A Few Super Fast Lunches

I’ve been trying to each healthier this year, as by the end of the academic year, my lunches are crazy carb fuelled wonders…. The plan is food from the garden, in the box, and out the door before I have time to think… Garden salad, satay sauce in the piggy, apricots and almonds. Pasta salad…

Wizard of Oz bento

Well, I have probably gone a little nuts. But it is cool. Here’s Toto on the yellow brick road of cheese to the emerald jelly city, past the red tomato poppy fields…. And here’s the witches hat, the scarecrows dip brain, the cowardly lion hiding in crackers, and the tinmans heart of onigiri. – Posted…

Star Wars Bento

Well, when the theme is “Movies” what comes to mind: Star Wars! Here we have my Star Wars tribute bento: From the top: R2D2 banana (made with banana, peanut butter, crushed nuts and a kit-kat finger. For the recipe see the Banana Trees listed here) Jabba the Hut Jelly – green with orange mandarin segments,…

5+ a Day Challenge: Day 4

It’s been a struggle to eat right today, with 33 teenagers in the capital city, Wellington. Admittedly, it’s the coolest little capital in the world. We hiked all over the city, having a blast. Breakfast – blt bagel – sans bacon – hash brown – hot choccy (yup, maccas) Lunch – tank juice (apple, orange,…

Day 3: 5+ a Day Challenge

Well, I thought today would be chaos but, it was okay. Breakfast – Special K – peaches Lunch – carrot – pasta salad – 2 kiwi fruit – mandarin – mixed nuts Snacks – yogurt – cheese and crackers – scroggin Dinner – 1 cold lasagne serving 7 servings! Yay! More importantly, check out my…

Thankful ploughmen….

This week has been filled in the blogosphere with thanks, and it had me thinking.  What was I thankful for?  Well, I have a lot to be thankful for, but today especially, I have people to thank for who I am.  I worked at this amazing vineyard cafe at Muirlea Rise.  There I was the…