Kidney Bean Salad
Kidney Bean Salad
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This sounds really good, on my to make list soon!
Servings Prep Time
4 servings as a side 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings as a side 10 minutes
Kidney Bean Salad
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This sounds really good, on my to make list soon!
Servings Prep Time
4 servings as a side 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings as a side 10 minutes
Ingredients
For the Salad
For the Dressing
Servings: servings as a side
Instructions
  1. Add all the salad ingredients to a large mixing bowl and toss together.
  2. In a small bowl, add the dressing ingredients and whisk, taste and adjust as needed.
  3. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat. Place in the fridge for a few hours, serve as a side dish. This can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Shortcut: Kidney Beans (Pressure Cooker).

Variants: 1. Add halved cherry tomatoes. 2. Use black beans in place of red kidney beans.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Tomato & Onion Salad
Tomato & Onion Salad
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This is a basic salad that is Japanese in origin, and sounds like an excellent side dish. I made this on 19 Dec 2017, very good indeed!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Tomato & Onion Salad
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This is a basic salad that is Japanese in origin, and sounds like an excellent side dish. I made this on 19 Dec 2017, very good indeed!
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 servings 10 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. The tomatoes, onion, and bell pepper prepped.
  2. Mix together and add the oil, soy sauce, and rice vinegar and toss to coat everything.
  3. Sprinkle on the shiso or basil or coriander, serve.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Adapted from an internet recipe.

Red Lentil Curry (Masoor Dal)
Red Lentil Curry (Masoor Dal)
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This is an Indian dish, sounds very good but I would probably serve this with some roasted chicken or maybe some pan fried fish.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour 15 minutes
Red Lentil Curry (Masoor Dal)
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This is an Indian dish, sounds very good but I would probably serve this with some roasted chicken or maybe some pan fried fish.
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 servings 30 minutes
Cook Time
1 hour 15 minutes
Ingredients
For the Tarka
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Heat a large sized saucepan on high heat and add the water, garlic, lentils, onion, tomato, salt, turmeric, and cayenne pepper and bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, place lid off center and cook for about an hour or until the mixture is thickened and the lentils are tender, stir often so no burnt spots. Remove from heat and set aside.
For the Tarka
  1. In a small pan, heat the 1 1/2 teaspoons of oil, add the sliced onions and cook, stirring until the onions are golden brown, use a bit more oil if needed.
  2. To serve, place some some curry in a serving bowl, top with some of tarka and cliantro.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
United States.

Easiest Cookies Ever
Easiest Cookies Ever
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If nothing more, these do in fact sound interesting, and quite healthy. Just three ingredients. and just two if in a pinch.
Servings Prep Time
12 cookies 2 minutes
Cook Time
15-20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 cookies 2 minutes
Cook Time
15-20 minutes
Easiest Cookies Ever
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If nothing more, these do in fact sound interesting, and quite healthy. Just three ingredients. and just two if in a pinch.
Servings Prep Time
12 cookies 2 minutes
Cook Time
15-20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
12 cookies 2 minutes
Cook Time
15-20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: cookies
Instructions
  1. Peel the banana and place in a bowl, add the oats, and any dried fruit. Using your hands mix everything together.
  2. For oven baking, just drop by spoonfuls to make about 12 cookies, slightly flatten them down, back for about 15-20 minutes or until slightly golden brown.
  3. For microwave cooking, shape spoonfuls into flat cookie circles and cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, making sure they do not burn.
Recipe Notes

Low cost.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Stephen Connell.
United States.

Healthy Pancake & Smoothie
Healthy Pancake & Smoothie
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Provided by a good friend of mine, this is a single serving that is nutritious and healthy, perfect for after a long bike ride. For more servings, just adjust the serving size and the recipe will adjust for you.
Servings Prep Time
1 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Healthy Pancake & Smoothie
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Provided by a good friend of mine, this is a single serving that is nutritious and healthy, perfect for after a long bike ride. For more servings, just adjust the serving size and the recipe will adjust for you.
Servings Prep Time
1 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 serving 10 minutes
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ingredients
Pancake
Smoothie
Servings: serving
Instructions
Pancake
  1. Mix together soy flour, baking powder, Chaat Masala, and 1 egg in a small bowl, season to taste with salt and pepper, add water to get the desired pancake mix consistency. Add sliced okra and mix.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan with a slight splash of olive oil to medium heat. Pour in the pancake mixture, after a few minutes, watch for bubbles to appear on the top and check the bottom, when golden brown on the bottom, carefully flip the pancake.
  3. When golden brown on the bottom, place pancake on a plate.
Smoothie
  1. Add to your blender, 1/2 a fresh pineapple, raw honey, and Chia seeds, blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into a large glass and serve with the pancake. A mild tomato based hot sauce pairs well with the pancake.
Recipe Notes

Healthy and nutritious. Easily under $1 per serving.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Dave Williams.
Thailand.

North African Vegetable Stew
North African Vegetable Stew
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Nutritious and health vegetable stew served with rice. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
North African Vegetable Stew
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Nutritious and health vegetable stew served with rice. Link to the shortcut is listed in the Recipe Notes section.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 10 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large pot and fry onion until soft then add the sugar and fry for about 5 minutes or until the onions start to turn golden brown.
  2. Stir in the garlic and paprika and cook for 30 seconds to release the flavour and aroma.
  3. Add all the vegetables and the water and allow to simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked.
  4. Stir in the chickpeas and stew packet and simmer for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Before serving, garnish with mint and yogurt. Serve with rice or couscous.
Recipe Notes

Easily $1 or less per meal per person.

Shortcut: Stew Seasoning Mix.

Provided courtesy of good friend, Denise Georgiades.
South Africa.