Category: Food/Recipes

DAY 22: I Love Christmas…Because Doughnuts (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

I have an obsession with Christmas themed Krispy Kreme doughnuts. I discovered their existance 4 years ago when a friend bought us a box as a gift. Since then, I have looked forward to having them every December. It has almost become a second religion to me! I honestly don’t know what it is about these

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Green Smoothie for Veggie-Hating Kids

We drink a lot of smoothies in our house and our favourite recipe is a very green one we call “Dino Buzz”! It basically gets its name from Miss A’s favourite Boost Juice smoothie Banana Buzz which consists of banana, ice, vanilla yoghurt, honey, and milk. After finding out what the ingredients were, we started recreating it

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Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We’ve done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then pureed it with milk. Basically the original pancake recipe is 1 cup flour, 1 egg and 1 cup

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Pink Beetroot Pancakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole, peeled them, sliced them, let them cool, put them into Ziplock bags and kept them in the freezer. My

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Let Your Toddler Help in The Kitchen: Give them the knife!

I’ve always been a big fan of the Montessori way of teaching kids’ life skills which includes learning to cook, using real kitchen utensils, and learning to be independent from a young age. I know a lot of people who ban their kids from entering kitchens due to the “dangers” lurking within, but there is honestly so

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Broccoli and Cheese Nuggets

A couple weeks ago, I whipped up some broccoli and cheese nuggets/tater tots/patties (call them what you may) and my toddler actually ate a couple which is nothing short of a miracle. How to make them: Chop a head of broccoli roughly Blanch broccoli pieces for a couple of minutes in boiling water then drain (and shock in cold water

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse: Serve the kids dessert without the guilt

A few nights ago, in a desperate bid to get some nutritents into my fussy eater, I whipped up this chocolate avocado mousse. I had come across it on the internet quite a while ago and it was always at the back of my mind to try it. I guess I just wasn’t motivated to

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Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

These chicken nuggets are super quick to whip up and are a healthy alternative for fast food lovers. They can be served with homemade baked chips or other vegetables on the side. In the photo are takeaway chips from a fish and chip shop we had when out the next day – just to clarify I did

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