breakfast

Halal Day 2 Recipes

Vanilla Yoghurt Chia Seed Pudding

DIET

  • Halal

COURSE

  • Breakfast

PREP TIME

Minutes

COOKING TIME

Minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup of coconut milk
  • 1 cup of plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. of pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ chia seeds

method

Add all ingredients, except chia seeds, to a medium bowl and whisk until smooth. Add chia seeds and whisk to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

stirring on a bowlIn the morning it should be fairly thick like pudding. Give it a good stir and then scoop a portion into a bowl and top with unsweetened granola and fruit.

refrigeratorLeftovers will keep for and no more than 2-3 days in the refrigerator.

lunch

Halal Day 2 Recipes

Pistachio-Crusted Veal Chops

DIET

  • Halal

COURSE

  • Lunch

PREP TIME

Minutes

COOKING TIME

Minutes

INGREDIENTS

Pistachio Crust

  • 125 ml of unsalted pistachios, chopped
  • 45 ml of chopped fresh chives
  • 15 ml of butter, softened
  • 15 ml of honey
  • 2.5 ml of chopped fresh thyme

Veal Chops

  • 4 veal chops, about 4 cm thick
  • 15 ml of butter
  • 15 ml of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

method

Pistachio Crust

In a bowl, combine all the ingredients. Set aside.

Veal Chops

kitchen ovenWith the rack in the middle position, preheat oven’s broiler.

baking trayn a large ovenproof skillet, brown the meat in the butter and oil for about 4 minutes per side. Season the meat with salt and pepper. Spread the pistachio crust on one side of the chops. Place in the oven and bake until the crust begins to sizzle and the meat is just pink. Let stand for 5 minutes and serve with root vegetables, of your choice.

Variation

You can use the same pistachio crust on thick port chops.

Dinner

Halal Day 2 Recipes

Roast Leg of Lamb with Rosemary & Garlic

DIET

  • Halal

COURSE

  • Dinner

PREP TIME

Minutes

COOKING TIME

Minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1kg leg of lamb (228 g of meat per person, trimmed of fat)
  • 1 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 2 sprigs of rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves, skin on and halved
  • 2 lemons, quartered
  • ½ cup of white wine (optional)

method

olive oil drizzlyingRub meat with oil and lightly season. Place rosemary, garlic and lemon in a baking dish. Place lamb on top and bake for 1 hour.

carvingRemove from oven, cover loosely with foil and set aside to rest for 10 minutes before carving. (This cooking time will produce pink lamb. If you prefer yours slightly more cooked, leave it in the oven for another 10-30 minutes).

potatoesServe with your favorite vegetables, either potato and squash, peeled and added to the baking dish 1 hour before the end of cooking time, or fresh greens, such as peas or beans, steamed, boiled or blanched.

snack

Halal Day 2 Recipes

Strawberry-Soy Smoothie

DIET

  • Halal

COURSE

  • Snack

PREP TIME

Minutes

COOKING TIME

Minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 400 g of strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 320 g of silken tofu
  • 2 tsp. of honey

method

mixer-blenderBlend all of the ingredients together, adding enough soy milk to get to the desired consistency.