Puffy dogs

Get game day ready with these tasty treats! INGREDIENTS 3 sheets puff pastry 1 jar Dijon mustard 4 long frankfurters 6 rashers of bacon METHOD Thaw puff pastry at room temperature. Line a baking tray with baking paper and lightly spray with oil. Fry rashers of bacon until just cooked. Let cool and diced finely….

Shepherd Pies

I’m a big fan of comfort food and meals you can make for last minute dinners with friends, and this meal fits perfectly into the list!   INGREDIENTS 5 potatoes, roughly diced 1 tablespoon butter1/2 cup cream1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil2 carrots, finely chopped1 zucchini, finely chopped1 brown onion, finely chopped1 red capsicum, finely diced1 teaspoon garlic…

Brie and artichoke cigars

Make these now! You are guaranteed to love these, and they taste even nicer the next day! INGREDIENTS 6 basil leaves 2 tablespoons cashew spread 1 small brie cheese round 1 can tinned artichokes 1 packet filo pastry Oil METHOD 1. Defrost filo pastry. Once defrosted roll out and place a damp tea towel over…

Spiced lamb pasta with basil nut sauce

This is the easiest recipe I’ve created! Simple weekday dinners made in under 30 minutes for the win! This recipe is super tasty and healthy! INGREDIENTS Meat1 Lamb mid loin chop, thinly sliced1 teaspoon minced garlic1 teaspoon dried oregano1 teaspoon dukkah (see recipe on the blog)oil Sauce 3 teaspoons cashew spread1 handful slivered almonds1/2 bunch…

30 minute spinach dal

Dal made in the pressure cooker, better taste and a bazillion times faster to cook! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup frozen spinach1 teaspoon ginger paste1 teaspoon garlic paste1 red onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon mustard seeds1 teaspoon coriander seeds1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds1 teaspoon garam masala1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon vegetable stock powder1 can diced tomatoes2 cups…

Mushroom Breakfast Cups

Breakfast is one of my favourite meals, when it turns into a brunch… even better! That’s kinda how this recipe came to be… I woke up around 9, sat down and read a new book, had two cups of coffee and next time I looked at the clock it was midday! How on earth… anyway…

Cheesy Marsala Vegetable Risotto

The spice in this risotto is up there, so halve the quantity if you’re not a fan of spicy food! Once again a quickly go to for week nights, I’m a big fan of quick and easy during the week! Hope you enjoy making this one! INGREDIENTS1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese1 Quarter pumpkin, diced1 brown…

Chicken and Vegetable Stew

Spring has arrived and personally I’m loving the warm days and the cooler nights! They won’t be around for long so savoring them while they’re here! This is another great make ahead meal (can you tell I love these!) for busy weeknights. INGREDIENTS 2 Chicken breasts2 brown onions, diced2 cloves garlic1 1/2 cups chicken stock1 can…

Gluten Free Slow cooked chicken pasta- product review

INGREDIENTS 175g Barilla Penne Reigate1 jar Barilla Napoletana saucesalt Pulled chicken 3 chicken breast fillets 1 cup BBQ sauce 1/4 brown sugar 1/4 cup yellow mustard 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 dash Tabasco sauce. METHOD 1. In a saucepan bring water to the boil for the pasta, once boiling add two pinch of salt. Add…

15 minute stir-fry veggies

Happy Wednesday! Here is a vegetable dish that will go perfectly with the beef Sichuan from Monday night!Being the middle of the week this is a handy meal as it doesn’t take long to prepare. Dish:2 out of 3. INGREDIENTS2 cups frozen vegetables of your choice2 spring onions, finely sliced2 tablespoons oyster sauce1 zucchini, sliced1…