Sweetpea Pantry

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Introducing our new friends ‘Sweetpea Pantry’. If you’re stuck with ideas on how to keep those little hands occupied, then read on…

The ‘season to be jolly’ is here and before we all know it family and friends will be descending on our doorsteps for the annual festivities. It’s the week to get the final decorations up, get the guest rooms ready (or at least the sleeping bags out of the loft), to check all the pieces in the Monopoly set are still around, oh and to ensure you are stocked up on lots of festive nibbles and treats. Better get cracking then!

Although we can’t quite help with the first few jobs we can offer you a simple but scrummy solution to those Christmas treats. You see, here at Sweetpea Pantry we’d got our own little sweetpeas to entertain and feed, not just at Christmas but every day. So as two Mums, who wanted to feed our families snacks that were healthy but tasty, we decided to create something that would allow us to do just that but wouldn’t see us slaving in the kitchen and searching high and low for great, wholesome ingredients.

Fast forward just a year or two later and we’ve now got a range of quick, easy and delicious mixes that are packed with wholesome goodness so no matter if it’s breakfast, dinner or an afternoon treat, you can simply pick up one of our packs and create something that little ones and grown-ups alike will love.

Our favourite for the Christmas season is our Ginger Giggles Biscuit Mix. It’s packed with wholegrain barley, rye and flaxseed, so you know you’re doing your guests some good, as well as those all-important Christmas spices to give your biscuits that holiday feeling. Better still, they are so easy to make that the children will probably offer to help, especially if you let them choose the cookie cutter!
Or why not try some of our Grainy Brainy Pancakes? Serve up with fresh fruit and yogurt as a delicious start to the day for your Christmas guests, and they’ll be full of energy for all that present unwrapping. Or why not try them for dinner? Serve nice and thin with some wilted spinach, left-over turkey and a hint of cranberry sauce … YUM.

 

You can find our Sweetpea Pantry mixes in Tesco’s wholefoods aisle, in M&S or on Ocardo!

Lots of love, from Philippa & Tanya at Sweetpea Pantry

As time-pressed, food obsessed parents, we couldn't find any great baking mixes on the shelves that we felt comfortable feeding our children. We both loved to bake but didn't always have the time, energy or range of ingredients. So with a flash of inspiration, we decided to put our time and energy into making sure ALL busy parents had access to great tasting, easy options for baking with or for their kids. Mixes that weren't defined by sugar, that had fibre, nutrients, texture and flavour. 

Having known each other since we were 5 years old making mud pies in the backyard, the recipes bit was easy, and we had lots of willing participants to trial all the products. With a little bit of support from some amazing mentors in the industry and a lot of research, Sweetpea Pantry was launched in 2014 with five products and a lot more in the works.”

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