A lunchbox to satisfy Dad and the kids

Its not the first time I have posted on putting together a healthy School lunch box but this is also my lunch box. When I make the school lunch I also make a duplicate for me 🙂 Fresh fruit is always a winner and I love this time of year. The better fruits are now […]

Banana and peanut butter sandwich

Ingredients (serves 1) 2 slices of your favourite bread 1 tbs peanut butter 1 banana, sliced 2 tsp honey This snack is universal, breakfast or lunch 🙂 Came across it in a cafe in St Kilda Melbourne the other day, so simple and delish! Method Spread 1 slice of bread with 1 tbs peanut butter. […]

Can a good bowl of soup be better than sex?

I reckon it can be 🙂 Well at least this soup is – Cauliflower & Zucchini Soup Why not have both on a cold winters night, sex and soup and you will be the happiest man in town. 🙂 I got onto this recipe when I stayed at the Golden Door retreat, every time I […]

Osso Bucco with a Dads twist

Tonight was the first week night of the year that gave us a hint of winter- 11 celsius. A perfect night for a slow cooked style casserole with mash potato. I searched the net for a yummy recipe that would satisfy my toughest critics, yes the kids! I found a recipe that was DELICIOUS 🙂 No wonder […]

Dads Cafe Breakfast Menu

This is what breakfast looked like at our house this morning. Every now and then using an A4 piece of paper I draw up a menu similar to the ones we get in a cafe and we all get to order what we would like to eat. It’s a bit of fun as kids love […]

Party Sausage Rolls

Grab the kids to help you in the kitchen and make these yummy sausage rolls. There is nothing better than cooking with kids, its so much fun 🙂 Makes 24 Ingredients 500g sausage mince 2 tablespoons tomato sauce 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce 3/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons mustard powder 1 small brown onion, grated […]

Banana Smoothie

Banana smoothies are a great tasting drink and can help provide the necessary energy to kick start the day. This is a Dad 101 recipe that you need to be good at 🙂 Awesome for a snack anytime or breakfast… Ingredients (serves 2) 2 ripe chopped bananas 2 cup skim milk 3-4 scoops vanilla ice-cream […]

Tuna Pasta

Tuna Pasta dishes are generally loved by all for dinner or lunch. Once when my daughter was younger she didn’t want to eat it because it was fish so I told her it was chicken and she nearly licked the bowl clean 🙂 Ingredients (serves 4) 400g, 4 handfulls of shell or spiral pasta olive […]

Toasted ham sandwich – in the frypan

This doesn’t sound a biggy but the difference you get in taste between a toaster and a fry-plan is huge, try your toasties out in the pan and you will never go back 🙂 Ingredients Serves 1 or 2 50g butter, 2 teaspoons 4 thick slices white bread 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard (optional) 100g thinly […]

Crispy Potato Skins with Dip

You wont get any complaints serving these up. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 large (about 1kg) sebago potatoes, scrubbed. Olive oil spray, 1/2 cup (50g) grated cheddar Mild tomato salsa, or a dip of your choice Method Preheat oven to 180°C. Place the potatoes on the shelf in the oven and bake for 1-1 1/2 hours […]

Chicken Stir fry

Ok Dads, this is a bit of a favorite, everyone needs a good chicken stir fry in the recipe book. The kids will love this meal, as its a simple kids meal that gets eaten. Ingredients (serves 4) 1 tbs olive oil 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into strips 1 white onion, diced 6 celery […]