Slowcooked Beef and Potatoes

October 6th, 2015

  I have a weekend love affair with my slowcooker. During weekends when I am swamped with Saturday teaching load, I prepare meals to be cooked in the slowcooker which the family partakes during Saturday, Sunday and sometimes, leftovers are packed lunch for school on Monday mornings. I just add vegetab [ ... ]

Homemade Snacks

May 14th, 2015

  Homemade snacks are the best for us because we put extra effort in prepping the food and we know what ingredients were used. The photo above was a late lunch/early mid-afternoon snacks that the children and I just shared. The ones in the square plate are turon or banana fritters. To prep turon, here [ ... ]

Fruit Kebabs

January 19th, 2015

  One of the ways children and adults too, can eat vegetables and fruits would be to present these in a creative manner like these Fruit Kebabs. These were what I brought to the Christmas lunch with the inlaws: Fruit Kebabs TIPS: To easily facilitate using the sticks, you have to wash these first and  [ ... ]

Apple Cobbler Recipe

January 15th, 2015

  We love apple pies. Who doesn’t? And with a box of apples that a trusted brand gave last Christmas, it was a must that I make apple pie. I made Apple Cobbler.  I found a simple and easy to make recipe online but I tweaked a bit for the second time I baked the Apple […] [ ... ]

Lunchbox Chronicles January 14, 2015

January 14th, 2015

  Lunchbox pack for January 14, 2015 is a mixture of leftover rice cooker pasta and make-ahead pizza. For lunch: Rice Cooker Pasta (this was tuna pasta and not ground beef pasta) and 2 pieces of Make-Ahead solo pizza For snacks: 3 pieces solo pizza, a variety of cookies and a cup of bite size watermel [ ... ]