Hacks For Travelling With Kids these Holidays

Tis the season to be jolly! Uhm… that could depend on how you tackle your next road trip with kids in tow. Traveling with kids may not always feel like that much of a holiday. So be prepared! Try to make the journey enjoyable for everyone. I can hear the ‘Mommy are we there yet” line ringing in my ear. I therefore went searching and … Continue reading Hacks For Travelling With Kids these Holidays

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/30 minutes Servings: makes 8 servings Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the fridge. Equipment: 2 mixing bowls, 2 pans, baking pan Served warm, straight from the oven, or chilled as dessert, there’s almost nothing to beat this lovely treat.  A perfect lunch box accompaniment your little one will love. Ingredients 6 tablespoons sugar, divided 3/4 cups of … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Chicken Bites

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/10 minutes Servings: makes 20 bites Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge. Equipment: 1 mixing bowl, 1 pan Bites of delight I call these little lunch box marvels. Fabulous sources of protein for you little bundle of joy. Ingredients 2 large chicken breasts cut into chunks 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp (15ml) parsley 200ml fresh … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Chicken Bites

Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Crumble

Prep/ Cooking Time: 15 minutes/30 minutes Servings: makes 8 servings Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days in the fridge. Equipment: 2 mixing bowls, 2 pans, baking pan Served warm, straight from the oven, or chilled as dessert, there’s almost nothing to beat this lovely treat.  A perfect lunch box accompaniment your little one will love. Ingredients 6 tablespoons sugar, divided 3/4 cups of … Continue reading Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Crumble

Lunch box snack of the week: Baked banana chips

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Baked Banana Chips

Prep/ Cooking Time: 4 hours 30 minutes Servings: makes 4 servings (use more bananas to increase your servings) Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Equipment: baking tray, mixing bowl, paper towels Ingredients: 8 bananas lemon juice Directions: Preheat  oven to 100° C. Peel the bananas and slice thinly. Coat your cookie sheet with non stick cooking spray. Place the bananas in the freezer until … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Baked Banana Chips

Lunch box snack of the week: cheese sticks

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Cheese Sticks

  Prep/ Cooking Time: 30 minutes Servings: makes 24 sticks Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Equipment: 2 mixing bowls, whisk, tray, baking tray, wax paper, foil Ingredients: 12 sticks reduced sodium mozzarella string cheese 1 large egg, beaten 2 tbsp flour 5 tbsp Italian seasoned breadcrumbs 5 tbsp bread crumbs 2 tsp parmesan cheese 1 tbsp dried parsley olive oil cooking spray Directions: … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Cheese Sticks

Lunch box snack of the week: Mini ham and cheese muffins

Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Mini Savoury Ham and Cheese Muffins

Prep/ Cooking Time: 30 minutes Servings: makes 24 muffins Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Equipment: 2 x mini muffin pans, fork,egg whisk, 2 mixing bowls, mixer, wooden spoon. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups self-raising flour 1 egg 1/2 cup milk 60g butter, melted, cooled slightly 75 g shaved ham, chopped 1/2 cup grated tasty cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 200°C Line two 12 x … Continue reading Lunch Box Snack of the Week: Mini Savoury Ham and Cheese Muffins