Nutrition in a Jiffy

Before we had a kid in the house, being well-stocked meant having at least 2 packets of instant noodles stashed away in the kitchen cupboard.  And when hunger struck, a “nutritious” meal of instant noodles can be prepared in the flash of an eye.  But now with Ethan around, I have to make sure the meals I prepare are nutritious, without the inverted commas :P

Just like last Sunday, when we were coming home from Gurney Plaza, Ethan indicated that he was hungry by saying “mum mum”.  So when we reached home, I decided to whip up a quickie meal of noodles (sans preservatives) for a light tea snack.  I had some organic spinach noodles which I had bought some time back.  Now, giving Ethan spinach noodles is really killing 2 birds with one stone because he loves noodles and at the same time, he was getting his greens as well.  The meal was prepared in about 5 minutes and I was glad that our boy enjoyed it so much!  It was gratifying to see him slurp each strand of the noodle and then proclaim “Chiak Pa!!” (Hokkien for “I’m full!”)

 

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11 comments

Spinach noodles are oh so yummy! There’s this stall in a coffeeshop in Setapak selling spinach noodles that I visit for breakfast before church on Sunday mornings. Simply yummy!

Joyce says: I wonder how that will compare with mine!

Would love to try your spinach noodles next time I visit you - looks very delicious - yum..yum! No wonder Ethan enjoys it.

Joyce says: No problem! :)

Your noodles look so delicious, like to try your recipe for my little boy since he is bored of poridge now.

Joyce says: Yes, do try it! I bet he will love it! :D

Hi… ethan’s mom, i m first time leaving comments here , i do visit ur other blog , wow.. u a fast and good cook. Spinash is good for kids , somemore organic noodles, super healty … :)

Joyce says: Yes, I try to inculcate good eating habits right from the start :) Thanks for stopping by and do come back again!

you know what? I enjoy reading your blog so much, I always have a smile on my face after I read it ;)

Joyce says: Wow…thanks for the compliment. I will endeavour to make you smile more :)

couldn’t agree with u more … i dun haf much instant noodles anymore. it’s all god nutritious biscuits for the kids.

wow ur noodles look really nutritious. yummy!

Joyce says: Welcome to Ethan’s blog! Yes, good nutrition is essential for kids.

Geez, you made me hungry. and I haven’t had my lunh yet!

BTW, I’ve tagged you.

Joyce says: Come over to Penang, and I’ll make you a bowl! :D

The noodles look simply delicious. I am not a good cook, but may be one day I can ‘borrow’ your recipe for Jojo :)

Joyce says: Please go ahead, and don’t forget to let me know how it turns out!

Look so yummy!

Joyce says: Tastes so yummy too! :D

Wahh…very nutiricious noodles indeed!

Joyce says: You betcha! Made them again today :)

these noodles though organic, tend to be quite salty. I always boil the noodles separately before adding them into the soup.

Joyce says: Noted :) But I don’t think they are any more salty than the ones that are served outside, no?