Big Batch Recipe: Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Our family loves a good Mexican meal on the weekend! It is super appealing to just tear open a little sachet and sprinkle its contents on to some beef mince or vegetables and beans ready for stuffing some delicious tacos. However, got to say though, homemade always trumps packet food! So here is our own […]

Batch Cooking Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

Ingredients 4 kilos of chicken thighs 500 grams of raw bacon slices 4 tablespoons garlic paste 2 red onions, sliced into thin circles 4 teaspoons chilli paste (optional) Method Rub each chicken thigh in the garlic and chili paste. Place a thin slice of onion on the top. Wrap in a couple of pieces of […]

Batch cooking recipe: French Onion Soup (made with Bone Broth)

Ingredients 1 litre of bone broth, bought is fine but if you have some fresh bone broth premade in the freezer, even better (MamaBake bone broth recipe here) 1-litre water 10 brown onions, sliced 4 long stalks of fresh thyme 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated 250 grams butter Salt and pepper to taste Method […]

Big batch recipe: Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey Meatloaf Best made in multiple loaf tins. Ingredients 2 kilos of lean Turkey mince ½ cup Worcestershire sauce ¼ cup olive oil 4 eggs 1 cup tomato sauce 2 cups breadcrumbs 8 sprigs of fresh rosemary 2 red onions, diced very finely 4 teaspoons of marjoram 1 cup of brazil nuts, smashed Method Grease […]

Big Batch Recipe: Lamb Kofta Balls (GF)

Ingredients 2 red onions, diced 4 tablespoons garlic paste 3 teaspoons ground cumin 3 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 3 eggs 3 lemons, zest of and juice of 1 cup fresh parsley, very finely chopped 3 kilos of lamb mince Olive oil Method Heat a little oil in a frying pan and add the onion. […]

Big batch recipe (free): Crustless Ham and Cheese Pies

If you’re head of a busy family, batch cooking is a brilliant way of getting family dinners ahead of time so you have time off during the week of having to think about and cook dinner. Okay, so let’s get down to business! Batch cooking can make things easier provided the recipe is straight-forward. We’re […]

Big Batch Recipe: Raw Cherry & Goji Slice

These are a lovely healthy snack to have handy in the freezer. Simply pull out when you need them – afternoon tea for you, starving kids etc. Ingredients 4 cups frozen cherries 2 cups medjool dates 4 cups macadamias, unsalted and blitzed into crumbs 4 tablespoons coconut oil 4 cups desiccated coconut 4 tablespoons cocoa […]

Big Batch Recipe: No-Sugar Raspberry Muffins

Make in 2 or 4 batches. Ingredients 1 cup butter 8 eggs 1 cup natural yoghurt 4 teaspoons vanilla paste 1 cup milk 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 punnets fresh raspberries Method Preheat the oven to 180C Grease and line 4 x 12-hole baking trays  In a large bowl whip half […]

Big Batch Recipe: Herbed Curry Egg Mayonnaise

This is awesome to have in the fridge.  Use in sandwiches for school lunches.  Also, fantastic for jacket potatoes one evening – scrub large potatoes (1 for each person), bake at 180C for approximately 1 hour or until soft when poked with a fork.  Slice potato open, slather the inside with butter then stuff full […]

Big batch recipe: Chinese Chicken Kebab Skewers

Great for parties and BBQ’s. This makes a lot of skewers. You will need: 1-2 packets: Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 10 minutes Ingredients 2 kg chicken thigh and breast, sliced into bite sized pieces 4 tablespoons garlic paste 4 tablespoons hoison sauce 4 tablespoons oyster sauce 4 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons of a […]

Big Batch Recipe: Sweet and Sour Pork (GF/refined sugar-free)

Ingredients 1 kg of pork loin sliced into 2 cm sized pieces. 1 large red capsicum, sliced into long, thin stirps 1 large yellow capsicum, sliced into long, thin strips 1 large green capsicum, sliced into long, thin strips 2 red onions, sliced in half and then into thin half rings 1 medium sized fresh […]

Big Batch Recipe: Gingerbread Men/Cookies

Have fun these school holidays making gingerbread men.   Why not get out the shapes and make some really cute gingerbread characters! Ingredients 6 cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground ginger (can reduce if too strong) 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking […]

Big Batch Recipe: Spiced Buns in the Slow Cooker

  Make your house smell amazing with this beautiful cinnamon bun slow cooker recipe! Ingredients 2 eggs 690 grams all-purpose flour ½ cup butter, unsalted ½ cup butter, unsalted extra 1 and a half cups of milk 2 teaspoons instant yeast ½ cup sugar 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 4 tablespoon maple […]

Big Batch Recipe: Beef and Beetroot Kebabs 

Ingredients  1 kg sirloin beef, cut into 1.5 cm cubes 4 medium sized raw beetroot, peeled and cubed into 1cm size pieces 4 red onions, cut into segments that match the beetroot and beef in size ¼ cup olive oil 2 large red capsicums, sliced into 2cm sized pieces 4 teaspoons paprika 4 tablespoons garlic paste 4 tablespoons ABC soy […]

Big batch recipe: Sugar cookies, egg & nut free

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Big Batch Recipe: Paleo Coconut and Rose Water Ice Cream

Ingredients 4 x 375 ml cans of coconut milk 1 cup raw honey or maple syrup for vegan paleo 4 teaspoons vanilla 4 teaspoons of tapioca flour, whisked with a little water to make into a slight watery paste 4 tablespoons rosewater. Method Pop cans of coconut cream in the fridge overnight Scoop out chilled […]

Big batch recipe: Paleo Kofta Balls

Ingredients 1kg sweet potato, boiled and mashed 3 carrots, finely grated 3 zucchinis, finely grated 2 eggs 4 tablespoons tapioca flour 4 tablespoons garlic paste 2 teaspoons dried cumin Olive oil for frying Method Whisk the eggs. In a large bowl combine all the ingredients. Use your hands to mix it together well. Take tablespoon […]

Big Batch Recipe: Vegan Orange Blossom Cake

(This makes four cakes so you will need four cake pans) Ingredients per cake so times all ingredients by four when shopping, i.e. you will need four cups of marmalade so you will need two jars when shopping. Ingredients: 1 cup spelt flour ½ cup self-raising flour ¾ cup of icing sugar ¾ cup baking […]

Big Batch Recipe: Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients 2 very large baking dishes 4 onions, diced 8 tablespoons garlic paste 4 cups brown lentils, washed 4 litres vegetable stock 1 kg of potatoes 2 tablespoons of olive oil 4 teaspoons of fresh thyme leaves 2 cups frozen peas 4 cups frozen vegetables Salt to taste Method Bring a large saucepan of water […]

Big Batch Recipe: Vegan Potato and Pea Tortillas

This is a delicious and hearty vegan meal the whole family will love. Being egg free they will have the consistency of a pancake.   Serve with a dairy free, vegan ‘cream’ or ‘cream cheese’ with some fresh herbs while still warm.   The tortillas can be frozen but we recommend they are best eaten […]