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Kids Food: Gluten & Dairy Free Pikelets ~ Two Ways

Food for Kids: Gluten & Dairy Free Pikelets: Two Recipes

My girls both love to eat pikelets and I love how quick and easy they are to make. Perfect as morning tea, lunch box and after-school snacks, for those in countries unfamiliar with the delight of a simple pikelet - they are like a small hot cake or small, thick pancake. Here are two gluten, dairy … [Read more...]

Kids Lunch Box Ideas + Lunch Box Pasta Recipe

Lunch box pasta

This post is by regular contributor Kyrstie Barcak of A Fresh Legacy. I love to look at wonderfully creative images of lunch box ideas. I especially love the bento box style. I am positive that they would elicit a squeal of delight from any child who opens their lunch box to find such gorgeous … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Toasted Ham & Cheese – the Non Soggy Version

Lunch Box Ideas for Kids: Unsoggy Toasted Sandwiches

I feel a little silly posting this - after all, I am sure you all know how to toast a sandwich! However a school mum friend of mine recently noticed  I was sending toasted ham and cheese sandwiches in Immy's lunch box and asked, "But, don't they go soggy?" So I thought, if there is one mum who would … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Snack Idea: Date & Coconut Balls

Lunch box snack idea: Date and coconut balls

Since we started making our non-dairy, date chocolate mousse, I have been meaning to experiment with using dates and prunes to make a little sweet treat for the girls. Heading back to school has provided the perfect incentive to get onto it and these Date & Coconut Balls get the snack time tick … [Read more...]

Choc Beetroot Biscuit Recipe

Easy Choc Beetroot Biscuit Recipe

This post is by regular contributor Kyrstie Barcak of A Fresh Legacy. Beetroot is a striking vegetable – in both appearance and taste. It always seems to add an element of fun to the plate with its vibrant color.  I am a huge fan of feeding my children a rainbow plate of food - using a wide range … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Friendly: Pumpkin Pikelets – Gluten, Dairy & Sugar Free

Childhood 101 | GF DF SF Pumpkin Pikelet-Hotcake Recipe

In my post last week, {More} Lunch Box Ideas for Kids Who Don't Like Sandwiches, I mentioned that I had a savoury pikelet recipe to share, a Pumpkin Pikelet in fact, but it seems that the 'pikelet' is an Australian and New Zealand invention, so for everyone else we will call this a small pancake or … [Read more...]

{More} Lunch Box Ideas for Kids Who Don’t Like Sandwiches

Childhood 101 | Lunch Box Ideas for Kids Who Don't Like Sandwiches

Given the popularity of the first Lunch Box Ideas for Kids Who Don't Like Sandwiches post, I realise that it is not just me with a child who regularly requests an alternative to the humble sandwich in their lunch box. In our case, even when she does insist that she would like a sandwich, Immy often … [Read more...]

18 Super Sandwich Fillings Just Right for Kids

Lunch box ideas- sandwich filling ideas

Isn't it funny how certain foods evoke strong memories? I have childhood memories of small, oval shaped Counter biscuits with squares of cheese, sweet jam on a spoon to cover the taste of crushed up medication that I hated to take, ham steaks served with rings of tinned pineapple, and my Dad's … [Read more...]