Curried Scallops and Snow Peas

We discovered quickly, when our daughter was in kindergarten that she did NOT like sandwiches. So the experiments began.  Her god-mother gave her a book with seasonal recipes and she helped me in the kitchen often.  We discovered bento boxes and from there the ability to ‘individualize’ her lunches began.  WE also were able to…

Chicken Guacamole Salad

It has been a while since my last post – but we are still planning our meals and cooking healthy.  I have had to resort to preparing and freezing some meals so that we are not eating out but when I have the time I still prefer to prepare fresh meals using fresh ingredients as…

Homemade Mac ‘n Cheese

Box of Kraft Dinner.  The first thing hubby learned to cook.  The simple meal that seems cheap and easy to prepare for lunch, supper …. sometime breakfast.  But a hidden den of ‘unnatural’ and unhealthy foods: which yes is my self-educated opinion.  I wrote about it – see here:  The Low Down on KD. And…

Cucumber Turkey ‘Sandwiches’

I’ve never really had a taste for store bought bread.  Bakeries can bring my inner bread-a-holic out, but luckily I live rurally and have never caught on to baking my own.  As a result – the sandwich idea for lunch (either for Darling Daughter or myself) never really took hold in this house.  One of the…