Vegetarian lentil & kumara patties

Sometimes it’s great to step outside of the same old ingredients and try something new.  I often expect very little when I start mixing up the menu for the kids but more often than not am surprised by the results. I was recently inspired by this recipe which I found in a fab little cookbook…

Wrapping it up for 2017…..

So here I am wrapping it up with my last blog for 2017. I’ve included a super easy Mac n Cheese recipe to see you through the Xmas holiday season.

Keeping it simple in the kitchen…

Here are some tips and tricks to reduce waste, save money and bulk up your meals. How good does it feel to provide good wholesome food – without breaking your back or the bank!

Kale and Cauliflower rice with a Polenta broccoli tower

Kale, do you have a love or hate relationship?
This weeks recipe might just change your mind? Kale and cauliflower rice with a broccoli and polenta tower.  I know what your thinking, crikey, that’s a lot of veg but it’s honestly really light and doesn’t sit heavy in your stomach! Come on give it a shot!

The humble crust – reinvented!

Do you need to give your fish pie that extra something? Missing a little crunch in your meals? Heres some quick tips on how a bit of early preparation can help, give your meal the X factor!

Bacon bone and vegetable broth

This hearty, wholesome slow cooker Bacon bone and vegetable broth is my classic go to recipe in our house. A little preparation early on goes a long way. Packed with flavour, full of natural goodness and super tasty too!

Lunchbox inspiration

Lunches can be a weekly battle. With a little lunchbox inspiration and tips I will help you get your lunch mojo back! You will also find a couple of recipes – Apple and cinnamon Waffle and Parmesan Melt to get you started.

Beef & Mango brown rice salad

This tasty Beef and Mango brown rice salad is sure to become a favourite in your house! Super nutritious, a little goes a long way to fuel your family.

Chicken and courgette wraps

These quick easy, chicken and courgette wraps are great to make at the end of a busy day. No stress and on the table before the kids can even start whinging!

Hearty Vegetable Soup

Everybody loves a hearty winter warmer. With this easy Vegetable Soup you can not only fuel the masses but sustain big appetites! Now thats winning in my books.

Easy slow roasted Tomatoes…

Super easy slow roasted tomatoes! You just can’t beat them. Fresh from the garden then slow roasted to create a lovely rich, sweet tomato base completely sugar free.