Latest Recipes

April 3, 2016

Spicy Chow Mein in Lettuce Cups

I think of this is as an alternative to tacos (which we love) but a little less carb heavy, and you can really pack the veg […]
March 18, 2016
Curry Puffs FEATURE

Grandma’s Curry Puffs

My grandma made these when I was growing up and we all LOVED them, there is nothing like the smell of curry simmering and pastry baking.  I […]
March 18, 2016
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Easy Corn & Zucchini Fritters

I whipped these up really quickly because I already had the ingredients and I am road testing ’10 sandwich-less lunch box ideas under $10′ and I […]
March 18, 2016
Chicken Parmesan Cups FEATURE

Chicken Parmesan Cups

Ok. So I made these the other week, and curry puffs at the same time for lunches.  My husband pulled the parmesan cups out of the oven while […]
March 18, 2016
Sexy Chicken and Chorizo Bake FEATURE

Sexy Chicken, Chorizo & Butterbean Bake

I tend to cook a lot of the same dishes because they are tried (or tired) and tested and I know the males in the house […]
March 15, 2016
150 meal planner FEATURE

Feed a family of 4 for under $150.00

Look, you could probably do this a little cheaper, but I tend to always make large meals – and if you do have some left over, […]
March 14, 2016
Chicken and Leek Pie FEAUTRE

Easy Chicken Pie with leek & white wine sauce

Chicken is always on special, and even when it’s not – it’s always a good price. If you don’t have the time and patience to make […]
March 13, 2016
Spicy Dahl with Roast Pumpkin FEATURE

$10.00 Spicy Dahl with Roast Pumpkin

My English Grandma grew up in India so she ate a lot of curry, my mum also loves curry (she is an exceptional cook), and then […]
March 6, 2016
Chili Chicken FEATURE

Chilli Chicken with Honey, Lemon & Ginger

This is so simple. Basically, you just cut up the ingredients and put it in the oven for 30 minutes on low. All you need to […]
March 6, 2016
Sausage Ragu FEATURE

Sausage Ragu & Pasta

I have tested and tested and TESTED this recipe so many times.  I wanted it to be perfect – my husband is very fussy about his […]
March 6, 2016
Cheesey Bacon & Brocoli Bake

$10.00 Cheesey Bacon & Broccoli Lasagne

Yes thats right. Bacon and broccoli.  In fact I am going to completely blow your mind and tell you there is cauliflower in it as well […]
February 29, 2016
Italian Minestrone FEATURE

Italian Minestrone with Cotechino

I made this a few years ago, I bought Cotechino from an Italian deli in far north Queensland (having no idea how to cook it) and […]

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