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!
This week's summer entertaining menu features a beverage, appetiser, main and dessert. Kick the evening off with a watermelon and strawberry cooler, served with the ultimate chips and dip. For main course, enjoy lamb and haloumi skewers with rosemary honey chicken nibbles. Finish with an delicious, easy Black Doris plum Bakewell tart.
Who loves chicken parmigiana? This yummy meal is served with kumara rounds and lots of salad. My version of nasi goreng isn’t the most authentic but it’s easy, fast and family-friendly. Finish up the week with prawn cocktail salads - a fresh, light and summery meal that’s ready in just 15 minutes.
Brighten up Meatless Monday with this veggie-loaded shakshuka - perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. For an interesting, satisfying lower carb meal, try the pork and fennel meatball salads. Then finish up the week with a super quick steak and pesto spaghetti - this is as good as it gets when it comes to easy weeknight meals.
Chicken, broccoli and cranberry salad makes a nice change from your usual salad - it’s full of interesting textures and flavours. Then go straight into comfort food with an easy and surprisingly quick tuna potato bake. Asparagus and prosciutto tart is a tasty end to this week's menu, with ingredients that can easily be adjusted to suit your tastes.
First on the menu this week is roast pork belly - a quick weeknight version served with sweet potato mash and an easy apple sauce. Curried chickpeas on roti are a flavoursome Indian-style vegetarian dinner, and you can easily adjust the spice level to your liking. Finish the week off with a quick and easy meal of Mediterranean noodles.
Kick your Monday off with a restaurant quality meal of pan-fried fish on creamy risotto. Bacon cheeseburger salads are next on the menu. They’re a great lower carb version of regular cheeseburgers and have all the same flavours. The last of this week’s recipes is chicken enchiladas - an easy family-friendly meal that’s sure to go down a treat.
Start the week off with a fresh and flavoursome chicken and baked ricotta salad. Next on the menu are creamy mushroom and spinach pies - a delicious vegetarian meal served with sautéed broccolini. Then try the steak summer rolls - they’re full of yummy ingredients and paired with an irresistible peanut dipping sauce.
Start the week off with a luxurious smoked salmon spaghetti - super easy and on the table in under half an hour. Creamy, flavoursome butter chicken is next on the menu. It's a great simple alternative to a takeaway curry. Finish the week off with a classic Kiwi dinner - bacon wrapped sausages with potato, kumara and egg salad.
Start the week off with a delicious vegetarian meal of roast veggie stacks with haloumi and caramelised onions. The chicken and spinach crepes are surprisingly easy and full of nutritious ingredients. Lamb stuffed eggplants are the final recipe this week. They're a lower carb meal that's packed full of flavour.