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Sunday Supper

Sunday 20 February 2011 . (2)

White Bean Wonder

The humble tin of white beans is a useful, healthy tool.  This is an excellent, utterly simple side dish that has endless combinations and is a perfect accompaniment to any meal but particularly our Roasted Tofu dish. It is especially useful when you have vegetarians for dinner.  The rest of ...

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Souvlaki Chicken with Tossed Greek Salad

Monday 14 February 2011 . (0)

There is no need for time sucking skewers to enter your life; time spent in the marinade and a toss onto a baking sheet is all that’s required. I always double the chicken part of this recipe and freeze the 2nd half. It thaws in the fridge and serves me well a week or two. Continue Reading…

Quinoa and Carrots

Monday 14 February 2011 . (1)

Pronounced (keen-wa), this is a great starchy side dish to go with just about anything and it transforms into a high protein salad for lunches. Quinoa comes in many colors and  is becoming more and more familiar. Its a good thing, too because it has more magnesium, zinc, copper and iron than brown rice and. Continue Reading…

Roasted Tofu

Friday 11 February 2011 . (2)

Caring about your health also means caring about the planet and one way to do that is to go meatless as often as you can. Tofu is an excellent source of protein that a lot of you won’t even try because you don’t know how to prepare it.  This meal plan makes a mockery of. Continue Reading…

Baby Spinach Burger Week

Wednesday 9 February 2011 . (0)

The next technique that every cook ought to re-invigorate is the “make it all now and freeze it later” trick.  Here, we have a ground meat mixture that becomes three different meals with the addition of three simple steps…Make the burgers with baby spinach to stretch the meat and add some nutrients, steal 1/3 of. Continue Reading…

Baby Spinach Burgers with Blue Cheese Sauce

Monday 7 February 2011 . (2)

Adding high water, high nutrient content foods to higher fat foods makes for a leaner meal overall.  That’s why these mini burgers have chopped spinach in them,  to add volume to the meal.  Mini burgers are great on dinner rolls with the usual ketchup and mustard but this blue cheese dip adds an adult dimension. . Continue Reading…

Lemon Turkey Week

Tuesday 1 February 2011 . (0)

We often don’t think of turkey unless we are roasting a whole bird for the gang to gather over the holidays. But, the breasts are available on their own, all year round and turkey breast is a wonderful source of protein that is lean and delicious! This week’s meal plan  uses a classic restaurant trick. Continue Reading…

Easy Lemon Turkey Breast

Saturday 29 January 2011 . (0)

This classic restaurant trick of starting a dish on the stovetop and then roasting it in the oven in the same pan is a time saver! You can start it, gather the ingredients and walk away to do other things. While you have the oven on, you can prep and roast all kinds of vegetables,. Continue Reading…

Fresh Zucchini Salsa

Friday 28 January 2011 . (0)

Roasting this side dish in the oven along with any other protein makes for a truly simple and delicious weeknight meal. Don’t let the name salsa fool you, it is a full on nourishing side dish that is low in fat, and high in flavour.  Remember to set some aside for an easy Beefy Zucchini. Continue Reading…

 

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