Fun and Easy Dinner Ideas
Updated: Jan 18, 2019
Here are 3 healthy, easy and delicious no-cook dinner ideas!
Tofu with Vegetables and Noodles
·150g firm tofu cut into 1cm cubes
3 cups boiling water
1 salt reduced vegetable stock cube
2 cup shredded vegetables – Chinese cabbage, grated carrot, spring onion, mushrooms
100g fresh Japanese Udon noodles
Pour 2 cups boiling water over stock cube and stir until dissolved.
Step 2 Pour 1 cup boiling water over Udon noodles. Allow to sit for 5 minutes and then drain.
Step 3 Place hot, drained noodles and shredded vegetables into bowl. Top with tofu.
Step 4 Pour hot stock over noodles, tofu and vegetables. Garnish with spring onion.
Can be made spicier with added chilli and a squeeze of lime juice.
Chicken and Sweetcorn Soup
1 chicken stock cube
500ml boiling water
Corn kernals from two cobs of corn
1 thinly sliced spring onion
100g leftover shredded cooked chicken
Cut kernals off corn cobs and divide between two bowls.
Divide shredded chicken between two bowls.
Crumble stock cube and add 500 ml boiling water, stir till dissolved.
Pour half hot stock over each bowl.
Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with spring onion to serve.
You can heat it up on the stove to boiling and whisk in a beaten egg if you wish.
Crunchy Asian Salad
3 cups shredded Chinese cabbage (or any white/green cabbage)
3 cups shredded red cabbage
3 shallots thinly sliced
2 large carrots julienned
3 cups bean sprouts
¼ cup mint leaves
¼ cup coriander leaves
3 tablespoons lime juice
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tsp fish sauce
3 tablespoons vegetable oil (peanut, canola, grapeseed)
1 ½ tablespoons sugar
2 cloves garlic minced
½ chilli finely diced
Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well.
Step 2 Combine salad ingredients.
Step 3 Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine
You can add 300g shredded BBQ pork or BBQ chicken for some extra protein.