Honey and soy chicken wings with sesame (506 calories per serve)

I thought I had defrosted some chicken drumsticks but they turned out to be chicken wing pieces so instead of trying to cook a curry with them, I decided to roast them. I had two bags of sesame seeds (because I forgot I had some at home and bought another new bag) so I was … Continue reading Honey and soy chicken wings with sesame (506 calories per serve)

Fluffy and golden banana cake (268 calories per serve)

My fiance was talking to someone about this blog and there was something he said that made me realise how much I've let myself go. He said ... "She has a blog called yummy calories but it's not really low calories ... it's just calories." That's when I realised that for the past year or … Continue reading Fluffy and golden banana cake (268 calories per serve)

Marmalade beer cocktail (147 calories per serve)

My fiancé and I went on a 3-day spa getaway to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. We also managed to squeeze in degustation meals at the Lakehouse and the Argus Dining Room. We enjoyed both restaurants but preferred the Argus because of its genuine focus on the taste of the food. The Lakehouse was certainly more sophisticated and … Continue reading Marmalade beer cocktail (147 calories per serve)

Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy

Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy by Yummy Calories

Pan fried fish fillets really shouldn't be that hard. But when I first started cooking, I really sucked at cooking fish. I tried steaming them once, because I was told it was very easy. It was not. I ended up overcooking the outside edges and the inside was still raw. But pan frying the fish … Continue reading Pan fried fish fillets with ginger and soy

Honey and lemon glazed salmon fillets (671 calories per serve)

I don't eat seafood often because I only have it if it is very, very fresh. That means I can't buy it overnight and cook it the next day because it would smell too fishy for me. I had to have it on the day that it was bought and that was why I only … Continue reading Honey and lemon glazed salmon fillets (671 calories per serve)

Honey lemon chicken with radish and parsley salad (367 calories per serve)

This is a very light meal and suits a lunch, although I had it as a light dinner. I had a lot of lemons (7 lemons) and two bunches of parsley left over from a dinner party last week. So this was the perfect recipe to use them all up. Serves 4 Cook time 1 … Continue reading Honey lemon chicken with radish and parsley salad (367 calories per serve)