Still feeling optimistic and mildly energetic, day 2 saw me munch down the vegetable cannelloni and honey mustard chicken with rice.
The cannelloni was filled with ricotta cheese and spinach and served with an Italian style tomato, capsicum and eggplant ratatouille. There were speckles of cheese and parsley on top which made it look less like frozen food. The sauce was slightly too watery but otherwise quite delicious.
The honey mustard chicken on the other hand was flavoursome but a serving size too small. What I did like was the blend of wild rice with long grain rice.

Lean Cuisine's Real Food range: vegetable cannelloni
Vegetable Cannelloni

Lean Cuisine's Real Food range: honey mustard chicken with rice
Honey mustard chicken with rice

According to Lean Cuisine’s research with 1000 Aussie women, the microwave oven is the most liberating invention in the last 30 years. This was closely followed by the dishwasher, the pill, the washing machine and tampons! No real surprises there, but I do take these inventions for granted.
If there were no microwaves, there’d be no Lean Cuisine and if there were no Lean Cuisine then I’d be cooking dinner all this week which would leave me less time to blog!?!?!
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Jennifer is the founding blogger of I Ate My Way Through (originally, Growing up in the multicultural melting pot of Sydney’s Inner West as a second generation Australian (of Vietnamese refugee parents of Teochew Chinese ancestry), Jen has always had a deep curiosity about global cuisines, culinary heritage and the cultural assimilation of immigrants. For Jen and her family, food is always at the centre of all celebrations, life events and milestones. A lover of the finer things in life, as well as cheap eats, her blogging ethos is all about empowering and inspiring people to expand their culinary repertoire. When not running her two companies (she is also the Managing Director of The Bamboo Garden online marketing agency), Jen can be found exploring old-world charms at vintage markets and delving into local eats around the world. She has a weakness for fried chicken.
  • Oohh both of them sound pretty good but I guess they are still frozen foods 🙁 and they really look too small… I wouldn’t survive on them haha

  • Portion sizes do look a tad small. Did you go for the second one only after you found out that the first one wasn’t enough?