And a popular but simple lunch

Okay, this lunch had the kids totally in awe, and I wasn’t really that impressed with how it turned out… We have an easy lunchbox, with:– Boiled egg (in cutesy eggshell holder)– Homemade hummus in the penguin holder to dip the vege sticks in– Carrot and Cucumber sticks with an elephant pick– Peanut Butter on…

Iskender

  If I have said it once… I have said it a thousand times… I LOVE Turkish food!  Yum. So here is my regular Iskender meal… with felafel and rice.  You may notice the hummus taking center stage, and the nom-worthy felafels.  Nothing overly interesting, but YUMMO! Otherwise it’s just: – Beetroot – Tomatoberries –…

Making some Hummus

I LOVE hummus, oh, if I could go to Turkey, I would come back so filled with hummus, tabbouleh and felafel.  Yum!  But, I was so keen to eat Turkish, but so lacking in hummus….. I sorta had eaten it all! Shocking…. So I made my own, and was really impressed with the result.  I…

And back in the garden….

Well, the garden had an overhaul yesterday.  For spring, the weather has been dodgy as.  So the spring growth has really done well for the weeds, but not so great on the cucumbers. The first strawberry of the season. How it looks right now. But, the berries are doing well- straw, rasp and bosen…. the…

The Lunch Rush

A lunch that didn’t quite come together as planned…. oh well.  In the containers it does look cute as. In the top we have a fritata with cheese and carrots, bagette pizza slices, strawberries, nut mix and hundreds and thousands cookies (yumo).  This bento is particularly nice because it is quite wide and it can…

Juicing for Well-Being

Since the diagnosis (the husband was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colon Cancer about 6 weeks ago, and has since undergone surgery to remove 60cm of his colon) I have been juicing up a storm. Basically I started juicing fruit and vegetables because he didn’t like to eat them… crazy!  I’m a vegetarian, so basically the…