Potato and onion bake

Potato Onion Bake by Yummy Calories

This potato bake recipe was originally published 6 years ago but I have recently updated it. After my husband served it at an Australia Day party we had hosted, I was hooked. He did such a great job that this became my favourite potato bake. He told me that the secret ingredient was French onion … Continue reading Potato and onion bake

Creamy garlic prawn pasta

Creamy garlic prawn pasta recipe by Yummy Calories

Creamy garlic prawn is such a comforting dish for me. My husband and I are big fans of garlic and after 3 years of marriage, we are not disgusted with each other's garlic breath. Phew! So it's no surprise that we both love garlic prawn. The first time I had garlic prawn was with him … Continue reading Creamy garlic prawn pasta

Creamy pumpkin soup (282 calories per serve)

Although we're technically at the final couple of weeks of autumn, I already feel as though winter has arrived. What I love most about winter are all the soups I get to enjoy and I absolutely love creamy soups such as this one. Although I have used pumpkin in this soup, the base is pretty … Continue reading Creamy pumpkin soup (282 calories per serve)

Chocolate sponge cake with cherries and cream (366 calories per serve)

I don't usually crave cake but when I do, I try to scout out interest from my girlfriends to see if I can "share" the calories around. It's really hard to bake a cake for one so I prefer having a whole group of us. The more the merrier (for my waistline). Today's cake of the day is a chocolate sponge cake with cherries and cream.

Christmas pavlova for James (260 calories per serve)

James, my fiance, loves pavlova. It's his absolute favourite dessert, especially at Christmas. We didn't have pavlova for Christmas this year so I decided to make some for him a few days later to make up for it. Besides, we had some leftover egg whites that had been sitting in the fridge for a couple … Continue reading Christmas pavlova for James (260 calories per serve)

Creamy mushroom on a base of garlic-infused carrots (228 calories per serve)

The serving size is small so would suit an entree style dish but I had it as my dinner as part of my diet. Serves 6 (entree size) Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Ingredient 50g butter 1 onion, chopped finely 400g mushrooms 100ml light thickened cream 6 carrots, sliced into 2-3" sticks … Continue reading Creamy mushroom on a base of garlic-infused carrots (228 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