Blue Cheese Chicken Breasts with Lime Rice

Here’s a recipe for a super fast and tasty dinner.
All you need is just chicken, blue cheese and rice.

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 150g blue cheese
  • a bunch of fresh parsley
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

For the rice:

  • 1 lime
  • 200g rice
  • salt

Mummy’s Fast & Easy


Preparation:

Slice the chicken breasts into two so you have four pieces.
Place them in a bowl and add the olive oil, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well and leave for an hour in the fridge to marinade.
Meanwhile, cook the rice.
Put it in a pot and pour over around 600ml of water. If necessary, add more. Cook for about 30 minutes. 
Leave it to cool down.
Squeeze the lime juice and season with salt.
Mix thoroughly.
To finish the chicken breasts – take them out from the fridge.
Sprinkle blue cheese crumbles on each of them.
Roll them and use toothpicks to close them.
Place in a baking tray and cover with foil.
Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes at 190°C.
Remove the foil and cook for another 10 minutes.
Use a ring to shape the rice and place the chicken breasts on top.

Enjoy!

Tip: Use a good quality blue cheese. The better the blue cheese, the better the flavour is.

Rudolph’s Favourites

As Christmas is just around the corner, I’ve decided to start posting some festive recipes to inspire you guys!
This week’s festive recipe is the Rudolph’s favourites.:)
We all leave cookies for Santa Claus but nothing for Rudolph.
So here it is – leave some of these under the Christmas tree and you might get an extra present!:)

Ingredients:                       

  • 300g wholemeal flour
  • 160ml water
  • 2tbsp turmeric
  • 1 ripe banana, mashed
  • 100g dried dates
  • 1 yeast (7g)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1tbsp powder sugar

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 190°C.                        

Place the dates in a bowl and pour in some hot water. Leave for 10 minutes and drain. Combine with the banana.
In a separate bowl combine the flour, yeast and dark sugar. Add the water and mix. Cover the dough with cling film and leave for an hour to rest.
Roll out the dough and cut it with a ring.
Place some of the banana and dates mixture in the middle and cover with another piece.
Use a fork to press down and close the dough. 
Brush with the beaten egg and and leave for 15 minutes to rest.
Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes.
Sprinkle the powder sugar and serve.
Don’t forget to save some for Rudolph!:)

Enjoy!

Tip: Always leave the dough somewhere warm. It usually should double its size.

What festive recipe would you like to see?
Leave a comment!

Meatless Monday: Roasted Butternut Squash, Walnuts & Feta Cheese Salad

Mummy’s Fast & Easy


Happy Meatless Monday guys!

I can’t believe it’s already December! Only 24 days till Christmas left.

Are you excited? As you can probably can tell, I am very.
Christmas is my favourite time of the year with all the Christmas carols, Christmas shopping, gifts and of course, FOOD!
There are so many thing I’d like to cook and share with you! And everything is quick, easy and delicious! 
So stay tuned for my Christmas favourites this month!
Here’s the recipe of the day –  a lovely Butternut Squash & Feta Cheese salad.
It’s warm and wintery and can be a perfect side for Christmas dinner.
It only takes a few minutes and it’s super nutritious.
Combined with feta cheese and walnuts it offers a bouquet of flavours.
Here’s what you need.

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

Ingredients:

  • 400g/1lb butternut squash, roasted and cut into big chunks   
  • 200g/7oz feta cheese, cut into cubes
  • 100g walnuts
  • a pack of mixed leaf salad

For the dressing:
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • salt
Preparation:
  1. In a salad bowl, arrange the leaf salad.
  2. Add the squash and walnuts.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing by simply whisking the dressing ingredients together.   
  4. Pour in the dressing and mix thoroughly.
  5. Add the feta cheese and serve.
Enjoy!
Tip: Why not try adding some pumpkin seeds!

Pear & Lemon Poppyseed Muffins

Here’s a lovely recipe for a moist and fruity muffins.
Try them with a cup of coffee for a fruity start of your day!:)

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

Ingredients:

  • 350g flour
  • 150g sugar
  • 3tbsp baking powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 200ml yogurt
  • 125g butter, melted
  • 3 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 50ml lemon juice
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 200g pear, seeded and  diced

Preparation:

Mummy’s Fast & Easy

Preheat the oven to 190°C.
Combine all the wet ingredients in a bowl.
In a separate bowl combine all the dry ingredients.
Combine the wet and dry ingredients and add the pear.
Spoon the mixture into a greased muffin tray and bake for about 30 minutes.
Leave to cool down and serve.

Enjoy!

Tip: If the mixture becomes too thick try adding some milk.