This is the question that my daughter posed to me this week. She was making a potato salad to take to uni for lunch. She wanted to boil potatoes, as well as hard boil some eggs to go into her potato salad. So as she was preparing to boil the potatoes she asked "Can I… Continue reading Can you boil potatoes & eggs together?
Apparently it's Chicken Month in September, among other things. We usually eat a meal with chicken in it once or twice a week. This week we've had Chicken Pot Pies and then used the same chicken mixture to make Chicken Pasties. Other chicken dishes that my family enjoys include Grain Free Chicken Schnitzels with an almond… Continue reading Chicken Month (including a recipe)
The potato salad that I make is always popular but so easy to make. It is a recipe that my mother taught me & in fact she'll be making the potato salad for Christmas Day. You can also make this recipe with sweet potato as well. On Christmas day I'll be making a different sweet… Continue reading Potato Salad
There is very little take-away food that my husband can safely eat without having to worry about sulphites, in particular. A while ago we did have a Baja Steak bowl from a mexican take-away shop. We now make our own version of this at home. My husband BBQ's the steak which we then slice thinly… Continue reading Baja Steak
Last week I managed to make a couple of quiche like slices for my children to try as lunch options. I made No Green Stuff Veggie Slice which I took to my friends house for lunch with a small group of ladies. There were a couple of slices left but my children didn't try it. I also… Continue reading Last Week’s Menu – 13 February 2017
My children don't particularly like sandwiches. Though they both often have bread rolls for lunch. I struggle with what to give my son for lunch. He will like something for a while and then go totally off it. Sometimes if we have leftover chicken I will make a quick, easy Caesar salad. This week I… Continue reading Quick, Easy Caesar Salad
"What's for Dinner?" has been the catch cry of my children since they could talk. Often this would be one of the first things my daughter would ask in the morning when she was little. I started menu planning a few years ago and have found that it helps. I usually plan and shop for… Continue reading What’s for Dinner?
Last week was a fairly big week, baking wise. I made No-Bake Walnut Cookies (which are stored in the freezer), raw brownie bites (don't tell my husband what's in them!), apple cinnamon muffins, Banana Blueberry Buckwheat Muffins (the recipe uses raspberries but I used blueberries instead), my version of My Kind of Bliss Bliss Balls, chocolate slice and passionfruit slice. The… Continue reading Last Weeks Menu – 15 Feb
As my son returned to school last week. I did some baking in preparation for that. For lunches I made Pizza Scrolls. He only went to school for 3 days so I had some left for today. I also made some Choc Crunch Granola, Seed Toast, chilli roasted trail mix (I used some almonds as well… Continue reading Last Weeks Menu – 1 Feb
Breakfast this week has been a bit of a mixed bag including dry corn thins on a day I wasn't feeling too good, leftover frittata, puffed corn cereal with banana & almond milk, fried veggies with an egg, scrambled egg with tinned salmon & avacado and of course bacon & eggs. Lunches again mostly involved… Continue reading Last Week’s Menu – 26 September