What to Eat During a Pandemic!

Into week two of social distancing. I am having lots of fun in the kitchen while I’ve been working from home.


I decided to make a youtube video about low-ingredient meals with ingredients that you probably already have in the house.



Check it out below:



Recipes:


2-ingredient pancakes

Makes 4 pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup PC Blue Menu buttermilk protein pancake mix

  • 100mL water

  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries

  • Maple syrup

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries

Instructions

  1. Mix the pancake mix and water together

  2. Heat a non-stick pan over medium-low heat.

  3. Pour pancake batter into the pan to make 4 pancakes that are ~3” in diameter.

  4. Add blueberries on top.

  5. Flip pancakes once the underside is brown.

  6. Once brown on the other side, serve with maple syrup and strawberries.


Eggy Avocado

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of whole grain toast

  • 1 fried egg

  • Sliced cheese

  • 1/2 a ripe avocado

  • Handful of greens

  • Optional: Sriracha

Instructions

  1. Lay sliced cheese on top of one slice of toast.

  2. Place egg on top of cheese.

  3. Spread avocado onto the second slice of toast.

  4. Add greens on top of the egg.

  5. Add sriracha (optional).

  6. Place second slice of toast, with avocado, on top of greens to form a sandwich.

  7. Enjoy!


Stir-fry with pot stickers

Ingredients

  • Whole grain rice, cooked

  • 1/2 cup frozen vegetables

  • 5 chicken potstickers

  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped (optional)

For the Sauce (I cheated a bit but this is also used in the chow mein recipe):

  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 Tbsp oyster sauce

  • 2 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Cook potstickers and frozen vegetables according to the package.

  2. Add garlic to the vegetables once cooked and fry for about 5 minutes.

  3. Add 1/4 cup sauce to vegetables and cook for one minute.

  4. Serve vegetables on top of rice with potstickers.

  5. Use the remainder of the sauce for dip for the potstickers.

10-minute chow mein

Ingredients

  • 2 bundles of chow mien egg noodles

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 1/2 sweet peppers, chopped

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, or any cooked protein

  • Optional: Sriracha

For the sauce: Use 1/4 cup

  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 Tbsp oyster sauce

  • 2 tsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp brown sugar


Instructions

  • Cook chow mien noodles according to the package.

  • Heat oil in a pan.

  • Add sweet peppers to pan and fry them until soft.

  • Add cooked noodles and mix with sweet peppers.

  • Add sauce, mix until noodles and peppers are evenly coated. Cook for another 2 minutes.

  • Serve with egg (protein) and sriracha.

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