Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Yummy Family Faves

MENU: M Pumpkin and Kale RisottoT Cottage PieW Garlic and Lemon Roast LambT Mexican RiceF ChimichangasS Swedish MeatballsS Stuffed Capsicums Shopping List and Prep Meat and Fish Fruit and Veg Dairy, Eggs and Frozen 500 grams beef mince 1 leg of lamb, around a 2-kilo piece 2 cups shredded cooked chicken 500 grams beef mince […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan

Menu M Pork Chops with Roasted VegT Chicken Schnitzel with Sweet Potato Chips and ColeslawW Greek Lamb Burgers with Salad and ColeslawT Lentil Spag BolognaiseF Calzone with Green SaladS Pesto PastaS Baked Ziti with Salad Meat and Fish Fruit and Veg 8 pork chops 4 chicken breasts 1 kilo lamb mince 100 grams thinly sliced […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Perfect Family Dinners

Step-by-step Prep Instructions Lightly sauté the garlic and onion for 2-3 minutes. (Turkey Meatballs with tomato sauce and zoodles.) In a deep bowl combine turkey mince, breadcrumbs, egg, mustard, parsley, onion and garlic. Use your hands to combine well. (Turkey Meatballs with tomato sauce and zoodles.) Shape tablespoons sized amounts with your hands into meatballs. […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Asian Flavours (meat and veg)

MENU M Asian Beef Cups T Chicken Zoodle Soup W Thai Chickpea Curry T Chinese Fried Rice with Mushrooms F Chili Prawn Skewers S Asian Pork Rolls S Chinese BBQ Pork SHOPPING MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY, FRIDGE & FROZEN GOODS DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS 500 grams beef mince 500 grams of […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Meal Plan: BBQ Dinners

MENU M: Turkey BBQ Burgers T: BBQ Stuffed Capsicums W: BBQ Asian Meatballs T: Eggplant Burgers (Vegan) F: Coconut and Lime Chicken S: Pineapple and Pork Sausage Salad S: Sticky, Simple BBQ Pork Chops SHOPPING MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY, FRIDGE & FROZEN GOODS DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS 500 grams, ground turkey […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Paleo

Paleo Once-A-Week Cooking Plan Once A Week Cooking Plan: PALEO MENU M: Mushroom and Basil Meatballs T: Turkey and Kale Burgers W: Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup T: Paleo Fish Fingers F: Curried Sausages with Apple S: Chicken and Avocado Kale Salad S: Paleo Dahl SHOPPING `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY, EGGS AND FROZEN GOODS […]

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 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 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: Easy Dinners with 5 Ingredients (or less)

MENU M Tasty Potato Casserole T Cheesy Ham Scrolls W Crunchy Chicken Bites T Simply Tasty Spinach Pie F Mango Stuffed Chicken S Ham and Bean Soup S Cauliflower Bake SHOPPING `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY and COLD DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS 500 grams’ lean beef mice 200 grams’ honey leg ham, […]

Once A Week Cooking Plan: Clean Eating Family Meals

  MENU M Sultana & Celery Rice Salad T Sweet Potato Bake W Beef Stir Fry T Chicken and Cashew Salad F Spicy Salmon Cakes S Freezer Friendly Noodle Stir Fry S Zucchini Vegan Lasagne SHOPPING `MEAT FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DAIRY & FRIDGE/FREEZER DRY AND CANNED GOODS CONDIMENTS PANTRY ESSENTIALS ¾ kilo beef sirloin steak, […]

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Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Slow Cooker Comforts

    March just feels like the right to get the slow cooker out! Get set for an easy, organised week with this menu! MENU M Slow cooker lasagne T Slow cooker vegetarian enchilada stack W Slow cooker ham quiche T Slow cooker meatloaf and potatoes F Slow Cooker Gluten Free Pizza S Slow Cooker […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Family Friendly Spicy Dinners

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Homemade Lite ‘n’ Easy

As we head towards Summer it is a great time to add in some healthy, lighter meals to the family meal plan! MENU M Turkey Burgers T Skinny Chicken Casserole W Lean Beef Tacos T Carrot and Green Moong Dal Soup F Baked Italian Meatballs in tomatoes S Beautiful Broccoli Bake S Prawn Curry SHOPPING […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Meal Plan – 7 Pies in 1 Day!

MamaBaker Karen says: “I LOVE this plan!  Having a pie stash in the freezer gives me an odd feeling of security!  Put some lettuce on a plate, a couple of tomatoes, pull the warmed pie from the oven and boom!  Dinner done!  I tend to use one or two of the pies as weeknight dinners […]

Once-A-Week Cooking Plan: Budget Whole Food – Meat Free/Vegan/Meat options

The weekly food shop is like a litmus test for what’s really going on in family life. Rice and beans? Things could be a bit tight this week. Almond milk? Someone in the family is experiencing a dairy backlash. Corn chips? Salsa? Maybe some low-key, casual entertaining is on the horizon… Putting together a shopping […]