One Pot Chicken and Mushroom Risoni Pasta

A quick, easy and creamy Risoni pasta that is ideal for weeknight dinners. Risoni pasta also known as Orzo pasta resembles large grained rice. I was inspired by one of the Domestic Geek’s recipes and I added my flare to it and made it my own. This pasta recipe does not require you to cook the pasta separately and then add it into the sauce. This is all done in one pot making it so much easier and it takes all of about 20 – 30 mins from start to finish. The protein that you use here can be according … Continue reading One Pot Chicken and Mushroom Risoni Pasta

Crustless Roasted Peppers and Mince Quiche

This simple and easy to make Crustless quiche is great for a weeknight dinner and is an awesome way to use leftovers. It is an amazing alternative if you don’t want all the carbs and butter in the crust. And is so tasty that you will not miss the crust one bit. The beauty of making a quiche is the opportunity to just throw in whatever meat one has in the fridge. I deviated from the classic ham and cheese variety and used beef mince to which I added some cumin, garlic and red chilli for some heat.   I … Continue reading Crustless Roasted Peppers and Mince Quiche

Chocolatey Banana Loaf

Today I share a yummy Banana loaf that is filled with some chocolatey goodness. It has got a combination of chocolate chips and melted dark chocolate in it. If a Healthier Banana bread is more your thing, you can check my recipe here. How I ended making this – I started with the intention of making a standard banana loaf, I did have plenty of very ripe bananas that I wanted to use up. And as I was getting all the ingredients together, I realised that I had only about ½ cup of chocolate chips when the recipe called for … Continue reading Chocolatey Banana Loaf

Spicy Baked Chicken Strips

Today I am sharing an easy and quick to make chicken recipe. It is a one bowl kind of recipe; the chicken is cut into the desired size and shape and pretty much mixed with the marinade and then popped into the oven. It is a reasonably healthy dish as it is baked and only a limited amount of oil added to the marinade. It goes great with some Turmeric rice, salad or even some roast veggies. The spice comes in from the addition of sriracha, which is a hot sauce. If you do not have sriracha, you can use … Continue reading Spicy Baked Chicken Strips

Easy Tuna Rice Bean Salad

Today I share a very simple and healthy lunch idea. This is easy to put together, filling and nutritious. I use tuna in this recipe, I always have canned tuna at home and it can be used to make something delicious without going into too much effect especially if time is of concern. Fresh cucumber is a lovely addition adding crunch and volume. Corn and black beans are amazing nutrition wise and quite filling. You can use either kidney beans or cannellini beans if you do not have black beans at hand. I used basmati rice this time. But you … Continue reading Easy Tuna Rice Bean Salad

Zucchini Carrot Pancakes

This recipe is tasty and super simple to make. It is a great way to incorporate some veggies into your meal. It can be had for breakfast, brunch or even a snack. For this recipe, I used one large zucchini and one large carrot. You can easily double up the recipe of you want to make more. I had one zucchini left in my fridge that needed to be used up and this was a great way to do just that. After I grated the veggies, I put them in the microwave for about 2 minutes, giving them a bit … Continue reading Zucchini Carrot Pancakes

Delicious Coffee Smoothie

You all know by now that I love smoothies. This is another one that is so simple to make and delicious. This is a great way to combine your breakfast and coffee. The addition of coffee in it is ideal for that wake up we need either in the morning or when we are in that afternoon slump. This smoothie is quite filling and I have been loving it for my breakfast almost daily for the last few days. The addition of cinnamon adds a lovely flavour and has health benefits like anti-inflammatory properties, lowers blood sugar levels and is … Continue reading Delicious Coffee Smoothie

Barramundi in Creamy Garlic sauce

Smothered in a lovely creamy garlic sauce this recipe is bursting with flavour. It is simple and easy to make and so delicious. I used fresh garlic and plenty of it. Spinach and the sundried pesto add lovely flavour. I used skinless Barramundi fillets, we as a family love it, but you can use any fish of your choice. I did season it with salt and pepper in the beginning and seared the fish so that it would not break up and also gives it a beautiful golden colour. Fish does cook really quick so while doing this step of … Continue reading Barramundi in Creamy Garlic sauce

Quick and Easy Doughnut Bites

My family was in the mood for some doughnuts, but I was not so much in the mood to wait too long to get to the finished product or put in too much effort. We were all in a hurry to get to the eating bit. I was hankering for something sweet but did not want to consume too much sugar. So, that is how I ended up making these. These are simple to put together and is ideal when you crave something sweet. Goes really well with a cup of tea or coffee. These were gone so fast at … Continue reading Quick and Easy Doughnut Bites

Tandoori Chicken

An easy and simple recipe made with accessible ingredients. The chicken is infused with spices and yoghurt and baked until golden with some charred bits. This tandoori is tender, moist, juicy and so YUM. The yoghurt makes the chicken tender and moist. I made this in my pizza oven this time but have made it many times before in my regular oven. But broiling it is necessary to get the desired charred results. This is quite a healthy dish and keto friendly for those on a keto diet. The traditional tandoori has a deep red colour that can be achieved … Continue reading Tandoori Chicken