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Lena Jayadev
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Honey Baked chicken - Lemon n Spice Kids Lunchbox ideas
There is no way to be a perfect mother, but a million ways to become a good one !!! I like to cook. Well, most days :) .  This is the 4th week  of Rithika's 3rd grade and I was able to send homemade lunch everyday morning with her at 8.00am. Last year I use...
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foolproof Appam (easy version of traditional Appam) - Lemon n spice Kids Lunchbox series
My refrigerator has Appam and Dosa batter today. It's always easy if we have such a backup option in the morning to do an easy and fast lunchbox. I added 1 extra teaspoon of sugar to the appam batter to make it extra sweet as Rithika doesn't like to take cu...
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Super soft Iddli and Tomato Chutney -Lemon n spice Kids lunchbox ideas
In her Planet box today : 2 Iddli's (each cut into quarters), Tomato chutney, Plum, Banan chips, carrots and pumpkin seeds Super soft Iddli and Tomato Chutney -Lemon n spice Kids lunchbox ideas Recipe for  Tomato Chutney Super soft Iddli's (I used 2:1 ratio...
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First day of third grade and Lunchbox series
 Summer vacation has come to an end!!! I cannot believe my baby girl is starting third grade already. I am so excited and happy for her to continue to learn and grow.  Like last year I'm starting her lunchbox series throughout the school year. Rithika is so...
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Kovakka Mezhukkupuratti / Kovakka Stir Fry ( Tindora / Ivy gourd Stir fry )
Kovakka Mezhukkupuratti / Tindora stir fry How to Make Kovakka Mezhukkupuratti / Kovakka Fry / Tindora fry / Ivy gourd fry? Preparation time : 15 minutes, Cooking time : 15 minutes Ingredients : Kovakka / Tindora : 250g , (Approximately 2 cups or 30 in numb...
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Rithika Turns 8 - An Indoor Camping Birthday Party
Camp Rithika Camping themed cake for Rithika's birthday party I know, I took a long time to publish this post. This year Rithika wanted an indoor Camping birthday party. We have 2 car parking garage with access to living room, so it was perfect to use for t...
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Easy St. Patrick's Day special Lunch box under 15 minutes - Lemon n spice Kids lunchbox ideas
St. Patrick's day is just around the corner. So I decided to do a "Go Green" lunchbox menu for Rithika.  In her Planetbox:   green grapes, olives,  bagel sandwich with cream cheese & lettuce and cucumber sticks. Lena@Lemonnspice Happy Cooking, Lena
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Tropical themed Lunch today - Lemon n spice Kids lunch box ideas
One year with @planetbox !!! Rithika eats better because the food  is more attractive in her planet box. I like to pack lunch for my daughter. But planet box has taken my love for home cooked lunch to a new level. In Rover,   you can pack really light or re...
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Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Broccoli and Bell Peppers - Lemon n spice Kids Lunchbox ideas
In her Planet box  : Cubed mangoes, Babybel Mozzarella  cheese with crunchy Pretzel and Creamy bow tie pasta with Broccoli and Bell peppers / Pasta in white sauce. Creamy Bow Tie Pasta with Broccoli and Bell Peppers - Lemon n spice Kids Lunchbox ideas How t...
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star themed Baby Shower cake
A Twinkle Twinkle Little Star baby shower is a fabulous way to honor Mommy-To-Be. Yesterday I made this cake for my close friend Saranya's baby shower. Its a Vanilla cake With Buttercream frosting .  Twinkle Twinkle Little Star themed Baby Shower cake By Le...
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