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Posts from the category: Family Friendly Recipes

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

This easy meatball recipe has three things going for it (well, probably more but three that I am going to talk about!). #1 has to be the meatballs: they are just the ultimate in comfort food and these bite sized mini meatballs are perfect for kids. #2 they cook in the slow cooker...and you know how … [Read more...]

One Bowl, Slow Cooker Carrot Cake

One bowl slow cooker carrot cake

I am becoming a little addicted to experimenting baking cakes made in the slow cooker! They are so deliciously moist and so easy to make. This carrot cake is a hit with the whole family and makes a delicious addition to any morning or afternoon tea table...who am I kidding, it's also great with … [Read more...]

Tostadas! A Self-Serve, Fast Family Friendly Dinner Idea

Fast Family Food Ideas: Healthy Oven Baked Tostadas

Does your family love Mexican food?  We do. It is such a family friendly option with many dishes being self-serve and easy to personalise the flavours.  Tacos and nachos are our staple dishes but every now and then we like to add in something different.  We have even made our own homemade flour … [Read more...]

9 Reasons Research Shows That Family Mealtimes Matter

9 Reasons Research Shows That Family Mealtimes Matter

Long work hours, dancing classes, sporting events, school or community meetings - there are many potential interruptions to the act of gathering the family together around the dining table in today's busy family schedule but the research shows that making a regular commitment is worth the effort, … [Read more...]

Frozen Watermelon & Strawberry Sorbet

Watermelon and Strawberry Sorbet

Sorbet, granita, slushie, slurpee, icee...I really had no idea what to call this delicious frozen concoction! To me it's more a sorbet or granita but without the added sugar, however by adding a little more water or adding ice you could definitely be thinking this is a slushie or slurpee! Whatever … [Read more...]

Getting Dinner on the Table Even On Impossible Days!

Tips for Getting Dinner on the Table Even On Impossible Days

With four small people in our house, getting dinner ready can easily become a nightmare. Whether you have one child, or four, or ten, getting dinner on the table can seem like an impossible task some days. I mean, they don't call it witching hour for nothing! Here are some tips and tricks I use to … [Read more...]

Recipes Kids Can Cook: Garlic & Herb Baked Chicken

Meals Kids Can Cook: Garlic and Herb Baked Chicken Recipe

My kids love to help cook. Of course, they like making cakes and treats but they are also really interested in helping to prepare family meals. This Garlic & Herb Baked Chicken recipe is simple enough for older children to make pretty much independently but it is also a fun one to involve … [Read more...]

Choc Banana Slow Cooker Cake Recipe

Choc Banana Slow Cooker Cake

My oven has died! Gah! It's such a nuisance! So a total rethink of our regular meal plan has been in order, and when it comes to school lunch box treats I have had to get clever...with my slow cooker! The first slow cooker cake I shared - the 3 ingredient banana cake - is a hit here but the amount … [Read more...]