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Healthy family meals on a budget!
New Zealand's Easiest Family Recipes
Serving healthy food to your family is challenging, especially when you are on a low budget. We have low cost meals for people on a budget with cost saving ideas and budget recipes. They are all healthy eating ideas and are cheap to prepare. Change the recipes to suit your family's tastes and the ingredients you have. Cutting costs on food doesn't mean you have to cut on quality. It's still possible to prepare meals that not only taste great, but are also good for you.
Asian Recipes - quick easy Asian meals!

Every country in the continent has its own unique perspective on Asian cooking. Though the customs from different regions can seem quite different, their commonality is unmistakable. Those who would like to add some of this exquisite experience to their own dining can start by incorporating some of the most important ingredients from Asian cooking into their own kitchen.


BROWN RICE RECIPE
1 cup long or medium grain brown rice
1 1/2 cups water
Place rice in a saucepan. Add water.
Bring to boil. Stir occasionally to stop sticking to the bottom of the saucepan.
Reduce heat and simmer covered with lid for 25 to 30 minutes.
Remove from heat and stand covered with lid for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve.
(Tip: you may need to add a little more water when simmering to stop the rice sticking to the bottom of the saucepan. Stir the rice occasionally and add water if needed.)

CHICKEN FRIED RICE
4 cups cold cooked rice(use any kind of rice)
250gms cooked chicken
2 eggs
1/2 cup green peas
1 onion, diced, 1 green onion, 1/2 cup carrots, diced
2 tablespoons soy sauce
salt to taste, pepper to taste
 
Fry eggs. Heat oil in pan, add onions, peas, carrots salt and pepper.and fry them for 2 minutes. A dd soy sauce and cooked chicken and mix well. Add cooked rice, green onions and cooked eggs and mix well for 2 minutes.

EGG FRIED RICE
3 cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons oil
1 onion chopped
3 rashers bacon chopped (optional)
1 cup frozen peas (or other favourite vegetables)
2-4 eggs beaten
2 tablespoons soy sauce
Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry bacon and onion. Add peas and rice. Cook for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce and mix through.
Pour eggs onto mixture and stir through until just cooked.
Use ham, chopped sausages or salami instead of bacon 

SWEET & SOUR BEEF (Slow Cooker)
1 kg any sort of meat
1 bottle sweet and sour sauce
1 cup shredded carrots
4-6 cups hot cooked rice
Combine all ingredients except rice in a greased slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours. Ladle over hot cooked rice. Serve with an oriental vegetable stir fry 

Healthy family meals on a budget!