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Chinese Chicken and Cashew

Chinese Chicken and Cashew

On a Friday night we have a fun dinner which is also referred to as Fakeaway – we make a version of takeaway at home.  Chinese is up there as one of our favourite takeaway meals but the price tag that goes along with said Chinese takeaway is not my favourite. Last Friday night I […]

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Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad

Fattoush Lebanese Bread Salad

Fattoush is a lebanese salad made from toasted pieces of lebanese bread and combined with lovely fresh vegetables. It is topped with a sumac and lemon dressing which gives the salad its sweet sour taste. Perfect to eat on its own or add some grilled chicken and feta cheese. INGREDIENTS 1 Lebanese Flat Bread, ripped […]

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Strawberry Yoghurt Cake

Strawberry Yoghurt Cake

How good is Strawberry season?  It does have feel like it has taken a little longer to hit than normal.  Up to a couple of weeks ago strawberries were still upwards of $3 for a 250gm punnet, you can now grab one for $1 which means we can makes gluts of ourselves and eat them, […]

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Mandarin and Banana Loaf

Mandarin and Banana Loaf

Some days the fruit that is in the boys lunchbox is returned uneaten and looking like they have been through the wringer.  I swear I send the bananas to school just so they can come home overripe and squishy and as for the mandarin the excuse for not eating was “I thought it was an […]

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Low Fat Pork Chow Mein Noodles

Low Fat Pork Chow Mein Noodles

I’m back in the kitchen with Chang’s and this week I am creating a low fat dinner the whole family can enjoy. Using Chang’s Super Lo-Cal Wok Ready Noodles that are 100% fat free, low GI and gluten free. I teamed the noodles up with pork mince as it is also low in fat, added […]

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Low Fat Warm Mexican Bean Dip

Have you ever had one of those afternoons where you know your not going to make to dinner and feel like something you can enjoy while you sit outside and watch the kids play? I had one of those days last week. I was craving dip but I didn’t have any in the house, so […]

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Low Fat Lemon Cheesecake

I dedicate this recipe to my dad and what perfect timing it is with Father’s Day only days away. Last weekend I cooked my parents a roast dinner and surprised Dad with his all time favourite dessert – Lemon Cheesecake. The history of my lemon cheesecake making when I was a lot younger reads something […]

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Roasted Pumpkin & Cannellini Bean Soup

This Winter I have made nearly every vegetable soup I could think of except Pumpkin Soup which seems strange as it is one of  the most common soups made. Last year I did a slow cooker version but this year I wanted to attempt a roasted version. I haven’t had much luck in the past […]

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Easy Chicken & Leek Pie

After watching The Great Australian Bake Off a couple of weeks ago I was inspired by their pie baking challenge. One of the contestants (who was eliminated) made her mums Chicken and Leek Pie. I was inspired to make my own Chicken and Leek Pie so sort for a recipe that was easy to prepare […]

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