Rhubarb Bakery

diabetic cookies

Being told that your child is diabetic is a daunting experience and one that takes time to adjust to and fully understand.  One’s immediate reaction is how will they cope but in fact they often cope better than the parents initially. A clear understanding is the key to successful management in everyday life by learning the relationship between diet and insulin and their effects on blood sugar levels.  Approximately 30 000 children are affected in the United Kingdom alone with a further 1 500 being diagnosed annually. Child diabetes is known as juvenile onset diabetes.

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christmas baking

Christmas time is a time of giving, a time of sharing and although this sounds wonderful, it is simply not possible because of the expense.  How often do you just buy anything for the sake of having to have a gift for someone?   However there are small gestures that one can use to pass on the Christmas cheer to a neighbour, teacher or anyone else that you have on your list. Therefore making something for a friend, colleague or family member is often more special as it shows the thought and dedication that went into the preparation of the gift.

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muffins

Looking for something quick and easy to bake that is ideal for an in-between snack and perfect for those dreaded lunch boxes?  Well look no further – muffins are your answer.  These can be changed in so many ways that the family will never tire of them.

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My Mom was a great baker and my fondest childhood memories are of all the biscuit tins in our pantry that were always packed to the brim with wonderful goodies.  No one went hungry for treats in our house.  This has been a feature that I have tried to in still in my family household and I could not help smiling recently when I received an email from my daughter who is currently working in South Korea as an English teacher.

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food allergy

Any mother who has a family member with allergies to certain foods will know how difficult it is to modify ones ‘normal’ cooking to their needs.  One is usually just told by a medical practitioner, “Your child is allergic to milk/egg/gluten etc.  Therefore keep it out of their diet”.  This is much easier said than done.  When food sensitivity has been identified, it is best to eliminate it from the diet, but this necessitates a new style of cooking for the family member with recipes which either substitute or do not contain the problem food stuff.

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cooking dash dinertown

Just when players had begun to forget about our tried and true heroine, Flo, the people over at PlayFirst have offered up this delectable story starring Flo, and her ever-helpful Grandma. In Cooking Dash, when Flo decides to give her head chef, Cookie, a well deserved holiday so that he may star in a television cooking show; she realizes quickly that she may have bitten off more than she can chew. Not to worry; as always, Granny shows up with her speedy cooking expertise and helps Flo through yet another daunting venture.

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burger bustle

Burger Bustle is a challenging game and requires a lot of speed, particularly when you get to the final four locations.  It also requires a vast amount of planning so that you can beat all those hard hitting time targets to get a golden award.  We have spent a lot of time playing the game, and have come up with some useful hints and tips that will help you to succeed in the game.

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