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Posts from the category: Lunch Box Ideas

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...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Anzac Slice

Lunch Box Recipe Ideas: Anzac Slice - One Recipe Three Ways

Anzac biscuits have been a classic in Australia and New Zealand since World War 1. Baked by family to send to military personnel serving far from home, the ingredients didn't spoil easily and stood up well to transportation across countries, continents and the oceans in between. They were also … [Read more...]

Easter Hot Cross Scones Recipe

Hot Cross Scones Recipe for Easter. A simpler version of Hot Cross Buns, perfect for cooking with kids.

Today regular contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, shares a fabulous twist on the traditional hot cross bun. And this one's great for cooking with kids! We love Hot Cross Buns, especially the ones without any fruit in them.  While I have made Hot Cross Buns from scratch I prefer to buy … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes

Lunch Box Ideas: Healthier Vanilla Cupcakes recipe

Today I am excited to welcome our newest contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, with a healthier vanilla cupcake recipe that makes a fabulous lunch box treat. Those of you with school aged children or children who attend child care will probably understand when I say I am slightly freaking … [Read more...]