Creamy mushroom sauce

Creamy Mushroom Sauce by Yummy Calories

This creamy mushroom sauce is my favourite creamy sauce to pair with my steak. My all-time favourite is still a pepper sauce but this is my go-to for a creamy sauce. I made it for my mother-in-law the other day and she loved it so much that she asked for the recipe. So here I … Continue reading Creamy mushroom sauce

Mushroom medley gnocchi (638 calories per serve)

I must make gnocchi from scratch as I just can't stand store-bought gnocchi. It also doesn't require much equipment to get good results either. However, it does require a fair bit of time so if you are short of time, you could just use the store-bought gnocchi. In making gnocchi, I found best results with … Continue reading Mushroom medley gnocchi (638 calories per serve)

Basic mushroom risotto

Basic mushroom risotto recipe by Yummy Calories

This super basic mushroom risotto is part of my Italian week. My husband's parents tend to cook a type of cuisine per week so they can use similar bases to make multiple dishes. So this week we have been having risottos, good ol' 'spag bol' and pizza. This mushroom risotto, while simple and quick, is … Continue reading Basic mushroom risotto

Chinese turnip cake

Chinese turnip cake Radish Cake by Yummy Calories

My uncle made this amazing Chinese turnip cake one night for Chinese New Year many years ago. It had a lot of fillings and had a lot of umami flavour. At the time, I didn't understand why he was so excited about the fillings as surely they were standard in all turnip cakes. Little did … Continue reading Chinese turnip cake

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)

Mushroom stuffed capsicum with parmesan and chilli oil (180 calories per serve)

I have 3 months left until my wedding and I've just gained 2kgs over the month so I've decided I'm going to have to start dieting. I'm going to start having vegetables for dinner - such as this one. Serves 1 (2 halves) Prep time 15 mins Cook time 20 mins Ingredients 1 capsicum, halved … Continue reading Mushroom stuffed capsicum with parmesan and chilli oil (180 calories per serve)

Beetroot and roasted shimeji mushroom salad (127 calories per serve)

In hindsight, I would've roasted the beetroots too instead of using the canned ones but maybe for next time. It was very simple and easy to make though. Serves 4 Prep time 10 mins Cook time 15 mins Ingredients 400g can of beetroot, diced 100g shimeji mushrooms 1 clove of garlic, crushed 2 tbsp olive … Continue reading Beetroot and roasted shimeji mushroom salad (127 calories per serve)

One-Pot Chicken Maryland (410 calories per serve)

I had some guests over for dinner and I wanted something that was easy to make and can cook relatively unattended while I clean up the rest of the house. I also wanted something that had wine in it because I would probably be the only one drinking and I didn't want to drink an … Continue reading One-Pot Chicken Maryland (410 calories per serve)

Chicken sherry stew with mushroom and butter beans (375 calories per serve)

Serves 6 Prep time 20 mins Cook time 15 mins + 1 hour (simmer) Ingredients 12 chicken drumsticks 1 tbsp olive oil 1 ½ tbsp sweet paprika powder 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 brown onions, thickly sliced 300g mushrooms, thickly sliced 150ml sherry 500ml chicken stock 1 x 400g can of butterbeans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading Chicken sherry stew with mushroom and butter beans (375 calories per serve)