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,…

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…

Mayonnaise and Salad Dressing

I’ve always lived in fear of mayonnaise, thinking its some special sauce that awesome people make. Turns out I can do it too. Admittedly, I only tried because I ran out of the bout stuff. This just tastes….well.. better. The mayonnaise recipe is loosely based on Allison Holst’s one… But tweaked to ingredients I always…

5+ a Day Challenge: Monday

Well, I made it through one day. And I am pleased so far. While I still wanted to eat deep fried, high sugary goodness in amidst assessing the end of terms work, I didn’t. Breakfast 1 serving peaches Special K Lunch Lasagne (vegetarian) 1 vege serving Kiwi fruit Mandarin Snacks Mixed nuts Cheese and crackers…

World’s Fastest Lunch

One thing I really like about the ol’ Easy Lunchbox is the speed of making lunch! Okay, so I go all feral-masterchef on the weekends to prepare the bits-n-bobs, but that is just so I can watch Dr. Who before school. Here we have baked-bean mousetraps, with dried peaches and blueberries, and almonds… with yogurt,…

Individual Lasagne all set for Lunch

I’ve been a bad blogger of late…. in fact, since I had my technology stolen from my car.  However, my cooking and lunches have actually been better than… well…. usual. 2013 was MEANT to be the year of eating well…. but generally it has become the year of eating a lot.  And I am okay…

Takeaway Tacos

Lunch today in an Easy Lunchbox – I do love these things, but they are a bit of a pain.  Sometimes the lids don’t sit right, but the carry case is great.  I throw in an icepack that keeps everything cool.  Just keep the bag flat. Tacos- I heated them up and then put the…