Duck meat might be something you think about as a celebration meat, but is something you can enjoy more regularly.
Duck is rich in protein, packed with vitamins and minerals and has an array of valuable nutrients to fit into a healthy balanced diet and without the skin is very lean.
When you are thinking about your protein foods for the week, schedule in some duck. Create an impressive stir fry, or just a simple salad, and duck will become your favourite protein choice.
Luv-a-Duck has teamed up with one of Australia’s leading Advanced Sports dietitians, Simone Austin, to show Australians and health and fitness enthusiasts, how they can enjoy impressive meals with duck as part of a health balanced diet.
An Accredited Practising Dietitian, Simone is passionate about helping people make nutrition food choices to maximise health and performance. Simone has a proven track record of success with a range of leading teams across the Australian sporting landscape.
Duck & Sweet Potato Frittata
Perfect for a meal or as a nourishing pick me up snack. With carbohydrates from the chickpeas and sweet potato, and protein from the duck and eggs, these will give you sustained energy.
Skinless Duck Breast on Quinoa Tabouli
A delicious combination of proteins with lean duck breast and quinoa. Quinoa is a seed which makes it gluten free and higher in protein than a grain.
Green Duck Lentil Curry
A curry is a great way to boost your legume intake with lentils counting as a vegetable serve. The lean duck meat, extra virgin olive oil and choice of light coconut milk make this a nutritious curry to enjoy.
Vietnamese Duck Rice Paper Rolls
Everyone’s favourite, rice paper rolls are fun to make with the family. A perfect nutritious recipe for kids to start developing cooking skills. Add to a lunchbox along with a ice pack to keep the duck cold.
Slow Cooked Duck Breast Ragu with Zucchini Noodles
A tip for enjoying nutritious dinners during the week is to have some preparation done. A slow cooked meal can do the trick. Try cooking this on the weekend having it ready to eat.
Duck Breast Salad Wrap
This wrap ticks plenty of nutrition boxes with avocado and pumpkin seeds for healthy fats, duck and yoghurt for protein, wholegrain wrap for carbohydrates and plenty of salad for vegetables.