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Meal Plan #8

Online grocery shopping can be a great way to get in control of your grocery budget. Modify your meal plan to keep your budget in check. These creamy Swedish Meatballs are a delicious, economical meal served with a big bowl of greens.

Hainanese Chicken Rice Recvipe

Hainanese Chicken Rice

For those who grew up eating this dish, like my husband and best friend, it holds a special place in their hearts. But even if you’re new to Hainanese chicken rice, don’t be intimidated by its reputation as a complicated dish. In reality, it’s much easier to make than it looks, and it’s a delicious meal that the whole family will love.

Creamy Pea & Bacon Spaghetti Recipe

Creamy Pea & Bacon Spaghetti

Perfect for those nights when only a big bowl of comforting pasta will do! This meal is inexpensive and so quick to throw together. Don’t be fooled by how simple it looks. It is packed with flavour. I love serving it with a big bowl of dressed baby spinach leaves or steamed broccoli. Chilli flakes and extra parmesan are a must for me too!

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs are traditionally made with allspice and/or nutmeg and I choose to omit these to make this recipe the ultimate kid-friendly, family crowd pleaser. I promise the spices are not missed. This is a go-to dinner at our place. Simple meatballs are made incredibly soft with a secret ingredient (milk!) and are covered in a rich, creamy gravy and served with pasta or mashed potato. It’s a deceptively easy recipe to make (there is hardly any chopping), perfect for a fast, weeknight dinner.

One Pot Crispy Chicken and Red Rice Recipe

One Pot Crispy Chicken and Red Rice

This One Pot Crispy Chicken and Red Rice recipe is a game changer for your weeknight dinner routine. With juicy, perfectly cooked chicken and flavourful tomato and garlic rice, you won’t believe it all comes together in just one pot. Add all the ingredients to the pot with chicken stock and let it all simmer to perfection. Top with fresh coriander or parsley for a final touch of freshness. This meal is sure to be a hit with the whole family!

Chicken Korma Recipe

Chicken Korma

If you’re looking for a quick and delicious meal on a busy weeknight, try my chicken korma recipe, which takes less than 15 minutes to make. Despite its speedy preparation, it doesn’t compromise on taste with its rich, creamy, and fragrant flavours. I like to serve this curry with yoghurt, rice, pappadums and a zingy pineapple and coriander salsa.

Poached Chicken Asian Soup Recipe

Poached Chicken Asian Soup

Are you looking for a comforting and versatile soup recipe? Look no further than this delicious and easy-to-make Poached Chicken Asian Soup. With tender poached chicken, hearty egg noodles, mushrooms and bok choy, this soup is perfect for a chilly day or a quick midweek dinner. Plus, you can customise it to your liking with chilli oil, sesame seeds or fresh herbs.

Honey Soy Chicken Soba Noodle Bowl Recipe

Honey Soy Chicken Soba Noodle Bowl

My Honey Soy Chicken Soba Noodle Bowl is the perfect midweek dish. I love serving the salads in the middle of the table so my family can choose what they want to add to their bowl. The chicken is the perfect combo of sweet and savoury. Paired with creamy soba noodles, it is just delicious. This dinner takes 15 minutes to throw together, and you can use any vegetables you have on hand, so it’s great to use up what’s in the fridge.

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