Tag Archives: Beans

South African Bunny Chow Chicken Curry

Delicious. I was looking online for inspiration last week and saw this recipe for Bunny Chow. Considering we are approaching Easter and there are bunnies everywhere I thought it was an amusing co-incidence 🙂 However, having now made this, I … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad

Perfect as a salad or a dip. This versatile dish is super easy to make because there is very little preparation required. If you can dice an avocado and a red onion then you can make this 🙂 I love all the … Continue reading

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Loaded Chicken and Chorizo Soup

A hearty meal in a bowl. This tasty soup is quick to make and also very filling. The inclusion of beans, sweetcorn and kale means it is packed with nutrients too. I really love the mild spiciness that the chorizo … Continue reading

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One pan meals: Bacon, Egg and Beans Breakfast Bake

A cooked breakfast with no fuss. This is one of the easiest cooked breakfasts that I’ve made. Everything goes into the oven in one pan, including the toast, and cooks together in about 15 minutes. It is ideal for a … Continue reading

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Home-made Beef and Bean ‘Hot Dogs’ with Pepper and Onion Relish

If you worry about the ingredients in store-bought hot dogs, simply make your own. I really love how easy it was to make these delicious ‘hot dogs’. You just throw the ingredients into the food processor and then cook the … Continue reading

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Mexican Mini Meatloaves

Perfect for a weeknight meal. These mini meatloaves take just 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook. Full of Mexican flavours, they make a great alternative to tacos. They are also much easier to eat without making a mess … Continue reading

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Homemade Smoky Baked Beans with Bacon

There is no luminous orange tomato sauce around these baked beans. I love store-bought baked beans but I always wonder what makes the sauce as orange as it sometimes is (especially in the cheaper varieties). Last weekend I thought I … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Rib Chili

Comfort food 🙂 Even though it is summer where I live, this is a great weekend meal for the family. The slow cooker can bubble away all day without heating up your house, which is perfect if you are trying … Continue reading

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Tuna, Chickpea and Bean Salad

This tasty salad takes 5 minutes to make. I love this as a super-speedy lunch. There is no cooking required – the main effort is to open three cans from the pantry 🙂 The great thing about this salad is … Continue reading

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Chunky Baked Sausage Chili

This is a great way to use left-over BBQ meat. We had a BBQ this weekend and, as usual, there were a few sausages and pieces of steak left afterwards. (Hey, I figure it is always better to over-cater than people … Continue reading

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