Entries by Jade

The Complete Christmas Menu Planner

Preparing a Christmas Menu Plan can be a little hard to do. Deciding what to cook can actually be a joy – but putting the plan into action, can quickly become overwhelming. I have had many menus start out wonderfully – but have then spent all morning in the kitchen cooking, lunch has lasted for […]

5 Freezer Meals to Make This Weekend

Do you want dinner on the table fast and with minimal effort? Are weeknight dinners a problem for you? Do you often opt for takeaway, purely because you just don’t have enough time to get a meal on the table? All you need is a few hours – here are 5 freezer meals to make […]

Simple Greens Recipe

I can honestly say that the best thing I have ever done for my health, and the health of my family, is to eat more greens. This Simple Greens recipe is a staple in our home. It is just as its name suggests – simple. We have this as a side dish, often next to […]

How to Eat Brussels Sprouts

Knowing how to eat Brussels Sprouts is important. No more soggy, boiled sprouts. No one likes those. Brussels Sprouts can be delicious – you just need to know how to eat them. I grew up with steamed or boiled sprouts. I still ate them. But not many others did. Today I’ll share my favorite options […]

Simple Playdough Recipe

My Mum taught me how to make a simple playdough recipe. I have her recipe – and the memories of rainy play days. Playdough would often be made on rainy days. Keeping a bunch of kids inside for an extended period of time? Playdough is a great entertainer! All you need are some very simple […]

Weekly Food Prep Fridge Tour

I have a special weekly food prep fridge tour for you today. But first things first, how did you spend your weekend? We spent Saturday out and about visiting a local market (and perhaps eating too many mini donuts), and then playing for a long while at the park. Our little one hasn’t stopped talking […]

5 Ted Talks on Feeding Your Family

I find watching Ted Talks incredibly inspiring. And there are so many. And they are short. So I devour them readily. My particular favourite area of research and learning is about food, and about how I can feed my family better. One of the first Ted Talks I ever watched was Jamie Oliver. His talk […]

Recipe: Sausages in the Oven

I grew up with the humble sausages, mash and veg being a family dinner staple. This has continued into my adulthood. My family and I love sausages. We eat them every week. This recipe for how to cook sausages in the oven has meant that we can enjoy these often, but without the hassle of a […]

Recipe: Potato Cakes

This Potato Cakes Recipes uses the simplest of ingredients – and is solely based around leftover mashed potato. Now, leftover mash doesn’t occur very often in my house. It is a family favourite. But I have recently been increasing the amount that I’m making, so that I can specifically have leftovers. We will generally use […]