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August 29, 2019
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SHOPPING LIST – MENU 74

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 74 ITALIAN MEATBALL SOUP  |  TUNA BAKE  |  CHINESE PORK STIR FRY
August 29, 2019

CHINESE PORK STIR FRY

This simple Chinese pork stir fry is flavoursome without being overpowering. A tasty meal that the whole family will enjoy. This was another meal with a funny reaction from Royce. When I asked him what he thought, he responded “well, you can’t really go wrong with a chicken stir fry, can you?”! 😂 It was definitely not chicken in the […]
August 29, 2019

TUNA BAKE

This isn’t your typical tuna bake – it’s more like a savoury slice (no pasta in sight!). Top with asparagus then finish with cheese for an irresistible golden top.  Royce’s reaction when he heard I’d been cooking with canned tuna and asparagus: “Yuck, you can throw that meal straight in the bin!”. I waited a day before I served a […]
August 29, 2019

ITALIAN MEATBALL SOUP

This hearty and nourishing Italian meatball soup is topped with two cheeses and fresh basil. Serve with bread and butter and you might find you can easily get 5 portions out of this meal. I had to fit one more soup recipe in while the cold weather is still here! This Italian meatball soup is a lot more substantial than […]
August 22, 2019
Vegetarian burrito on a board.

MENU 73

What’s cooking this week? The first recipe is a super simple chicken tray bake. Throw it together and pop it in the oven. Next up are vegetarian burritos loaded with veggies, beans and cheese - a great meal to involve the family with. Finish the week with beef and soba noodle salad, featuring caramelised cashews for extra deliciousness.
August 22, 2019
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SHOPPING LIST – MENU 73

SHOPPING LIST – MENU 73 CHICKEN TRAY BAKE  |  VEGETARIAN BURRITOS  |  BEEF AND SOBA NOODLE SALAD
August 22, 2019

BEEF AND SOBA NOODLE SALAD

This beef and soba noodle salad features caramelised cashews for extra deliciousness! A simple meal that’s full of interesting flavours. This recipe was inspired by a meal I had at The Powderkeg in Ohakune recently. It was also the weekend where I tried snowboarding for the first time. Fortunately all the good food we ate more than made up for […]
August 22, 2019

VEGETARIAN BURRITOS

These vegetarian burritos are loaded with veggies, beans and plenty of cheese. A great weeknight dinner – get the family involved and let them assemble their own! If you don’t like mushrooms and prefer a meatier meal, you can easily substitute them for beef mince or chicken – check out the recipe notes below. Love Mexican food? Here are a few […]
August 22, 2019

CHICKEN TRAY BAKE

This chicken tray bake is so simple. Throw it together, pop it in the oven, then enjoy some free time to do something else while it cooks. Very light on dishes too! This meal might be simple but it’s definitely not lacking in flavour. A great midweek family dinner. If you love chicken roasted in the oven, try this Mediterranean […]
August 15, 2019
Dish of lasagne ready to serve with garlic bread.

MENU 72

First on the menu is easy Indian spiced fish. Delicately spiced rather than hot and spicy, and perfect served with Indian-style fried rice. Next up is a warm chicken salad. It has maximum flavour from just a handful of ingredients. Finish the week with a true classic - lasagne. Lentils stretch the mince further and taste just as good!