Category Archives: Low calorie

Thai fish cakes – a low cal smash hit

    Thai fish cakes make an excellent low-calorie meal, and these are oven baked not fried, which I think gives them a better flaky texture and helps to keep the calories down. I visited Thailand last year and fell in love with the place,... Read More | Share it now!

Chicken Lettuce wraps – less than 200 calories per serve

If you are looking for low calorie 5 2 recipes,or are simply watching your weight, Chicken is probably on the menu. Skinless chicken breast is quite low in calories, about 113 calories per 100 grams and as such is a frequent ingredient in our kitchen... Read More | Share it now!

Seafood Laksa – A delicious low calorie meal

I was introduced to Laksa 15 years ago by a work colleague. Once a week three or four of us would walk from Town Hall to Martin Place (about a 15 minute walk) to a very special noodle bar. It wasn’t fancy, simple 4 seater Plastic tables, plastic... Read More | Share it now!

Rice paper chicken wraps

A few weeks ago I made some Vietnamese rice paper rolls with fresh veggies,  Thai style herbs, mint and coriander and poached chicken (they were fantastic by the way) and worked really well for a low calorie lunch. Tonight I’m preparing the... Read More | Share it now!

Japanese Chicken curry – less than 250 calories!

I love this Japanese Chicken curry, it reminds me of the curries mum used to make when I was a kid. This one has apple in it which makes it slightly sweet, it’s not hot like  Indian or Thai curries. At under 250 calories per serve, this recipe... Read More | Share it now!