Pepping Up the After-School Snack

Snack: crackers, hummus, baby carrots, tomatoes, mango

Snack: crackers, hummus, baby carrots, tomatoes, mango

With lunchbox packing having become a chore and a bore (the boys, now 11 and 12, want something simple they can despatch quickly before returning to their busy social lives), my attention has turned to the hitherto overlooked after-school snack.

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March 21, 2013. Tags: , , , . Health, Kids, Leftovers, Lunch, Lunchbox. 2 comments.

Olympic Task of Running Down a Fridge

As the Olympic Games open in London today, a day before we make our own 100-meter dash (to the boarding gates for our annual pilgrimage to London), I reflect on the gargantuan task I’ve been tackling all week – of emptying a near-full fridge. Ugh. (more…)

July 27, 2012. Tags: , , , , . Fish, Fruit, Leftovers. 4 comments.