Chinese beef and broccoli stir fry

Chinese beef and broccoli stir fry recipe by Yummy Calories

This beef and broccoli stir fry is so tasty even the kids would love to eat broccoli. I just love how tender the beef is after the marinade. This dish is perfect with some steamed rice and is a popular dish at Chinese restaurants and can form part of a traditional banquet. As a main, … Continue reading Chinese beef and broccoli stir fry

Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Bolognese recipe is sure to be loved by everyone. But seriously, who doesn't love bolognese in general? I love it because I can hide as many veggies as I want inside it and nobody is the wiser. I made this one weeknight and my daughter came home from daycare and lapped it all up. … Continue reading Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

Family favourite lasagne (731 calories per serve)

My daughter's childcare was sharing recipes from their kitchen and one of those recipes was for lasagne. It was one of my daughter's favourite meals at childcare and she even had 3 serves of it in one sitting. So I decided to recreate it with some adjustments. The original recipe had used a vegan bechamel … Continue reading Family favourite lasagne (731 calories per serve)

Peppercorn braised beef (498 calories per serve)

"Grilling blade steak" read the label on the plastic wrap of the meat. I was almost tempted to grill it but in the end, I knew that it is best for braising. I knew I was on to a good thing after my husband came home and sniffed his way straight to the kitchen without even … Continue reading Peppercorn braised beef (498 calories per serve)

Miso glazed steak (525 calories per serve)

This is so easy to make and because it's already marinated, you don't need to make any additional sauces or jus to serve with it. It is also an Asian-style steak which means you can eat it with rice and Asian vegetables, such as bok choy. Serves 2 Prep time 10 mins + 20 mins … Continue reading Miso glazed steak (525 calories per serve)

Cambodian pepper beef salad (Lok Lak)

Cambodian Pepper Beef Lok Lak Recipe by Yummy Calories

My Cambodian nanny used to make this wonderful dish called "lok lak" that I loved. I recently went back to attend a dear friend's wedding and that's when I remembered this beef salad again. There are so many variations of this dish but the one that my nanny made is very peppery and more on … Continue reading Cambodian pepper beef salad (Lok Lak)

Chinese Braised Beef Ribs (676 calories per serve)

As unhealthy as it sounds, I would recommend that the beef ribs have some fat on them for the cooking process. You can remove it just before you eat. The calorie count assumes that you remove the fat before you eat it - otherwise it would be like 1,033 calories per serve. Serves 6 Cook … Continue reading Chinese Braised Beef Ribs (676 calories per serve)

Winter beef bourguignon (336 calories per serve)

Melbourne was very cold this morning when I woke up, despite being sunny. I was cranky and all I wanted to do was curl up in a ball and take a long nap after having a hearty noodle soup. The downside to my long nap was that I rushed this bourguignon cooking for only 1.5 … Continue reading Winter beef bourguignon (336 calories per serve)