Meal planner – Week 1

 

Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner

 

Welcome to My Meal Planning Corner! I am starting a new feature on my blog, where I would share easy, flavor-packed meals that you can throw together even on a busiest week nights! Continue reading

Lime Coconut Chicken Burger + Red Cabbage Slaw

Lime Coconut Chicken Burger

 

When we lived in India, we traveled throughout Asia quite frequently and were able to taste and experience the cuisines of many different countries from China to Sri Lanka. Since we have been back, I have been looking for ways to combine these tastes to create something new. Continue reading

Baked Chicken with Coconut Chili Sauce

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I am always looking for different ways of making chicken. Chicken is easy, cheap and can take on unique flavors, especially if you are creative with your sauces. This recipe is a great example of taking ordinary chicken and making an extraordinary flavor combination through the sauce. The combination of garlic, ginger, onions, tomatoes, chilies, fresh lime juice and spices goes perfectly with the coconut milk. This fragrant dish is perfect to serve with some steamed rice and veggies like broccoli. It’s a bit like a chicken curry, but with a twist that will appeal to non-curry eaters. I decided to bake chicken in a coconut chili sauce to keep the skin crispy and golden brown. The sauce comes half way so you are actually ‘braising’ the chicken in the oven. When the chicken is done it will be super tender with a golden brown skin. I used chicken thigh meat because of the deeper flavor, but you can use chicken breast meat if you prefer. Don’t be shy with the sauce, as I said, it’s the best part! Continue reading

Turkey Cashew Lettuce Wraps

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I made these super easy turkey wraps for dinner last night and they were so good! They are easy, fast, and fresh with stir-fried turkey, garlic, fresh ginger, green onions, cashews, cilantro, sriracha, seasoned with sesame oil, and soy sauce, and served in butter lettuce cups. They can easily be on your table under 30 minutes. Defiantly a new favorite in our house, healthy and so fun to eat! Continue reading