Tag: Recipes

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Some nights you get home from work, rather I get home from work, and I just CBF.  You know what that stands for right – Can’t. Be. Fucked. But a girl’s got to eat.  The good thing about a frittata is that basically, anything goes. […]

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

I wanted something salty but sweet with a protein kick to put into single servings to take on the Tongariro Crossing. Bearing in mind I can’t handle too much sugar, I thought creating my own was a good way to go. I reckon this mix […]

Dukan Recipes: Portuguese Chicken

I’ve seen this recipe posted in a few places – there is also one called Paprika Chicken in the Diabetic’s Cookbook that Ken and I have been using on the weekends. I can imagine it would have been even better if I had marinated it […]

Dukan Recipes: Chicken and Prawn Tom Yum

This was the easiest meal to prepare and quite honestly, hands down, the best tasting thing I have eaten in a long time (apart from the Burger King Steakhouse Bacon Burger that I ate on Saturday – sssshhhh!). The recipe makes enough – for me […]

Dukan Recipes: Oat Bran Pancakes

This must be said first … I’m not the best baker/chef.  In fact, since I left school and the home economics room, I’ve baked twice.  And one lot were Afghans – they don’t count. I made these last night to have for breakfast this morning. […]

Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

I made these last night to impress someone’s tummy and they came out delicious! I tweeted about how yummy it was, and easy to make, and even posted a photo – so as requested, here is the recipe. Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks Receipe – serves 4 […]

Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Marcia and Shane came for dinner on Saturday night and even bought the dinner. A huge lamb leg roast that would have cost me around $80 if I tried to buy it. The upshot of this is that I now have 3/4 of the roast […]

Red Beans and Rice – Slow Cooker Style

This winter, my slow cooker and i have been having a raging affair!  I had a busy week planned so i turned to my cooker to make something yummy that i can add to the containers in my freezer for a quick and easy meal. […]