Be Nurturing: Simple Food

Lunch Box Idea: Cheesy Toasted Sandwich Bites

March 16, 2014

I saved bread shapes from the Egg in the Basket I made for dinner to use in the lunch box the next day.   It makes for an interesting change from a regular sandwich in the lunch box. Ingredients Bread Grated cheese Tomato sauce (optional) 1. Cut bread shapes out of bread using a cookie [...]

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Date, Oat & Coconut Choc Balls (nut free)

March 9, 2014

I make these as much for me as for the children’s lunch boxes.  I find them a great energy snack that ties me over to the next meal and you can find them popping up in my food diary over the last 7 weeks.   I do make these balls quite small though, because even [...]

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Mini Nutella Brownie Bites: 3 Ingredients

March 7, 2014

These are rich to eat and quick to make.  The texture is somewhere between a cupcake and a brownie.   I make these mini brownie/cupcake bites for an afternoon treat for the kids sometimes.  I do recommend doing them in a mini cupcacke/muffin size rather than regular size because they are rich and delicious. Great [...]

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Pancake Recipe: 3 Ingredients

March 1, 2014

This pancake recipe is so easy, the kids can do it. There are only three ingredients. Ingredients 1 cup self raising flour 1 cup milk 1 egg Method 1. Whisk all ingredients together. 2. Cook pancakes to size over medium heat 3. Flip when golden. We usually cook our pancakes on the BBQ and they [...]

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Bento Laptop Lunch Box Review

February 26, 2014

I’ve been making school lunches for a decade now and over the years have tried many different lunch boxes, including Tupperware, Nude Food Movers and Decor. I’m writing this post because I get a lot of questions about the lunch boxes I use for my kids.   I had varying degrees of success with the [...]

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2014 Health Challenge: Week 5-6 – Keep asking Why

February 25, 2014

I’m doing a health challenge with my group PT instructor Lauren from Phyzique to start 2014 off.  This challenge follows five years of slow sustainable progress and you can read more about this period of my life here:  Health & Fitness - Week 1 and a follow up in my food diary in Week 2 – 4. I’ve [...]

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