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December 13, 2018
It’s hard for something not to be delicious when it’s crumbed and fried! This yummy chicken parmigiana is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad, so you won’t feel too weighed down!

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

It’s hard for something not to be delicious when it’s crumbed and fried! This yummy chicken parmigiana is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad, so you won’t feel too weighed down! If you don’t like the idea of pan frying this, the crumbed chicken could be baked in the oven (spray with a light coating of oil and […]
November 29, 2018
This easy tuna potato bake comes together a lot quicker than regular potato bakes. No need to cook in the oven for ages!

CHEESY TUNA POTATO BAKE

This easy tuna potato bake comes together a lot quicker than regular potato bakes. No need to cook in the oven for ages! This is a very versatile recipe. Trying using a combination of kumara and potato. If you don’t like tuna, you could use salmon (smoked or canned), chopped ham, diced (cooked) bacon or smoked chicken. Finely chopped steamed […]
November 22, 2018
Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum!

ROAST PORK BELLY

Roast pork belly is one of my favourite indulgent meals. This is the quicker, weeknight version, served with a sweet potato mash and easy homemade apple sauce. Yum! I’m not promising tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly with this meal (it is the quick weeknight version after all); however, it still makes for a pretty delicious dinner! The crackling is super delish […]
November 1, 2018
This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing.

BACON WRAPPED SAUSAGES

This is a classic Kiwi dinner, jazzed up just a little bit. Bacon wrapped sausages add extra yum-factor, and the potato and egg salad includes kumara, extra veggies and a lightened up yoghurt-based dressing. Cooking the sausages on a rack set over a roasting dish is a good way to get rid of the excess fat – it can be […]
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.

ROAST VEGGIE STACKS

These roast veggie stacks feature kumara rounds, cauliflower steaks, caramelised onions and haloumi cheese. A delicious vegetarian meal that’s surprisingly filling. These stacks are filling enough without the meat, but you could add some grilled steak if you like. If you’re wondering what to do with the leftover cauliflower florets, you can roast these too and serve with the meal. Alternatively, […]
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 […]
October 4, 2018
Steak on mixed veggie rostis with rich brown gravy is a gourmet weeknight meal that is equally as good for entertaining.

STEAK ON MIXED VEGGIE ROSTIS

Steak on mixed veggie rostis with rich brown gravy is a gourmet weeknight meal that is equally as good for entertaining.  Double the amount of sauce if you like. It’s really moreish and not too unhealthy either. Adding a little yoghurt makes it taste nice and creamy without having to deal with the hassle of a leftover bottle of cream! […]
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 […]