Tagged with Lunchboxes

How to eat REAL food – Wholemeal Bread Rolls

How to eat REAL food – Wholemeal Bread Rolls

Reducing the amount of sugar in your diet is back in the limelight with the WHO changing their recommendations with the target of a 5% of the total daily calorie intake… AT LAST!!! By sugar they mean extrinsic sugars, those added by manufacturers as well as syrups, honey, fruit juice and fruit concentrates. If you … Continue reading

Meat Free Monday – Fresh Homemade Pesto

Meat Free Monday – Fresh Homemade Pesto

Even though this has to be one of the quickest, simplest meals I can think of it really packs a flavour punch and definitely doesn’t leave you missing the meat in your dish. We have successfully managed to grow our own basil plant so even though pine nuts seem to be more expensive than gold … Continue reading

Mini Broccoli Quiche

Mini Broccoli Quiche

I hope you kids have had a great first full week back at school Freddie LOVED preschool. I think he was a rather disappointed that he only got to go for two days. He was so busy playing and having fun that he definitely didn’t eat enough lunch and was pretty low on energy when … Continue reading

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

Wholemeal Spinach and Cheese Breadsticks

This is such an easy recipe, especially if you have a breadmaker, but that’s not essential as you can make the dough by hand. The base of the recipe is yummy on it’s own, you don’t necessarily need to add any filling, simply glaze with a beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds or grated … Continue reading

Pea and Cottage Cheese Fritters

Pea and Cottage Cheese Fritters

These Fritters are great for lunchboxes, picnics or fingerfood lunches at home. In fact I  enjoy eating them too! Freddie and Lottie gobble them down and quite often have seconds. I love putting fritters in lunchboxes for Freddie. They’re quick and easy to make but don’t compromise on giving him a protein packed, veggie loaded … Continue reading

Baby Sushi

Baby Sushi

If you haven’t made sushi before PLEASE read on and don’t be put off! It really is simple, in fact Freddie has even helped out, and once you get the hang of it a healthy and refreshing alternative to sandwiches. My lovely friend Linda in Wellington taught me a while back and we now have … Continue reading