Roast cauliflower salad with celery, apricots and almonds

Roast cauliflower salad by Yummy Calories

My parents came to stay with me in Perth ... for a year. They just left recently to go back to Myanmar. Things aren't exactly "stable" there but when you consider the Ukraine war, it is probably a little bit more stable. When they left, my mom had left half a cauliflower in the fridge … Continue reading Roast cauliflower salad with celery, apricots and almonds

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe by Yummy Calories

This creamy cauliflower soup, also called potage dubarry, is one of my favourite soups. It is also one of the very first recipes I posted when I first started this blog. My original recipe had chorizo and some browned cauliflower florets on top as well. But as time went on, I found myself only sticking … Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Thai chicken and vegetable stir fry

This Thai chicken stir fry 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 … Continue reading Thai chicken and vegetable stir fry

Grilled spicy chicken with roasted cauliflower and broccoli salad (455 calories per serve)

My wedding is just over 2 weeks away and I really can't afford to gain any weight this festive season. So I've come up with a few, relatively 'low-calorie' salad and meat combinations. This one is one of my favourites and is just so easy to make. Serves 4 Prep time 10 mins Cook time … Continue reading Grilled spicy chicken with roasted cauliflower and broccoli salad (455 calories per serve)

Grilled scallops and cauliflower mash (278 calories per serve)

I haven't had scallops for a very long time so I thought I'd just grill some on a low-carb base of cauliflower mash. It's not as creamy as my creamy cauliflower puree but it's got slightly lower calories. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time 15 mins Ingredients 600g cauliflower (approx. half a large … Continue reading Grilled scallops and cauliflower mash (278 calories per serve)

Spring vegetable muse

Spring vegetable muse by Yummy Calories

This spring vegetable muse is inspired by a degustation menu at the Argus Dining Room in Hepburn Springs, Victoria. It was an absolute delight because they gave you a generous selection of complimentary dishes. One dish was something they just called their "muse" - a delicate roll of assorted green vegetables standing tall on a white … Continue reading Spring vegetable muse