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Weeknight meal planner – January

Weeknight meal planner – January

Enjoy four nights of delicious, nutritionist-approved meals for two, for under $86. Just grab your shopping list and get dinner done.

Step 1

Check your pantry is stocked with the essentials.

Pantry staples

  • black pepper
  • brown rice
  • honey
  • lemon-infused olive oil (optional)
  • oil spray
  • olive oil
  • reduced-salt soy sauce
  • rice wine vinegar
  • smoked paprika

Step 2

Hit the supermarket, here’s your shopping list.

Dairy

  • feta
  • low-fat plain yoghurt

Meat, poultry

  • 250g boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 200g salmon fillet
  • 300g lamb leg steaks

Produce

  • avocado
  • bag of rocket
  • 2 beetroot
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 chillies
  • 2 courgettes
  • 5 curry leaves (optional)
  • eggplant
  • fresh basil (or use mint)
  • fresh mint
  • garlic
  • ginger
  • 2 kaffir lime leaves
  • 2 lemons
  • lime
  • 2 red capsicums
  • spring onions
  • 270g taro (or kumara)
  • 2 telegraph cucumbers
  • 2 tomatoes
  • watermelon

Bottled, canned, packaged

  • beetroot sauerkraut (optional)
  • 400g can lentils in spring water
  • 400g can no-added-salt diced tomatoes
  • mirin
  • miso paste
  • tandoori paste

Frozen

  • edamame beans

Step 3

Get cooking! Get started making tasty, healthy dinners for two.

Monday: Salmon lentil salad with cucumber cream

Tuesday: Lamb with tomato, watermelon and feta salad

Wednesday: Taro toss with miso honey chilli sauce and lime-glazed chicken

Thursday: Summer vege curry




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