Tag Archives: kid-friendly

Menu Plan Monday (& A Couple of Recipes)

It’s time for another week of Menu Plan Monday! I didn’t deviate from my plan at all last week and managed to cook everything, so that is great. It is so good knowing that dinner is all planned out. Before I tell you my menu plan for this week I am going to share a […]

Another Deceptive Day!

I said I would make some more recipes from my current cookbook challenge book, Deceptively Delicious, and boy have I had some fun! Jeff, the ever-willing taste tester, was over on the weekend and I took the opportunity to make some green eggs for breakfast (using spinach instead of food colouring – much healthier!) and […]

Some very deceptive cookies…

They look like your everyday chocolate chip cookies, right? WRONG! These babies have chick peas in them. Yes, you read correctly, chick peas!! INow, I am no stranger to these lovely legumes, having been a vegetarian for a large portion of my life, however you don’t find many children amongst their fan list (or many […]

More pasta!… from Cookbook Challenge Book #9

Woohoo! I’ve FINALLY cooked something from the current Cookbook Challenge book ‘Better Homes & Gardens – All-Time Favourite Beef Recipes’. While I was staying at Aaron’s place during my study week last week I made us some Manicotti for dinner. For those of you like myself who have never heard of this dish, it is […]

My First Challenge in a Long Time

Well, I am finally participating in the Daring Bakers challenges again. This month we made Cheesecake Pops thanks to Elle from Feeding My Enthusiasms & Deborah from Taste & Tell who chose this recipe from the cookbook ‘Sticky, Chewy, Messy, Gooey’ by Jill O’Connor. My main challenge this month was actually getting around to making […]

The Tale of Two ‘Lasagnes’

I have two recipes for your reading value today, because you know how generous I am! Well, some of you might see through the facade to the truth – I am that far behind in blogging the meals I have tried that I am going to be posting double (and triple… maybe even quadruple) posts […]