January 20, 2022
The Chicken Dinner is certainly a lockdown winner! A seated family dinner is undoubtedly a great way to revive family bonds, and it sometimes takes you back to nostalgic recipes like the Sunday Roast.
According to Google search research, the pandemic has resulted in an additional 3 million chicken recipe queries per year. The rationale for family meals is compelling, yet genuine obstacles in our daily lives often make it difficult to get together. However, with more families staying at home to limit the spread of COVID-19 now is a good opportunity to re-establish and revive the tradition of a warm, happy family meal together.Making a meal will most likely be stressful if you don't know how to cook. When you add in time constraints and children with varying meal preferences, the meal becomes even more chaotic. Try making uncomplicated dishes like a "chicken soup" or a "simple pot roast with veggies" to keep things simple. These can help relieve stress while still providing a healthy, kid-friendly meal.
This is the perfect recipe for a rainy day where the ingredients are chosen to save money during this pandemic, and without any compromise on delicious flavor, and nutrition.
How to make:
Meanwhile, cook pasta as per packet instructions until al dente (firm, yet fully cooked) Drain and set aside.
Remove the chicken and stock vegetables from the broth. Leave the stock vegetables aside if you want to use them later.
Debone chicken, roughly chop the meat and return to the pot.
Add corn kernels, creamed corn, carrots, celery and 2 cups of vegetables of choice. You can opt for your little ones’ favorites for this option.
Simmer for a further 45 minutes, check seasoning, add salt and pepper and additional chicken stock powder if necessary.
Serve with garlic bread for a complete family meal and see how those smiles keep coming!
Pot Roast with VeggiesThis is one of the most popular recipes, and for good reason. It's an incredibly simple recipe that tens of thousands of people have tried and loved.
How to make:Start by seasoning the meat with salt, pepper and thyme.