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Lean Meatballs

28 Jun 2019

They are best paired with almost any dish, you only need to chuck homemade sauce over them and you are good to go with a lean serving of protein and a wide variety of nutrient dense vegetables! 🌿⁣ ⁣ INGREDIENTS 🥄⁣ For the Meatballs...⁣ ➕ 450g turkey or lean beef mince ⁣ ➕ 1/4 cup chopped onion⁣ ➕ 1/4 cup chopped coriander⁣ ➕ 2 cloves minced garlic⁣ ➕ 1 tsp cumin⁣ ➕ 1 tsp paprika ⁣ ➕ Salt & pepper to taste ⁣ ⁣ Optional Meatball Sauce.... ⁣ ➕ 1 jar crushed tomatoes⁣ ➕ 2 cups cubed mushrooms ⁣ ➕ 1/2 cup chopped onion⁣ ➕ dash of oil ⁣ ⁣ METHOD 💥⁣ 1️⃣ Mix all ball ingredients in a bowl. Roll into 12 balls.⁣ 2️⃣ Heat a pan with avocado or olive oil and pan sear the meat balls for 5-7 minutes on all 4 sides. ⁣ 3️⃣ To make sauce in a small pan heat a dash of oil and add onions & mushrooms to break down slightly. Add in tomatoes and simmer until hot. Add salt & pepper to taste. ⁣ 4️⃣ Serve with your favourite pasta, zucchini noodles or make an italian style buddha bowl.
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7 Ways to Marinate Your Chicken

27 Feb 2019

Chicken is a very popular, lean protein source in meal prep!  But it can get pretty boring if you keep it the same... that's why we've found some popular marinades to make chicken taste even more delicious! ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ 🤫 Secret tip - you can actually marinate anything with these amazing mixes! The trick is to let the protein source absorb the flavour over time. ⏱ 2-24 hours depending on what your schedule allows! Proteins that also goes well with these marinades - steak, tofu or salmon! ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣Keep it frozen or fridge fresh - the choice is yours.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Cilantro, Lime Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣   ✖️ 1 tbsp olive oil, 1tbsp lime juice, 2 tsp honey, 1/4 cup cilantro leaves (chopped), 1 clove garlic (minced), 1/8 tsp salt.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Sweet Chilli Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣   ✖️ 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce, 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce, 2 tbsp water. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Jerk Chicken Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✖️ 1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves, 1/2 tsp ground allspice, 1tbsp brown sugar, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1tsp garlic powder, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp cayenne, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tbsp lime juice. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Lemon, Ginger Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✖️ 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp minced ginger, 1/8 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp chilli flakes. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Honey, Garlic Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✖️ 1tbsp olive oil, 1tbsp soy sauce, 2tbsp honey, 1 clove garlic (minced), 2tbsp water.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Yoghurt Curry Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✖️ 2tbsp yoghurt, 1 tsp lime juice, 1/8 tsp salt, 1 tsp curry powder, 1/2 tsp brown sugar. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Chipotle, Lime Marinade ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ✖️ 1tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp adobo sauce, 1/4 tsp paprika, 1tsp brown sugar, 1 clove garlic (minced), 1 tbsp lime juice, 1/8 tsp salt. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
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