Lunches & Mains

Family friendly recipes for lunches and dinners. Kid approved, nourishing quick and easy.

corn slice

Corn Slice

This Corn Slice is a delicious non-sandwich, savoury lunch option for school, work or an easy weeknight meal. This savoury slice is a quick and simple recipe, coming together in just one bowl. It’s perfect for meal prep and to make ahead for those busy weekdays. The slice is light […]

Roasted Cauliflower and Chorizo Salad

Roasted Cauliflower and Chorizo Salad

This filling delicious Roasted Cauliflower and Chorizo Salad is so simple to prepare. It’s hearty enough to be served on its own as a main or as a delicious side. This cauliflower salad is fantastic warm or cold, and is great for BBQs for when you need to bring a plate. This salad is […]

A large pan of cooked Creamy Mushroom Spinach Pasta

Creamy Mushroom Spinach Pasta

If there is one meal I can guarantee my family will eat it’s pasta. And this egg free Creamy Mushroom Spinach Pasta is always a winner at my house. It’s the perfect dish for busy weeknights as it comes together in no time at all. And it’s made from simple, easy […]

picture of a plate of homemade sushi

Tuna Avocado and Cucumber Sushi

If you haven’t made you own sushi before then you need to get on that train. Pun intended. Aside: do you have Sushi Trains where you live? If not, that pun would not have made sense at all. Anyway. I digress. Sushi is such a great alternative to a sandwich in the […]

Zucchini Slice

 This delicious Zucchini Slice is a firm family favourite. It’s a quick and easy no-fuss weeknight dinner or protein packed lunch. It’s fantastic warm or cold and makes a delicious non sandwich lunchbox idea. This slice is made from simple ingredients including zucchini, bacon, eggs, ricotta and cheddar cheese. I love Zucchini […]

Vegetarian Noodle Soup

Vegetarian Noodle Soup

This delicious and satisfying Vegetarian Noodle Soup is a fantastic warming lunch or dinner. Packed with goodness, this flavourful vegetarian soup comes together so quickly and easily, you’ll be eating this in well under 20 minutes.  There is a restaurant near where I work that makes the most amazing noodle […]

Greek Salad

Simple, Easy Greek Salad

This simple and easy Greek Salad is bursting with freshness and flavour. Greek Salad is traditionally made with crisp chunks of cucumber, juicy sweet tomatoes, crunchy capsicum, salty olives and, of course, creamy feta cheese. My version includes these traditional ingredients along with crunchy Cos lettuce. This salad is perfect doubled or […]

Pea Feta and Mint Frittata

Pea Feta and Mint Frittata

We are deep on a frittata bandwagon at the moment. One of my absolute favourite combinations of the moment is this Pea Feta and Mint Frittata made bite sized in a mini muffin tin. They are quick and delicious to make. And they happen to be perfect for breakfast lunch or dinner, […]

Zucchini Pea and Ricotta Slice

This vegetarian Zucchini Pea and Ricotta Slice is a delicious reinvention of the traditional Zucchini Slice. Packed with flavour and bursting with veggies this makes a fantastic non sandwich lunchbox recipe or a quick and simple weeknight meal. This recipe has been updated with minor recipe adjustments and new photography in March […]