While the idea of Google/Siri/Alexa listening in on everyday conversations is kind of creepy, it would be interesting to know the top three phrases out of our kids’ mouths. The money is on ‘I’m hungry’, closely followed by ‘Stop it!’ and ‘I’m not tired.’ When you explain that they can’t possibly be hungry because they live […]

We’ve written before about how a well-stocked pantry is crucial when you need to pull a healthy meal together quickly. The same goes for the freezer, as we were reminded this week when rummaging around for anything that could bring a lonely head of cauliflower and few leftover herbs to life. Frozen broad beans were the […]

Pasta is fairly easy to get kids to eat but when something different to their regular tomato-based version comes along, they get judgy and suspicious. Here’s how talk about this spaghetti is likely to go down: Child: I don’t want to eat the green stuff You: OK Child: But there’s green stuff all through it […]

Food waste drives us nuts. Did you know Australians throw out $8 billion of edible food every year? We’ll spare you the lecture about the impact this has on climate change because we’re by no means perfect (like this unbelievable lady!) but we firmly believe bananas should never be binned. Even when they’re soft, black […]

This soup made with leftover roast chicken, noodles, and vegetables has become a firm family favourite. The beauty of it, apart from the taste which seems to satisfy everyone, is that it’s super fast and easy to prepare. It’s versatile too. Given that we usually have carrot in the fridge and frozen corn kernels in […]

The key to cooking stress-free healthy food that tastes good is to keep your kitchen well stocked with versatile ingredients that have a decent shelf life. That way, your regular weekly shopping list only needs to include fresh stuff like fruit, vegetables, fish, meat and milk. Below are a few of our favourite ingredients that […]

When bread loses its freshness, whizzing it up for breadcrumbs or toasting it are always good options, but if you have some tomatoes and cucumber handy – both of which are packed with vitamins and minerals – you can make this simple panzanella. It works best with very ripe tomatoes and dense bread with a […]