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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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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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Loaded Ham Potato Salad

Loaded Ham Potato Salad

I must admit I love a good potato salad to accompany my BBQ meat or smooched into a fresh bread roll with hot BBQ chicken it is pure comfort food. I made this super each loaded ham potato salad.  I’ve called it loaded because you literally just load everything into the bowl and mix.  I’ve […]

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Chinese Satay Chicken

Chinese Satay Chicken

This is another Friday night fakeaway dinner that is an absolute winner.  I love Chinese satay chicken from the restaurant but I have never made it at home. I had to rectify that and make a super easy, oh so tasty version at home. The spice flavours are mild in this dish as I wanted […]

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Singapore Fried Rice

Singapore Fried Rice

Singapore Fried Rice made its way to Friday night Fakeaway.  Instead of spending a fortune on takeaway every week I make Friday night dinners that are Fakeaway’s, a copy of a takeaway version.  It is not only cheaper but also better for you. This was the first time making Singapore Fried Rice and I should […]

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Creamy Five Vegetable and Salami Fusilli Pasta

Under $10 to serve six and packed full of vegetables and flavour from the salami this meal needs to be added to your families list of favourite dinners. I have been able to get onion, capsicum, zucchini, sweet potato and tomato into this pasta dish and the kids didn’t blink an eyelid when eating it.  […]

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Creamy Mushroom and Ham Pasta Bake

Creamy Mushroom and Ham Pasta Bake

Pasta bakes are one of my favourite lazy dinners, why you ask?  Because all you literally have to do is cook the pasta, add the flavoured ingredients whack it in the oven and viola dinner is ready.  It’s easy to serve, just spoon it out and you good to go. I am using my favourite […]

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