Spiralised Hash Browns

Spiralised Hash Browns

Is there a more perfect food than hash browns? Vegetable noodles makes these hash browns deliciously crispy, and the mixture of potato and sweet potato means you can put your hand on your heart and claim that you made them healthier. This is brunch made better.

Vegetarian Chilli

Vegetarian Chilli

Rich, hearty and full of protein, this delicious dish feeds a crowd for less than $2.50 per serve. This chilli is so filling and tasty that nobody will guess it costs almost nothing to make.

Cheeseburger macaroni

Cheeseburger Macaroni

Take all the childhood favourite flavours of a classic cheeseburger but make it under $4.50 per serve. Even better, you don’t need to leave the house to get it and it cooks itself! Slow fast food, anyone?

Dumpling Soup

Dumpling Soup

You’ve had a long day. You’re dead on your feet and forgot to eat lunch. All you want is a nourishing, nurturing dinner that’s ready in under 20 minutes — is that too much to ask? Nope. Using frozen dumplings and ready-made stock, this delicious and comforting bowl of goodness can be in your hand in under half an hour.

Spanakopita Spirals

Spanakopita Spirals

Grab a handful of frozen ingredients and you can have lunches for a week or an easy dinner. Flaky and crispy pastry is wrapped around a filling of cheesy vegetables in a moreish dish that is straight outta the freezer.

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry

Ginger Chicken Stir-fry

Stir-fry is a huge favourite in our house, but I loathe the hour of prep time it takes to cut up all of those vegetables for a “quick meal”, not to mention remembering to buy them all! Using a bag of stir-fry vegetables and frozen pineapple means you can have this delicious sweet and spicy stir-fry on the table in a fraction of the time – without a four-page shopping list!

Chicken Waterzooi

Chicken Waterzooi

Waterzooi literally translates to “watery mess”, but this dish is anything but. Rich and creamy comfort food has been lightened up with a quick swap of the traditional full cream for evaporated milk. It’s a hug in a bowl.

Belgian Braised Stew

Belgian Braised Stew

This delicious and rich stew is traditionally made using rabbit and a dark beer. I’ve mixed it up a bit by using easier-to-source chicken and a good-quality cider.