Healthy Crumbed Fish & Chips

This one’s a crowd pleaser and by crowd pleaser I mean a dish the entire family will eat….even the fussiest small person (not pointing any fingers youngest child of mine).  The added bonus is it’s simple and fast. By the time you drove to the fish & chip shop, ordered, waited and came home with … Continue reading

Chicken & Leek Pot Pies

I do love a good old fashioned meat pie but they aren’t on anybody’s healthy eats list. That’s why I have a bit of a crush on the pot pie. They still have the all the lovely flavours of the original with a fraction of the kilojoules. The benefit of the “pot” in the pot … Continue reading

Lamb Kofta with Greek Salad & Tzatziki

All Hands on Deck! I like to make lamb kofta during the school holidays…..it’s a hands on experience that I can get the kids involved in. Lots of grating and mixing with hands. I do the chopping, they do the measuring and the mixing and shaping. My theory is if they have a sense of … Continue reading

Banana blueberry & oat muffins

Now Lord knows I’m not the finest baker in the land. Truth be told, I’m more of a savoury girl myself, but I have been practising. Feeling buoyed after my recent Banana Bread success I sought to capitalise on my baking cred and after some experimentation (read disaster ending in purple sugarless muffins) I’ve come … Continue reading

Chicken Meatball Red Curry

As promised, here is recipe number 2 in the chicken meatball collection. This recipe is written as a stand alone, from start to finish, whole kit and caboodle recipe but if you have children and they haven’t quite developed their spicy tastebuds yet, I’ve developed this recipe to go along with the previous Spaghetti & … Continue reading

Spaghetti & Chicken Meatballs

When you love food as much as I do and you have children, it can sometimes be hard to satisfy the adult AND the child palate. I don’t know about you, but I get a little sick of making two separate meals, so at least a couple of times a week I like to make … Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters & poached eggs with spinach, rocket and tomato relish

We all know that we are supposed to have at least 5 serves of vegetables a day. Sometimes it can be tricky squeezing 5 full serves into a your daily menu. On the weekend when I have a little more time, I like to fit  a good couple of serves into breakfast. These zucchini fritters … Continue reading

Giddy Up Banana Bread!

  I don’t know about you, but sometimes my kids get a touch bored with the old hummus and vege sticks as an after school snack. This year I made a bit of a New Years resolution that if my kids were going to get some treats, then by George they would be home made! … Continue reading

Vege Burgers

5 reasons why eating less meat is good for you.

  Now, I love meat as much as the next gal. I like a succulent steak, a crispy chicken wing and a gorgeous rack of lamb. Of course there is room for most things in a balanced and healthy diet but the benefits of cutting back on the meat side of things are quite substantial, … Continue reading