Coconut Oats with Grilled Peaches

Most mornings during the week I land up having a smoothie of sort or a boiled egg for breakfast.  The are quick and generally tasty.  However, the last few weeks I decided that it was time for a change and I needed to alter my usual breakfast routine.  So  I started experimenting with oats (I had a large packet of it in my cupboard) for breakfast.

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I have taken some inspiration from Deliciously Ella, however the main driver is the fact that I am obsessed with anything to do with coconut and wanted to incorporate it into my daily breakfast.  This oats I am posting about today was one of my absolute favourites! Continue reading “Coconut Oats with Grilled Peaches”

Coconut Milk Poached Chicken

I am sure there are many people out there, like me, who hate doing the dishes.  So, if you are short on time in the evening there is nothing better than a one-pot dinner.  Especially one that doesn’t require lots of prep, chopping and mixing.  Coconut Milk Poached Chicken is the perfect one-pot dinner.  Full on flavour, quick, easy, healthy and hardly any dishes! How good does that sound?

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I got inspiration from the Woolworths Taste Magazine.  The poaching liquid was originally a dressing for a noodle and vegetable salad but I have had poached chicken on my mind for a while so adapted it to work with this dish.  It turned out even better than I could have hoped.   Continue reading “Coconut Milk Poached Chicken”

Cucumber Salad with Asian Dressing

It’s been a while since I have posted a recipe.  The last 3 weeks have been crazy! I have been to France and back and had the best time ever! Check out my Paris post of the best places I ate at.  After France I went up to the bush for a week to do some last minute field work for my thesis.

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Though I have to admit, it wasn’t all work and no play.  Doug and I relaxed a lot and caught up on some books and generally laziness.  But now I am back in Cape Town, ready to finish my thesis and get back into cooking, which I have missed. Continue reading “Cucumber Salad with Asian Dressing”