Peanut butter jam oats
80g rolled oats
4 tsp chia seeds or milled flaxseed
120g frozen berries
2 tbsp peanut butter
1. Mix the rolled oats, milk, and 1 tsp of the chia seeds or milled flaxseed in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil.
2. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5mins, or until the desired consistency is achieved.
3. Meanwhile, make the berry jam in another pot. Stir in the frozen berries and the remaining 1 tsp of chia seeds or milled flaxseed with the 60ml water. Simmer for 4-5mins, or until lightly stewed.
4. Transfer the oats into a serving bowl and add a splash of milk if required, to get the desired consistency.
5. Top the oats with the berry jam and 1 tbsp of peanut butter.
Leftover chilli con carne + brown rice
2 tbsp olive oil
4 salmon fillets, skinless and boneless
2 garlic cloves, finely diced or minced
250g asparagus spears
250g frozen peas
300ml vegetable stock
300ml single cream
1 large handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped
1 small handful fresh dill, roughly chopped (optional)
1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a non-stick saucepan, over medium heat.
2. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper, then fry for 5-8mins, flipping once to brown the top, or cooked to your preference.
3. Set the cooked salmon fillets aside, and using the same saucepan, heat the other 1 tbsp of oil, over a medium heat.
4. Add the garlic and fry for 1min, or until softened.
5. Add the asparagus, and peas, and stir for 3mins, or until lightly softened. Be careful not to let the garlic burn.
6. Add the stock, salt and pepper, and reduce the heat to simmer for 8-10mins.
7. Stir in the cream, parsley, and dill, and stir for a further 2mins.
8. Add the salmon fillets back into the creamy sauce, turn the heat off and serve.
Leftover baked beans + poached eggs and asparagus or spinach
Leftover lamb pitta massaman curry (no rice)
2 tbsp coconut or extra
virgin extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, finely diced or
2cm fresh ginger, grated
2 1/2 tsp ground garam masala
1 tsp ground turmeric
¼ tsp dried chilli flakes
200g red lentils or split peas
400ml vegetable stock
1 x 400ml tin coconut milk
1 large handful baby spinach
1 handful fresh coriander
leaves, roughly chopped
1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, over medium heat. Fry the onion, garlic, and ginger, until softened.
2. Stir in the spices and fry until lightly browned.
3. Stir in the lentils or split peas, and a pinch of black pepper.
4. Add the coconut milk and vegetable stock, and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 20-25mins. If using split peas, add an extra 125ml water and cook for a further 15-20mins. The lentils or split peas should be soft and cooked through.
5. Add in the spinach leaves and stir the dahl.
6. Serve with coriander.
Blueberry oat pancakes
3 medium eggs
70g rolled oats
1 tbsp butter
1. If you have a blender, blend the bananas, eggs, oats, and ½ tsp of salt until smooth. If not, use a fork to roughly mash the bananas. Add the eggs, oats, and salt. Stir to combine until smooth.
2. Heat ⅓ tbsp of the butter in a frying pan, over medium heat. It should melt quickly but make sure it doesn’t brown.
3. Pour the batter into the pan to desired size (approx. 10-12cm), roughly 1cm thick for each pancake. Scatter the blueberries on top.
4. When bubbles start forming on the top, flip with a spatula.
5. Reduce heat slightly and cook until both sides are golden brown. Repeat until all batter is used up.
6. Top with yoghurt or cottage cheese and sprinkle with nuts.
Leftover chicken fajita bake
Sweet corn fritters + poached eggs and spinach
80g fine porridge oats
½ tsp ground paprika
½ tsp dried thyme (optional)
2 x 198g tins corn, rinsed and
5 medium eggs
80g Cheddar cheese, grated
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1. Add all the ingredients except the oil to a large bowl and mix well. Store in the fridge for 15mins or overnight if you have time, until sticky.
2. Add 1/2 tsp of the oil to a large frying pan, over medium heat.
3. Fry four of the fritters at a time for 2-3mins each side.
4. Eat hot or cold, and store leftovers in the fridge. Enjoy 2-3 fritters per person with poached eggs and wilted spinach.
3 medium overripe bananas
80g butter, melted and cooled
1 tsp vanilla extract
100g almond flour (ground almonds)
80g porridge oats
Pinch of salt
1 tsp baking powder
60g pecans, chopped
1 banana, sliced lengthways (optional topping)
1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2. Add the bananas to a bowl and mash with a fork.
3. Add the eggs, cooled melted butter, and vanilla and stir well.
4. Add the almond flour, oats, pinch of salt, baking powder, stir well.
5. Add the pecans and stir lightly.
6. Transfer to a loaf baking tin (or any shape you like) and place the banana on top (if using), inside facing up.
7. Bake for 40mins or until golden on top.
Leftover sweet corn fritters
Warm lamb salad
200g plain natural or Greek yoghurt
½ lemon, zested and juiced
1 garlic clove, finely diced or minced
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
400g lamb fillet or leg steaks
4 handfuls (100g) baby spinach and/or salad leaves
½ red onion, finely sliced
250g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 red pepper, deseeded and finely sliced
1. Combine the Greek yoghurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, and garlic in a bowl.
2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, over medium-high heat. Season the lamb with salt and pepper, and cook to your liking (or 3mins each side). Cover with foil and set aside.
3. Mix the spinach, red onion, tomatoes, and red pepper in a large bowl. Dress with half the yoghurt dressing.
4. Slice the lamb diagonally into pieces and add to the salad, along with any juice from the pan.
5. Serve with extra dressing on the side.
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, finely sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 carrots, diced
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground or fresh ginger
1 x 400g tin plum/chopped tomatoes
1 x 400mltin coconut milk
2 x 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
200ml veg stock
1 tsp garam masala
1 handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
Yoghurt (optional garnish)
1. Heat olive oil in a large pan and add onion and carrots. Cook for about 10mins, or until softened.
2. Add garlic, turmeric and ground coriander and ginger then stir to combine. Cook for 1-2 mins, then pour in the tin of tomatoes, coconut milk, chickpeas and vegetable stock.
3. Bring to the boil and simmer for about 25mins or until the sauce has thickened.
4. Add garam masala once the sauce has thickened, followed by the spinach and cook for a further 5 mins.
5. Top with coriander and yoghurt (optional).