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…

Toasted tomato rice (282 calories per serve)


My daughter loves rice so long as it is plain and has nothing in it. There have been times where I’ve set down a plate with rice, some meat and some vegetables and she would painstakingly pick out the meat and vegetables and just eat the rice. She would even point at the rice pot…

Masala okra and tomato curry (144 calories per serve)


My brother went to Queen Victoria Market over the weekend and brought back a large bag of okra for $1. He said that the best bargains are when the stalls were just about to close. The funny thing was … he doesn’t even like okra. So I guess that means I get to cook the…

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…

Spice-filled lentil soup (107 calories per serve)


It’s not really a very spicy soup – but then again, my spice tolerance is above-average. It does have a lot of my favourite spices in it that makes it aromatic and yummy. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time 35 mins Ingredients 1.5L vegetable stock 1 cup red lentils, thin 1 medium tomato,…

Rajma Chicken (395 calories per serve)


This was an accidental recipe. It was actually supposed to be a Jamaican jerk chicken recipe but then I couldn’t find the jerk seasoning at the supermarket so … I improvised and used a basic Rajma recipe to add the spices to this dish. Serves 6 Prep 30 mins Cook 1 hour Method 12 chicken…