Saturday, August 20, 2011

Two Cheese Chicken Pasta Bake


1/2 Cup of Grated Tasty Cheese
1/2 Cup Grated Edam Cheese
1/2 Corn Kernels (Fresh or Frozen)
100grams of Pasta
1 Cup of Sour Cream
2 Cups of Cooked Shredded Chicken


1. Preheat oven on 180 degrees Celsius
2. Boil water in a pan and cook pasta until al dente, drain
3. Combine Chicken into a casserole dish with half of the cheese, sour cream, corn
4. Sprinkle on top the remaining half of the cheese
5. Bake for 15 minutes


Saturday, August 13, 2011

Creamy Taco Spiral Bake


100 grams ground beef
100 grams Pasta Spirals
1/2 Cheese
1 packet Taco mix
1 cup sour cream
1 Cup Mayonnaise
1/2 Cup Corn

1. Put pasta in a pot of boiling water cook to instructions drain
2. Put Oven on 180
3. Brown mince
4. use half a cup of water and mix taco seasoning into water, pour into mince simmer for a few moments
5. put pasta/mince mixture/ sour cream/ mayonnaise/ corn into a casserole dish
6. sprinkle cheese on top
7. cook in oven for 15 minutes


Friday, August 12, 2011

Taco Casserole


500g rump, blade or chuck steak cubed
1 large onion, diced
1 (425g) tin tomatoes
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1 teaspoon garlic
1 tin tomato tin of water
1 Cup of Beef Stock
1 packet taco seasoning
1 (400g) tin red kidney beans, well drained and rinsed


1. Dice steak into about 1.5cm cubes and place in slow cooker.
2. Add to slow cooker the onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, water, stock powder and taco seasoning.
3. Turn on to low and cook for 6 hours
4. Add the kidney beans 15 minutes before serving; any sooner and they will turn too mush.
5. Serve with rice, corn chips and sour cream.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Slow Cooked Chicken Cordon Bleu


1 Chicken Breast
1/2 Can Creamy Chicken Soup
6 Slices Ham
6 Slices Cheese


1. Place Chicken Breast in the slow cooker
2. Put three slices of Ham on top of Chicken
3. Put three slices of Cheese on top of Ham (so ham is covered)
4. Put remaining ham on top of Cheese
5. Place remaining cheese on top of ham
6. Pour Soup over the chicken/ham mix
7. Cook on low for 5-6 hours

Monday, August 1, 2011

Meal Plan Monday

D: Leftovers

L: Slow Cooked Taco Soup

L: Taco Soup
D: Corny Pasta

L: Pineapple Chocolate Chip Muffins
D: Slow Cooked Chicken Cordon Bleu

D: Leftovers

L: Pineapple Chocolate Chip Muffins
D: Mexican Lasagne

L: Pineapple Chocolate Chip Muffins

Meatless Monday: Corny Pasta


3 Mushrooms sliced
2 tea spoons Garlic
1 cup Frozen Corn
1/2 Can Tomato Pasta Sauce
100 grams pasta

1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions drain
2. While Pasta is cooking cook mushrooms and garlic on stove
3. Pour in pasta sauce and simmer
4. Pour in Frozen corn and simmer until corn is cooked through
5. Put Pasta into a bowl and pour sauce over top
Optional: sprinkle cheese on top



Hey What's For Dinner

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Slow Cooker Asian Chicken


1 cup Chicken Stock
1/2 cup Soy Sauce (I used sweet soy)
1/2 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
1/2 cup honey
3 tea spoons minced garlic
1 tea spoon minced ginger
1 chicken breast

1.Mix together all of the ingredients, except the chicken, in a bowl.
2.Place chicken in slow cooker.
3.Pour mixture over chicken.
4.Cook on low for 6-8 hours until done.


Comments: I got this recipe from Family Balance Sheet it was yummy and smelled delicious coming home expecially on a day that was filled with Snow. Yep we had snow on Tuesday in New Zealand.