Chef Allie


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The recipes I post are all easy and quick to make giving you time to wipe a nose, give a cuddle or feed a hungry child.

All Recipes and Posts by Allie


By: | 3 Comments | On: May 16, 2022 | Category : Uncategorized

The experts in meal planning for busy families brings the much awaited flexible and achievable approach to feeding your family each week. OUR NEW COOKBOOK: PRESALE ON SALE NOW ONE HANDED COOKS ARE BACK, and so excited to finally share with you our new book. As busy parents ourselves, we...
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{THE FAMILY MEAL SOLUTION EXTRACT} Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondies

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Raspberry and White Chocolate Blondies  Recipe extract from our new cookbook, THE FAMILY MEAL SOLUTION published by Penguin Random House Australia, ...

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{THE FAMILY MEAL SOLUTION EXTRACT} Creamy Garlic Chicken + Freezer Dump Bag

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Creamy Garlic Chicken + Freezer Dump Bag Recipe extract from our new cookbook, THE FAMILY MEAL SOLUTION published by Penguin Random ...

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Creamy Pesto Gnocchi Bake

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After receiving a bag of fresh gnocchi in a hamper gift I wanted to try something new. For a quick ...

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7-Day Cook The Books Meal Plan

By: | 2 Comments | On: December 4, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

We are well and truly converted to the idea of simple and flexible weekly meal planning. With our free meal plan challenge officially done and dusted we are enjoying a certain level of freedom in our slightly-more-organised lives. This week I have decided to do a cook-the-books themed meal plan...
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Fast Food For The Family

By: | 0 Comments | On: August 3, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

Fast food for the family  There’s a time and a place for spending all day cooking one meal. And while we love the idea of bonding over food experiences and spending time together creating something wonderful we also understand that there are many times when fast food is best. We...
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7-Day Meal Plan Challenge: Meal Plan

By: | 1 Comment | On: July 30, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

If you like this free meal plan you will LOVE Our new 7-day family friendly meal plans. Find a bunch of free templates in our meal planning for busy families facebook group. Everyday, Make the most of leftovers, Slow & pressure cooker and Allergy-friendly This year our meal planning habits have kicked...
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Yellow Beef Curry + Freezer Dump Bag

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YELLOW BEEF CURRY + FREEZER DUMP BAG  Preparing and planning your weekly meals can save you time and money, not ...

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Family Meal Plan (May)

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 29, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

Time for some family Meal Planning inspo. You can find a heap more in our Meal planning for busy families Facebook group. Friday is the day I plan and shop. Below is what our family of two adults, a 5yo and a 12mo is enjoying this week. And yes, we all...
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Anzac Biscuits In A Jar

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Anzac Day, 25 April, is one of Australia’s most important national occasions. It marks the anniversary of the first major ...

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30 Pasta Free Family Meals

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 9, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

So, you cant find pasta on the shelf at the moment? Following on from our popular post 21 flourless sweet treats we thought we would also write one for main meals that aren’t pasta! We know how hard it is to find pasta at the moment and that can be...
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21 Flourless Sweet Treats

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 9, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

What to make without flour! If you’re anything like me you have been avoiding the shops lately (#isolation #stayhome). I have only been heading to the shops alone, once a week if possible, to do a big weekly shop. So it has meant I have been much more on top...
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Family Meal Plan (April) Week 1

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 6, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

Here at OHC we have been dedicating a lot of our time to coming up with the best meal planning tips and tricks and sharing our own weekly plans with you. Family meal ideas that can be simply copied from ours or integrated into your own family meal plan. Due...
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Lunchbox Hacks For Busy Mornings

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 13, 2020 | Category : Uncategorized

Ah, lunchboxes. Isn’t it funny how we start the year with such good intentions. Only to be beaten down slowly by every un-eaten sandwich and lost lunchbox. How in term 1 our shiny bento-filled panda themed lunches become a paper bag with a whole apple and a packet of chips...
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Three Fast Microwave Meals For Kids (Sponsored)

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 17, 2020 | Category : Blog

I have been trialling the new Panasonic NN-CD87KS which is a very premium convection/grill/microwave oven. In busy parent terms all that means is that this appliance can do just about anything you need it to, and it can do it fast. Want to WIN one? Head over to our Facebook page...
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