How do you use a meal planner?

How do you use a meal planner?! I used to laugh at people who had one of those cute little meal planners in the kitchen.

Slow cooked red wine beef cheeks

You’ll amaze yourself with this recipe for slow cooked red wine beef cheeks. They are absolutely delicious. Cooked in a slow cooker means you can prepare in advance making it a great recipe for entertaining or as an out of this word mid week meal.

Apple Crumble

Nothing beats an apple crumble made from scratch. I’ve been known to make a quick apple crumble using tinned apples before, but once you make a crumble using fresh seasonal apples you’ll know it’s totally worth it.

Spiced Pears: next level cheese platter

Adding Spiced pears to a cheese platter will instantly bring a level of elegance and a personal touch. This gorgeous recipe is quick and easy to make but it looks so great you’ll impress yourself. Enjoy over the Christmas season or anytime really.

Slow Cooked Thai Beef Massaman Curry

A good Thai beef massaman curry is the epitome of comfort food. It’s the perfect balance of heat, creamy coconut, a bit of chilli zing and tender slow cooked beef.  A perfect curry for all year round.

White Chocolate & Caramel Slice

You’ll make this White Chocolate & Caramel Slice again and again. Seriously, every time I make it I think, “how can it be this good!” Give it a crack.

Fiery Hot Beef Vindaloo

As soon as the nights begin to get cool at the change of season I begin thinking about this curry. Packed with chilli, loads of pepper and fragrant spices it’s a must try for curry lovers. 

Spinach and Cheese Curry

A vegetarian curry that is guaranteed to please everyone. Great on its own or as a side to a traditional spicy beef or lamb curry.

Traditional Butter Chicken with Paleo Option

Butter Chicken is a favourite Indian dish for young and old. This recipe has variations so that you can make it paleo style, dairy free and if you omit the almond meal it can be nut free too. It’s so good you won’t want to bother with take away again.

Weekend Spanish Eggs with beans

Taking the time to cook breakfast on a Saturday really sets the tone for a great weekend. This Spanish eggs recipe is healthy, full of flavour and a great excuse to save your cafe dollars and stay home.

Garlic Mornay Sauce

Garlic Mornay Sauce is great as an accompaniment to meat and vegetables, to stir through a pasta bake or as my fave—an amazing pizza sauce.

Whole Foods Mexican Chicken

Super quick and easy to prepare, this Mexican chicken is perfect for nachos, burritos, tacos, enchiladas, or Mexican rice bowls.

Paleo Pancakes- whole foods recipe

This version of paleo pancakes tastes amazing, and the bonus is they’re good for you too. Paleo pancakes are light, easy to digest and quick to make.

Fresh & Zesty Lime Hollandaise Sauce

Fresh hollandaise sauce is delicious. The addition of lime adds another level of freshness making it perfect to accompany poached eggs, blanched asparagus pan fried snapper or whatever else you fancy. 

Waste Not Want Not- Tips to save on waste

‘Waste not want not.’ ‘Waste not want not’ is a proverbial saying first recorded in 1772. Wilful waste makes woeful want is an even more alliterative version recorded earlier in 1576.

Vanilla, Almond & Coconut Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is a refreshing way to start the day and better yet it can be made up a few days ahead meaning you can race out the door and grab one on the way.

Quick, Easy Bircher Muesli

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to a fresh bowl of Bircher Muesli. Oats soaked overnight, topped with grated apple, fresh berries and toasted almonds. Yum!

Feta & Sweet Potato Bruschetta

This feta and roasted sweet potato bruschetta mix is delicious as a topping on crunchy bread or perfect as a tasty accompaniment for grilled meats.