Menu Plan Monday – January 13-17

Alright, it’s Sunday, I know. But this is when I plan, okay? Nice. And this is a much nicer way of reminding myself than the scribble week plan (which sort of coincides with a busy week and the cleaning schedule….) Monday 13 January Lunch: Bacon & Egg Pie and Curry leftovers for him Baked stuffed…

5+ a Day Challenge: Day 5

Well, the last day of term, and the one I had dreaded most. Usually a sugar fed high of chaos. Breakfast – Special K – peaches Lunch – lasagne (vegetarian) – Kumara soup – 2 bread rolls – mandarin I was too full for the pasta salad or kiwi. Snacks – nuts – scone with…

5+ A Day

We all know we are supposed to have 5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, but who really manages this? I know it is a challenge for me at the end of term, as its just a busy time of performances, assessments and general chaos. Often I find myself running on chocolate and energy…

Apple and Berry Crumble

This weekend Dad came over to help the husband install some sound system. Yes, I bribed with food. And praise. And beer. Shamelessly. Long time readers will be aware of all the berries we grew over summer, and how after washing them briefly, they got frozen. Now it was time for a comeback. Ingredients 4…

Soup, wonderful soup.

It’s officially winter. Here is my fridge, clearly soup is in my future. I’ve been making a lot of the stuff, and doing several things with it. 1. Eating it. Duh. It’s delicious. 2. Freezing it. I can’t make it through a full pot of soup in my own time. 3. Taking it for lunch.…

I can’t believe it’s not bacon! Fritatta

Well, I can believe it’s not bacon, but the husband doesn’t pay that much attention. 😉  This is my potato oven baked fritatta with red onions.  It is super easy, and fantastic for cold days when a sandwich for lunch is unappealing.  I like it cold, the husband likes it re-heated. Ingredients (for 6 large…