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Meal Plan #4

A meal plan means there are no last minute dashes to the supermarket and also means no waste. A warming slow cooker chicken soup like this one is a fantastic freezer friendly option that can be made in bulk.

Hainanese Chicken Rice Recvipe

Hainanese Chicken Rice

For those who grew up eating this dish, like my husband and best friend, it holds a special place in their hearts. But even if you’re new to Hainanese chicken rice, don’t be intimidated by its reputation as a complicated dish. In reality, it’s much easier to make than it looks, and it’s a delicious meal that the whole family will love.

Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Bolognese Sauce

This bolognese sauce is seriously delicious and simple to make! It’s the ultimate comfort food that’ll make you feel all warm and cozy inside. The trick is to take your time and cook the veggies slowly while adding some beef stock to make it extra rich and flavorful. It’s perfect for feeding a hungry family of four, and the leftovers are just as good (if not better!). You can also stash some in the freezer for an easy meal anytime.

Roasted Chicken with Gravy Recipe

Roasted Chicken with Gravy

Roasted chicken is a meal that rotates on our meal plan at least once a fortnight. There is something so wholesome and comforting about a roasted dinner. Regardless of the season, it’s so lovely to come home after a long day and enjoy perfectly cooked chicken and a big plate of roasted potatoes. It may look complicated, but this is one of the easiest dinners to make. The oven does all the hard work, and this method takes next to no time to prepare. 

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Chicken and Mushroom Risotto

Looking for a comforting one-pot dish that’s easy to make? Look no further than my Chicken and Mushroom Risotto recipe! With a little kettle hack, you can have this delicious risotto ready in no time. Tender chicken and mushrooms are cooked with arborio rice, white wine, chicken stock, and freshly grated parmesan cheese. The result is a creamy and satisfying risotto perfect for any occasion. Follow this recipe, and you’ll have a delicious meal on the table in just a few easy steps!

Vietnamese Pork Bowl Recipe

Vietnamese Pork Bowl

My Vietnamese pork bowls are on high rotation at our place. Bright, fresh and fun to eat – my kids love them. Thin rice noodles topped with sweet, sticky pork, served with fresh salads and crunchy spring rolls. All the ingredients are brought together with a delicious Vietnamese-inspired dressing. Seriously simple, fast and tasty.

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

Comforting and warming chicken soup, just like my Mum makes! This soup produces a rich, wholesome broth with fall-apart chicken. I’ve included instructions for how to cook this recipe in a slow cooker or on the stove. This soup freezes beautifully for a quick midweek meal and is perfect for cold weather and soothing sniffles.

Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo

Chicken adobo is one of the most popular Filipino dishes. I was introduced to it by my mother-in-law, and I have loved it ever since! I love the garlicky, vinegary and peppery marinade, it is addictive. There are so many variations (they are all fantastic!), but this is how I do mine. This dish tastes even better the next day!

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