Crispy Sesame Chicken Pieces

My tahini obsession has reached new heights recently and this chicken is the best thing to come out of it. I’ve never used tahini to give sesame flavour to Asian dishes before and I have no idea why because it’s amazing. The marinade coating this chicken is insanely tasty and the chicken gets golden and crispy so it’s a very good time.

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Sesame, Miso and Ginger One Pot Chicken Ramen

Basically ramen. But I cheated, and made it quick and easy, like almost as easy as 2 minute noodles but full of goodness and yummy nourishing things rather than a weird dehydrated sachet of ‘flavour’. But let’s be honest, I might be trash talking that stuff but I crave it sometimes as it was the comfort food of my childhood and then hangover food of my teenage years and very early twenties. Don’t judge me, just admire how far I’ve come;)

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Chicken Parma Burgers with Roasted Tomato and Pesto

I’m not going to sit here and claim that burgers are a health food. Or that schnitzel is. Or that making it with nuts instead of bread crumbs is ‘better’ for you. It does taste so amazing though. This recipe is more about realising that it’s okay to eat whatever it is you want to eat. But if you make the food your craving yourself rather than swinging through a drive through your undoubtedly going to end up eating something far more wholesome and real and that’s worth celebrating. This burger is made from scratch (you could make the rolls if you’re feeling really time rich) using the best quality ingredients you can afford and that makes it super tasty. Just look at all that melted cheese too. Oh my.

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STICKY LEMONGRASS CHICKEN THIGHS ON CRISPY LETTUCE

This is such a simple and delicious dish, it makes a yummy light dinner just as is or with rice and extra steamed or stir fried vegetables on the side. It’s also really easy to prepare and you’re using a cheaper cut of chicken – yay for money saving!

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Rosemary Chicken, Sweet Potato and Pomegranate Salad with Blue Cheese

That whole gut makeover month really reignited a love of blue cheese for me. And wholesome, hearty salads like this one. Golden chicken breast? Yes please! With sticky sweet potato and all the bitter leaves… yum! All finished with creamy blue cheese that melts onto the warm chicken and vegetables. Now we’re really talking.

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Roast Chicken with a Zucchini and Leek Stuffing

I’ve posted a few roast chicken recipes before but this one tastes really different to the others. Stuffing it with the lemony zucchini and leek mixture imparts so much juiciness and flavour. You’re going to love it.

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7 DELICIOUS ONE PAN DISHES TO SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE

These dishes are all ready to go meals in one pan. This means, less fussing, less active cooking time and less cleaning up afterwards for you. Life just got simple.

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GARAM MASALA CHICKEN, GREENS AND RICE TRAYBAKE

One pan meals are always a good idea, and this garam masala spiced one is so easy! it’s a quick marinade then throw things in the pan. Even the rice is cooked in there. If you hadn’t noticed I’m all about minimal effort and washing up at the moment and this dish ticks all those boxes. place it tastes YUMMMM!                                         

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MEAL PLANS WEEK 26

This weekend has been so crisp, sunny days becoming cold nights and I just don’t know why I’m never prepared for this level of winter. Every year I’m all like, ‘I don’t remember it being this cold last year’, when clearly it was. And for al of you that live in places that are actually cold. I’m only talking single digits celsius that I’m struggling with. There’s no snow or actual cold. Just me dressing inappropriately, as a fairly constant state of affairs. But man is it making me crave hot food for every meal.

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7 HEALTHY SOUPS TO KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

You cannot possibly underestimate the warming, healing and happiness power of  a good soup on a cold day. I’m probably making at least 1 soup a week at the moment and filling my freezer with tasty things for cold days when cooking is just beyond me. Yeah even people like me who spend all their time, thinking about, writing about and cooking food can’t be stuffed sometimes. Make your way through this tasty little collection this winter for happy bellies and warm hands.

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