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 (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 […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Clean Soups and Slow Cooked Family Meals

M: Homemade Chicken Broth with ACV T: Lamb Curry W: Apricot Roast Chicken Slow Cooker Style T: Chicken and Vegetable Broth Based Soup F: BBQ Pulled Pork S: Pork Sliders S: Pumpkin Soup with Bone Broth Meat Dairy, Eggs, Frozen, Chilled Condiments Dry Ingredients Fruit and Vegetables Pantry Staples 2 chicken carcases or 1 whole […]

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/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 […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Clean Eating (includes x3 meat-free meals)

MENU M: Tofu & Herb Rice Paper Rolls T: Mango Macadamia Chicken W: Sweet Potato, Kale and Cashew Curry T: Clean Beef Stew F: Hearty Chicken Turmeric Soup S: Roasted Spicy Cauliflower S: Paleo Mexican ‘Rice’ SHOPPING MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY, FRIDGE & FROZEN GOODS DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS 4 chicken breasts, no bones, cut into thin […]

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: 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: Thai Green Fish Curry

A big batch recipe for you – cook now, freeze for later. Ingredients 2 x 400 ml tins of coconut milk 1 kilo of white, boneless fish, cut into 2.5 cm sized pieces 4 tablespoons green curry paste 4 tablespoons raw sugar 1 cup vegetable stock 1 tablespoon chili 200 grams snow peas, topped and […]

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: 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 […]

Once a week cooking meal plan – Vegan Family Dinners

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Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Indian Feast of Family Dinners

MENU M Double Bean Curry T Shahi Dahl W Chicken Korma T Slow Cooked Indian Beef Curry F Baingan ka bharta S Tika Chicken S Aloo Matar Gobi SHOPPING LIST `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY, FRIDGE & FROZEN GOODS DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS   1 kilo of chicken thighs 1 kilo gravy […]

Big batch recipe: chicken & ham lasagne

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Once a week cooking meal plan: Mediterranean family dinners

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Once A Week Cooking Meal Plan – Easy, Kid Friendly Slow Cooker Family Dinners

MENU M Sweet Potato, banana cashew curry T Coconut Beef Stew W Creamy Fish and Celery Chowder T Lentil Stew F Cauliflower Cheese Soup S Skinny Pulled Chicken – Slow Cooker S Sweet Pumpkin Dahl Meat Fresh Produce Dairy, Cold Items and Eggs Dry and Tinned Goods Sauces, Spices and Flavours Essential Items 1 kilo […]

Once A Week Cooking Meal Plan – Healthy Gut Recipes

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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, […]

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 […]