Healthy school lunch

Sweet Potato Apple Lunch Box Mookies

Carol Harrison Healthy Leftovers, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Healthy Snack Ideas, Recipes, Yummy Lunch Club 0 Comments

Yup a mookie would be a muffin-cookie and with loads of better-for-you options like lemon-raspberry, banana-blueberry or pineapple-carrot, I think we are on to something! Aren’t we all looking for ways to get kids to try new foods at lunch? OK fine, they are really like mini pancakes but mookie sounds way more fun! And because you drop dollops of …

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Colour up School Lunches with Vegetable Hummus 3 Ways

Carol Harrison Healthy Leftovers, Healthy Lunch Ideas, Healthy Snack Ideas, Kids In The Kitchen, Recipes, Time and Money Savers 0 Comments

A colourful lunch may be key to getting your child to eat it. It seems kids really do eat with their eyes. Research from Cornell University found kids prefer six different colours on a plate. And that’s a good thing since more colours means more variety, one of the cornerstones of good nutrition. So why settle for beige hummus when you …

Big Batch Tex-Mex Beef Recipe

Big Batch Tex-Mex Beef

Carol Harrison Double Duty Dinners, Recipes 0 Comments

Making lunches is easier when you big-batch cook. Keep healthy, convenient, foods like cooked ground beef in the freezer and you’ll always have lots of quick and healthy lunch options. Big Batch Tex-Mex Beef   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 1 hour 30 mins Total time 1 hour 45 mins   Kids Cook! Get your kids involved …

Big Batch Beef

Carol Harrison Double Duty Dinners, Recipes 0 Comments

Big batch cooking saves time when it comes to packing healthy kids’ lunches. I got into the habit of cooking ground meat before freezing it a long time ago and now it’s just park of my unpacking groceries routine. It’s a great head start on pasta sauce, chili, soups, or casseroles, and on busy weeknights saving 15 minutes matters! Big …