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Bacon and Black Bean Nachos

Bacon and Black Bean Nachos

If I was to answer one of those images that come up on Facebook that say you can only choose three things on the list and you can only eat/drink these for eternity it would be coffee, water and NACHOS!!! Nachos are my all time favourite meal and if we ever go out it is […]

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Greek Inspired Beef Pilaf

Greek Inspired Beef Pilaf

Perfectly Balanced have released a new range of products including this Beef and Vegetable Mince that I am cooking with in this recipe.  This wholesome Mince is packed with prime Australian Beef and nutritious Vegetables. It is a super-versatile mince mixture that can be used in countless ways just like regular mince.  You will find […]

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Cooking a Roast Pork in the Pressure Cooker

Cooking a Roast Pork in the Pressure Cooker

I normally cook my Sunday roast on the BBQ but this weekend we were out of gas and it was way to cold to be going outside so I decided to give it a go in the pressure cooker.  Cooking the pork in the pressure cooker was a two step process as I wanted to […]

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Cheats Pea and Ham Soup

Cheats Pea and Ham Soup

This cheats pea and ham soup has been given it’s name because I am swapping split peas for frozen peas and ham hock for D’Orsogna’s new Flame Roasted Sweet Dijon Mustard Leg Ham (you will find it at the Deli counter of your local Woolworth’s) to speed up this tasty and hearty soup. Also by […]

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A Vegetable Sauce to Jazz up Store Bought Ravioli

A Vegetable Sauce to Jazz up Store Bought Ravioli

My son’s are big fans of ravioli and would happily have it every week if they could.  As a happy medium we have two times a month, so every second week and I made a vegetable sauce to give the ravioli a boost of the good stuff. The best thing about this sauce is that […]

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Mexican Chorizo Rice - 15 Minute Dinner

Mexican Chorizo Rice – 15 Minute Dinner

Mexican Chorizo Rice is a great meal to have during the week.  With a few time saving ingredients this meal is on the table in 15 minutes and better still, there is only one pan to wash up. I am using D’Orsogna’s NEW Mini Chorizo found at the Deli of your local Woolworths.  They a […]

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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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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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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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