A delicious meatless dinner that the whole family can have fun making together, get the kids in the kitchen to help.
Category Archives: Rice & Pasta
A lovely light meal, chicken and spinach spaghetti. I made this recipe in the Thermomix. You know I like to also give you a ‘regular’ recipe, however I can’t find a regular version, but this is very similar: creamy chicken pesto pasta, sounds delicious.
This pasta bake is a delicious way to use up some left over Christmas turkey meat. A creamy and very flavoursome roast pumpkin, spinach and turkey pasta bake. This bake made enough for our family of 5 plus left overs for the next day. Serve with salad and you can easily stretch it out to […]
I made Quinoa a few weeks ago and several times since, I must say I fell in love with how good it is and how easy it is to cook. This usually makes enough for one family meal leaving some for leftovers for lunch the next day (adding in a few steamed vegetables). I’ll share some of […]
This post is sponsored by Western Star My kids love to cook and have been doing so for many years. Letting them help in the kitchen is teaching them life lessons and skills from measuring and learning fractions to how to cook particular foods. My youngest Miss 9 enjoys cooking pasta dishes, I stand by helping […]
Spaghetti Bolognese is my kids favourite dinner, they would happily eat it each week if I planned it. I usually double this recipe and either freeze it or plan to have it in a different meal later that week (left overs). Vege Packed Bolognese Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 45 mins Total […]
Bacon, leek and corn risotto Print Author: Katrina Recipe type: Rice and Pasta Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, halved, washed, thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 rashers bacon, rind removed, diced 1 cup arborio rice 3 cups chicken stock ½ cup corn kernels, frozen parmesan cheese, to serve Instructions Heat oil […]
This recipe is for those nights that you want to have dinner cooked and served fast. I enjoy making my own meatballs, for occasions like this it’s handy having some in the freezer (defrost through the day) or you can purchase them prepared for you in the meat section at the supermarket. Quick Spaghetti and Meatballs […]
Pasta Bakes are a meal that I can easily make through the day, pop in the fridge, head out to sports in the evening and when I get home I put it in the oven. The kids will shower and by the time they are finished dinner is ready. I have been making very healthy […]
This post is sponsored by Nuffnang How exciting, Leggo’s are giving you the chance for your favourite Italian recipe to be published in the Leggo’s People’s Cookbook. Plus once you have submitted your recipe you also have a chance to win a Kitchenaid Food Processor. It can be any type of Italian recipe, entrée, salad, main, […]
This Creamy Chicken and Pumpkin Pasta is delicious. There are a few steps to make this recipe – roast pumpkin, cook pasta and make mushroom/chicken mixture. You can roast the pumpkin ahead of time and heat before adding. I made the pumpkin when making the dinner and then started cooking the chicken/mushroom mixture 10 minutes […]
This chicken bolognese is a great twist to one of my kids favourite dishes, spaghetti bolognese. Chicken Bolognese Print Ingredients 1 brown onion, finely diced 1 stick celery, finely diced 4 mushrooms, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely sliced 1 bay leaf 500g chicken breast mince 1 tbsp tomato paste 400g diced tomatoes 2tsp soy sauce […]