Send your child to school with a warm lunch in a food thermos. Remember to warm it up for ten minutes with boiling water before placing food in it.
Get kids to help chopping up fruit and veg on a Sunday. Then keep the containers in the fridge at eye level so they can help themselves.
Cook double helpings of wholewheat or brown pasta, then store it in a sealed container in the fridge with a splash of olive oil on it.
Stick a paper cupcake holder underneath ice lollies to prevent the sticky juice going everywhere.
Fresh herbs are expensive in Cayman. Next time you buy them, cut up the whole batch and freeze them, with a little olive oil, in an ice cube tray.
Freeze old bananas (unpeeled and cut into two) – they taste great frozen as ‘lollipops’ and are super handy for smoothies.
Let your kids choose a meal for the week ahead – either by letting them look at a cookbook or giving them a few options to choose from (depending on age).
Sick of losing expensive ice packs? Freeze a wet sponge and keep it in a sealed food bag instead!
Or carve a message into a banana with a cocktail stick – by the time kids see it, the message will appear brown on the yellow skin.
Enjoy a home-cooked meal without the prep with a pre-cooked meal from Boxed (available in the freezer section).
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