Chang's Noodle Salad

Changs Noodle Salad
Pak choy growing in the school vegie patch
One of my fellow gardening teacher colleagues put me on to this recipe for cooking with kids. It is a variation of the classic Chang’s Noodle Salad using pak choy or bok choy. It is a very popular salad dish that children love making. It is simple to prepare, uses produce that can easily be grown in the garden, is cheap and to top it all off – it is delicious! Continue reading

How to build a no-dig garden with the kids

No-dig gardens are perfect for kids
No-dig gardens are perfect for kids
No-dig garden beds are perfect for kids to grow plants in. They are easy to build, they can be constructed anywhere at any time and obviously there is no-digging involved so they are physically easy for children to maintain.  Continue reading

Silverbeet and rosemary pasta

A great recipe for the kids using produce from their garden.
Last week I had my students fill out a feedback form that asked them about their favourite activities they have done this term. Not surprisingly cooking rated very highly so as a way to celebrate the end of term I decided to undertake another cooking day with them all. We still have a large amount of silverbeet growing in the garden and the rosemary bush has taken on a life of its own so I thought we would utilise these great ingredients whilst we waited for our newer vegie plants to grow.
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Delicious blueberry muffins

An easy blueberry muffin recipe the kids can help make
Blueberry muffins that kids can help make
If you are a follower of this blog you will know that our family is quite fond of blueberries. On the weekend Little Miss B and I baked a lovely batch of blueberry muffins with the fruit we recently picked and froze. I came across this recipe a couple of years ago through a friend. It is so simple to make and produces such wonderful muffins I thought I would share it with you. It is also easy to substitute the blueberries for other types of fruit too e.g. bananas, dates, apples and pears – so why not give it a go with the kids today!
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