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16 quick dinners to take the stress out of your evenings

16 quick dinners to take the stress out of your evenings

Can you feel life ramping back up? All it took for us was school and soccer training being back on. Now we're busy every morning and three nights a week too. Sigh. This is when nutritious, quick dinners are my weapon of choice to fight back against the busy. I'm not...

Midweek chicken and pumpkin tray bake recipe

Midweek chicken and pumpkin tray bake recipe

I really enjoy cooking, but some days I just want something I can throw together and whack in the oven. That's when this chicken pumpkin tray bake is a godsend. It's the quickest way I know to get restaurant-quality flavour. It's the balsamic vinegar, honey and sage...

Make this one-pot Mediterranean chicken recipe tonight

Make this one-pot Mediterranean chicken recipe tonight

This one-pot Mediterranean chicken recipe from the new book The Feel-Good Family Food Plan makes a great family meal. Throw in whatever veggies you have in the fridge. The book is jam-packed full of everything you need to feed your family well, from one of Australia's...

Slow cooker butter chicken

Slow cooker butter chicken

You're going to love this slow cooker butter chicken. My kids love butter chicken but before we all decided that butter was a good thing (happy days), I used to panic at the thought of them eating it. It just sounds so… lardy. Then I discovered that butter chicken...

Fresh and healthy san choy bow recipe

Fresh and healthy san choy bow recipe

Before we head into my most delicious and healthy san choy bow recipe, a possibly irrelevant story: I have an intense NEED to keep a well stocked pantry. If I don’t have what I feel is sufficient dry goods, I feel like we’re running low and it makes me feel...

Everyone needs a good lentil cottage pie recipe

Everyone needs a good lentil cottage pie recipe

I've got a little vegetarian at home, so we regularly eat vego. Added to that, she won't eat any of the processed 'meat like' vegetarian products, so if I'm not cooking meat-free she's not really getting a balanced diet. A meal like this lentil cottage pie recipe is...

Vegetable fried rice – your new go-to midweek meal

Vegetable fried rice – your new go-to midweek meal

This vegetable fried rice recipe is a ‘throw it all together’ one pot meal that my family are ga-ga for. It’s pretty much made with all the stuff you have in the freezer on any given Sunday and it’s yummy. If you've got brown rice, frozen or fresh veggies, eggs and...

21 satisfying and nutritious tray bakes for busy nights

21 satisfying and nutritious tray bakes for busy nights

We love tray bakes. Who doesn't love tray bakes? They are dead-easy to make, taste bloody amazing and there's not a great deal of washing up to deal with. Go the bake! It's exactly the right time of year to get tray bakes going too. It's cold, we're all stupidly busy...

Fab family dinner idea: Quick midweek Oyakodon

Fab family dinner idea: Quick midweek Oyakodon

Oyakodon is the kind of meal you make once and then have on high rotation forevermore. It's a Japanese classic for good reason.  First of all, oyakodon is super-quick and simple to make. I kid you not, the rice takes longer to cook than the rest of the dish. I've...

Chicken satay burgers and a little pep talk

Chicken satay burgers and a little pep talk

These chicken satay burgers are the flipping bomb. They're the kind of thing you can make and keep in your freezer for busy work nights. They've been a saviour for me in recent years, when I started working outside the home again. Ah, the life of a working single mum....

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