Tag Archives: chilli

Shakshuka Pizza: A 5:2 Diet day dinner

Shakshuka is a dish of eggs poached  in a spicy chili tomato sauce originally though to come from the middle east. Like any dish, there are countless variations. The term Shakshuka is used loosely here to describe a made up dish that resembles... Read More | Share it now!

Garlic Prawns in rich tomato sauce – less than 300 calories per serve

Garlic Prawns in rich tomato sauce – at around 300 calories this dish fits right in with my 5:2 low calorie day. The fresh chili adds gentle background heat, and at over 400 grams per serving, this dish is filling too.   There are plenty of... Read More | Share it now!

Monk Fish Thai Yellow Curry

We have recently returned from a holiday to Thailand which was spent with great friends. We had a few days in Bangkok, then off to Koh Phangan for a week and finished off with 4 days on Koh Samui. It didn’t matter if we ate at food stalls,... Read More | Share it now!

Prawn Cakes – Oven baked, Crispy, Fluffy, Delicious

  I love Prawns, you can cook them any way you like, Boiled, on the BBQ, in a Gumbo, stir fired, stick em in a wonton and steam them, coat them in Breadcrumbs and deep fry, or mince them and make a Crispy Prawn cake out of them. Today is a low... Read More | Share it now!

Pork Lettuce wraps with spicy peanut sauce

  Pork Lettuce wraps with spicy Peanut sauce Can you have a low calorie meal with Pork on the menu? Yes you can, but you need to be careful with the other ingredients (salad greens are good). This dish was inspired by the spicy peanut sauce... Read More | Share it now!

Corn Fritters with black bean chilli

Corn was on special at the supermarket the other day, 5 for $3 which was too good an offer to refuse. Usually I’d just BBQ it, or boil it, however I had a desire to have corn fritters, and while it wasn’t one of my low calorie days, I... Read More | Share it now!