Easy…ish Chicken Potstickers/ Gyoza

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Back in Sheffield, we used to go to a number of little sushi restaurants.  I loved the little plates whizzing around the conveyor belt waiting to be snapped up.  Adam has never really liked any fish so he was never a fan of any of the rolls.  He usually ordered chicken katsu and chicken gyoza.  I can’t blame him really; they are both really yummy!

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Tried & Tested No. 2

A few weeks ago, I shared 5 recipes that I had tried, tested & enjoyed.  I’m back again to share another 5 with you!

We are still trying to cook meals from scratch and only buy the ingredients we need for the meals we have planned to have that week.  I know that some people love meal planning and some people don’t.  I like it because we hardly ever have food go to waste or out of date.  I also like that we often make a larger portion of a dish and then freeze the rest for another night, which is great if we have a few errands to run when Adam gets home from work and then we can’t be bothered to spend an hour preparing food!  How do you plan for your meals?  Do you batch freeze?  How do you do your food shopping if you haven’t got meals planned?  I am eager to hear what other people do, as I am open for new techniques/ options.  Meal planning seems to work for us at the moment but I find it really hard to keep our meals varied!

Anyway… here are a few recipes that we have tried recently and what we think about them!

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Talented Tuesday Link Party – No.6

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 Welcome to Talented Tuesday No. 5!

Week 6 is here!  As we are getting closer to Christmas, some of us are on craft overload.  Please link up your crafty goings on at the bottom of this post!   Share the party (and your link) as much as possible..maybe you will be featured next week 🙂  The Talented Tuesday Party is the place where we come together to share any projects that we have been working on.  Make sure to check back every Tuesday to see lots of different link ups!

Emily from Table + Hearth
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Kristina at My Own Home Blog
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Meaghan over at DIYfaerie
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Amy from Home Remedies
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Natalie at Threads & Bobbins
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First 5 Tried & Tested

I wanted to share 5 recipes with you that we have tried over the last couple of weeks.  After starting a ‘meal ideas’ board on Pinterest I thought that I had better start working through some of them.

We quite like trying new things but both Adam and I can be a little fussy.  He doesn’t really like any vegetables apart from carrots and peas.  I can’t eat prawns or a lot of peppers because it upsets my tummy!  Recently we have just been recycling the same recipes over and over because we like them.  But, we had decided that we wanted a bit more variety.

These are the ones that we have tried, loved and will be eating again!  They all made enough portions for 2-3 meals so we still have some left to eat in our freezer.

I would love to know if you have tried these already or are going to try them.

1.  Tex Mex Chicken Casserole from Bites of Bri.

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