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2 Cheese Spaghetti Kids Will Love!

2 Cheese Spaghetti Kids Will Love!


I make this pasta at least once a month, I know it is the one meal that my kids will eat without having to bribe them ha!

 It is very simple to make it only has 6 ingredients, perfect for those days when you can't be bothered cooking!

 Ingredients

1 Packet or pasta of your choice, we used spaghetti, cooker per packet instructions.

400 gram Tim of crushed Tomato's

400 gram tin of tomato soup

250 gram blog of Kraft Cheese cut into small cubes.

2 tablespoons finely grated parmesan (optional)

1 teaspoon or Stevia (or sugar of you choice)

Salt and pepper to taste.

 

Method

Add the tin tomato and tomato soup to a large saucepan and bring to the boil.

Make sure you stir it so it doesn't stick t the bottom on the pan.

Turn the heat down to a simmer and add half of the kraft cheese and the Stevia and stir well.

Let simmer until most of the cheese has melted.

Add in the rest of the cheese and cook for  further 10 - 15 minutes until the cheese starts to melt, you want there to me some  bigger bits of melted cheese left in the sauce.

Add in the cooked spaghetti and stir through until all the pasta is well coated.

Serve in bowls and sprinkle with the parmesan cheese.

Delicious!

This also freezes really well.

If you don't want to add sugar you will need to simmer the tomato's longer before adding the cheese to get rid of some of the tartness. Make sure you stir as it can stick to the bottom of the pan.

Serves 8

 

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Homemade Sweet Potato Chips!

Homemade Sweet Potato Chips!

These sweet potato chips are a healthier version of standard packet crisps. They are really delicious and my kids don't notice a difference. You can try different flavours by adding chicken salt or your favourite spices right after they have come out of the oven!

 

Ingredients

2 Sweet potatoes peeled

Spray Oil

Sea salt

Spices of your choice

 

Method

Preheat the oven to 220 degrees

Slice the sweet potato  very thin, we used a hand held slicer to make it easier.

Place pieces in a bowl of cold water for a couple of minutes.

Remove and dry them well.

Place chips on baking paper.

Add spray oil and sea salt

Cook for approx 10 minutes until they go golden in colour.

Take out of oven and sprinkle with more salt while hot.

Place on a tray lined with paper towel until they cool and firm up.

Enjoy!

 

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Easy Chicken And Sweet Potato Pie!

Easy Chicken And Sweet Potato Pie!

Who doesn’t love a pie? I made this by accident one day when in the mood for some pie (pretty much I wake up in this mood most mornings) I was scrounging around the pantry and kind of threw it together and it was AMAZING. Try it, and then you will make it again and again and again I promise! This also freezes really well, so double the ingredients and make two.

Ingredients:

  • 500g of chicken thighs (diced)
  • 200g bacon (diced)
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and diced
  • 1 sliced onion,
  • 2-3 tablespoons of chicken gravox.
  • 1/2 teaspoon of sage
  • 1 can if cream corn

Method:

  1. Brown onion and bacon
  2. Add chicken and cook until brown
  3. Add can of creamed corn
  4. Add diced sweet potato
  5. Add sage tablespoons of gravox
  6. Stir until combined
  7. Cook on low heat for 1 hour with the lid on
  8. Once mixture has cooled
  9. Spoon mixture into a pie dish and cover with one sheet of puff pastry
  10. Brush with some beaten egg and cook on 180 for 25 minutes.

Makes 2 pies 

 

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Hidden Veggie Nuggets!

Hidden Veggie  Nuggets!

Hidden veggie nuggets are great to get your little ones eating their veggies. The great thing is you can use whatever veggies you have in the fridge, you can also add chicken or tuna as well yum! Great with your favourite dipping sauce to!

Ingredients

1/2 grated zuchini

1 Cup mashed sweet potato

1 Grated carrot

1/2 Diced onion

1 Cup uncooked cauliflower blitzed to a fine crumb.

1 Clove Garlic cloves minced

1/2 Cup parmesan cheese grated

2 Cups of bread crumbs

1 cup Plain flour, Gluten free

2 Eggs

Good pinch of salt and pepper

Butter or olive oil to cook

 

Method

Add all veggies to a bowl and mix well along with salt and pepper.

In another bowl add he parmesan and bread crumbs and set aside.

In another bowl add the flour and set aside.

Whisk the eggs.

Roll veggies into one and half inch balls, roll in flour then dip in egg and then roll in parmesan mix.

Repeat until all mixture is used up.

Add oil to frying pan and heat on high.

Pop the balls in the frying pan and turn as they cook, you want a really golden crispy outside.

Pop on paper towel on a plate to drain any excess oil.

Makes  20 balls.

 

 

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Bacon Cheese & Veggie Sausage Rolls

Bacon  Cheese & Veggie Sausage Rolls

These are super easy and out of all the different types and flavored sausage trolls I bake, these are the most loved.  How many sausage rolls you create is really dependent on how big or small you cut them. 

Ingredients

100g of tasty cheese (cut into narrow sticks about the size of a pencil)

500g of beef mince

200g bacon

1 cup of chicken stuffing mix

3 large eggs

1 (already finely diced and browned onion)

1 tablespoon of dried Italian herbs

1 teaspoon of garlic

2 tablespoon of tomato sauce

1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce

1 packet of short-crust or puff pastry (whichever you prefer)

Sesame seeds (optional)

2 tablespoons parsley optional.

Salt and Pepper to taste

Method

In a large mixing bowl add the beef mince, the cooked onion, garlic, tomato sauce, dried herbs, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, stuffing mix and 2 eggs.  Mix all of these ingredients well together.

Whisk the remaining egg in a little bowl.

On a dry flat surface throw some flour down and lay your pastry sheets out.

Place the mixture on the pastry, then push the cheese sticks into the mince mixture.  Place the bacon strip over the mince mixture. Close the pastry over the mince and brush with the whisked egg.  Scatter some sesame seeds or dried herbs ontop (if desired).

Bake in the oven for 30 mins at 200 degrees.

Enjoy!

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Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese!

Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese!

Lets face it kids can sniff out the smallest veggie before it hits the kitchen table < super powers! This Hidden Veggie Mac And Cheese can make the fussiest of eaters consume veggies without even knowing it.

The best part is that it has 5 veggies in it and is kid approved, the whole family loves it when I make it and you can adapt it with what ever veggies you have in the fridge, just remember to blitz them well so no one sees ha!

Ingredients

1 Packet of macaroni -

2 cups mashed pumpkin -

1 cup mashed sweet potato -

1 carrot -

1/2 zucchini -

1 litre of milk -

60 grams of butter -

1 onion -

250 grams of cheddar cheese -

Pinch of salt and pepper 

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees

2. Add butter and onion to a large saucepan.

3. Cook on high until onions are transparent and cooked through.

4. Blitz all veggies in a food processor until smooth.

5. Add milk and macaroni and stir until it boils.

6. Add the pumpkin, sweet potato, zuchini and carrot and stir through.

7. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, until pasta is cooked through.

8. Add 200 grams of the cheese and stir through until it's melted

9. Pop the Mac and Cheese into a oven proof dish and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

10. Place in the oven for 8 minutes until the top forms a golden crust. (skip this step if you don't like a crunchy top)

11. Serve and enjoy!

Serves 4

Tip: Use Spaghetti and you have a vegetarian pasta dish! 

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Easy Lamb Koftas The Whole Family Will Love!

Easy Lamb Koftas The Whole Family Will Love!

Lamb Koftas are quick to make and really delicious!

They can be used in wraps, sandwiches or simple eat with a side salad. Perfect for dipping into natural yogurt or dips.

Ingredients:

750 grams lamb mince 

1 onion - 4 cloves garlic

1/4 cup diced parsley 

1/4 cup diced mint 

1/4 cup coriander diced optional

2 teaspoons cumin 

1 teaspoon sumac -

1 red chilli optional lamb koftas post Instructions:

1. Place the chilli, onion, garlic, herbs and spices into a food processor and blitz until a fine paste.

2. Add the Lamb and combine well.

3. Add salt and pepper and mix through.

4. Separate mixture into 24 portions and shape into an oval shape.

5. Thread a thick skewer up the centre of them .

6. Spay Meat with olive oil spray

7. Heat a frying pan, or bbq cook top and cook for a good 5 minutes each side, turn until they are brown in colour.

8. Serve with your favourite side salad and dips.

9. Enjoy!

Serves: 4

Tip: Add whatever spices you like, I sometimes add honey for a sweeter version, leave chilli out if you don't like them with a bit of bite.

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Try Our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets They are delicious!

Try Our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets They are delicious!

I love cooking with Weet - Bix in fact they are used more for cooking then for breakfast in our house.

Weet - Bix are so versatile you can use them in sweet and savoury baking and they are great to use as crumbing ingredients as well. Try our Weet - Bix Chicken Nuggets, the texture is crisp, crunchy and delicious. The whole family will love them!

 Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo of chicken breast cut into nugget size pieces
  • 4 weet - bix
  • 1 cup of flour of your choice, we used plain flour
  • Good pinch of Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetta stock powder
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • Butter or Olive Oil to cook.
  • Good pinch of celery salt

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Method:

  1. Blitz weet - bix in a food processor to a fine crumb.
  2. Place flour, celery salt, vegetta, salt, pepper and weet - bix into a mixing bowl
  3. Add beaten eggs to a bowl
  4. Pop the chicken into the egg and coat well
  5. Once chicken is coated in egg, pop into weet - bix mix and coat well.
  6. Add coated pieces to a plate
  7. Add butter to a hot wok or frying pan
  8. Add chicken pieces and flip regally for 5 mins,
  9. After 5 mins turn heat down to medium and keep flipping the chicken pieces until they have a golden colour.
  10. Take one piece out and cut n half to make sure cooked through.
  11. Once cooked serve with your favourite dipping sauce.
  12. We have also made these with a little chilli powder and garlic salt yum, add your favourite spices and get creative!

Serves 4

Tip: Add 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese to crumb mixture for a cheesy crispy coating yum! 

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Refined Sugar Free Banana And Coconut Muffins

Refined Sugar Free Banana And Coconut Muffins

Do you ever have those days where it is impossible to get your kids to eat breakfast? They stare off into the abyss looking anywhere but at their food they are meant to be eating, while you run around frantically trying to organise everyone, secretly wishing you had time to sit down and eat breakfast yourself < please tell me I am not the only one haha

These times are where these refined sugar free banana and coconut muffins come in handy. They double as a quick breakfast, a lunch box snack and perfect for morning and afternoon tea. They are low in sugar and filling due to the chia seeds, give them a go you will be pleasantly surprised!

Ingredients:

  • 3 Ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup Coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/2 Self raising flour
  • 1/2 Coconut flour
  • 1/4 Chia Seed
  • 6 Dates
  • 1/2 Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Ground nutmeg

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Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 160 degrees fan forced 180degrees not fan forced.
  2. Pop cupcake cases into a muffin tray ready.
  3. Pop all ingredients except chia seeds and flour into a Thermomix, blender or food processor and blend well.
  4. Pour mixture into a bowl and add flours and chia seeds. Mix well.
  5. Let stand for 10 minutes as the mixture will thicken slightly and then scoop into muffin cases approx 1 heaped tablespoon per case.
  6. Pop in oven for 25 - 30 minutes.
  7. Eat warm, or freeze for up to 5 weeks for lunch box and breakfasts

Makes: 18

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Home Made LCM Bars!

Home Made LCM Bars!

Ill be honest We don't buy our kids LCM bars or muesli bars for their school lunch box, but a while back my daughter asked me if she could have one after seeing a friend with them at school. I wasn't going to head out and buy a box so we decided to make our own as a one off treat.

Surprisingly hubby and I ate them more then the kids haha. They are so easy to make, if you do buy them then give this recipe a go!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Packet of marshmallows we used Allens
  • 80 grams of butter
  • 5 Cups of Rice bubbles
  • 2 tablespoons of 100s and 1000s

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Method:

  1. Place marshmallows and butter into microwave bowl and cook on high for 50 seconds
  2. Add the rice bubbles to the marshmallow mix
  3. Mix well and pour mixture into a tray lined with baking paper
  4. Spread the mixture out evenly and sprinkle 100s and 1000s on top
  5. Pop in fridge and let set for 3 hours
  6. Slice and enjoy!

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Apple And Pork Balls

Apple And Pork Balls

These Apple and Pork balls are a great lunch box snack, perfect for picnics and great as a main meal or starter. They are sweet and delicious with a perfect balance of flavour. Kids love these and so does hubby!

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Pork mince
  • 1/2 cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 1Egg
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Zucchini grated finely
  • 1 Apple grated we used a granny smith
  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil

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Method

  1. Place all ingredients except oil into a mixing bowl and combine well.
  2. Roll into approx 1 1/2 inch balls then flatten out into patties.
  3. Add oil to pan and heat on high, pop the patties in and cook for 3- 5 minutes on each side until they are cooked.
  4. Once cooked pop on a plate lined with paper towel to drain any excess oil
  5. Serve with your favourite salad or add straight to a burger, delish!
  6. You can also use BBQ sauce if you don’t like chilli.
  7. These are great made into balls for party food.

Makes 12

Tip: You can change the sweet chilli sauce for rice malt syrup or honey yum!

 

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Delicious Chicken Cheese And Veggie Balls

Delicious Chicken Cheese And Veggie Balls

This is a great recipe for hiding veggies from the kids < insert wicked mum laugh hahaha

These Chicken Cheese and Veggie Balls are delicious and moist and are great as a meal with a side salad or veggies or pop them in the lunch box on their own or in a sandwich or wrap, so versatile!

Ingredients

500 grams Chicken mince

150 grams Tasty cheese grated

1 Egg 1 cup Breadcrumbs

1Carrot grated finely

1/4 cup corn kernels, frozen is fine but defrost before adding.

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Method

Place all ingredients except oil into a mixing bowl and combine well.

Roll into approx 1 1/2 inch balls then flatten out into patties.

Add oil to pan and heat on high, pop the patties in and cook for 3- 5 minutes on each side until they are cooked.

Once cooked pop on a plate lined with paper towel to drain any excess oil Serve with your favourite side or pop into a burger with some salad yum!

These may stick a little due to the cheese, they come off fine with a spatula though.

Makes 12

Tip: Add whatever left over vegies you have in the fridge. 

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12 Awesome Ways To Eat Cauliflower Instead Of Carbs!

12 Awesome Ways To Eat Cauliflower Instead Of Carbs!

Cauliflower is super healthy and a great vegetable on it’s own, but cauliflower is also amazing at taking the place of potatoes. There are endless ways to substitute cauliflower for carbs, take a look at some of our favourites below.

1. Cauliflower fried rice from Iowa Girl Eats

This is just like traditional fried rice; the only difference is the use of grated cauliflower in place of rice. Best of all, it still tastes just as good!

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2. Cauliflower tortillas from Recipe Girl

These tortillas bend just like the flour version, and so can be used in exactly the same way, minus the carbs found in the flour version. They also taste amazing eaten all by themselves. cauliflower instead of carbs 2

3. Mini cauliflower pizzas from Damn Delicious

These single serve pizzas are so easy to make, and the cauliflower crust make them much healthier than typical pizzas. You can get creative with these pizzas and top them with anything you like. cauliflower instead of carbs 3

4. Quick and Easy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce from I Wash You Dry

This ultra creamy cauliflower sauce is a healthier alternative to cream based alfredo sauce. Eat it on pasta as it is, or top with some grilled chicken for a delicious, healthy and filling meal. cauliflower instead of carbs 4

5.Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks from Jo Cooks

The cauliflower base of the cheesy breadsticks is so simple to put together, all you need is grated cauliflower, eggs, grated cheese and some spices if you want extra flavour. These breadsticks make the perfect low carb side dish to any meal. cauliflower instead of carbs 5

6. Cauliflower Pizza Bites from Wicked Spatula

Next time you crave savoury muffins, try the cauliflower pizza bites. They look just like muffins, only they are made from grated cauliflower, eggs and olive oil. This is another recipe that allows you to get creative and add in and fillings you like. cauliflower instead of carbs 6

7. 5 Ingredient baked cauliflower tots from Just a Taste

These cauliflower tots are the perfect alternative to tater tots. They are a super healthy finger food, being packed full of veggies and baked rather than fried. cauliflower instead of carbs 7

8. Low carb cauliflower mashed potatoes from The lowcarb Diet

Who doesn’t love mashed potato? If you want the mash minus the carbs, swap the potatoes for cauliflower. Use it in place of traditional mashed potatoes to accompany any meal. cauliflower instead of carbs 8

9. Cauliflower rice tabouleh salad from Hello Glow

This fresh and colourful salad is a gluten free twist on the classic version. This cauliflower rice salad will become a summer staple in your house. cauliflower instead of carbs 9

10. Cauliflower crusted grilled cheese sandwiches from Kirbie Cravings

These grilled cheese sandwiches are so much healthier than the typical version. Instead of white bread, the ‘bread’ in these sandwiches is made from cauliflower, egg and parmesan cheese. Now there is no need to feel guilty for craving grilled cheese sandwiches. cauliflower instead of carbs 10jpg

11. Everything bagel cauliflower rolls from Lexis Clean Kitchen

Who knew it was possible to bake without carbs? These cauliflower bagels prove that it is not only possible, but also delicious. While they do contain a very small amount of almond flour, coconut flour and corn meal, the main ingredient Is cauliflower. cauliflower instead of carbs 11jpg

12. You can check out yummy cauliflower pizza base here: Pizza

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11 Of The Best Low Carb Lunches Ever!

11 Of The Best Low Carb Lunches Ever!

 Lunch doesn’t have to consist of carb filled sandwiches each and every day. There are some fantastic alternatives including wraps made from eggs or lettuce, and vegetables rather than carbs, such as cauliflower instead of cous cous. You can even make zucchini noodles to replace pasta. Mix up your daily lunch box with these 11 healthy, low carb lunch box ideas.  

 1. Bacon Lettuce Tomato (BLT Spring Rolls from White on Rice Couple

These spring rolls are made using rice paper, fresh vegetables, herbs and grilled meats. They are the perfect light summer lunch. low carb lunch 1

 2. Skinny omelette recipe from 101 Cookbooks

Eggs don’t have to be just for breakfast. Try these lovely thin omelette wraps as a low carb alternative to flour wraps, and fill them with your favourite fillings. low carb lunch 2

3. Mediterranean zucchini noodle pasta from The Roasted Root

Instead of pasta, this delicious lunch zucchini turned into noodles using a spiral slicer. Follow the recipe or top the zucchini pasta with your own low carb sauce. low carb lunch box 3

4. Cauliflower cous cous with leeks and sun dried tomatoes from A House in the Hills

Cauliflower processed until it resembles the consistency and texture of cous cous is a great alternative to ordinary cous cous. Add some leeks and sun dried tomatoes and you have a delicious, healthy lunch. low carb lunch 4

5. Kale and mushroom spaghetti squash quiche from I Food Real

This healthy quiche uses spaghetti squash as the crust, as is filled with kale, mushrooms, egg whites plus cottage cheese for a little protein boost. low carb lunch 5

6. Crustless salmon quiche from Ditch the Carbs

This crustless quiche is a great way to economically stretch out a piece of salmon. You could even bake the mixture in some mini muffin tins to make it easier to take to school or work. low carb lunch box 6

 7. Cheesy low-carb broccoli and cauliflower soup from Kalyn’s Kitchen

Soup is the ultimate low carb lunch box meal, just keep it in a thermos if you don’t have access to a microwave. This cheesy soup is packed full with broccoli and cauliflower.

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 8. Veggie sushi rolls from Nutrition Stripped

This sushi is filled with only avocado and fresh crunchy vegetables like zucchini, carrot and capsicum. Serve it with the soy-like dipping sauce included in the recipe. low carb lunch 7

9. White bean and tuna salad from Bon Appetit

This healthy salad is served with radicchio and is topped with a parsley vinaigrette. Make the salad ahead for lunch and keep the dressing in a small separate container. Add the dressing just before you eat the salad to keep it crisp and fresh. low carb lunch 8

10. Ultimate clean and lean lettuce wrap from Sheer Luxe

Use iceberg lettuce leaves rather than wraps and fill with roast turkey, sliced cucumber and hummus. low carb lunch 9

11. Roast beef roll ups from Nom Nom Paleo

The meat is the wrap in this roast beef roll ups recipe. Fill with vegetables and tie together with a sprig of chive. low carb lunch 10

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Easy & Quick Bruschetta that everyone will love!

Easy & Quick Bruschetta that everyone will love!

I have been known to use this easy and quick Bruschetta recipe as a mid week meal. The fact that it is super tasty and filling means I get no complaints from the family. When I serve as a meal I will sometimes add feta cheese and some Chorizo as well, so good.

This recipe is like having a cafe meal in your own home, very easy to make and even easier to eat, give it a go next time you a to tired to cook or feel like something tasty and fresh!

Ingredients:

4 tomatoes diced

½ cup olive oil

2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

2 tbsp chopped fresh basil

4 garlic cloves

8 slices of your favourite crusty bread (we use sourdough)

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Combine the tomatoes, half the crushed garlic, herbs and ¼ cup of olive oil in a bowl. Season mixture with salt and pepper. Cover and stand for 25 mins.

Preheat sandwich maker until hot.

Combine remaining garlic with ¼ cup of olive oil in a small bowl.

Brush garlic oil over bread slices on both sides.

Place bread on sandwich maker and cook for 2 mins or until golden brown.

Scoop tomatoes mixture onto freshly toasted bread and garnish with fresh basil or parsley.

Serves: 4

Tip: Drizzle with balsamic vinegar or lemon for desired taste. 

 

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Easy Homemade Tabouli

Easy Homemade Tabouli

 

This Easy Homemade Tabouli is a great side dish at a bbq a perfect summer dish, packed full of flavour, great with lamb and natural yogurt!

 Ingredients:

 1/2 cup cracked wheat

 1/2 cup mint finely diced

 1/2 cup lemon juice

 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

 1/2 cup good quality olive oil

 2 tomatoes diced

 7 spring onions diced 

1 cup parsley finely chopped

 

Method:

Place cracked wheat in a bowl with 2 cups of boiling water and set aside for 20 minutes, drain well and add to bowl.

Combine all other ingredients and stir through

Pop in the fridge until ready to serve.

Serves 6

Tip: For a low carb option substitute the cracked wheat  for finely diced cauliflower!

 

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Hidden Veggie Tuna Bake even the kids will eat!

Hidden Veggie Tuna Bake even the kids will eat!

This veggie Tuna Bake is a regular on the menu in our house, it is a dish that I know even the fussiest of eaters will consume.

I love that I can use whatever veggies I have in the house, I have made this with peas and spinach, pumpkin and sweet potato you name it I have used it. the trick is to make sure the veggies are blended or diced very finely so they are well hidden from little ones eyes haha.

Ingredients:

1 Pack cooked as per instructions Spiral or Penne Pasta

1 grated zucchini

1 cup mashed cooked pumpkin or sweet potato

1 grated carrot

1 Large Tin Tuna

500ml Milk

300g grated Cheese

2 Tablespoons White Flour

1 Tablespoon Butter

 

Instructions:

In a saucepan stir butter and flour together to make a paste.  Add milk quickly and keep stirring until sauce thickens up, similar to a white sauce.

Preheat oven to 180 degrees

Once thickened, add 200 grams of grated cheese, setting aside the other 100grams for the topping.

Add the tuna, zucchini, pumpkin and carrot

Add the cooked pasta and stir though well

Add mixture to a greased baking dish

Defrost the spinach in the microwave and pop on the top of the pasta.

Add left over grated cheese across the top

 

Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes mins until the top is golden and crispy

 

Serve and enjoy!

 

Serves 6

 

Tip: Substitute the tuna for chicken if you are not a fan of tuna.

 

 

 

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This creamy cucumber salad is a lovely refreshing side dish especially in summer months.

Ingredients

  • Cucumbers sliced 2

  • Sour cream 1/2 cup

  • Onion sliced in rings 1

  • 1/4 cup dill

  • White vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Salt good pinch

  • Pepper pinch

Instructions

  1. Mix sour cream, white vinegar, salt and pepper together.

  2. Place Cucumber and onion on a plate or bowl.

  3. Pour dressing over the top.

  4. Serve as a side and enjoy!

  5. Sprinkle with your favourite spices for different flavours.

Serves 6

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Easy Chocolate Chip Muesli Slice

Easy Chocolate Chip Muesli Slice

This is great for a treat and perfect to make as a plate for an afternoon or morning tea.

Ingredients

155 grams Butter melted

3/4 cup Choc chips, we used Cadbury

1/2 cup Raw Sugar or coconut sugar

1 tablespoon Honey

1/2 cup Coconut

1/2 cup Whole meal flour

1 cup Sultanas

1 cup Rolled oats

Method

Preheat oven at 180 degrees.

Combine all ingredients in a bowl until well mixed.

Place in a 20cm tray lined with baking paper.

Press mixture into tray evenly.

Bake on 180 degrees for 15- 20 mins until slightly golden.

Once cooled cut into slices.

Enjoy!

For a thicker slice double the mixture!

Makes 16

 

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Quick And Easy Peanut Sauce!

Quick And Easy Peanut Sauce!

We us this peanut sauce for dipping, marinating or pouring on our chicken and beef. It is quick to make, really yummy and can spice up a dish easily!

Ingredients:

½ cup crunchy peanut butter

1 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp brown sugar

1 tbsp lemon juice

½ cup hot water

1 garlic clove crushed

1 tbsp peanut oil

1 tsp fresh ginger finely chopped

1/4 Cup coconut milk

Method:

Fry fresh ginger and garlic in frying pan with oil.

Add peanut butter, lemon juice, soy sauce, water and sugar and stir.

Bring ingredients to boiling point.

Add coconut milk to obtain a thick pouring consistency turn heat down and stir to mixed through well.

Serve with Chicken or beef.

Sprinkle a few crushed peanuts over the top to garnish if you like.

 

Serves: 4

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