I, like many people, love Nigella Lawson. When I found this recipe in her “kitchen” book it made life much more understandable. The original is here. I switched the spaghetti for 360g of spiralized courgette and added 1 teaspoon of marmite, 10g of butter and 5g of parmesan. 180 calories of loveliness. Obviously if you… Read More Nigella Inspired Courgetti With Marmite
Carrot and coriander is a classic soup adding sweet potato and roasting the vegetables first adds a depth of flavour that is really worth the extra effort. Serves two at 200 calories per person. Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced into 1cm pieces 2 carrots, peeled and diced into 1cm chunks 2 tsps… Read More Roast Sweet Potato, Carrot & Coriander Soup
There used to be a restaurant near my apartment that did griddled wedges of lettuce served with a lovely blue cheese dressing. Sadly it closed but my memory of the dish lingers on. Blue cheese is a no-no so I have done a cottage cheese based dressing and served it with a beetroot and radish… Read More Griddled Baby Gem Wedge Salad
On a recent family holiday I re-found my love for nachos but using a few ideas and help with chopping from the rest of the party we produced this healthy tray to feed 12 people with ages ranging from 20 to 60 plus as a snack with a drink before dinner. I made the recipe… Read More Go Nacho – with refried beans & salsa
I love bread of all sorts but it carries a lot of calories and sometimes makes me feel a bit bloated and even more sluggish than normal. If I’m at home I often opt for making an open sandwich which instantly removes have of the quantity of bread. I also use rye breads which are… Read More Open Sandwiches – halve your bread intake instantly!