Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program

At St. Mark's Dingley we value and promote healthy living. As such, we are part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program. We hope to instil in the children at St. Mark's positive food habits for life. The program's mantra is to 'grow, harvest, prepare, share'. We have a kitchen garden with six garden beds as well as a variety of fruit trees within our school grounds. We plant seasonal vegetables in our garden and then harvest these before preparing them in the kitchen to then share as a meal together. We promote healthy eating and seasonality. The year 3/4 children have a one hour garden class each week for seven weeks and this is followed by a kitchen class where we prepare a bread, a dip, a salad and a vegetarian main meal. We then share this delicious meal together. At St. Mark's we also have our own mini mantra which is: "you MUST try everything but if you don't like it, that's ok as long as you try it."




Desserts + Bread + Baked Veg Dishes

ANZAC Biscuit Recipe

Baked Pita Triangles

Banana Bread

Blueberry & Orange Muffins

Cheese Straws

Cheesy Vegemite Scrolls

Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

Easy Bread Scrolls

Fennel and Garlic Bread Sticks

Lemon Yogurt Muffins

Mixed Berry Muffins

Mixed Roast Vegetables

Moist Apple Cakes

Orange and Poppyseed Muffins

Perfect Roasted Broccoli

Potato and Herb Pizza

Pumpkin Muffins

Roti Bread

Seasonal Fruit Muffins

Zucchini Bread



Avocado Cheese Dip

Beetroot Dip

Beetroot Tzatziki

Broad Bean Dip

Bush Tomato Dip

Carrot and Coriander Dip

Carrot, Red Lentil and Yogurt Dip

Corn, Bean Jalapeno Salsa

Creamy Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Creamy Eggplant and Caramelised Onion Dip  

Creamy Spinach Dip

Creamy Tomato Dip

Eggplant Dip

Fresh Guacamole

Herbed Yogurt Dip


Pea and Parmesan Dip

Pumpkin Chilli Dip

Roasted Capsicum Dip

Tirokafteri (Feta & Capsicum Dip)


White Bean Dip


Main Dishes

Aloo Gobi

Balsamic Glazed Roast Vegetables

Cauliflower and Potato Soup

Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Curry

Chilli 'Non' Carne

Chunky Vegetable Frittata

Creamy Spinach Roll Ups

Crustless Quiche

Deli pick Pie

Easy Pizza

Fast Winter Soup

Gallucci Potatoes

Kale, Sweet Potato and Feta Frittata


Mixed Roast Vegetables

Mushroom and Leek Lasagne

Pasta With Tomato, Chilli and Borlotti Beans

Patatas Bravas

Penne With Grilled Eggplant

Potato and Herb Croquettes

Pumpkin and Spinach Pasta Bake

Pumpkin Soup


Spaghetti With Spinach & Garlic

Spiced Carrot Chickpea And Coriander Soup

Spinach And Ricotta Filo Pies

Sweet Potato Croquettes

Tomato And Basil Risotto

Tomato And Basil Risotto

Tomato And Basil Sauce

Vegetable Coconut Curry

Vegetable Quiche Cups

Vegetarian Sausage Rolls

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls

Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls Dipping Sauce

Zucchini Slice

Zucchini Parmesan Balls



Asian Coleslaw

Asian Cucumber Salad

Avocado & Corn Salad

Broccolini & Mushroom Salad

Butter Bean Salad

Carrot & Celery Salad

Celery & Apple Slaw


Cous Cous Salad

Greek Salad

Green Bean & Tomato Salad

Kale, Strawberry & Avocado Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

Mediterranean Salad

Moroccan Tomato & Chickpea Salad

Rustic Vegetable Salad

Salad With Asian Vinaigrette Salad Dressing


Tomato Cucumber

Tomato Mozzarella Toss Salad

Warm Beetroot & Herb Salad

Warm Potato Salad

Warm Zucchini & Broad Bean Salad

Watermelon Salad

Winter Peas

Winter Salad