MamaBake’s BEST slow cooker SOUP recipes

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Big Batch Recipe: Taco soup.

Ingredients 2 deep saucepans or 1 giant one 2 kilos beef mince 2 whole large brown onions, chopped 1 &1/2 packets taco seasoning 2 x 400 gram tins red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 2 x 400 gram tins 3 bean mix, rinsed and drained 4 x 400 gram tins chopped tomatoes 2-4 cups water […]

Big Batch Recipe: Chicken & Cashew Stew

Ingredients 12 chicken thighs, chopped into a few pieces 2 red onions, diced 4 x 400 gram tins chopped tomatoes 12 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 cup cashew butter 1 cup cashews, smashed 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated 4 cups water (or as needed) 1 teaspoon chili (or to taste) Method Heat […]

Big Batch Recipe: Vegan Mushroom and Spinach Casserole

Ingredients You will need: 1 very large or 2 big saucepans. 2 red onions, finely chopped 1 yellow capsicum, diced 1 red capsicum, diced 1 green capsicum, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 cups French Green lentils 2 bay leaves 8 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 cups baby spinach leaves 4 cups mushrooms, chopped into quarters […]

Big Batch Recipe: Pumpkin and Sour Cream Soup

Ingredients You will need x2 large or x1 really large soup pot/s. 2 Japanese pumpkins or 16 cups of chopped pumpkin. 2 leeks, washed and finely sliced 4 litres chicken stock 2 cups sour cream 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 2 teaspoons thyme 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped Freshly cracked black pepper 2 cups water, add […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Meat-free Family Dinners in the Slow Cooker

MENU M: Veggie Bean Soup T: Cream of Mushroom Soup W: Coconut Curry T: Cannelloni and Kale Broth F:Vegan Stroganoff S:Vegan Cauliflower Soup S:Bean and Capsicum Quinoa SHOPPING LIST `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY & FRIDGE/FREEZER DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS   2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 large red onion, diced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, […]

“Pasta Norma” Tomato & Eggplant Pasta Sauce! Vegetarian!

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Big Batch Recipe: 2 Roast Chooks – 4 family dinners

Slow Cooked Roasted Lemon Chicken (can be doubled for an even bigger batch) 1-2 slow cookers (or batches) 2 whole chickens 4 whole lemons, cut into quarters and zested 2 red onions, sliced thinly 2 large yellow capsicums, sliced into strips 2 litres chicken stock per slow cooker, per chicken 4 strands fresh thyme 2 […]

Big Batch Recipe: One Roast Beef – 4 family dinners

So with this big batch recipe, instead of it being 4kg of beef and one recipe, we’ve created two recipes out of the 4kg of meat. Which means more variety for you!  Meal 1: Slow Cooked Roast Beef Ingredients 1-2 slow cookers (or two batches) 2 x 2 kilo pieces of top side beef 2 […]

Once A Week Cooking Plan: Slow Cooker Week (baggy method)

Once A Week Cooking Plan: MENU M: Sweet Potato and Peanut Spicy Stew (V) T: Honey Chicken with Carrots W: Sweet Potato Soup (v) T: Paleo Friendly Pork Chops with Apple F: Sausage with Tomatoes S: Teriyaki Chicken Wraps S: Hawaiian Chicken SHOPPING `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS 8 pieces of chicken breast 4 thickly […]

Once A Week Cooking Meal Plan: Clean Eating Family Dinners

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20 Make-Ahead Family Dinners

  If you would really like to get yourself some free time just for you during the week, arm yourself with these 20 make-ahead family dinners.  We love these – most of them can be frozen so all you have to do is pull out, defrost, heat-up and voila! Dinner done and hopefully you’re enjoying […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Back-to-School Budget Dinners

  This is the plan to save your family budget after all the back to school expense! MENU M: Pork Chop Casserole T: Cheese, Egg and Ham Wraps W: Vegan Pull-Apart with Tomato Soup T: Spinach and Cream Cheese Filo Pastry F: Baked Bean Mashed Potato Pie S: Mustard Cheese Toasties with Rocket S: Margarita Pizzas […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Easter/Celebration

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Once a Week Cooking Plan: For Mums Who Hate Cooking

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$90 Grocery Budget: Two Weekly Meal Plans

My previous piece on how I keep my family’s weekly food budget at $90 garnered a lot of responses and comments on the Mamabake Facebook page. I have a couple of points and notes to make: These are just ideas that you can use, should you want to It is a personal account of how […]

10 Homemade Make-Ahead Meals

  If you’re thinking of getting organised, meals-wise, for the week ahead, here are ten big batch MamaBake make-ahead meals that can help you on your way.    1. The MIGHTY Home-Made Butter Chicken   2. Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken 3. Pork and Apple Meatballs  4. Home Made Sesame Fish Fingers  5. Creamy Chicken and […]

Big Batch Roast Pumpkin & Apple Soup

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