Prawn, Cherry Tomato & Feta Rissoni

prawn rissoni

A simple dinner recipe with fresh Italian flavours. Ingredients Serves 4 350g rissoni pasta 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tbsp chilli flakes OR 1 fresh chopped red chilli   ½ cup white wine 500g cherry tomatoes, halved 500g peeled green prawns 2 tbsp […]

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Prawn and Avocado Lettuce Cups

prawn and avocado

Fruit, vegetables, lean protein and healthy fats – the perfect starter to a meal. Ingredients Serves 8 1 large avocado, diced 1 mango, diced 200g cooked, peeled prawns ½ long red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped ½ large lime, zest and juice 1 tsp olive oil ½ tbsp. parsley, finely chopped 8 leaves from iceberg, […]

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5 Ways To Prepare Your Child For School

By Lisa Lamont Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes There are many ways parents can assist in preparing their children for school. Here are five simple ways: 1. Reading With Your Child: We all read to our children; however, reading with your child is even more beneficial for their early literacy development. When you sit down […]

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Strawberry Balls

A sweet, bite-size snack to give you a boost of energy in the afternoon. Ingredients Makes 24 balls 250g fresh strawberries 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup desiccated coconut 8 fresh dates, seeds removed Method Discard green leaves from strawberries. Rinse clean and halve. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Process well until a […]

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Apricot Bliss Balls

bliss balls

A high energy sweet snack to give you a burst of energy. Ingredients Makes 20 balls 2 ripe bananas 1 cup sultanas 1 cup dried apricots, diced 1 cup puffed rice 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup desiccated coconut Method In a bowl, mash peeled bananas. Add sultanas and dried apricots and mix to […]

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Science Week at Buggles Beckenham

This week, Buggles Beckenham celebrated Science Week in the Kindy room. The children participated in a variety of science experiments each day.  These learning experiences encouraged curiosity, exploration and experimentation. The activities also developed science inquiry skills such as questioning, problem solving and finding answers. Making Oobleck  On Monday, the kindy children had the opportunity […]

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Date Scones

date scones

A sweet treat you can enjoy with a cup of tea. Ingredients Makes 10 3 cups self-raising flour 1 tsp baking soda 50g margarine, cold & chopped 1.5 cups buttermilk 1 cup chopped dates Method Preheat oven to 180ºC. In a bowl, sift flour and baking soda and add chopped margarine. Using your hands, work […]

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NAIDOC Week at Buggles Beckenham

As NAIDOC week took place recently, we at Buggles Beckenham discussed the significance of this event with the children. During the week, we spoke about how NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous […]

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