5 emergency weeknight meals
In a rush? Forget ordering pizza’these quick and healthy meals will be ready in no time
Moroccan Apricot & Almond Chicken
All you need for this super-fast recipe is an onion, four chicken breasts and a few pantry staples. It’s served atop couscous, a grain that cooks so quickly you don’t even need a pot. Pick up some prewashed mixed greens and toss with a dash each of olive oil, maple syrup and balsamic vinegar for a quick side salad.
Rotelle with Black Beans and Tomatoes
With fibre- and protein-rich black beans and a variety of vegetables, this quick rotelle pasta dish makes an easy weeknight meal. To make it extra healthy, use whole-wheat pasta and cut back on the cheese.
Sautéed Chicken, Prawns & Red Peppers with Thai Yellow Curry Sauce
Ready-made sauce makes weeknight cooking easy-and this offering from Happy Planet is dairy, preservative and gluten free, low in sodium and made of all-natural ingredients.
• Sauté chicken, prawns and red peppers until cooked
• Add sauce and cook for an additional 4-5 minutes
• Serve with jasmine rice and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro
Serve this elegant egg dish with a green salad and a glass of sparkling water or wine.