20 Minute Creamy Chicken and Zucchini

Well, it is safe to say that we have started the year with a bang! Lots of gardening, some serious decluttering, getting organised for school (my son starts school this year – eek!), breeding chickens and further immersing ourselves in becoming more self sufficient. This year I have left my much loved job to focus … Continue reading

Veggie Loaded Cottage Pie

Cottage pie is one of those family recipes that kids usually love. I love cottage pie because I can load up the veggie content for dinner and the kids inhale them without evening questioning it. Extra veggies for dinner is always a winner in my books! After spending a lot of time away from home … Continue reading

Save time and money with DIY ‘Quick Oats’

It is already July and that means we are well and truly into Winter now. The fire is going almost constantly these days as even the temperature during the days has been quite low. July also means the beginning of ‘Plastic Free July’, a challenge set up to encourage us all to quit single use … Continue reading

Cheesy Veggie and Lentil Pie

Long before I had my children and before I met my husband I was a vegetarian. There was a long list of reasons why I chose to be vegetarian at the time, including the fact I was a broke uni student and meat was pretty expensive! My mum and I decided to eat a vegetarian … Continue reading

No Waste Cashew-Coconut Milk

So, this week for ‘From Scratch Friday’ I’ve decided to make something that doesn’t take all day to create and is something that can even be made on a week night! I like dairy products and we use them regularly in our kitchen. I also like variety and to give us all a break from … Continue reading