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Lunch box snack of the week: Chicken bites

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 … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Crumble

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Breakfast bar

Lunch box snack of the week: Breakfast bar

Prep/ Cooking Time: 45 minutes Servings: makes 18 bars Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Equipment: baking pan, 2 mixing bowls, mixer, wooden spoon. Ingredients: 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup sultanas 3/4 cup self-raising flour 1 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/3 cup chopped … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Strawberry Bars

Lunch box snack of the week: Strawberry Bars

Prep/ Cooking Time: 45 minutes Servings: makes 12 bars Storage: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Equipment: baking tin, 2 mixing bowls, mixer, wooden spoon, screwer, baking paper, cling wrap. Ingredients: 1 cup of flour 1 cup of rolled oats 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/4 tsp. … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Chips

Lunch box snack of the week: Apple Chips

Prep/ Cooking Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 servings Storage: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Equipment: Cookie rack, medium pot, chopping board Ingredients: 8 apples 500ml apple juice cinnamon stick or cinnamon Directions: Preheat oven at 180˚C.First boil apple juice with either a cinnamon stick or cinnamon. Slice the apples as thinly as … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Tortilla snacks

Lunch box snack of the week: Tortilla snacks

Prep Time: 10 to 15 minutes Servings: makes 2 servings Storage: Keep up to 3 days in an airtight container Equipment: Biscuit cutters, large baking tray, zip lock bags Ingredients: 2 large flour tortillas 1 tbsp light olive oil or cooking spray 1/2 tsp mixed herbs handful of grated parmesan Directions: Preheat the over at 200˚C Lightly brush … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Pumpkin fritters

Lunch box snack of the week: Pumpkin fritters

Prep/Cooking Time:  30 minutes Servings: makes 12 Storage: Keep up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge. Equipment: Mixing bowl, food processor (if you have one, otherwise a mixing bowl and whisk or electric beater will suffice), foil, pan, spatula Ingredients: 2 large eggs 2 cups pumpkin 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Banana Bread

Lunch box snack of the week: Banana Bread

Prep Time: 90 minutes Servings: makes 1 loaf or 12 slices Storage: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 4 days.  Wrap individual pieces in cling film and add to your little ones lunch box. Loaves will also freeze well. Equipment: baking tin, 2 mixing bowls, mixer, wooden spoon, screwer, baking paper, cling wrap. Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

Lunch box snack of the week: Make your Own Trail Mix

Lunch box snack of the week: Make your Own Trail Mix

Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: makes 4 Storage: Keep up to 5 days in an airtight container Equipment: Mixing bowl, small zip lock bags Ingredients: 1/2 cup mixed dried mango pieces, banana chips, apple and sultana’s or other dried fruit 1/4 cup mixed nuts and seeds (for older children) 1/2 cup coconut shavings 1/2 cup plain toasted … Continue reading