This week's menu features Mexican-style pizzas (I can't go too long without a pizza!) loaded up with mince, sour cream and guacamole. The second recipe, prawn cashew nut stir fry, is a great meal for busy weeknights - it's fast and delicious. And while the weather is still warming up, enjoy a comforting and nutritious meal of pork and beans.
Pork and beans is a comforting and nutritious meal. Delicious served with warm, crusty bread spread generously with butter. This recipe is another of my mum’s creations. I wouldn’t normally go for meals like this (pork and beans doesn’t sound overly delicious!) but was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Having some nice warm bread to mop the sauce […]
Prawn cashew nut stir fry is a version of the ever-popular chicken cashew nut stir fry. It’s quick and easy to prepare, making it perfect for a busy weeknight. This stir fry doesn’t skimp on the sauce or the cashew nuts – two very important factors in this dish! Let me know what you think. PRAWN CASHEW NUT […]
These Mexican-style pizzas are more Tex-Mex than authentic Mexican, but super tasty anyway! They’re really easy to prepare too. The wraps make a nice light alternative to regular pizza bases, and doubling them up means the base isn’t too thin. You can use your favourite brand of wraps. I used Farrah’s – they have a great range of new flavours […]
Bunless veggie burgers with plum sauce and camembert are a lower carb dinner packed full of nutritious ingredients. The second meal, chicken and kumara bake, is layered with pesto, cheese and spinach. It's delicious and easy, with a short ingredients list. Finish the week off with lamb and orzo salad - a summery meal full of fresh flavours.
This lamb and orzo salad is a great summery meal. It’s full of fresh herbs and lots of interesting textures. Delicious eaten warm or cold, and perfect for taking on a picnic! If you’re not keen to use sausages, most other meats would work well. Try lamb leg steaks or diced chicken thighs (and cook in a frying pan rather […]
Tender chicken stuffed with sundried tomato pesto and cheese, layered with kumara and spinach. This chicken and kumara bake is so easy to put together, and you’ll have plenty of time to do other things while it cooks. Cooking the chicken this way makes it really nice and tender. Added bonus: the ingredients list is short yet the meal has […]
These bunless veggie burgers are a lower carb meal packed full of nutritious ingredients. A great Meatless Monday option! These burgers might look like a light meal but they’re deceptively filling. For bigger appetites, you could serve in a bun or with a side of fries instead of edamame beans. You’ll need to have pretty sturdy lettuce leaves to be […]