A hearty, healthy meal to be enjoyed by the whole family!
Earthy, sweet beetroot with mild, just-melted goats cheese and crunchy, spicy walnuts on a bed of rocket. Yum. A great starter or light lunch or supper.
The addition of the beans and chorizo makes this a substantial dish with robust Spanish flavourings.
The slightly spicy aromatic flavour of this goes particularly well with Asian Vegetable Salad and a Vietnamese style dressing. Leftovers could be used for No-Carb Caesar Salad and a Chicken Noodle Soup.
Using oats instead of digestive biscuits (Graham crackers) for the crust and delicious Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese for the filling, makes this a much lighter but still delicious alternative to a classic New York Cheesecake.
A classic recipe from the Middle East, which, I have lightened up for a low fat and low calorie meal. The nutty flavoured sesame seed sauce (tahini paste) is mixed with fat free yoghurt, lemon juice, lemon zest and parsley for a flavoursome creamy sauce that adds moisture to grilled fish fillets.
A delicious low- calorie spread, or pate, that is full of flavour – red peppers are cooked with red lentils, garlic, red onion, chives and cheese to make a tasty spread or pate, that is great for sandwiches, crudit�s, toast, crispbreads, crusty bread or Melba toast.
An intensely rich and satisfying soup with attitude that is only 70 calories a bowl, this soup makes full use of a glut of tomatoes and the quantity can be increased for more people.
This amount serves 2, and it makes a great fasting day meal for those following the 5:2 diet, because it’s low in calories but filling.
Here is my recipe for sweet potato and aubergine curry, adapted from a few recipes I found on Google for the same sort of thing.
Great for portion control, as I am greedy where tomatoes and mozzarella are involved, and it looks pretty, too.
Packed with fresh herbs and a dash of Tabasco to add a spicy kick, these are perfect for anyone following a low-calorie diet such as the 5:2 diet (for fast days).
A delicious oven baked risotto with only 380 calories per serving, meaning you can have your bacon and wine, as well as risotto and eat it, whilst on a low-calorie or healthy diet!
A delectable low-calorie French inspired recipe of chicken braised with bacon, fennel, garlic and tomatoes in a light wine broth.
Delicious low-calorie Cajun style chicken kebabs served with a spices yoghurt dip, pitta bread and salad, and only 215 calories per portion!