Fabulous family meal ideas with California Walnuts
Fabulous family meal ideas
All of a sudden you may have noticed that family meal times during the week are a bit of a rush again – which we know can be stressful – and quick and easy nutritious dinner options (that the kids will enjoy too!) may be just want you need to help you get back into a routine to ease that evening rush.
So, to help, we’ve rounded up some of our family favourite recipes which are super simple to make.
Each dish incorporates a handful of California Walnuts, which are the only tree nut that are an excellent source of Omega-3 ALA*, an essential plant-based fatty acid that must come from food – the body cannot make it.
So, give these meals a go for smiling faces all round!
Ready in just 10 minutes, this Miso Walnut & Chicken Stir Fry is the perfect option for a quick meal during the mid-week dinner rush. It’s great served with rice or noodles and works equally well with pork fillet too.
This pasta dish is a guaranteed winner in terms of quickness and deliciousness. The California Walnuts give added crunch and flavour, as well as an Omega-3 boost, for a healthy dinner the kids will enjoy tucking into time and time again.
A simple salad recipe that combines citrus flavours with the nutty notes of California Walnuts. The beauty of this dish is that you can use a microwavable pouch of your favourite rice (we’ve used brown basmati but all types of rice work well) and it can be ready in under 10 minutes!
This recipe takes a little bit longer (25 minutes) but is worth the wait. Packed full of delicious colours and flavours, this Orzo with Roasted Squash, California Walnuts & Sun-Dried Tomatoes is simple and lip-smackingly tasty.
Orzo with Roasted Squash, California Walnuts & Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Citrus Salmon & Walnut Rice Salad
Spring Vegetable, Chicken & Walnut Pasta
Miso Walnut & Chicken Stir Fry
* Walnuts are the only tree nut to contain a significant amount of the plant-based Omega-3, alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), 2.7g/ 30g (approx. a handful)