Curry is my comfort food, and I love a good, quick curry I can throw into the slow cooker or pressure cooker on a busy night when I don’t have much time to get dinner on the table, but I don’t want to buy take-away. You can take the time […]

Beef Korma

OK, I know I used a bowl as well, but I’m still calling it One Pan because that bowl can go straight into the dishwasher. Ingredients: 6-8 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts Topping: 1 Cup Mayonnaise 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1/2 tsp Italian Herbs 1/2 tsp Ground Pepper 1/2 tsp […]

One Pan Parmesan Chicken

Ingredients: 4 Tbl Table Salt 2 tsp Ground Pepper 1 tsp Garlic Powder 1 tsp Onion Powder 1 tsp Sweet Paprika 1 tsp White Sugar Method: Combine all of the ingredients in a jar and give it a good shake to combine, and you’re done!

Seasoning Salt

  Fruit Mince Pies are generally Mr 8’s thing to do in the kitchen at Christmas.  He can, and does (sometimes) make his own dough, but with the business of work and Christmas, this job often falls into my lap (at the last minute), as it did this Christmas.  So […]

Fruit Mince Pies

    We’re loving this quick and easy side dish at the moment.  Who knew cooking your rice in stock and adding a few simple ingredients would give it so much flavour?! Lemon Parsley Rice Ingredients: 1 Cup Basmati Rice (or rice of your choice, it just means cooking times […]

Lemon Parsley Rice

Now this may not be the prettiest of side dishes, but it is one of the scrummiest.  These potatoes come out crunchy and crispy, and I love them because I can toss the tray into the oven and let it bake away while I prepare the rest of the meal.  […]

Parmesan Baked Potato Halves

    Muesli Bars are always a hot favourite in our lunch boxes, and while there are a few I don’t mind buying, I much prefer to make my own.  And seeing as school goes back next week I thought I would share with you one of my personal favourites. […]

Wheat and Gluten Free Muesli Bars

This is a fun one for the kids because it’s messy and there is no cutlery involved.  They can just dig in with their hands. If you love Asian Cuisine, it’s going to remind you of San Choy Bow, but without the pork.  There’s a bit of chopping involved, but […]

Chicken Lettuce Cups

This is a quick and easy weeknight meal that makes it look like you went to a lot of trouble (when you really didn’t).  It’s basically some pan fried chicken  breasts, a quick sauce and some cheese tossed into the oven to finish it off. The original recipe feeds four, […]

Creamy Chicken Florentine

School is back in full swing and so are most extra-curricular activities.  To parents this means lunch boxes, uniforms, homework, and lots and lots of rushing around.  So week-night meals need to be kept simple.  And you don’t get much easier than a Crockpot meal, just chuck it all in, […]

Shredded Beef Rolls