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January 10, 2019
This easy ham and cheese rice slice makes great leftovers for lunch… it’s more filling than you might think. If you happen to have Christmas ham sitting in your freezer, this is one way to help use it up!

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This week’s menu features some ethnic-inspired recipes! Asian-style fish with noodle salad is a refreshing, nutritious meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes. Next is spiced lamb with sundried tomato hummus - a Middle Eastern dish with a few added veggies. Finish the week off with a simple ham and cheese rice slice - great for using up Christmas ham!
January 10, 2019
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SHOPPING LIST – MENU 42 ASIAN-STYLE FISH WITH NOODLE SALAD  |  SPICED LAMB WITH SUNDRIED TOMATO HUMMUS  |  HAM AND CHEESE RICE SLICE
January 10, 2019
This easy ham and cheese rice slice makes great leftovers for lunch… it’s more filling than you might think. If you happen to have Christmas ham sitting in your freezer, this is one way to help use it up!

HAM AND CHEESE RICE SLICE

This easy ham and cheese rice slice makes great leftovers for lunch… it’s more filling than you might think. If you happen to have Christmas ham sitting in your freezer, this is one way to help use it up! Have you tried my easy veggie slice? This ham and cheese rice slice is similar but uses rice in place of […]
January 10, 2019
This spiced lamb with sundried tomato hummus is inspired by a Middle Eastern meal called Hummus B’lahmeh (hummus with lamb). My version has a few added extras, including lots more veggies.

SPICED LAMB WITH SUNDRIED TOMATO HUMMUS

This spiced lamb with sundried tomato hummus is inspired by a Middle Eastern meal called Hummus B’lahmeh (hummus with lamb). My version has a few added extras, including lots more veggies. I really love this meal. It’s filling, very moreish and quite different from your traditional meat and three veg. I also find it very satisfying making my own hummus […]
January 10, 2019
Asian-style fish with noodle salad is a refreshing meal with a delicious tangy dressing. In less than half an hour you’ll have a yummy, nutritious dinner ready to go!

ASIAN-STYLE FISH WITH NOODLE SALAD

Asian-style fish with noodle salad is a refreshing meal with a delicious tangy dressing. In less than half an hour you’ll have a yummy, nutritious dinner ready to go! This is an ideal summer meal as there’s no oven involved and time spent over the stove is minimal. The dressing for the salad doubles as a sauce for the fish, […]
January 3, 2019
This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy!

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Happy 2019! This week’s menu features fresh, light recipes. First is a chicken and nectarine summer salad. The combo of flavours is unusual but works well. Chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and grilled corn is next, and can be done on the barbecue. Finish the week with zucchini, pea and feta fritters, made even better with bacon or smoked salmon!
January 3, 2019
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SHOPPING LIST – MENU 41 CHICKEN AND NECTARINE SUMMER SALAD  |  CHARGRILLED STEAK WITH KUMARA CAKES  |  ZUCCHINI, PEA AND FETA FRITTERS
January 3, 2019
This summery meal of zucchini, pea and feta fritters is equally as good for lunch as it is for dinner. For a non-vegetarian option, I can highly recommend adding either bacon or smoked salmon!

ZUCCHINI, PEA AND FETA FRITTERS

These zucchini, pea and feta fritters are equally as good for lunch as they are for dinner. For a non-vegetarian option, I can highly recommend adding either bacon or smoked salmon! The brown rice flour works a treat in the fritters, providing a boost of nutrition and making this a very easy gluten-free meal (just make sure your baking powder […]
January 3, 2019
This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy!

CHARGRILLED STEAK WITH KUMARA CAKES

This summery meal of chargrilled steak with kumara cakes and corn on the cob can be cooked inside or outdoors on the barbecue. It’s easy and yummy! The kumara (sweet potato) cakes are fairly soft – if you prefer, you can use red kumara which will make the patties firmer. For an easier option, you could easily skip the kumara […]
January 3, 2019
This super easy chicken and nectarine summer salad has become a regular in our household! It's fresh and light with a surprising yet delicious combination of flavours.

CHICKEN AND NECTARINE SUMMER SALAD

This super easy chicken and nectarine summer salad has become a regular in our household! It’s fresh and light with a surprising yet delicious combination of flavours.  This recipe was inspired by a salad I had while out for the Y.U.M Christmas lunch at The Conservatory in Wynyard Quarter (this lunch involved me and my two unpaid but very dedicated […]