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November 1, 2018
Creamy, flavoursome butter chicken isn’t the most authentic of curries but always goes down a treat in our household. This recipe is a great alternative to the takeaway version.


Start the week off with a luxurious smoked salmon spaghetti - super easy and on the table in under half an hour. Creamy, flavoursome butter chicken is next on the menu. It's a great simple alternative to a takeaway curry. Finish the week off with a classic Kiwi dinner - bacon wrapped sausages with potato, kumara and egg salad.
October 25, 2018
These roast veggie stacks feature kumara rounds, cauliflower steaks, caramelised onions and haloumi cheese. A delicious vegetarian meal that’s surprisingly filling.


Start the week off with a delicious vegetarian meal of roast veggie stacks with haloumi and caramelised onions. The chicken and spinach crepes are surprisingly easy and full of nutritious ingredients. Lamb stuffed eggplants are the final recipe this week. They're a lower carb meal that's packed full of flavour.
October 18, 2018
These Mexican-style pizzas are more Tex-Mex than authentic Mexican, but super tasty anyway! They’re really easy to prepare, and the wraps make a nice light alternative to regular pizza bases.


This week's menu features Mexican-style pizzas (I can't go too long without a pizza!) loaded up with mince, sour cream and guacamole. The second recipe, prawn cashew nut stir fry, is a great meal for busy weeknights - it's fast and delicious. And while the weather is still warming up, enjoy a comforting and nutritious meal of pork and beans.
October 11, 2018
These bunless veggie burgers are a lower carb meal packed full of nutritious ingredients. For bigger appetites, you can serve in a bun or with a side of fries instead of edamame beans.


Bunless veggie burgers with plum sauce and camembert are a lower carb dinner packed full of nutritious ingredients. The second meal, chicken and kumara bake, is layered with pesto, cheese and spinach. It's delicious and easy, with a short ingredients list. Finish the week off with lamb and orzo salad - a summery meal full of fresh flavours.
October 4, 2018
Steak on mixed veggie rostis with rich brown gravy is a gourmet weeknight meal that is equally as good for entertaining.


What's cooking this week? Lemon pepper fish on ciabatta with lots of fresh salad is a delicious spring meal. Then there's the works fettuccine - an easy pasta that’s a loaded-up version of fettuccine carbonara. Steak on mixed veggie rostis with rich brown gravy is a gourmet weeknight dinner that is equally as good for entertaining.
September 27, 2018
I’m a sucker for anything peanut-buttery and these satay tofu noodles are no exception. I had the meal tested by two meat-loving males and (surprisingly) both gave it a thumbs up!


If you're a peanut butter lover, then satay tofu noodles are for you! This meal even happens to be vegan. Next on the menu is crunchy crumbed chicken tenders served on a salad packed with tasty ingredients. Beef florentine filo pie is a delicious way to finish off the week - rich, savoury mince covered with cheesy spinach and golden filo pastry sheets.
September 20, 2018
I love a good savoury tart (or quiche). Buttery pastry and a rich savoury filling are balanced out with a fresh green salad. Using canned salmon, this savoury salmon tart is a delicious, inexpensive meal.


Who else loves Mexican food? Delicious chicken fajita bowls use rice instead of wraps for an easy, family-friendly meal. Next on the menu is curried sausages - a retro recipe that’s simple, tasty and inexpensive. The last meal is a savoury salmon tart. Buttery pastry and rich savoury filling are balanced out with a fresh green salad. Yum!
September 13, 2018
These chicken noodle fritters are sure to go down well with the whole family. TIP: Make them quicker by getting two frying pans on the go at once!


This week's meals are all on the lighter side, celebrating the arrival of spring! Vegetarian nachos with homemade tortilla chips are easy, healthy and super yummy. For a family-friendly, filling meal, give the chicken noodle fritters a go. Then finish off the week with Chinese fried rice, a quick and easy one-bowl dinner.
September 6, 2018
These chargrilled chicken sandwiches are so easy to make yet still taste so delicious! Chargrilled steak would make a nice alternative to chicken.


First on the menu this week is almond coated fish with honey roast veggies, steamed green beans and lemon aioli. The chargrilled chicken sandwiches are super easy to make yet still taste so delicious. The final recipe, tomato and bacon pasta, is simple and quick home cooking - perfect for busy weeknights.
August 30, 2018
Pork, apple and cheddar sausage rolls with spring slaw.


Jumbo stuffed pasta shells with spinach and fecotta are the perfect nourishing comfort food. The beef and broccoli stir fry is an easy mid-week meal - it's saucy, mild and family-friendly. And if you've ever wondered how to get sausage rolls into your dinner rotation, I've found a way: add some veggies and serve with a big helping of spring slaw.