I have written about this before, but I feel it is an important part of meal planning, as this is the meal most people are likely to plan for. Up until 15 months ago, we had no template and my domestic worker made a variation of a pasta dish almost every night for dinner. The […]Continue Reading...
I don’t know how I did it? Oh, wait I didn’t! In March 2015 I started making menu and meal plans for the month and not only did my grocery bill drop but so did my weight! In the past if I cooked, it was whatever I could stick in an oven because I was […]Continue Reading...
Time to wind down November! Menu planning for December is going to be interesting as 3 of my 4 children will be away on holiday. Child #1 will be away for the entire month and children #2 and #3 will be away for 3 weeks and these are my biggest eaters! This past week was […]Continue Reading...
It’s Thursday and I am checking to see how I measured up to my menu plan for the week. This week was better than last week for nearly going according to plan. Last Thursday night I made a mushroom and red pepper sauce for the vegetarian nuggets, which I served over couscous. Though the sauce […]Continue Reading...
NOVICE RECIPE Less mince for more meatloaf This recipe doubles very nicely. If doubling use 1 ½ cups oat bran, not the full amount. Serves 4. To cook meatloaf: pre-heat oven to 120 C. 1 Tin red speckled (sugar) beans, mashed 1 clove of garlic crushed or ½ tsp minced garlic (dried or bottled) 200gm […]Continue Reading...