Today is the start of kilometre club at the kid’s school. It is a big day in the life of the school and all three of my kids were up and excited to go before 6am – YIKES!
Kilometre club is a program that the physical education teacher at our school initiated to get students active and running. Each morning before school, and during first recess, kids run laps around the field. Each lap is approximately 1/2 km and they get a popsicle stick for each time around the field. It is great to see so many from the school take part in this event. There was a lot of excitement as all the kids started running this morning. It continues for the next four weeks and they keep a chart of each child’s total kilometres and also class totals. Badges are given given out when students reach 25km, 50km and 100km. At the end of the four weeks, awards are given out to the top boy and girl for each grade and top overall in the school. My oldest son won the trophy for most kilometres run in the school last year and he is already off to a great start running 9.5 km already this morning. He may be a future marathon runner following after his aunt. You can see my sister-in-law at her running blog: Krista Duchene Running.
Today’s recipe is one of our regular ways to roast potatoes. These, Greek style, lemon roasted potatoes are so simple to make and have a wonderful combination of flavours with lemon, oil and oregano. All it take is 5 minutes of prep and an hour in the oven.
Lemon Roasted Potatoes - Greek Style
- 4 medium potatoes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 lemon , juiced
- Scrub the potatoes thoroughly and cut roughly into 1 inch cubes.
- Toss with the remaining ingredients and spread on a baking sheet.
- Bake in a 400F oven for 1 hour, flipping them halfway through cooking time.