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April 3, 2020
Chicken pot pie with pan fried broccoli.

MENU 101

This week’s menu features longer shelf-life ingredients and basic pantry staples. First up is chicken pot pie, with a creamy filling and crispy pastry top. Next are chickpea fritters. They’re crisp and lightly spiced, served with an easy carrot salad. Finish the week with black pepper beef. It has a mouth-wateringly good sauce!
April 3, 2020
Shopping list for Menu 101.

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 101

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 101 CHICKEN POT PIE  |  CHICKPEA FRITTERS  |  BLACK PEPPER BEEF
April 3, 2020

BLACK PEPPER BEEF

This black pepper beef features tender sliced steak in a mouth-wateringly good sauce! Fried rice and veggies provide a much more flavoursome base to serve the beef on than your usual steamed rice and veggies. A great meal to make if you’re missing Asian takeout while the shops are closed during lockdown!   This black pepper beef has a mouth-wateringly […]
April 3, 2020

CHICKPEA FRITTERS

These chickpea fritters are crisp and lightly spiced. Serve with an easy carrot salad. This is a delicious vegetarian meal made using mostly pantry staples and ingredients with a shelf life of at least two weeks. A great recipe to have in your repertoire!   These chickpea fritters are crisp and lightly spiced. Serve with an easy carrot salad. A […]
April 3, 2020

CHICKEN POT PIE

With a luxuriously creamy filling and crispy pastry top, this chicken pot pie is guaranteed to make you feel warm and cosy inside. It’s about time we had chicken pot pie on one of the weekly menus! It’s the perfect meal for cooler weather. Simple pan fried broccoli makes a delicious accompaniment. If you are including this menu in a […]
April 2, 2020
Stuffed crust pizza with pepperoni, bacon, mushrooms and onion. Served with salad.

MENU 100

It's MENU 100! The first of this week's recipes is chicken with creamy leeks and kumara wedges. Next up is a mango and prawn salad with avocado, cashews and a honey lime dressing. Finish the week with the ultimate fakeaway - stuffed crust pizza!! The easy pizza dough is ready in just 5 minutes (no rising required).
April 2, 2020
Shopping list for Menu 100.

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 100

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 100 CHICKEN WITH CREAMY LEEKS  |  MANGO AND PRAWN SALAD  |  STUFFED CRUST PIZZA
April 2, 2020

STUFFED CRUST PIZZA

You don’t need to rely on takeout for stuffed crust pizza – make it quickly and easily yourself! The super easy pizza dough is ready in just 5 minutes (no rising time) and, amazingly enough, tastes just like the real deal! You’ll get the most similar results to takeout stuffed crust pizza if you use string cheese for the crust […]
April 2, 2020

MANGO AND PRAWN SALAD

An easy prawn salad loaded up with juicy mango, avocado and cashews, and drizzled with a honey lime dressing. This is a fresh and light meal to enjoy while the weather is still warm. Perfect for both lunch and dinner. As usual, there are plenty of options if you don’t like prawns. Chicken tenderloins and smoked chicken both work well. […]
April 2, 2020

CHICKEN WITH CREAMY LEEKS

Seasoned oven-baked chicken served on cheesy, creamy leeks with kumara wedges. This warming meal has a restaurant quality feel to it. Creamy leeks and spinach is a delicious way to scoff down some veggies – I don’t know why I haven’t tried it sooner! You can easily make this a more budget-friendly meal by replacing the boneless, skinless chicken thighs […]