- 2 plain naan breads
- 1/2 cooked butternut squash, cut into cubes
- 60g soft goats cheese
- 2 red onions, sliced
- 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 5 tbsp tomato paste
- Preheat the oven to 220/8
- Heat the olive oil in a pan on a low heat and add the onion. Cook for around 10minutes, until softened and then add the balsamic vinegar and cook for a further 10minutes.
- Top the naan with the tomato paste, then the squash, goats cheese and balsamic vinegar.
- Cook for 10minutes in the oven, or until the cheese has melted and gone slightly crispy.
Butternut squash – despite the large natural sugar content, squash provides LOADS OF B vitamins, which have functions in energy release in respiration, and is massively high in potassium which maintains fluid and electrolyte balance.
Goats cheese – even though it has a relatively high fat content, cheese is high in calcium for bone strength and stability.
Onion – High in vitamin C for immune function, folic acid for DNA synthesis, and fibre for digestion.
I was SO PROUD of this meal, I have never made my own sweet and sour sauce before and let’s just say I will be making it again! Nutritious and delicious!
- 2 chicken breasts, chopped into chunks
- 1 pineapple, flesh removed and chopped into pieces
- 5 tbsp ketchup or tomato puree
- 3 tbsp malt vinegar
- 2 tbsp demerara sugar
- 200g sugar snap peas
- 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
- 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
- 2 onions, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, chopped
- 1 tsp olive oil
- 100g basmati rice
- 300g water, boiled
- Heat the olive oil in a pan and gently fry on a medium heat until soft. Meanwhile, combine the chicken, ketchup, vinegar and sugar.
- Add the chicken mixture to the pan and turn up to a high heat to sear the chicken, reduce to a medium heat and cook for 10 minutes.
- In a separate pan, boil the rice with the water, and then reduce to a simmer and cook for 10minutes.
- Add the peppers, garlic, peas and the pineapple to the chicken and cook for a further 5 minutes until the pineapple is hot and the chicken is cooked through.
- Serve and enjoy!
Chicken – a low-fat source of protein which is high in the vitamins thiamin, riboflavin and niacin for energy production; and zinc for enzyme function, immune control and protein synthesis.
Pineapple – an amazing source of vitamin C for protein and neurotransmitter synthesis, and manganese for protein formation and calcium absorption. It is also high in fibre for digestion.
Vegetables – this meal provides 3+ of your 5-a-day, giving you loads of vitamins and minerals!
Rice – a good source of carbohydrate, which is also low in fat and forms a energy-giving base for the rest of the meal.