Deconstructed ramen makes a perfect family meal

Deconstructed ramen makes a perfect family meal

Did you know that Japanese ramen soup can be a perfect deconstructed family meal that allows everyone in the find something to eat and reduce mealtime battles? Read more on why and how to deconstruct meals here. This variation of the recipe is probably not the most...
5 breakfast ideas “outside the cereal box”

5 breakfast ideas “outside the cereal box”

If your family is like many others, breakfast is one of those meals where variety seems to be harder to achieve. When everyone is  focused on getting out of the door and not to forget backpacks, laptops and lunch boxes, it seems like there is not time for...
30 minute soda bread recipe

30 minute soda bread recipe

On some days my meal planning and shopping are no good and we wake up in a bread-less house. For one of my kids, an avid bread eater, it equals to "there is nothing to eat". I wish I had more kitchen counter space for a nice bread machine which can be programmed to...
White miso dip

White miso dip

One of the few foods we have been missing since moving from New York to London was a white miso dip we used to buy from a local Whole Foods store. Thick and tangy, it was our favorite for dipping vegetables, marinating fish and chicken or simply serving alongside...
Family friendly meal – basic frittata recipe

Family friendly meal – basic frittata recipe

Do you know the feeling when you open your fridge desperately trying to figure our what to make for dinner or lunch and see only a few sad leftover vegetables and an old piece of cheese? I am sure we all have been there!  And although I do my best planning meals at...
Cheesy pasta broccoli casserole

Cheesy pasta broccoli casserole

I have been doing a lot of casserole-type dishes lately. I like the idea of combining everything in one pot for a complete meal. Casseroles do not help to cut down on dishwashing 🙁 but they are a great way to introduce all kind of vegetables in your child's diet...

Deconstructed cabbage rolls

Cabbage rolls stuffed with a mixture of ground meat, rice and seasoning are one of my mom's signature dishes. It is a very common main course in Russian and Polish households where cabbage is eaten as frequently, if not more,  as iceberg lettuce in the US. I must...