The Cheat’s Guide to Filling the Freezer

We had a sad incident the week before last where a family member (who may just be the one who is typing this post) didn't close the freezer properly and by the time it was discovered the icepops were liquid and the freezer dinners were only fit for the bin. When I got over the … Continue reading The Cheat’s Guide to Filling the Freezer

The Cheat's Guide to Filling the Freezer

We had a sad incident the week before last where a family member (who may just be the one who is typing this post) didn't close the freezer properly and by the time it was discovered the icepops were liquid and the freezer dinners were only fit for the bin. When I got over the … Continue reading The Cheat's Guide to Filling the Freezer

Quick and Easy: The Best Tomato Sauce for Pasta that I've Ever Made (According to My Kids)

I've a confession to make, I have an almost phobia about jars of tomato pasta sauce. Pesto is ok, and other package df food- chicken nuggets, packet soup, potato waffles but I cannot bear pasta sauce. Why? Because possibly, OK, definitely because I overdosed on it in college, back when Dolmio stir-in sauces were invented. I … Continue reading Quick and Easy: The Best Tomato Sauce for Pasta that I've Ever Made (According to My Kids)

Quick and Easy: The Best Tomato Sauce for Pasta that I’ve Ever Made (According to My Kids)

I've a confession to make, I have an almost phobia about jars of tomato pasta sauce. Pesto is ok, and other package df food- chicken nuggets, packet soup, potato waffles but I cannot bear pasta sauce. Why? Because possibly, OK, definitely because I overdosed on it in college, back when Dolmio stir-in sauces were invented. I … Continue reading Quick and Easy: The Best Tomato Sauce for Pasta that I’ve Ever Made (According to My Kids)

12 Tips to Make Weekday Dinners Easier

Weekdays are the hectic ones, with the whirlwind of school, work, commute and  activities it can prove challenging to get your kids eating good healthy meals every day. Here are some of my tips to relieve the stress of figuring out what's for dinner and getting it on the table before the kids turn (even … Continue reading 12 Tips to Make Weekday Dinners Easier

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

    I've blogged a recipe for Chicken and Broccoli Bake before, in fact it's the most popular recipe on the blog, possibly due to the fact that the words "very easy" appear in its title. You can find that recipe HERE. However, that recipe uses tinned soup and has been one of my very few (I'm … Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

Surprisingly Delicious Broccoli Soup

I know, to most, broccoli soup sounds more like a threat than a tasty tea, but it doesn't have to be that way. This recipe has really opened me to the idea. It's quick and easy and uses only three ingredients (four if you count the oil). The result is a creamy bowl of moreish … Continue reading Surprisingly Delicious Broccoli Soup