Big Batch Recipe: Leek and Broccoli Macaroni Cheese

BIG Batch April Ingredients 6 cups cheddar cheese, grated 6 cups milk 3 tablespoon flour 3 tablespoon wholegrain mustard 6 tablespoon garlic paste 1 cup butter 3 teaspoons smoked paprika ¾ teaspoon nutmeg ¾ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 4 long leeks, remove the base and top 4 cm, chop the rest into thin circles […]

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: Chili Non Carne (meat-free)

Ingredients 3 red onions, diced 3 large red capsicums, diced 3 red chilis, seeds removed, chopped 3 green capsicum, diced 3 cans of red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 3 cans of chopped tomatoes 2 cans of sweet corn kernels 3 cups vegetarian stock 3 tablespoons garlic paste 3 teaspoon cumin 3 teaspoons smoked paprika […]

Best batch cooking family recipes

As you would well know, MamaBake was founded on the magic of batch cooking and how it saved us time and when done with friends, connected us in this experience of motherhood in the early years of toddlers and small children. Batch cooking means cooking up one big batch family meal at once – enough, […]

Big batch recipe: Lemon and Vanilla Cake Mix

  This is so handy to have in the pantry!  What you will need: 4 large, clean jars that seal really well. Label or paper that you can attach Ingredients 10 cups of plain flour 1 cup castor sugar 8 free range eggs 4 lemons 4 cups raw sugar 4 tablespoons baking powder On your […]

Big Batch Recipe: Sri Lankan Fish Curry in the Slow Cooker

Ingredients 3 large red onions, diced 3 long green chilis, seeds removed and finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 cm piece of fresh ginger, grated 2 cm piece of turmeric, finely grated ½ cup oil 8 large tomatoes, chopped into segments and then halved 1 bunch fresh coriander, leaves picked off 4 teaspoons […]

Big Batch Recipe: Homemade Amaretto & Pecan Nut Ice Cream

A special treat for us adults after the kids have (finally!) gone to bed. Ingredients • 2 x 500ml containers of thickened cream • 1 x 395 ml can of condensed milk • ½ cup Amaretto liquer • 1 cup of maraschino cherries, halved • 1 cup pecans, lightly smashed into uneven pieces • ¼ […]

Big Batch Recipe/Freezer Meal Recipe: Baked Mexican Chicken

Ingredients 2 kilos boneless chicken pieces 1 red onion, peeled and chopped 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 x 375 ml jars of mild salsa 4 large tomatoes, chopped 2 large red capsicums, diced 1 cup black olives, sliced 1 cup sweet corn kernels 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon chili Method […]

Big Batch Recipe: Homemade Mango and Peach Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 x 500 ml containers of cream 1 x 395ml can of condensed milk 1 x 825gram tin of sliced peaches, drained 8 fresh peaches, pitted and sliced into thick pieces 2 teaspoons vanilla paste Method Prepare a freezer safe container ready for the ice-cream. It will need to be able to hold at […]

Big Batch Recipe: Chicken Pad Thai

  Ingredients 1 kilo chicken breast, cut into 2cm wide strips ¼ cup olive oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons Thai curry paste 2 tablespoons garlic paste 2 carrots, grated 1 spring onion, sliced into thin circles 500 grams Asian noodles 2 x 400 ml cans of coconut milk A really large, deep saucepan […]

Big Batch Recipe: Apple and Vanilla Bircher Muesli 

Ingredients  Dry mix 6 cups rolled oats 1 cup sultanas 1 cup dried apple, chopped ½ cup sunflower seeds 1 cup almonds Wet mix 2 cups apple juice 1 teaspoon vanilla paste ½ cup raw honey Method  Store the honey, vanilla and juice in the fridge in separate containers. Mix all the dry ingredients together, place in a sealed jar in the […]

Big Batch Recipe: Greek Herbed Chicken

Ingredients  4 teaspoon dried oregano 4 teaspoons dried thyme leaves 4 teaspoon dried onion powder 4 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoon dill 2 teaspoons marjoram 4 teaspoons dried parsley 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 16 pieces of boneless chicken  Method  Combine all the dry ingredients and then evenly divide into 4 air-tight jars. Store in the cupboard until needed.  […]

Big Batch Recipe: Instant Pancake Dry Mix 

  Ingredients  Dry Ingredients You will need: 2 x large sealable jars for storage. 12 cups all-purpose flour 4 cups instant milk powder 6 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons salt 6 tablespoons of raw sugar Wet Ingredients 2 cups milk of choice 2 tablespoons butter 2 eggs Fresh or frozen berries and cream to serve Method  Prepare your two large […]

MamaBake’s BEST Big Batch Christmas recipes

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MamaBake’s BEST paleo family recipes

You’ll need a few good basic recipes to transition you from dairy and grain, into a paleo diet.  Our bread, almond milk and make ahead breakfast smoothie packs are a great place to start! Sweets, snacks and lunchbox fillers are another VITAL part of the Paleo diet…..dinner can wait! Okay, time to get serious.  The […]

Big Batch Recipe: Easy Paleo Banana and Peanut Muffins

Ingredients 2 cups peanut butter 4 eggs 4 cups almond meal ½ cup brown sugar or raw honey (optional, you can leave out) 4 ripe bananas, mashed with a fork 1 tablespoon vanilla 4 teaspoons good quality ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 4 teaspoons baking powder – 1 teaspoon baking powder per 12 muffin batch) […]

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 Lasagne

Ingredients 2 big, deep lasagne baking dishes 2kg ground beef mice 4 medium red onions, finely chopped 8 tablespoons garlic paste 2 cups tomato paste 2kg sweet potato, boiled and mashed and combined with ½ cup of almond milk 1 tablespoon Italian dried mixed herbs ¼ cup fresh basil leaves, shredded 2 x 700 ml […]

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 […]

MamaBake’s BEST sweet potato recipes

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