Another night of spaghetti Bolognese?

Another night of spaghetti bolognese?

Not anymore! Izelle Hoffman is here and she is ready to help us cook delicious, nutritious food for the whole family - with what you already have! 

Izelle Hoffman is changing the way we live, one recipe at a time!
Supplied - Izelle Hoffman

Izelle is a lifestyle chef and the author of 'Mindful Eating'. We met her a few weeks back and for the next few weeks she is here to help us become the best home chefs in the world! 

With a passion for food that heals, she is joining us every Tuesday evening at 8pm to help us cook the healthiest meals for our families, using what we already have in our fridges, gardens, and cupboards! 

READ: Izelle Hoffman is changing the way we live, one recipe at a time!

Listen to what recipe she created for Barry from Springs using his ingredients list here:

One Pan Rice Dish
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Savoury fried 1 Pan Rice Dish

Prep time: 15min

Cooking time: 10min 

Servings: 4

Ingredients -

  • 1 cups of rice cooked 
  • 1 1/2- 2 cups of water
  • 1/2 tsp oryx salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp dried thyme or herb of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 medium Red onion or 2 shallots diced
  • 2 peppers cut into strips (i prefer red and orange)
  • 1/2 tsp Oryx Salt
  • 1 tbsp Raw Honey
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp sweet basil or Italian herb mix
  • 100g sundried tomato
  • 250-300g pre-cooked protein of your choice, I used Chicken Breast cut up into chunks
  • 100g of wilted baby spinach (for fibre and alkalizing purposes)
  • Freshly Cut Avocado Slices, I prefer Viavi Avocado’s for their extended shelf life (Exclusive to Woolworths)

Method - 

  1. Pre-cook the rice by adding the salt, turmeric, thyme and ground black pepper to the water
  2. Make use of a medium-large frying pan
  3. Preheat the pan with olive oil and fry the onion and peppers till cooked,
  4. Add the salt and honey and allow to caramelize
  5. Add the rice to the pan and stir-fry for 2-3min
  6. Add the protein of your choice, and stir fry for around 5min so that all the flavours can mix well
  7. Finish off by adding the sundried tomatoes and wilted baby spinach and stirring it through for another 2-3min
  8. Garnish with freshly sliced avocado before serving 
  9. Can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container

All you need to do is send a message on Facebook with the ingredients you have and Izelle will create a tasty and immune-boosting recipe around what you already have! Each week, the winning recipe will also win a copy of her 'Mindful Eating' cookbook! 

Another great article: CBD and THC: What is it and how can it help us?

No more boring dinners, no more 'same old, same old'. Let's use this time to spice things up in the kitchen and teach our kids about the love of healthy eating, with Izelle Hoffman!

If you'd like to get a copy of her e-book you can get it here

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