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The art of meal planning and batch cooking

Keeping things simple, streamlined and stress free allows you to concentrate on the important things. Simple organisation can ensure that you’re properly fuelled and functioning despite living life in the fast lane. We thought we’d share some of our meal planning and batch cooking tips with you. Plan the planning Eating and cooking is one of life’s pleasures, but we know that having to think about what to cook each night does take the joy out of it all. Therefore, we recommend taking the time to plan the weekday meals. This will give you the headspace to be free and creative in the weekend when you have time to peruse the farmers market, or see what the butcher has in....

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Picking the perfect combos for your meal box delivery

Meal box delivery made easy! At Simple Foods, we've created the simplest way to eat healthy. Our chef-cooked, nutritionist-crafted meals can be mixed and matched, with endless possibilities of combinations. All you need to do is pick 1 protein, 1 base and 1 veggie and you've got yourself a balanced meal! We want to make even picking your meals as easy as possible. Here is some combination inspiration for you… Free Range Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas, Pearl Barley with Carrots and Almond Shavings, Charred Tahini Broccoli As we said, all you need to do is choose 3 portions to create the perfect meal box delivery. This combination of our Free Range Harissa Chicken, Pearl Barley with Carrots and Almond Shavings and...

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Pesto Sea Bass and Wholewheat Giant Couscous with Ratatouille

  Cooking doesn’t have to be complicated at all, this delicious yet simple dinner recipe is easy to make and will raise your dinner game. It’s light, packed full of vegetables and thanks to the couscous is a great source of fibre. Plus, true to our Simple Foods style, it contains perfect portions of protein, veggies and a base to create a balanced and well rounded meal. So, whether it’s a special occasion or you just fancy something a bit different for dinner, this vibrant pesto sea bass recipe is guaranteed to impress.  Serves 2   INGREDIENTS For the pesto 1 cup fresh basil 1/4 cup parmesan (for a vegan pesto swap try nutritional yeast) 1 tbsp pine nuts 2 tbsp...

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What food is in season? 4 seasonal ingredients and why they're great to add to your diet

It's important to make a conscious effort to shop and eat seasonally according to what is being grown and harvested where you are from, at the time you want to eat it. Eating by the seasons not only helps to reduce the number of miles your food has travelled, but it tastes better too. We have a variety of prepared meals full of seasonal ingredients that can be delivered to your door and added to your diet. So, let’s take a look at what food is in season in the summer months and the nutritional benefits of integrating these seasonal ingredients into your diet. Broccoli Broccoli is a good source of fibre and protein, and contains iron, potassium, calcium, selenium and magnesium as well...

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