Picnics

Smart snacking for kids

Smart snacking for kids

Honestly, the number of times each day I have to fight off demands for snacks from my kids! You’d think they were malnourished (they’re far from it). Even on three square, balanced, healthy and hearty meals a day our growing kids always seem to be hungry. Now, provided it’s not knocking their appetites at mealtimes,

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Easy BBQ Marinades to Get Your Taste Buds Tingling

Easy BBQ Marinades to Get Your Taste Buds Tingling

It’s BBQ season again. Time to break out the charcoal or fire up the gas burner and get grilling. If your standard BBQ fare is starting to feel a little overdone, then why not try one a fresh homemade marinade to bring back the buzz to your al fresco dining? The trick to a good

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packed lunches

Lunch box ideas

Lunch box ideas are so much easier to come up with during the school holidays. A cheese sandwich can be made more exciting by eating it in the garden or the park, while access to the cooker at home opens up a wide range of hot meal options. However, when faced with coming up with

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chorizo and soft boiled egg salad

Chorizo and soft boiled egg salad

Are you bored with the basic salad? Looking for something a little different? Why not try this delicious, tasty Chorizo and soft boiled egg salad. This is great recipe for the family to enjoy and takes very little time to prepare. Ingredients 500g bag baby new potatoes, halved 4 eggs 225g green beans, trimmed 225g

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Happy family having picnic

What to pack for a picnic

What to pack for a picnic? It isn’t easy to decide what to pack and when you think of a picnic basket you automatically think of a sandwich, but they can be boring. You could try using different breads, if you’re used to white bread try Rye or wholegrain or better still head for the

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Tomatoes for salad

Picnic ideas: Tomato salad

Turn your salad into a Mediterranean feast with this simple tomato salad, it will take you just minutes to prepare and is a low cost option too. Tomato salad ingredients: 3tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 pint of tomatoes such as the cherry variety, washed and halved Handful of basil, chopped Salt and

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