Thai chicken and vegetable stir fry (242 calories per serve)


This pairs very well with the Thai “street vendor” grilled pork (370 calories per serve) recipe and can form part of a Thai meal. We recently had some friends over for dinner and the kids got to play with each other. Unfortunately they decided they didn’t like this because it was cooked in a sauce base (my…

Quick and easy galbi jim (866 calories per serve)


This is the first time I made a Korean dish, which is bold enough in itself. But this is also the first time I’ve made a main dish in my Cuckoo rice cooker/pressure cooker. The recipe is adapted from Maangchi.com’s recipe but I’ve adjusted it for the Cuckoo rice cooker. On a side note: wow,…

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…

Low sugar carrot cake (170 calories per serve)


This is a low sugar (and somewhat less yummy) version of the Nutty Carrot Cake that I made earlier. This cake has noticeably less sweetness and less calories as the first one. This one is compatible for people watching their sugar intake, like my mum. Serves 12 (mini loaves) Prep 20 mins + up to…