Category: Family Friendly Recipes

Quick, easy and fuss free

Five EASY meals that will get you out of a spot over the Xmas period! (fool people into thinking you’re on it when you are still frantically wrapping on the 23rd!)

So you all know that I love food. I love cooking it, eating it, reading about it and watching it on TV! I would happily spend all day cooking if I could. BUT life can get a bit busy in the run up to Christmas ...  so here are my fave five easy go to meals ...

Tuna and Olive Pate | Perfect Lunch for One!

As part of my Project Pick Me Up  I am making a massive effort to nourish myself better. This recipe tastes lush and is a fab lunch option! Serves 1  You will need:  1 tin of tuna (drained) 1 tsp capers 1 small handful of tarragon 1 small handful of basil leaves 1 anchovy 1 ...

Creamy Celeriac & Potato Gratin (dairy free)

If you are dairy free you will love this dreamy side dish! It is soooooo creamy!!!! (actually you'll love this even if you aren't dairy free!) You will need:   4 or 5 large potatoes 1 celeriac 1 medium onion 250g of soy cream ( I used Alpro) 1 veg stock cube 100g grated dairy free cheese (I used ...

Oven Baked Pepperoni Potatoes

  If you (like me) eat potatoes a few times each week (I could NEVER do Atkins!) then you are probably always on the look out for a way to pimp up your spuds .... I give you my famous pepperoni potatoes! (if you are dairy free then make sure the pepperoni is dairy free!) ...

Melt in the Mouth Beef Brisket

This isn't done in the slow cooker but it is cooked slow and low in the oven. Meaning it is a perfect contender for a Sunday lunch which needs to be hands off. Whack it in the oven and get on with other stuff! Like standing on the side of a footy pitch in the ...

How Do You Cook Lamb In The Slow Cooker? | This Way is Foolproof!

I used to be intimidated by roasting lamb in the oven - I was always scared about drying it out ... then in stepped the slow cooker and it was all alright again ! https://youtu.be/v9ssAHQB_CY

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork has been having a bit of a moment recently - not surprising really, it tastes amazing! This is a really really REALLY easy way of making it! You can either serve it on rolls with loads of apple sauce, or you can serve it with mashed potatoes (yummy!) Serves 4 https://youtu.be/-IPd8-XL5q0