Smoky rice and beans

This might not be the most picturesque meal you ever cook, but it’s healthy, vegetarian and full of protein from the black beans and numerous health benefits from brown rice, which gives you plenty of selenium, manganese, fibre and has low GI, if that’s something you’re watching for. There are four aspects to this meal:…

Spicy smoked mackerel with yoghurt dip

Although this takes a bit of time, it’s actually really low effort and it’s a great way to get a portion of your Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. What you need (for 2): 750g of carrots, sweet potatoes, or mix of both 2 x smoked mackerel fillets 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper…

Quick & easy meals #3: Fish & chips

Occasionally you don’t have the inclination or luxury of time to prep ingredients or put in effort to make a delicious meal. But it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still be able to eat a healthy, delicious meal. Here’s a meal idea with minimal prep and cooking time. OK this isn’t the freshest meal you’ll ever…

Quick & easy meals #1: Tortellini & fresh veg

Occasionally you don’t have the inclination or luxury of time to prep ingredients or put in effort to make a delicious meal. But it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still be able to eat a healthy, delicious meal. Here’s the first of a series of meal ideas with minimal prep and cooking time: Ingredients: Pack of…

Lamb kofta and cannellini humous feast

At first thought I wasn’t sure this would constitute a meal, but by the time I’d finished there was more prep than I’d expected and it was more like a feast than a meal! I’ve called the dip humous but technically it’s more mashed cannellini puree. In any case, it’s delicious. The amount of ingredients below…