How to Diversify Your Diet During This time

June 30, 2020
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With the implementation of the lockdown, most people’s travel plans have been put on hold.

Dreams of touring the globe and experiencing the different types of cuisine that the world has to offer have been delayed for the foreseeable future. That bucket list of fine dining restaurants is now a sad reminder of what could have been.

But all is not lost, you can still give your taste buds the travel experience they deserve with some quick and easy recipes from around the world. Imagine travelling around the world in 7 days without having to leave the comfort of your home. Sound farfetched? Well, check out this global meal plan  that includes stew recipes  with chicken, baked potatoes with bacon and coconut, bean curries.

So get your passport out and let’s take a journey:

Asia

Coconut and Bean Curry: A delicious bean curry with an Asian twist. This mouth-watering meal releases an aroma while cooking that will make you feel as though you’re on an Asian adventure with your family. Check out the deliciously quick and easy recipe here 

America

Chicken Marsala: Not to be confused with its Asian counterpart, chicken Marsala is an Italian-American dish made from chicken breast and Marsala wine. The savoury flavours of this pan-fried chicken recipe are sure to have you begging for more. Impress your family and friends with this classic recipe 

Italy

Chicken, Corn and Red Pepper Lasagne Bake: Red pepper, corn and chicken are the stars of this dish. The combination of flavours makes this scrumptious lasagne dish a chicken recipe you will be sure to make again and again!

Ireland

Baked Potatoes with Avocado and Bacon Topping: Baked potato stuffed with bacon ; does it get any tastier than that? Well if you add chopped chives and avocados, then you get a perfect starter or side for your dinner recipes. A sure-fire way to spruce up your potatoes.

England

Classic Steak and Kidney Pie: This traditional steak and kidney pie, made with rich gravy and crispy pastry, is a treat the family will surely enjoy. You don’t have to be in London to enjoy this classic recipe , you can make it in the comfort of your own home with a few simple ingredients. Served with a side of roast vegetables, this hearty meal is definitely a winner.

Greece

Classic Greek Salad: If you’re looking for something lighter, then take a trip to Southeast Europe with this simple to prepare and delicious Greek salad . This fresh, crisp and colourful salad is the ideal side dish that can be served with meat or fish, or enjoyed on its own.

Sometimes though, it’s best to enjoy the comforts of home, which is why we’ve saved the best for last

South Africa

Chicken Stew: Tender chicken pieces, hearty vegetables and flavourful sauce… what’s not to love about the flavours of home? This chicken stew recipe  is bound to impress the whole family. Served up on a bed of rice, the secret ingredient of this showstopper is love.

So no matter what your plans were before the lockdown, don’t despair. You and your loved ones can enjoy the flavours of the world from the comfort of your own home. Use this time to brush up on your culinary skills and add some variety to your meal prep.

Remember to stay indoors as much as possible, and spend time with loved ones.

 

 

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