Posts tagged ‘tomato’

Cayenne shrimp with a tomato & yellow pepper sauce + chickpea pan bread

You’re either a fan of shrimp or you’re not…Growing up, I hardly ate shrimp because my mother didn’t like how it looked – tails and all. But now that I’ve been cooking for myself, I have a new found respect for this ingredient. It can turn something mundane into something special. I realized I haven’t blogged about a main dish in quite some time now, so for this week we have an Italian-inspired dish that has cayenne shrimp served with a tomato and yellow pepper sauce. All topped off with some crumbled goat cheese and parsley. On the side – a simple chickpea pan bread that can be cooked up in minutes!

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Grilled chicken wrap with lemon-garlic sauce

Happy Monday! I know, Mondays aren’t usually “happy”, but there are always way to make them better. Eating something you’ve been craving is definitely one of them!

I’ve been craving shawarmas for a while now, but I don’t have all the ingredients nor a meat spit to make an authentic one at home. But you know that doesn’t stop me! Why bother getting takeout, when you can make something at home quicker? This grilled chicken wrap is inspired by the Middle Eastern shawarma and frankly – it tastes pretty darn good. It’s got a nice kick from the fresh garlic and chilli and the lemon zest adds unbelievable freshness. ┬áPlus it’s a heart-healthy dish for those of you who are trying to stick to your new year’s resolutions!

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