A turkey breast is a great option for smaller family gatherings at Christmas, rather than cooking the full bird. Ask the butcher or chicken supplier for a single breast with wing and skin on. It will be about 2kg/4lb. Using a meat thermometer is the most accurate way to cook it to perfection. It needs to reach about 65ºC/150ºF before removing from oven and resting. [Read more…] about Christmas turkey breast
Meals & dinners
Looking for a great everyday vegan meal? This dish is a meal in itself at any time of the year, and would also make a good Xmas buffet item if you have guests who are vegan. It’s also gluten-free, an added bonus.
Poke is all the rage, but usually contains meat or fish. Pronounced Poh-kay, the dish originated in Hawaii as either an appetiser or main course. Here we have a vegan alternative to the traditional raw fish version. [Read more…] about Vegan poke bowl
This chicken enchilada recipe is one of those meals that that whole family will instantly fall in love with. We used a store-bought cooked chicken, but you can also poach your own chicken or use leftovers from a roast. The red rice in this dish is very more-ish! [Read more…] about Chicken enchiladas with red rice
As you know, we love a super simple meal each week. And a BLT, or its more exotic alternative the BLAT using avocado, is one of these great meals for a Sunday or Friday night when you are low on dinner inspiration. [Read more…] about BLAT: Bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato sandwich
Wanting to incorporate more vegetarian meals into your meal plan? This is a great place to start. This Mexican-inspired roast sweet potato and quinoa braise is great served with corn on the cob. If you don’t have any quinoa, use brown rice instead.