkshakes that it shows on the back of the packet.

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So there is our #angeldelightmoments, what was yours?

Nikki ❤

Disclaimer…

I was not paid for this review, however I was given the product to keep in exchange for my honest opinion of the item.

Homemade play dough

Here is my recipe for homemade no cook play dough.

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2 cups of flour (will need additional flour when kneading)
1 cup of salt
1 cup of water
1tbsp of oil (vegetable oil will do but baby oil works too if you run out like I did today)
Food colouring (how much depends on how bright you want the colour)

Add flour and salt together, mix water, oil and food colouring and then pour it into mixture. Mix together until smooth and add additional flour until you have a kneadable dough. Then sprinkle flour on a flat surface and knead until you are happy with it. Roll into a ball.

Then let the kids have fun.

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Nikki ❤

Chocolate chip pancakes (American style)

My kids love these they also love helping me make them.

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It’s a little treat I make either when the kids have been good or to persuade them to be well behaved.

As there is 7 of us I tend to double my recipe but as the average family is 2 adults 2 kids I’ll give you my normal recipe.

135g/4oz of plain flour
1tsp baking powder
2tbsp of caster sugar
130ml of milk
1egg
2tbsp of melted butter/margarine
1tsp of vanilla
Chocolate chips

Mix all dry mixture together in a bowl.
Melt the margarine and leave it to cool slightly (I also use the frying pan to melt the margarine and then use same pan to do pancakes, just to be super unhealthy.)
whisk together the egg, milk and margarine and then slowly pour and whisk the wet mixture into the dry smoothly.
Once it’s all mixed add the vanilla and spoon in to a hot pan and top with chocolate chips.

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To be extra indulgent for the kids. I let them add golden syrup and sprinkles. My husband also like them with sausages and bacon.

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Nikki ❤