Packaged Herbs and The Price of Convenience

herb-pastes Herb Pastes – Not Just Herbs!

Have you ever noticed what is in those super convenient ready-to-use herb tubes and jars? I don’t know but for some reason I just assumed that when it was labelled “garlic” or “oregano” that that was […]

Real Life Real Food Lunchbox

So I was going to say with this post “Here’s Chef Dom’s Lunchbox – it only took 5 minutes to put together the night before using leftovers and fruit and kept in fridge overnight to make for nice cool lunchbox and an easy morning.” But then I read the sentence […]

How Do We Eat Real Food In Practice?

Good question.  Sometimes I wonder this myself.  I definitely try to always have a plan of what I’m going to do for the week ahead (and sometimes further out that than) but sometimes I don’t do the plan or sometimes I do – but then things don’t work out as […]

Real Food Lunchbox with Haloumi

What’s for lunch for you today?

In this Chef Dom lunchbox we’ve got:

  • Zoodles (Spiralised Zucchini) with Bacon (leftover dinner)
  • Grapes
  • Beetroot & Haloumi Cheese
  • Olives & Cherry Tomatoes Kebabs
  • Plum Bliss Ball (Valentines Day leftover).

Dom does love grapes but we’re moving away from them as a standard because they’re higher […]

Real Food Lunchbots Lunchbox

How’s your week going? If you’re looking at stainless steel lunch boxes here’s another to consider. It’s a LunchBots lunch box. We love this one as well as the Planetbox.  They have different pros and cons.  I’ll do a post on that as soon as I get a spare moment […]

Real Food Lunchbox: Eat The Rainbow

Another Chef Dom lunch in his PlanetBox:

Interested to know if many of you make your own lunches?! Comment below “buy” or “make”. I know when I was working in an office I used to either buy it or more often just not eat any and keep working through…

One thing I […]

Real Food Lunchbox: Cinnamon Apples & Leftover Roast

Chef Dom’s real food lunchbox today – just a mix of leftovers from dinner last night and trying something new with the apples – coating them in cinnamon – great little trick as tastes yum and hides any slight browning that might be going on with the apples by morning.  This […]

Kids Paleo Lunch Box Idea: Beef “Nice Block”

Coming up with varied, balanced, quick and easy lunch box meals that children will actually eat is a daily challenge for parents around the world. And when by necessity or because of dietary preference you’re trying to avoid all processed foods as well as grains, gluten, dairy and/or nuts then things can […]

Real Food Lunchbox: Be A Fun Mum

Recently I came across a great blog by Kelly, an Australian Mum.  The blog is called Be A Fun Mum and it’s filled to overflowing with brilliant ideas for things to do with children.  More than anything though the blog is about appreciating the small things in life and particularly […]

Real Food Lunchbox: Salmon Zucchini “Sushi”

I just love Michelle Tam’s blog Nom Nom Paleo www.nomnompaleo.com and her book of the same name.   Her lunchbox ideas are fantastic.

Today we were inspired by Michelle to come up with these Salmon Zucchini “Sushi” Rolls for Chef Dom’s lunchbox.  They’re fairly easy to do – use a […]

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