Yes it’s nice to go out for a meal but cooking at home can also be fun. The cost of a meal for two in a nice restaurant can cost more than your weekly food shop.
With this in mind, we have put together some nice healthy home cooked recipes that you and the family can cook. Not only will it save you money, you also get to spend some quality family time together cooking and trying different types of recipes that will also contain good nutritional value’s.
Starters should be simple and tasty but not ruin the main course. With a nice homely starter, we want something hot and easy to prepare but keeping in mind the key nutrients we require. Also try and use fresh products where possible.
Here is a very simple recipe full of nutritious items. Also ideal if your looking to use up some left over vegetables. Don’t be scared to use your imagination and add other healthy food items you may have lying around.
Need a starter that’s quick and easy to prepare? Then this is for you. This will take just a couple of minutes to prepare and no longer than 15 minutes to cook. Lovely mixture of flavours but also very healthy recipe.
Homely Main Courses
Continuing with the home cooked meals, the main course also needs to be something hot and tasty. There are endless meals out there suited for a main course but not all containing the required nutrients to achieve a healthy balanced diet. The two example recipes we have included are very good dinner ideas that can get all the family involved with not only eating but also cooking. We also have many other healthy main courses that you may fancy trying in our recipe section.
There’s no meal more homely and warming than a home cooked curry. This curry has so much flavour and taste due to the amount of different vegetables, ingredients and spices. Also an ideal vegetarian choice.
Is a home cooked pie more your sort of thing? Then take a look at our creamy fish pie. It has 3 different types of sea food in to give it that extra flavour and goes well with majority of your healthy green’s.
So many desserts out there that tick that “homely” box and most of us probably consumed around your Grandma’s house. Not so many that are both “homely” and also healthy. However, we have sourced a couple of favourites which do tick both boxes and also give that sweet fix.
Delicious dessert with plenty of opportunities to create your own filling to give it that unique taste. Try to keep the filling as healthy as possible i.e dried fruits and nuts. Can be served with low fat Greek yogurt.
Everyone loves a crumble and with this crumble it has all the textures and flavour your after from a crumble but isn’t packed with sugar and endless calories making a perfect replacement for some of the other crumble recipes you are used to eating.
Try some of the healthy recipes above and let us know what you think.