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October 11, 2018
Tender chicken stuffed with sundried tomato pesto and cheese, layered with kumara and spinach. This chicken and kumara bake is so easy to put together, and you’ll have plenty of time to do other things while it cooks.

CHICKEN AND KUMARA BAKE

Tender chicken stuffed with sundried tomato pesto and cheese, layered with kumara and spinach. This chicken and kumara bake is so easy to put together, and you’ll have plenty of time to do other things while it cooks. Cooking the chicken this way makes it really nice and tender. Added bonus: the ingredients list is short yet the meal has […]
September 27, 2018
Crunchy crumbed chicken tenders served on a salad packed with tasty ingredients. This is a really yummy meal that still has decent nutritional value.

CRUMBED CHICKEN TENDERS

Crunchy crumbed chicken tenders served on a salad packed with tasty ingredients. This is a really yummy dinner that still has decent nutritional value. The best part about this meal is that no mouthful is boring! We like to have it as a lighter alternative to burgers – it always goes down a treat. You could fancy it up with […]
September 20, 2018
Curried sausages are a classic, warming family meal. 
You can adjust the amount of curry powder to suit your tastes.

CURRIED SAUSAGES

Curried sausages are classic comfort food that’s simple to make, tasty and inexpensive – perfect for feeding the family. Curry powder can vary in spice level so you may want to adjust according to your tastes. I use the full amount and still find it fairly mild. As per usual, I’ve added some extra veggies to make this meal a […]
September 6, 2018
Almond coated fish has such a yummy texture and flavour. Serve with honey roast veggies, 
steamed green beans and a generous dollop of lemon aioli.

ALMOND COATED FISH

Almond coated fish has such a yummy texture and flavour. Serve with honey roast veggies, steamed green beans and a generous dollop of lemon aioli. This recipe would work well with salmon fillets too. If you’re not a fan of fish, chicken tenders would be  great alternative. Just make sure you cook them for a bit longer (I recommend finishing […]
August 16, 2018
Easy chicken and leek pie is such great comfort food. This deconstructed version has kumara rounds for the base and a cheesy pastry topper.

EASY CHICKEN AND LEEK PIE

Easy chicken and leek pie is such great comfort food. This deconstructed version has kumara rounds for the base and a cheesy pastry topper. Making the filling while the kumara and pastry bake means you can have the pie ready in much less time than usual, while still enjoying all the same flavours. This makes it a great make-ahead meal […]
July 26, 2018
These lemon garlic chicken drumsticks are an inexpensive and easy dinner. 
The warm kumara, kale and feta salad is a nice alternative to regular salads on cooler nights.

LEMON GARLIC CHICKEN

These lemon garlic chicken drumsticks are an inexpensive and easy dinner. The warm kumara, kale and feta salad is a nice alternative to regular salads on cooler nights. If you’re not a fan of eating meat off the bone (I know a few people!), you can use boneless chicken thighs instead. Kale works really well in the salad, especially if […]
June 21, 2018
These epic beef burger stacks are a delicious alternative to regular burgers. 
Beef, bacon, cheese (and salad) - you can’t go wrong!

BEEF BURGER STACKS

You really have to try these epic beef burger stacks! A tender beef pattie with cheese, bacon, salad and aioli sandwiched between baked, garlic butter-covered kumara rounds…  yum! I had a few people test this recipe out for me and all came back with rave reviews! The kumara rounds are a great alternative to burger buns, and especially good for anyone […]
May 24, 2018
Shepherd’s pie is the perfect winter comfort food to fill hungry tummies. 
This version uses kumara in the mash which goes so well with the lamb.

SHEPHERD’S PIE

Shepherd’s pie is the perfect winter comfort food to fill hungry tummies. This version uses kumara in the mash which goes so well with the lamb. Did you know that Shepherd’s pie uses lamb mince while cottage pie uses beef mince? I only learnt that recently, although it seems so obvious now! This recipe is one of my mum’s – […]
April 19, 2018
Is there anything better than crunchy, melt-in-your mouth pork schnitzel? 
Try it with this creamy avocado slaw - no mayo needed!

PORK SCHNITZEL

Is there anything better than crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth pork schnitzel? Try it with this creamy avocado slaw – no mayo needed! Schnitzel is one of Royce’s favourite meals and, although this one doesn’t beat his family recipe, it’s always very well received! I hope it goes down a treat in your household.   PORK SCHNITZEL WITH CREAMY AVOCADO SLAW Keyword: MAIN MEALS, PORK […]
March 28, 2018
These chicken, kumara and orange salads are super easy to put together. Fresh and light but still delicious and filling.

CHICKEN, KUMARA & ORANGE SALADS

These chicken, kumara and orange salads are super easy to put together. They’re fresh and light but still filling. One hour might seem like a long time to prepare a salad, but you’ll have lots of free time while the chicken and kumara are cooking. All the different ingredients pair so well together that you’re guaranteed deliciousness in every bite. […]