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#1 Leah Maree

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:51 PM

I am so over having the same things all the time, so am looking to find something different to cook tonight.

I need inspiration (or recipes!)

So what are you cooking tonight?

#2 idignantlyright

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:52 PM

Chicken schnitzel and veges.

#3 Guest_- Poppy -_*

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:53 PM

spag bol with grated zucchini and carrots hidden in the sauce.

#4 barrington

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:54 PM

Salmon with couscous

#5 Covert

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:56 PM

Chilli con carne

#6 noi'mnot

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:57 PM

Roasted chicken and potatoes, with greek salad on the side. Kind of inspired by a thread earlier this week (or last week?) but I'm making mine more interesting! original.gif

#7 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:58 PM

Pan fried basa fish with chips and salad.

#8 Autumnal

Posted 13 November 2012 - 03:59 PM

Rosemary Roast Lamb and vegies with mint gravy

#9 Leha

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:01 PM

Ham steaks with pineapple and salad although I bet my kids won't eat it... mad.gif

Edited by Leha, 13 November 2012 - 04:02 PM.

#10 boatiebabe

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:02 PM


Mince with taco seasoning packet.

Then all the trimmings - refried beans, cheese, sour cream, homemade salsa, guacamole, shredded lettuce etc etc.

DSs fav dinner.

#11 Just Another Cat

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:02 PM

apricot chicken with rice

#12 *Caro*

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:12 PM

Roast turkey with potato, pumpkin, cauliflower and carrots.  It's too hot for it really, but will still be nice!

#13 wiggles

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:13 PM

Nothing too fancy here tonight. Some snags on the barbie, chucked into some long rolls with fried onions, cheese and sauces. I'll make some home made chippies and a salad.

Dessert will probably be a cornetto (they are currently on special at woolies (2 boxes for $8).

#14 fancie shmancie

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:16 PM

braised lamb shanks in garlic and herb sauce.

dry baked potato or mashed potato (haven't made up my mind yet)

steamed carrots

steamed broccoli.

#15 Feral timtam

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:18 PM

Lazy Salmon Quiche with basmati rice and salad.

Lazy Salmon Quiche involves tossing a tin of salmon,half a cup of self raising flour, half a dozen eggs, an onion and whatever veges are handy through a food processor then dumping the resulting goop in a dish and baking it until set. DS1 loves pushing the button to blitz it, and picking out a baking dish or pan to bake it in. Tonight it's in a lovely old bundt tin biggrin.gif

I'm trying a new tactic with fussy DS1 to get him to eat his dinner, I buy a selection of meat and veges and he gets to pick out what ingredients I use for each nights dinner. Seems to be working a treat, he ate fresh peas last night without me having to hide them!

#16 Fire_fly

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:21 PM

My little one is being picky at the moment so made up a platter for us to pick and choose from. Carrots, celery, capscium, home roasted chickpeas. Some homemade mini sausages and quorn sausage rolls.

#17 froglett

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:23 PM

Poached chicken salad

Put 2 x chicken boobs in a large saucepan with lid, bring to boil, then turn off heat and allow to stand for 40 mins (covered).

Place mixed salad leaves on a platter, top with sliced avocado, celery, cucumber and snow peas. Shred chicken (I usually use 1 chicken boob for the salad and save the other for sandwiches), scatter over salad. Toast a handful of walnuts, then chop roughly and sprinkle over.

Mix up dressing with 2 tbsp natural yoghurt, 2 tbsp mayo, squeeze lemon juice, dash olive oil, salt & pepper, then drizzle over salad.

Edited by froglett, 13 November 2012 - 04:23 PM.

#18 noi'mnot

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:24 PM

QUOTE (Fire_fly @ 13/11/2012, 05:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My little one is being picky at the moment so made up a platter for us to pick and choose from. Carrots, celery, capscium, home roasted chickpeas. Some homemade mini sausages and quorn sausage rolls.

Could you please post your home made sausage recipe? Thanks! original.gif

#19 yabbadabbadoo

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:24 PM

Omelettes, because DH is away and I can't be bothered cooking something the kids probably won't eat anyway.

#20 Allymeg69

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:25 PM

DH and I will be having laksa made with our favourite Herbies Laksa spice mix, plenty of vegies and scrummy Coral Trout, caught by us! DS (2) will be getting steamed Coral Trout, vegies and noodles, laksa is a bit spicy for him

#21 ani1

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:29 PM

Eagle boys pizza

#22 froggy1

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

Pasta with tomatoes, tuna, spinach and olives. kids love it.

#23 BJBubbles

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:42 PM

Garlic and paprika roast chicken with roasted vegies  :-D

#24 ~spirited~

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:44 PM

Chicken mince tacos for DH and I. Was going to be chicken strog but I forgot to take the chicken breasts out of the freezer. Has chicken mince in the fridge.
DS (18 months) is currently flicking the last of his spag bol around the living room.

#25 Bottom

Posted 13 November 2012 - 04:47 PM

Chicken risotto- doesn't matter what I cook lately- my 2 year ols shouts "Wow!" whatever I present to him on the plate. He is going through a food is wonderful stage. It's great.

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