Apricot chicken

Serves 2

  • 1 tin apricots w juice
  • 1 sprinkle of each spice: organic garlic powder, organic paprika, cumin, coriander powder, cardamom powder, chili flakes
  • 1 sachet tomato paste
  • 2 antibiotic free chicken breast fillets,

Serve with

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup organic broccoli
  • 1 cup cauliflower rice
  • 2 tb yogurt

Method

  1. Place all ingredients upto the serve with, into slow cooker and cook on low for 4-5hrs until chicken is cooked through
  2. Steam broccoli in microwave bowl 4 minutes
  3. Cook cauli rice in microwave bowl forc4 minutes
  4. Serve with spinach and yogurt

Wednesday’s menu

Using up leftovers today

Hubby’s meals

Breakfast slaw wasall organic veg: red cabbage, wombok, green shallots , carrot with plant paradox tahini miso sauce recipe, wholemeal wrap

Lunch

Dinner : slow cooker apricot chicken, cauli rice, spinach, organic broccoli, yogurt


Mine:

Breakfast: roast beef Mediterranean salad

Lunch

Dinner: slow cooker apricot chicken, cauli rice, spinach, organic broccoli, yogurt

Pad Thai Tofu

Ingredients serves 2

  • 1 packet thick pad thai noodles
  • 1 packet Thai Kitchen Pad Thai Sauce (all organic ingredients)
  • 1 Packet Tofu
  • 1 green shallot
  • 1 pinch red chili flakes
  • 1 palm sugar cube grated
  • 1 organic egg beaten
  • 1 handful crushed macadamias
  • 1tb red boat fish sauce
  • 15g fresh bean sprouts
  • Cooking spray organic olive oil

Method

  1. Soak noodles in warm water until soft then drain
  2. Beat egg and cook in non stick skillet with cooking spray until golden turn and flip to brown other side then remove and chop into strips
  3. Follow the directions on back of pad thai sauce packet to finish the dish.

Pan fried pot of yum

See recipe on separate post

Ingredients serves 4

  • 500g minced beef
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1celery stalk
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • Dried herbs: mixed herbs, oregano, basil
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1tb Worcestershire sauce
  • 1tb shaoxing cooking wine
  • 1tb red wine vinegar
  • 1tb tomato paste
  • 1tb tomato sauce
  • 1tb tomato relish
  • 1cup chicken stock
  • 1tb organic extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Dice onion, celery, carrot, capsicum, garlic
  2. Add mince with oil to skillet cook until brown
  3. Add remaining ingredients cook on low simmer for minimum 30min upto 2hrs for flavours to develop
  4. Serve with cooked organic spaghetti

Serves 2

  • 1 large chicken breast fillet sliced in strips then halved
  • 1 tb butter chicken spice mix
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 cup broccoli
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1large tomato chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cherry tomato quartered
  • 1tb organic extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Cut and Cook chicken in skillet with oil
  2. Add remaining ingredients and cook until onions are cooked
  3. Serve with basmati rice

Tom yum gai w coconut cream

Serves 2

  • 1 large chicken breast fillet sliced into strips then halved
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1/2 red capsicum (bell pepper) sliced
  • 3 mushroom sliced
  • 1 handful fresh coriander
  • 1tsp fresh thai basil
  • 1 lemongrass stalk smashed and sliced finely
  • 1 tom yum paste
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 2 kaffiir lime leaves

Method

  1. Slice ingredients as listed
  2. Pan fry chicken in non stick skillet until cooked then remove from pan.
  3. Add remaining ingredients to pan and cook until vegetables are cooked through.
  4. Add chicken back into pan with any juices and stir fry until its hot
  5. Serve hot.

Friday’s menu

Breakfast

Lunch housemade tom yum soup with coconut cream (*traditional doesn’t add coconut cream)

Dinner : couscous & veg & steak see recipe creations previous post’s

I also added to above recipe roast pumpkin, roast capsicum strips, parsley, mint, tarragon, dill, chili flakes, cherry tomato and served with housemade mint sauce

Mushroom sauce

Qty makes 1 mason jar (2-4serves)

  • 1tb gravox supreme gravy powder
  • 1 sachet cream of mushroom soup
  • 1tb tomato sauce
  • 1tb BBQ sauce
  • 6 mushroom sliced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Option 1/2 onion sliced

Method

  1. Slice mushrooms
  2. Mix well in saucepan until all mixed through and sauce thickens