Packing lunches every day can be tiresome, repetitive and frustrating. Especially when your child changes what they like every week and you’re trying to juggle work and getting out the door. Add in the pressure of social media and ‘Instagram worthy’ lunches, and we can feel frustrated, tired and totally over it. But sometimes simple is better. It’s not about how fancy their lunches are, it’s about making sure that each lunch has the right foods to help their little bodies grow and concentrate in the classroom.
We all overindulge at Easter and that’s just part of the fun! With all the food and especially chocolate consumed over Easter, there is bound to be some leftovers, so make sure they don’t go to waste. We have come up with six ways you can reuse your hot cross buns so that you don’t have to throw them away in an aim to waste less and save more. Many of our recipes include leftover chocolate as well, so you could use your leftover Easter eggs and bunnies too!
Easter is a time for chocolate – so why not go all out with this easy Easter mud cake hack! It makes the perfect centrepiece for your Easter lunch, it’s delicious and it only costs about $35 to make!
Ice cream sandwiches are my favourite ice creams – the biscuit and ice cream combo is the BEST! So much so that really my only memory of Disneyland when I was 14 was the ice cream sandwiches. If you are obsessed with them too then here are 5 easy ways you can make your ice cream sandwiches even more amazing!
If your kid isn’t keen on a full-sized lunch at school, they may prefer the Japanese style Bento lunches instead. Bento lunches consist of a number of bite-sized pieces of food, in a lunch box with divided sections. This can be a better option for kids that don’t like to sit still for long or get bored eating the same thing over and over again.
Pavlova is the ultimate Aussie dessert and I love finding new ways to use it! I’ve come up with the perfect Australia day pavlova that every dessert lover won’t be able to get enough of. Here’s my very favourite Pavlova recipe, first found in the back of an old Family Circle magazine, that I’ve tweaked over the past 20 years.
Christmas lunch for under $150… can it be done? Christmas is such an exciting time of year, but it’s also expensive and it can lead to a lot of waste. One of the things most wasted at Christmas time is food. We expect such an abundance of food every year, but there is such thing as too much. With this in mind, I set out to create a delicious and affordable lunch for ten people, while not spending any more than $150.
Catering for all the relatives at Christmas can be a demanding job. There are always people that don’t like what’s being served, fussy kids that want one particular type of food, and so much food left over! This year we are skipping multiple desserts and going for this one Christmas dessert platter. The dessert platter looks amazing and there’s is bound to be something that everyone loves!
Pavlova is Australia’s Christmas dessert of choice. It is light and fluffy, and it can be combined with a range of toppings, depending on what you prefer. Whether its berries, summer mangoes, chocolate or anything else, we love our pavlovas, especially over the festive season! To help you with your Christmas dessert planning, here are three very different, and very delicious ways to style your pavlova!
Coming into Christmas, there are so many times when you need Christmas food. Whether it be for class Christmas parties, end of year celebrations or your own Christmas events, you always need something quick and easy in your repertoire for this time of year. So here are our 5 Kids Christmas Food Ideas that can be whipped up in a jiffy. Four out of five are no bake as well!