Health Dinner Ideas

Healthy Pescatarian Dinner Ideas

There are many health reasons why I have chosen to forgo meat and poultry, but I do sometimes eat fish. This makes me a pescatarian. Are you looking for some easy go-to Dinner ideas for yourself? Are you hosting for a veggie/pescatarian and don't know what to do? Hopefully this is the page for you...

Dinner starters / finger nibble ideas

Spicy Mozzarella Balls

Ingredients
  • Mozzarella Balls
  • Fresh chillies
  • Fresh basil leaves
Method
  1. Drain the mozzarella balls from the container
  2. Slice up the chilli (mind those seeds and don't touch your eyes!!)
  3. Wash the basil leaves
  4. With a toothpick, pick up a mozzarella ball, then a piece of chilli and then a basil leave
  5. When you have finished, serve up

Cooling Cucumber Plates

Ingredients
  • Cucumber
  • Cream Cheese
  • Salmon (if they eat cheese - or alternative could be pipped olives)
Method
  1. Slice the cucumbers and lay them out
  2. Top each with a dollop of cream cheese
  3. Top the cheese with small slices of fresh salmon
  4. Sprinkle a small amount of cracked black pepper over them before serving


Dinner easy main course ideas

Roasted vegetable Lasagne

Ingredients
  • Peppers = 1
  • Onion = 1
  • Courgette = 1
  • Aubergine = 1
  • Fresh tomatoes = 4
  • Mushrooms
  • Sweet Potato = 1
  • Lasagne pasta
  • Tomato sauce / lasagne sauce of your choice
  • White sauce
Method
  1. Dice up all the vegetables and roast with oil and herbs of your choice until the potato is soft for an hour or more
  2. Line a dish with oil
  3. Soak the dry pasta sheets in boiled water until soft 
  4. Layer the vegetables between the pasta sheets and sauce
  5. Top with the white sauce
  6. Bake at 180 for 50mins min

Peppered Fish One Pot

Ingredients
  • Oil
  • Black pepper =  depends on your palate
  • Garlic = 2 cloves
  • Onion = 1
  • Curry powder = 1tbsp
  • Rice = 200g
  • Vegetable stock = 1 pint
  • Fish (Mackerel or Salmon works well)
  • Peas = 1 tin
  • Lemon = 1
Method
  1. Fry the fish in a lot of black pepper until cooked
  2. Take of the skin and set to one side
  3. Fry the onion and the garlic
  4. Add the curry powder and stock
  5. Add the rice to cook in the stock
  6. Simmer for 15mins (top up the water if required)
  7. Stir in the broken up fish and the drained tin of peas
  8. Add the juice of a lemon
  9. Stir then serve. Delish with warm bread

Spicy Coconut Rice Dish

Ingredients
  • Oil
  • Cumin = 1tbsp
  • Coriander = 1tbsp
  • Paprika= 1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric = 1tsp
  • Black pepper = 1tsp
  • Chilli Powder = 1tsp
  • Cloves = 1/2 tsp
  • Cinnamon = 1/2 tsp
  • Onion = 1
  • Red pepper = 1
  • Tomatoes = Tin
  • Beans = Tin (Black beans or kidney beans work well)
  • Rice = 200g
  • Coconut milk = Tin
  • Vegetable stock = 300g
Method
  1. Fry the onion and add the pepper as the onion becomes transparent
  2. Add all the herbs and spices
  3. Add the tinned toms
  4. Add the beans
  5. Stir in the coconut milk
  6. Add vegetable stock and simmer for 15mins to help soften the beans
  7. Add the rice straight into the other ingredients and simmer for 20mins
  8. Watch that this doesn't dry out. You don't want it too runny, so don't add too much extra water
  9. Stir then serve. Delish with warm bread

Limey Noodles

Ingredients
  • Lime
  • Spring onions = 3
  • Mushrooms = punnet
  • Rice Noodles = packet
  • Red curry paste = 1tbsp
  • Vegetable stock = 600ml
Method
  1. Add stock to the pan
  2. Grate and juice the lime and add the stock
  3. Add the paste & stir
  4. Add the diced spring onions 
  5. Add the slices mushrooms or small whole baby mushrooms
  6. Add the noodles
  7. Simmer for 15mins
  8. Serve


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