My Family's 15 Favourite Delicious & Easy Ground Beef Recipes

My Family's 15 Favourite Delicious & Easy Ground Beef Recipes

My Family's 15 Favourite Delicious & Easy Ground Beef Recipes. This collection of 15 family-friendly recipes focusses on a variety of ways to serve up humble ground (mince) beef! These recipes are for busy parents, use authentic ingredients, and are speedy, easy and ridiculously tasty. Featuring every-day ingredients you will likely already have in your fridge or pantry!

Asian Harvest Noodle Salad

Asian Harvest Noodle Salad

This Asian Harvest Noodle Salad is an easy recipe and healthy late summer that features vermicelli rice noodles and a homemade low calorie Asian dressing. Our family loves easy meals, and especially noodles for salad bases, making them a fun and kid-friendly meal. We also love that the harvest vegetables (peppers, carrots and gorgeous rainbow chard) in this side dish are versatile and can easily be used in more than one dish throughout the week to avoid food waste! And when it comes to using up those delicious and abundant harvest vegetables available in the late summer season, this sesame Asian salad dressing makes them taste about as amazing as you can imagine!

 

Fresh Peach Dump Cake

Fresh Peach Dump Cake

Fresh Peach Dump Cake. Don't let the name "dump cake" scare you off from trying this fast, easy, panty and meal-planning friendly cake! This delicious and easy dessert using seasonal peaches has been passed down now in my family for over 100 years must be one of the original dump cake recipes that are out there. Every time I have extra peaches that need used up, I think about this quick and easy dump cake, which features a homemade cake as the top layer and a delicious peach layer on the bottom.

Why you won’t see my kid cooking! Digital safety beyond the kitchen.

Why you won’t see my kid cooking! Digital safety beyond the kitchen.

Why you won’t see my kid cooking! The Messy Little Kitchen shares tips in each recipe on how to engage kids in the kitchen, plus additional information on cooking with kids and developing their food skills and literacy. Which is just so important! But when it comes to digital safety, I don't include pictures for the public to see of my kid in the kitchen. I'm sharing my reasons for sharing less of my family online to create balance in our lives, and why we've made this decision about “sharenting” (sharing our child on social media). 

Salmon Patties

Salmon Patties

This fast & healthy recipe for Salmon Patties is on the table in what feels like no time, and is easily paired with simple sides. This recipe uses canned salmon that you can easily keep on hand in your kitchen pantry for an emergency meal  you need a quick dinner, recipe failure, or you just don't feel like making dinner. If you're looking for easy meal ideas that are kid approved, a simple way to begin cooking with fish, or some food pantry meal ideas, add this to your list! This is a great back-up to ordering takeout and will soon become a favourite!

A Beginner's Guide to Making Homemade Preserves

A Beginner's Guide to Making Homemade Preserves

A Beginners Guide to Making Homemade Preserves! Summer is in full swing, which means that finally there is an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables available at the local farmer’s markets! And there’s no better way to get a taste of summer in the middle of winter than to preserve your own produce. Wondering how to make a real fruit, no cook or some simple preserves for beginners? Jams, jellies, pickles and chutneys .. what's the difference? And what's involved for the new cook? Come find out more, plus three of our favourite recipes, and a handful of awesome Preserving Resources!