A Banana Smoothie Idea

A smoothie that the kids will love, you can be creative by purchasing some decorative glasses and making it look like a smoothie you would get from a resort. Kids always appreciate the effort. A deliciously healthy way to start the day, this smoothie is full of bananas, honey, with just a hint of cinnamon […]

A Chicken Risotto the kids will love

You wont get any arguments from the kids with this chicken risotto, great tasting meal for everyone.  Best of all it can saved for a few days in the fridge so you have ready made meals at your disposal to heat up when needed. Ingredients Serves 6 2 teaspoons of butter or margarine 1 onion […]

Chicken and Leek Casserole

A great meal to cook for you and the kids.  I always get asked for seconds,  so I hope you experience the same. Ingredients 1/4 cup of plain flour 8 chicken thighs, trimmed 1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 Leek, washed and halved 4 rashes of bacon chopped 2 garlic cloves, […]

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 […]

Fruit and Honey Yoghurt

This is a winner for both adults and children, Summer or winter favorite. There are so many different styles of yoghurt on the shelf, just choose the one you and your kids like and enjoy.   Ingredients strawberries, hulled and quartered bananas, peeled, sliced watermelon, chopped apple, chopped light plain Greek-style yoghurt 1 tablespoon honey […]

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 […]

Boiled Egg Soldiers

Who remembers these? They are still a great way to serve up an egg for breakfast. Have fun 🙂 Ingredients (serves 1) 1 free-range egg 1 slice of buttered toast, crusts removed, cut into fingers Method Place the egg in a saucepan and add enough cold water to cover.  Place over a high heat on […]

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 […]

Scrambled Eggs

Eggs of all shapes and recipes can be used to create a scrumptious dish your yourself, friends or kids. Ingredients (serves 2) 4 eggs 1/4 cup pure cream 10g (tablespoon) butter Buttered toast Method Better to use a non-stick frypan Whisk eggs and cream together in a bowl until combined. Season with salt and pepper. […]

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 […]


BREAKFAST BIKE RIDE Park you car along Alexandra Ave (opposite Botanical Gardens) and take the Yarra river bicycle trail to KANTEEN, stay on the the southern side of the yarra, its an easy ride for all levels and only approx 2km from your car. Once you cross under Church street-Chapel street, you only have a […]

Spaghetti Bolognaise

Ingredients (serves 6 or great of a couple of nights) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 800g-1kg of diet mince 700g Leggo’s Sugo di pomodoro, premium cooking sauce 1 140g tub of Leggo’s tomato paste 1 400g can of diced tomatos 2 medium size carrots diced 1 onion diced 1 clove of garlic, crushed and diced […]