My Family Meals

Pecan Broccoli Side Dish

Pecan Broccoli Side Dish

The kids love this yummy and easy broccoli side dish. The addition of chopped pecans adds a gorgeous crunchy texture and the butter… well there is no need for explaining why that’s a good thing. Continue reading

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Stuffed Baked Potatoes

This is the first “real” recipe I ever made – at around 10 years of age. True story. It just goes to show how good recipes can stand the test of time because more than 30 years later, I still cook these Stuffed Baked Potatoes on a regular basis. Continue reading

10 Recipes for Leftover BBQ Chicken

10 Recipes for Leftover BBQ Chicken

Is there anything better than a BBQ chicken? Really. Think about it for a second. Nope, I didn’t think so. BBQ Chicken is the best.
BBQ Chicken is a completely delicious and fulfilling meal when it’s served with some salad or roast vegetables on the side. It makes a great snack for the kid’s lunchbox and it’s totally divine in a sandwich (served with mayo and cucumber of course!!) Continue reading

5 Favourite Finds

Hello my fellow foodie friends. I come across pretty some cool stuff in the blogosphere and I thought I’d share some of these things with you. It’s not all food stuff (OK it’s mainly food stuff but sometimes it’s not…..)

Here are my five favourite things at the moment. Continue reading

May Hot Deals

I have just discovered that my new FAVE online kitchenware store, Kitchen Style has a huge sale on at the moment. Some items are discounted by up to 75%. It’s bonkers! Continue reading

Sausage Pie

Sausage Pie

This make and bake Sausage Pie recipe is a dinner that my family absolutely loves. I think it originally came from one of my 3 culinary talented sisters. It had been awhile since I made it but stumbled across it the other day and thought that it would be right up my kids alley. I was right – it got 4 thumbs up! (2 from each child). Continue reading

3 Minute Reader Survey (Amazon voucher up for grabs!)

Reader Survey

Hi. It might sound silly, but I want to know what makes you tick. 😉

A bunch of free content (including new recipes, cooking tips and tools) is coming your way in the next 90 days and I want to make sure it’s the kind of content that is really useful to you.

When you give me your feedback, I’ll return the favour and instantly enter you into a contest to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Continue reading

Garlic Green Beans with Pinenuts

Garlic Green Beans

It takes just a few minutes to transform plain old beans into these delicious Garlic Green Beans with Pinenuts. We get so sick of steamed vegetables so it’s nice to find an easy alternative that the kids love too. Continue reading

Beef Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Mash

Beef Shepherds Pie

I love that this Beef Shepherd’s Pie recipe is made with sweet potato and pumpkin rather than the traditional mashed potato topping. The sweetness of the topping takes it to a whole new level and I feel I can eat a bit more of it without having any “carb guilts.” Continue reading

Baked Mozzarella and Pesto Chicken

Baked Mozzarella Pesto Chicken

Talk about a fast and easy recipe (don’t we just love those?) It takes all of about 10 minutes to prepare this Baked Mozzarella and Pesto Chicken dish (excluding the baking time). Don’t wait for the “catch” – it will never come! It’s just a fast and simple, delicious dish that the whole family will love. Continue reading