Category Archives: Meal planning and food

Take your kitchen skills to another level with our meal planning guides.

Don’t get caught on the hop when you’re in a hurry, follow our freezer meal and batch cooking for beginners guide for quick and easy family meals!

When you start to meal plan you’ll find that your life becomes a whole lot more organised around meal times. you will also save tons of money on groceries and food wastage!

How To Make Perfect Rice Every Time With The Ninja Foodi

perfect bowl of ninja foodi rice

I’m rather excited to write this post about my brand-new kitchen gadget. Now, we’ve all made the mistake of buying an expensive gadget like a cold press juicer, which has ended up in the back of the kitchen cupboard, never to be seen again. When I splashed out on the new Ninja Foodi pressure cooker, I was […]

How To Cook Beef Brisket In The Slow Cooker

slow cooker beef brisket

My other half loves to come home after working 16 hours to a delicious home-cooked meal. It’s not always easy to negotiate the kid’s karate lessons with his arrival home, so, one of my go-to meals is slow cooker beef brisket in the crockpot. It literally couldn’t be any easier and can be prepared in […]

How To Cook 6lb Of Ground Beef In The Slow Cooker.

slow cooker bulk ground beef

I’m very excited to share with you this life-changing tip for cooking ground beef the slow cooker, in bulk. For anyone who is super busy and doesn’t have time to home cook dinners from scratch every night, then this is the post for you! Stock up your freezer with pre-cooked ground beef and save yourself […]

How To Stop Being Terrified Of Eating Chips!

healthy way of eating chips Actifry.

I am a chip addict; there I’ve said it! Any chips will do, but homemade chips are my absolute favourite. So, how can we start eating chips without worrying about weight gain?   There is a healthier alternative to the good old chip pan of the 70’s and the chips are so much lower in calories. I […]

How To Make Amazingly Quick And Easy Kids Soup

leek and chickpea kids soup

Did you know there may be up to 2.6g of salt in some of the most popular 400g cans of  kids soup? Which is just under half of the recommended daily amount for an adult. I can think of no better reason for adding your own homemade soup to your list of freezer meals. We […]

How To Cook For The Week: Batch Cooking For Beginners

how to batch cook for beginners.

It can be incredibly frustrating after a busy day at work to get home and realise you haven’t got anything ready for tea. The temptation is to throw some fish fingers on a baking sheet and serve with some frozen chips.  The kids will probably love it. However, no one else in the house will thank […]

How To Prepare Simple Vegetable Bags For Meal Prep

healthy smoothy meal prep bags .

In this easy meal prep guide, we will show you how spending some time preparing all the vital ingredients you need to cook your meals, will help you get healthy food on the table in minutes. Meal planning and wise food storage are critical for preparing simple bags for meal prep, which are ready to […]

Reasons Why You Should Be Monthly Meal Planning Now!

meal planning for beginners

Monthly meal planning for beginners is a simple step by step guide to help you get your meals organised. This month, we shall be introducing all aspects of meal planning and discussing how to implement each step.  Planning meals has never been easier with our free templates, meal planning calendar and monthly meal planning tools! […]

FREE Amazing Pantry Staples List Printable To Download Today!

pantry inventory list

Are you sick of making meals in a hurry, are you winging most mealtimes with something you’ve excavated out of the bottom of the freezer?  I got so sick of staring blankly into the fridge every evening hoping that a healthy home cooked dinner would just jump out at me that I decided it was […]