Everybody loves a brownie, right? This version has the bonus of some sweet potato added in to make you feel smug, and it also adds to the richness and fudgy texture. These brownies are super fast to whip up and are a perfect way to use up some leftover sweet potato. A perfect quick dessert or after school treat.Continue reading
Who doesn’t love pulled pork? And who doesn’t love coming home to the mouth-watering smell of dinner already cooked and waiting for you? Heaven.
This pulled pork is so easy. Make up the marinade paste the night before, quickly rub it onto the pork in the morning and whack it in the slow cooker for the day – job done! All you need to do is make a simple slaw and grab some buns or wraps and you’ve got a guaranteed crowd pleaser for dinner.Continue reading
I love taking advantage of specials on fruit and veggies to help us to eat healthy food for less. My kids love homemade pizza (and so do we!), so I always try to make sure I keep a stash of homemade sauce in the freezer ready for our weekend pizza-making activities. When I saw that my local greengrocer had some beautiful ripe tomatoes reduced for quick sale, I grabbed a couple of packages and made this simple and delicious sauce. It is so simple it’s one of those blink-and-you’ll-miss-it type recipes. Continue reading
This is one of my absolute favourite meat-free meals. It is so easy to make, super cheap, very tasty, and makes loads, so it’s a great one to freeze in portions and pull out on those really busy nights. Serve it up with some brown basmati rice, some pappadums and yoghurt and you’re good to go. Chapati, pickles and chutney on the side turn it into a veritable banquet!Continue reading
So you know how we’d all like to get our kids to eat a range of vegetables in their own right, willingly and without complaint? Yeah? Does that happen at your place? If it does, then you are one lucky Mum (or Dad). It certainly doesn’t happen around here. And so, like many mums before me, and many who will follow, I resort to hiding veggies in other stuff. Although unfortunately for me, the range of the other “stuff” I can hide veggies in is fairly limited. I think I have the only 6 year old who does not eat spaghetti bolognese, every mum’s favourite veggie smuggling dish. Seriously, what kid doesn’t like spag bol??
So this is where my Magic Mince Mix comes into play.Continue reading