Lunches & Mains

Family friendly recipes for lunches and dinners. Kid approved, nourishing quick and easy.

picture of Roasted Pumpkin and Almond Cous Cous Salad in a lunchbox

Roasted Pumpkin and Almond Cous Cous Salad

We spend Sunday afternoons getting ready for the coming week. There is something pretty satisfying in knowing at least one morning in the work week will be going smoothly. Well, as smooth as it can possibly be trying to get three kids out the door in less than an hour. […]

back to school lunch ideas

Back to School Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love

This blog post, Back to School Lunch Ideas includes affiliate links and codes. If you decide to purchase using these codes or from the affiliate links I will earn a small amount of commission at no additional cost to you. I don’t know about you but my thoughts have definitely turned […]

Yogurt Dough Pizza Scrolls

This recipe for Yogurt Dough Pizza Scrolls has been updated in April 2019 to halve the quantity of the dough and add more detail around how to make this recipe based on reader feedback. The last two weeks have been CRAZY. I have been super busy at work. And on top of […]

Warm those little bellies with these delicious and easy Hot School Lunch Ideas perfect for insulated food jars

Hot School Lunch Ideas

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Creamy Tomato Soup is a kid friendly and vegan soup that is great for school lunches.

Creamy Tomato Soup

Soup is easily one of my favourite dinners or lunches. So warming and comforting. And so easy to make ahead! One soup I have always loved was Creamy Tomato Soup. I used to buy those packets of soup and have them at school and then later work with a sandwich […]

Pizza Topped English Muffins are a great way to vegetables in the lunchbox and make a nice change from sandwiches.

Pizza Topped English Muffins

You may have seen these Pizza Topped English Muffins in my Instagram feed and on my Facebook page – they are a super fun lunch idea that we make quite often. And when I pop these Pizza Topped English Muffins in Mr 6’s lunchbox? Well, that just catapults me to the […]

Deliciously smooth and creamy Pumpkin Soup. Kid approved, great for lunchboxes.

Pumpkin Soup

“This Pumpkin Soup is my favourite!” exclaimed Mr 6 grabbing his spoon and digging in immediately. How amazing was Mr 6’s reaction to the lunch I served today?! Cue music, trumpets, a marching band and a parade! Ah, isn’t it so great when your kids love eating what you give […]