Tag Archives: #easy

Spinach & Broccoli {Low Carb} Meaty Bites

Happy Friday! 🙂 Here’s a recipe for spinach and broccoli meaty bites – done in two different ways, because it’s always great if you can whip up a big batch of something and create more than one meal! {Especially on a weekend ;)} 1 batch of spinach & broccoli mince mixture = 35 meatballs +

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Poached Pear Baked Custard

Is there anything as glorious as silky smooth, rich, homemade custard? Probably not… I made these poached pears for the kids the other day – thought it would be a nice treat while they were sick… {Turns out they didn’t really care for it – perhaps because it wasn’t so sweet? Yay – more for

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Kids’ Zucchini & Kale Fritters

These tasty little fritters can be enjoyed as breakfast / lunch or dinner! I serve it with double cream plain yoghurt (previously Greek yoghurt… While we’re visiting the States though, the creamiest yoghurt I could find was the Cabot’s 10% fat plain yoghurt). As you can see, I didn’t even get a chance to take

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Thai-Style Grilled Fish with Coconut Cauli Rice

Thai is something I don’t cook regularly, but definitely will from now on. With such exotic, yet simple flavours, its a nice change every so often. So, here’s what we had: Crispy fried whole fish with a Thai dressing and coconut cauli rice Let’s start with the rice – I don’t normally like cauli rice,

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My Favourite Olive Oil plus a Light & Easy Side Salad

It’s Monday, it’s raining, so let’s take it easy… I went to my husband’s gym this morning, instead of going to my usual class at my gym…Oh..My..Goodness… I am pooped! New exercises, lots of muscle usage – I might not be able to lift a finger tomorrow… As we say here in SA – eish!

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Colourful Chicken & Broccoli Dish

I love these dishes that only use one pot! Plus, it’s easy too – especially for a weeknight dinner… Who has the time to cook an elaborate meal whilst trying to get the kids through the bath, preventing them from murdering each other AND enjoying your precious glass of vino?! {Just kidding 😉 } Righty-hoo,

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You Say Omelette, I Say ‘Breakfast Fritatta!’

‘Breakfast Fritatta!’ in the same voice as Agent Lucy from Despicable Me 2 when she announces ‘Lipstick Tazer!!!’ Or perhaps I’ve just watched the ‘minions movie’ a few times too many..?! And the only reason I’ve watched it a gazillion times, is because my kids absolutely LOVE it – seriously, they will watch it back-to-back

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Cheese & Broccoli Bacon Roulade

I’m not really sure what to name this beast of a roulade: Layers of bacon & mince with a centre of cream cheese, cheddar and broccoli – YUM! Ok, so it’s not exactly a dinner-party type of dish, but it’s perfect for a hearty weeknight family dinner or even as a weekend ‘roast’ type dish.

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