Summer Ham, Pesto and Penne Salad

Summer Ham, Pesto and Penne Salad

Summer means salads. I always have two large salads made up in the fridge during Summer to allow for quick and easy side dishes during the week.  In Summer we use our BBQ alot!!! It takes the heat out of the kitchen and it is also quick and easy to get dinners cooked while the […]

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Delicious Ham and Cheese Cobb Loaf Dip

Delicious Ham and Cheese Cobb Loaf Dip

Entertaining season is knocking at our door and I am always looking for ways to make delicious and easy food to serve while we are watching the kids play in the pool and so on.  You can’t go wrong with a cobb loaf dip served in a Kmart tray of course. This is a ham […]

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Easy Peanut Clusters

A few weekends a go I Mr 9 pointed to a chocolate in the display of a cafe, he asked what they were and I told him they were Peanut Clusters, he said “they look nice”.  I told him that I would make them at home for him as they are really easy to make.  […]

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Beef and Bean Enchiladas

Beef and Bean Enchiladas

We love a good Mexican meal in our house and these Beef and Bean Enchiladas were a welcomed change from our normal favourites. Using premium beef mince, kidney beans (which I told Mr 9 they were Mexican jumping beans when he questioned what they were haha) and the inclusion of grated carrot and zucchini which […]

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Bacon, Cheese and Zucchini Bread

Bacon, Cheese and Zucchini Bread

Bacon, Cheese and Zucchini Bread is a deliciously easy loaf to make.  It is full of flavour and perfect to eat at Breakfast, pack in the school lunchbox, take on a picnic or cut into slices and freeze for a quick breakfast during the week. I have used D’Orsogna’s 100% Natural Bacon, it is created […]

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Lamington Slice

Lamington Slice

I don’t know about you, but for me the only part about making Lamingtons that I don’t like is having to dip each slice into the chocolate mix and then coating in coconut.  It is time consuming and messy!  I have solved by problem with this Lamington Slice.  By pre-slicing the cake and then pouring […]

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Speedy Saucy Asian Meatballs

Speedy Saucy Asian Meatballs

This dish is a mid-week saviour. Speedy Saucy Asian Meatballs made using Perfectly Balanced Pork, Carrot and Brown Rice Meatballs is cooked and, on the table, in under 20 minutes making it a great cheat night dinner. A cheat night dinner is one that requires minimal cooking, but the end result is still a well-balanced […]

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Choc Chip and Zucchini Muffins

Choc Chip and Zucchini Muffins

I’m adding another recipe to my ever growing collection of chocolate chip muffins.  This variation of choc chip and zucchini muffins turned out perfectly.  The addition of the grated zucchini makes the muffin soft and spongy, no dry and or crumbly muffins here.  It’s also a bonus that there is a vegetable in something that […]

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Tray Bake: Bacon Wrapped Sausages

Tray Bake: Bacon Wrapped Sausages

I always like to get creative in the kitchen and make ordinary meals a little more “exciting”.  I decided to wrap some pork sausages with bacon and add in some complementing vegetables and yes an apple to make an easy tray bake dinner. Total hands on time was only 5 minutes and then it cooked […]

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