Chicken & Rice Patties For The Lunchbox

 .       Chicken & Rice Patties For The Lunchbox   Now here’s something the kids will love in their lunchbox! (And they’re super easy to bake!!)     Ingredients: 3 cups cooked rice (I used brown) 1 cooked chicken breast (shredded) 1 carrot (grated) 3 spring onions sliced 1 1/3 cup grated cheese […]

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Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

. Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries           Ingredients 2 pounds sweet potatoes, cut into thin wedges 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt and pepper 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions 1.  Toss potatoes with EVOO, salt and pepper 2.  Roast 30 minutes at 475 degrees 3.  Toss with cinnamon 4.  Enjoy!! […]

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Jamie Oliver: Diet-Related Disease Implicated In Over 60% Of All Deaths

.                           Jamie Oliver has long been an advocate for healthy eating and, in particular, healthy eating for our children.   Jamie Oliver points out that “Diet-related disease is the biggest killer here in the United States.” He is on a bit of […]

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Tasty Campfire Snacks

.             Here are a couple of tasty snacks – one for the kids and one for the parents!!         Smoreo’s  (for the kids + ..)   Mmmmm … can you smell them? Source: Snack Hacks   Baileys Dipped Toasted Marshmallows  (for the Moms and Dads) Bailey’s […]

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8 Nifty Ideas For Getting Healthy Food Into School Lunchboxes.

  When preparing lunch for your child/children,  have you ever found a half eaten sandwich or a black banana? Here’s an article I found recently by Amy Roskelley. She has some great ideas to help with children’s lunches that I have used with great success.   You may spend the better part of your morning […]

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Dad’s Kid Friendly Mexican Lasagne

Here’s a great recipe I found that kids will love! Mine do! With a couple of fussy eaters, I’m always on the lookout for tasty, nutritious AND attractive (no hassle!) kid friendly meals. And this one certainly works!   Mexican lasagne Take an easy chilli con carne, layer it into a ‘lasagne’ using plain flour […]

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Finger Food For Fussy Eaters

Feeding fussy eaters can be a challenge for all parents.  Here’s a nutritious recipe that is sure to have them saying “yum”!  First included in “Cooking Light” in 2001, these easy to prepare bites will ready in a flash.   Mini Frittatas with Ham & Cheese Bake these bite-sized frittatas in a miniature muffin pan. […]

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