Ben and myself are very lucky if we get to eat mango in our home. When mango season is here the kids run straight to the van as I drive into the driveway every Thursday afternoon shouting “are there any mangoes this week Mum?” I’ve since worked out the best away around this to make […]
When our lives get busy it is easy to fall back on ready made food. Luckily for me we have an amazing local cafe that makes delicious home-style pies and pastries which I often buy and freeze for crazy days. I recently bought the most delicious roast veg and egg pie there as a lunch option for myself and saw that they also sold them in a family size. It was simple to heat up in the oven at the end of a work day and serve with some steamed veg from The Organic Place.
It got me thinking I should try and replicate my own pie to freeze. Whilst there is a lot of cooking time, unless you’re using leftover roast veggies, it was very easy to make. This dish is great for Meat Free Monday or to be portioned out for lunches or even breakfast!
Spaghetti Bolognese is is a hit for everyone in our home. We all love it and for something that is so easy to cook the flavour is amazing. Ben and myself use to have competitions on who could cook the best version then one day Ben added all his secret ingredients (of which I hope he gives me for this recipe post) and what I think is the star of the show, beef ribs and he nailed it! And the longer you cook, the better it will be! I love to cook a big pot and freeze the leftovers for a busy day or for Ben’s lunches throughout the week.
If you are a fan of Japanese flavours, this is a simple way to incorporate them into a healthy dish. Better still, you can tailor the amount of miso and soy sauce you use to suit your family’s tastes. This recipe works best with a wok, and using sushi rice adds to the flavour of the dish.
With Mother’s Day only a few days away, we thought we would share with all the kids, husbands and partners out there a super simple Roast Lamb recipe that Ben loves to cook for us on a Sunday evening. Print Recipe Organic Roast Lamb With Mother’s Day only a day away, we thought we […]
On the weekends my husband loves to cook up something different in the kitchen and not long ago he stumbled across a one pot chicken recipe on Taste. It was a relatively quick, easy recipe that involved grilled vegetables from a jar and a certain pre-spiced chicken from a a major supermarket. When everyone inevitably wanted that delicious dish again, and it was my turn to make it, I was lacking the exact ingredients and winged my own whole food, butcher and market version. Okay, and I also threw some extra vegetables in because that is my prerogative as a mother. Side note: it’s still an easy and scrumptious dish that everyone will love, and it’s even better for your insides!
What could be more fitting for the Easter holiday weekend than eggs in a meal? No, not the chocolate kind, (I’m sure you’ve had enough of those already!), but the wholesome ones, that might balance out all the chocolate eating you’ve been doing. This is one of my favourite ways to have eggs.
Growing up I was never really fond of coleslaw and I’m not sure why because these days I can’t get enough of it! I have no idea where this recipe came from but I can tell you it is the best coleslaw you will ever try! I like to serve it as a side salad when having a BBQ or have it on top of baked potatoes. And it accompanies slow cooked pulled pork wraps brilliantly!
I had planned to buy mince to make my lasagna the other week but mummy brain conquered and I forgot to grab some. With a cranky toddler who didn’t want to leave the house I decided I would roll with it, and instead make my usual lasagna but packed with more vegetables than usual. After pureeing the veggie ‘bolognese’ and layering it in the lasagna, my children were none the wiser that it was meatless – and it turned out tasty too, so it was a win all round.