Family & kids

Discover time-saving family meals, half-term inspiration and our top tips for throwing a kids' Halloween party.
5 half-term recipes for kids

5 half-term recipes for kids

Take to the kitchen to make child-friendly recipes like cheese straws and rice pop doughnuts.
How to throw a Halloween party

How to throw a Halloween party

Kids will love these spooky snacks and delicious drinks – our Halloween guide has it all!
Autumn crafts for kids

Autumn crafts for kids

Keep the kids busy with a recycled fox, pinecone mouse, apple stamps and more.
Half-term holidays

Half-term holidays

Find an autumn escape for your family – we share the best breaks in the UK.
Indoor activities for kids

Indoor activities for kids

Foodie family projects, from homemade slime to DIY bath bombs.

Top 5 cookies for kids

Chocolate chip cookies on a plate with a small glass bottle of milk Recipe

Vintage chocolate chip cookies


(437 ratings)

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies Recipe

Chocolate & hazelnut thumbprint cookies


(12 ratings)

The food processor does most of the work in this cookie recipe, but younger...
Shaped biscuits on a baking tray Recipe

Basic biscuit dough


(138 ratings)

This simple recipe for cookie dough can be adapted to suit your tastes-...
Mango crunch cookies Recipe

Mango crunch cookies


(5 ratings)

Little hands can help make these fruity biscuits topped with icing and...
Oaty energy cookies Recipe

Oaty energy cookies


(8 ratings)

Get your children in the kitchen to bake a batch of these simple biscuits from...

Top 5 family sausage recipes

A plate serving sausage, roasted veg & puy lentil one pot Recipe

Sausage, roasted veg & Puy lentil one-pot


(12 ratings)

Sausage and carrot stew on pasta on plates Recipe

Slow cooker sausage casserole


(40 ratings)

You can use your favourite type of sausages to make this family-friendly slow...
Veggie toad-in-the-hole in a baking dish Recipe

Veggie toad-in-the-hole


(4 ratings)

Use vegetarian sausages to make this moreish veggie toad-in-the-hole that's...
Sausage & maple swede traybake Recipe

Sausage & maple swede traybake


(7 ratings)

Forget boring bangers and mash, this seasonal traybake with roasted red onions...
Pasta and meatballs in pan Recipe

Speedy sausage stroganoff tagliatelle


(21 ratings)

Make our budget-friendly quick sausage stroganoff tagliatelle for a simple...
Swap roast potatoes for sweet potato wedges or a carrot & sweet potato mash to up your veg intake. As an added bonus, sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene for a healthy immune system.
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