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What to pack for lunch: BBQ chicken with quinoa and beans

This idea comes from J.M. Hirsch, author of Beating the Lunch Box Blues. I got the book from the library and flagged so many pages as good ideas that I bought a copy. 73 more words

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Let’s Pack a Lunch!

It is the end of summer, and after Labour Day in North America school age children will be heading back to school.  Many will be not only sporting new clothes and backpacks, but new lunch boxes as well. 634 more words

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Lemon Sultana Cake

This is not my recipe but a BBC recipe. I have made it many times and every time it goes down well – a favourite of the whole family! 18 more words

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A Rainy Afternoon Treat

Imagine a rain-soaked afternoon and your kid wants something different and yummy. What should I cook, is an eternal dilemma of a mother.
Try this easy snack. 141 more words


First day of school, vegetable tart on the menu

My kids are back to school today. I have to say, i love when they are at school. I love the predictability of my routine and this gives me ample time to work on all of my projects. 187 more words

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spinach & ricotta filo rolls

There are some recipes that are firm favourites with the kids in my kitchen garden cooking classes, and this is one of them. These little filo pastry rolls tick all the boxes when I’m choosing what to make with them: they’re simple enough for the kids to make but still tricky enough to keep them happily engaged, they are filled with green goodness from the garden and, most importantly, the kids love to eat them. 377 more words

Cooking With Kids

Bento Boxes

A Japanese pantry

Starting the vegetable and cheese prep!

Making onigiri

Asher’s Bento (with extra rice and flavoured with sprinkle)

Ange’s Bento


With a friend who is half-Japanese to guide us, Asher and I spent a happy afternoon exploring the world of bento boxes in the holidays. 143 more words