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Smoky chicken tortilla layer

Smoky chicken tortilla layer

This was a huge hit here. Inspired by my tortilla and chilli layer, the love of chicken and the fact lasagne is a big hit here but is a bit of a time consuming meal to make. Don’t get me wrong this isn’t go to take over the whole lasagna experience but it will score points at the dinner table or on the lap!!! Swapping wraps for lasagna, low-fat cream cheese for sauce this make it into … Read entire article »

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Meal Planning Monday

Meal planning Monday I missed last week and this week is easy as I only have to cook for 4 days and then we are away for the weekend on a surprise visit. *Does a happy dance* very excited. Now typing this just remembered it is Valentines day on Thursday, ooops do you think homemade burgers are good enough?!!! May have to re-think but we will be eating yummy food over the weekend so think I will get away with it. Light a few candles and of course I will peeping across the table through all the flowers I would have received!!! So on to the menu for 4 days (yay): Monday – Homemade pizza and naked coleslaw Tuesday – Shrove Tuesday so savoury pancakes and curried parsnip soup Wednesday - Broccoli and cream cheese … Read entire article »

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Macaroni cheese with a crispy top.

Macaroni cheese with a crispy top.

Saturday evenings we often had Macaroni cheese for supper when I was growing up. My Mum usually added tomatoes and onions and sometimes bacon. I now like to add a mix of breadcrumbs cheese and herbs for a crispy topping so here is my recipe for what I think is a great filling family meal. Macaroni Cheese with a crispy top   You will need to make the macaroni bake for 4-6 people: 400g Macaroni 1 onion sliced 1 garlic clove … Read entire article »

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Pasta with cream cheese & broccoli sauce

Pasta with cream cheese & broccoli sauce

This seemed to be popular when I mentioned it on my ‘Meal Planning Monday’ so as it so easy I thought I pop up the recipe. All my ‘lot’ like it and we all know how sometimes it hard to please the whole family!!! For the sauce you will need: 1 onion chopped 2 garlic cloves chopped 1 head of broccoli cut into small florets about 10 cherry tomatoes cut into 4-6 pieces I tub of cream cheese Milk approx 4-6 tablespoons A … Read entire article »

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Tortilla & Chilli Layer Recipe

Tortilla & Chilli Layer Recipe

This is a super easy recipe and if you’re an organised person like I am not, you make double the chilli recipe and freeze half the mixture.¬†Then you can make this yummy meal very quickly another day. It serves 4-6 people. First your need to make my super easy but totally gorgeous chilli. You will need: 500g of Minced Beef. (I use lean steak mince, it costs a bit more but for the lack of fat and extra … Read entire article »

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