Posts from the category: Lunch Box Ideas

Lunch Box Ideas: Homemade Biscuit Dippers & Berry Yoghurt

Stuck for fresh Lunch Box Ideas for your kids? Try these Homemade Biscuit Dippers and Berry Yoghurt

In our house we are well into the last term of school for the year.  It’s a little frightening that Bear and Bee have nearly finished their first year of formal schooling! And with term four came a whole lot of dissatisfaction about school lunches! By the end of last term, Bee was complaining about … [Read more...]

Choc Banana Slow Cooker Cake Recipe

Choc Banana Slow Cooker Cake

My oven has died! Gah! It's such a nuisance! So a total rethink of our regular meal plan has been in order, and when it comes to school lunch box treats I have had to get clever...with my slow cooker! The first slow cooker cake I shared - the 3 ingredient banana cake - is a hit here but the amount … [Read more...]

Deliciously Simple Apple Slice Recipe

Deliciously SImple Apple Slice Recipe

I love that one of our local supermarkets has started selling 'The Odd Bunch' fruit and vegetables - the ugly, not-quite-perfect specimens that would usually be binned, and I picked up a big bag of cheap apples when I was grocery shopping last week. There is absolutely nothing wrong with these … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Banana Cake – Baked in the Slow Cooker!

3 Ingredient Banana Cake Cooked in the Slow Cooker

A 3 ingredient banana cake??? I know you are thinking no way! How is that possible? At least that is what I thought when I saw comments made on Facebook about a similar cake. But you know what? It does work! And more than that, you cook it in the slow cooker. No hot kitchen to contend with! Here's … [Read more...]

Marshmallow & Cranberry Oat Cookies

Cranberry and Marshmallow Cookie Recipe

To be honest with you this recipe sort of came around by accident! I had been planning on making sultana (raisin) and apricot oat cookies as a lunch box treat but when I went to the pantry my 3 year old had eaten all of the sultanas and there weren't enough dried apricots left to justify using … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins Recipe

With some apples that really needed to be used up we all decided it was time for a break from the yummy Anzac Slice that I have been baking for lunch boxes and after school snacks (it is a big hit with all the family!). An order was put in for apple muffins. Now, I couldn't go past adding some … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Oven Baked Fruit Bars

Lunch box Ideas: Homemade oven baked fruit bars recipe

In today's post Maree of Three Foot Cooks shares a delicious recipe for Apple Cereal Bars, perfect as a lunch box treat. Bear adores Apple Cereal Bars. She would live off Apple Cereal Bars and Orange Juice if I let her. Apple Cereal Bars are found alongside muesli bars in the supermarket. They … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Ideas: How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

How to Make a Fabulous Trail Mix

I love trail mix as a snack for kids. It's easy to make and transports well, and it's energy dense - giving them a much needed boost whenever the hangries hit (you know the ones - when hungry kids (or mamas) get grumpy!)  I have recently been sending Immy to school with a small serving of homemade … [Read more...]