Get your protein fix with this incredible mid-week bake. The spicy chicken is packed with the warm flavours of chilli, paprika, cumin and cinnamon. This dish is also budget-friendly and super comforting for the cooler weather.
How many of you have opened up your fridge only to find a few odd tomatoes, half an onion and maybe some leftover rice? Then you head to the freezer and find that there is even less to work with! Putting together a meal in the last days of the month needn’t be a dreary affair, with a few pantry staples and these quick-as-a-flash home-made sauces, dinner will be just as tasty as when the kitchen was still fully stocked after pay-day.
Did you know that you can make risotto from barley? This lovely ingredient is much cheaper than Arborio rice and it is one of the lowest GI (Glycaemic Index) grains around, making it a great choice for diabetics and for anyone who is trying to eat healthy. Our lemon barley risotto is nice and light for summer and packed with… Read more →
All animal-lovers and veggie fanatics rejoiced when #meatlessMonday became a trendy way to eat – and it’s a trend that stayed, nonetheless! The arguments in favour of veggieful dinners have arisen from a combination of factors, including the environmental sustainability of growing plants versus cultivating livestock for meat and the medical concerns linked to animal meat and its by-products on our health. Going full-on vegetarian or vegan may be bit of a stretch for some of us, so it’s been simplified to dedicating one day a week to eating your way to wellness with a environmental conscience. Another perk thereof? Sidestepping the sometimes costly price of meat. Let us show you how.
Choosing to become vegetarian takes a lot of discipline and can be challenging when you’re surrounded by meat-eaters. But let’s go back for a second. We all know that meat is a food product that eats through our wallets, and it’s especially difficult when you’re on a rather tight budget. So, why not try out a vegetarian diet? There are plenty delicious veggie products that’ll save you money, and they’re all available at your nearest food store. Nowadays, more and more people are choosing the vegetarian (and vegan) route, so grocery stores are supplying more alternative food options at lower prices!
It’s the end of the year, when budgets are tight and time has become a scarce commodity. Ditch the stove and oven – hot, time-consuming energy guzzlers – and turn to these microwave hacks for tasty dishes in only minutes.
Feeling like you need a little low-carb kick in the pants today? How does this sound: A fragrant, Thai-spiced appetiser with pork, roasted nuts and red chillies.
Fattoush is a Middle Eastern salad incorporating toasted or fried flatbread croutons. It’s a great way to repurpose day-old pita. Give it a try in this tuna and bean salad
When cooked to crispy perfection, nothing quite beats potato skins. Top them with shredded chicken and a herbed Greek yoghurt for a winning meal. (Psst! Don’t forget to keep the scooped-out potato flesh for mash later this week!)