Tips, recipes and planners for cheap and easy family meals

Hunters Chicken

Hunters Chicken with Sweet Potato Wedges and Corn

Sweet, buttery corn on the cob, served with paprika potato wedgies and succulent chicken. A perfect meal for all the family. Throw a little...
asian noodle salad

Asian noodle salad

This tasty low budget meatless Asian noodle salad takes about 20 minutes to make. I’ve used eggs in this recipe but feel free to...
stew and dumplings

Bistro stew and herby dumplings

This hearty stew contains butternut squash which contain generous amounts of carotenoids essential for healthy hearts. The butternut squash melts into the gravy, thickening...
roasted broccoli

Roast broccoli and cauliflower pasta

At first glance this recipe doesn’t sound like it will work – a sauce for pasta made with roasted broccoli, cauliflower, raisins and red...
mexican burger feature

Meal plan – quick cooking from scratch

There is so much in the news about carbs (sugar) and fat in our diets again. Did you have a chance to watch Sugar...
spicy lamb tacos

Meal plan – recipe challenge

Interesting fact about recipes: on average mums have eight cookbooks, yet only use five recipes from them. Try out this week's challenge to stick...
mexican burger feature

Meal plan – something different

To add a bit more variety, this week's meal plan includes a few new recipes, including a new summer salad that is easy to...
fast meal plan

November meal plan 2 – speed cooking

Did you know that recent research informs us that that it takes only 11 minutes to eat our daily dinner? Perhaps I don’t need to...
BerryWorld strawberry cheesecake

Simple BerryWorld Strawberry Cheesecake

This strawberry cheesecake is an absolute doddle to make and will freeze well for up to 3 months. For the best results, cut the...
braised red cabbage

Braised red cabbage and apples

A delicious sweet and sour dish with a vibrant colour to grace any hot meat recipe. Also delicious served cold as a salad with...
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