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BBQ Asparagus with Soy Sauce

BBQ Asparagus with Soy Sauce

BBQ Asparagus with Soy Sauce

Asparagus cooks very quickly and is just divine served alongside anything!

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Shortbread with a Fairy touch

Shortbread with a Fairy touch

Shortbread with a Fairy touch

Simple to make and a delicious gift or tea-time treat.

Scrambled Eggs with a twist

Scrambled Eggs with a twist

Scrambled Eggs with a twist

Whip up these quick Indian-inspired scrambled eggs for a healthy and delicious meal for one. ...

White Christmas

White Christmas

White Christmas

Perfect for any time this festive season, but also a great gift.

Quick and Easy Satay Noodles

Quick and Easy Satay Noodles

Quick and Easy Satay Noodles

If you’re a lover of peanut butter, this bowl of creamy noodles is designed for ...

Chocolate Crackle Popcorn

Chocolate Crackle Popcorn

Chocolate Crackle Popcorn

Perfect to get the grandkids involved in the kitchen to cook – and eat.

Easy Tuna and Bean Pita Pockets

Easy Tuna and Bean Pita Pockets

Easy Tuna and Bean Pita Pockets

These protein-packed pita pockets are perfect for picnics or a quick lunch.

Classic Egg in the Hole

Classic Egg in the Hole

Classic Egg in the Hole

Take a trip down memory lane with this delicious and protein-rich dish.

Mild Green Curried Meatballs

Mild Green Curried Meatballs

Mild Green Curried Meatballs

These Mild Green Curried Meatballs are simple to make – and a delight to eat!

Cakes & Baking

Cinnamon Apple Cake

A real reminder of all things great about “the old days”, great to share with family and friends. Ingredients 2 large apples (chopped and peeled) 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 tablespoons butter 2.5 tablespoons sugar 1 egg 1 cup ...

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Poached Pears with Ice Cream

This classic French dessert of poached pears served with vanilla ice cream and a hot dose of chocolate sauce is like a decadent grown-up sundae. It’s the perfect after-dinner treat on a warm summer night.  Serves: 2 Ingredients water ...

Grown up sundae

Cheese and Bacon Pull-Apart Loaf

Show off your baking skills with this easy Cheese and Bacon Pull-Apart loaf.

Easy baking

Chicken

Simple Sticky Chicken Drumsticks

On your own for dinner tonight and looking for a healthy, delicious recipe?

Dinner for one?

Chicken and Chorizo Rice

When you don’t know what to cook for dinner, this dish is sure to please everyone!

Throw it together!

Microwave Chicken Risotto

The beauty of microwave cooking is that you can have a healthy meal in minutes.

Perfectly easy

Desserts

Chocolate Christmas Fudge

Perfect for a last-minute gift or make it as a special treat for you.

Always a winner

Shortbread with a Fairy touch

Simple to make and a delicious gift or tea-time treat.

Bake this gift

Easy 15-Minute Muffins

What could be more enticing than the smell of homemade muffins coming out of the oven?

No fuss

Party Food

Chocolate Christmas Fudge

Perfect for a last-minute gift or make it as a special treat for you.

Always a winner

Budget Hot Cross Buns

The joy of baking your own Easter buns - they beat supermarket every time.

Homemade buns are better

Crunchy Parmesan Crisps

Parmesan Crisps – anytime, anywhere, always delicious

Parmesan Perfection

Salads

The Perfect Greek Salad

This Greek Salad is easy to prepare and makes the perfect side dish to your main course.

Tasty side action

Four-ingredient Warm Beef Salad

Super healthy and kind on the hip pocket, this dish uses four simple ingredients.

Budget belly-filler

Zesty Carrot Salad

Zesty Carrot Salad is a bit like coleslaw – without all the chopping!

Carrot coleslaw

Pastas

Tomato and Broad Bean Pasta

When it comes to dishes with beans, this tangy pasta has its finger on the pulse.

Too easy

Perfect Five-Ingredient Carbonara

A Five-Ingredient Spaghetti Carbonara that is ready in minutes!

Quick and light

Quick Spinach and Ricotta Lasagne

This meat-free lasagne is a lighter alternative sure to be devoured in minutes.

Meat-free Monday

Healthy Recipes

Budget Berry Smoothie

Our Budget Berry Smoothie can be enjoyed at any time of day.

Delicious smoothie

Ten-minute couscous

Dr Penny Small shares with us a healthy alternative to fried rice

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Tempting Tuna Mushroom Melts

Tuna Mushroom Melts a heavenly healthy snack

Melt in the mouth

Dinner

Pasta and Roast Potato Bake

A tasty pasta bake with roasted potatoes for two.

Say cheese

Nana’s lamb casserole

Kaye shares her mum’s famous lamb casserole recipe.

Family favourite

Mild Green Curried Meatballs

These Mild Green Curried Meatballs are simple to make – and a delight to eat!

Curry time!

Soups

Lamb Shank and Vegetable Soup

This full-flavoured winter soup is perfect for cold winter nights.

Soul food

Hearty Pork, Pasta and Bean Soup

This rich soup is a soul-warmer that you can serve as an appetiser or as a main meal.

Winter warmer

Soul-warming Chicken Soup

Is there anything more comforting on a cold night than a big bowl of homemade soup?

‘Jewish penicillin’

Vegetarian

BBQ Asparagus with Soy Sauce

Asparagus cooks very quickly and is just divine served alongside anything!

Super easy food

Pasta and Roast Potato Bake

A tasty pasta bake with roasted potatoes for two.

Say cheese

Asian Vegetable Broth

This Asian Vegetable Broth is a cleansing soup loaded with vitamin-rich greens.

Delicious and healthy

Drinks

Refreshing Lemon Summer Cooler

Enjoy a refreshing and electrolyte-boosting summer drink.

Summer pick-me-up

Five cracking Christmas cocktails

Why not greet your guests with one of these delicious cocktails?

Festive cheer

Tipsy Festive Eggnog

You can, of course, buy shop-bought eggnog but where's the fun in that?

Make your Christmas very merry

Breakfast

Scrambled Eggs with a twist

Whip up these quick Indian-inspired scrambled eggs for a healthy and delicious meal for one.

Brekky for one

Berry Delicious Brekky

Start the day right with this mouth-watering combination.

Light ‘n’ right

Bacon and Sweet Potato Slice

Minimum mess and maximum flavour, prepare this delicious dish in minutes.

Get baking today

Fish

Healthy Tuna and Corn Fritters

Golden brown and loaded with corn, these fritters are a breeze to make.

The perfect snack

Super Simple Fish Pie

Can you make a tasty and filling fish pie in under 30 minutes? Yes, you can!

Thirty minute pie

Easy Portuguese Fish Rice

A simple and healthy rice dish that delivers a taste of Portugal.

From Lisbon with love

Slow Cooker

Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef

Well worth the wait, our Saucy Slow-Cooked Beef will melt in your mouth.

Full of flavour

Irish Beef Stew

Slow cooked and rich in flavour - nothing beats a tasty Irish stew on a cool winter day. Serve with a glass of full bodied red wine and enjoy. Ingredients 1150g Shin beef trimmed and cut in 1 inch cubes (can be substituted ...

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Slow-cooked Chilli

This chilli recipe may take a while to make, but the taste will be difficult to beat

Slow-cooked chilli that’s worth the wait

Beef

Beef and Butternut Pumpkin Tagine

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Barry was lucky enough to receive a tagine for Christmas. He has since perfected a few recipes but Beef and Butternut Pumpkin Tagine is his favourite. Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon crushed red ...

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Apricot Meatloaf

Debbie’s cheap and cheerful Apricot Meatloaf gives an old favourite a tangy twist. The leftovers won’t last long! Ingredients 500g ground beef 60g breadcrumbs 1 egg garlic powder to taste 1 ...

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Budget Beef Stroganoff

This Budget Beef Stroganoff is full of flavour and will never fall out of favour!

A Favoured Cut

Seafood

Fish and Chips

Our fresh, oven baked fish'n'chips are low fat and tasty, so why not treat yourself?

Low fat, high in taste!

Whole Roasted Trout

For many, Friday night is fish’n’chips night. Why not make it healthier with our Roast Trout?

Fish’n’chips tonight

French-Style Chilli Mussels

Treat yourself this weekend with our quick and delicious French-Style Chilli Mussels.

French for dinner

Lamb

One-pot Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks are a great cut of meat for one-pot slow cooking

Tasty braised lamb shanks

Nana’s lamb casserole

Kaye shares her mum’s famous lamb casserole recipe.

Family favourite

Luscious Lamb Burgers

Quicker than getting takeaway and much healthier too.

Burgers made better

Pork

Baked Garlic Pork Rissoles

These mince cakes have a great elastic texture and zingy garlic flavour.

Rissoles of the East

One-Pan Pork and Vegetables

Super tasty pork dish has the added bonus of keeping your kitchen clean.

Making life easy

Barbecued Sticky Spare Ribs

Delicious slow-cooked ribs never fail to attract a crowd.

Finger-licking good

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