Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe by Yummy Calories

This Bolognese recipe is sure to be loved by everyone. But seriously, who doesn't love bolognese in general? I love it because I can hide as many veggies as I want inside it and nobody is the wiser. I made this one weeknight and my daughter came home from daycare and lapped it all up. … Continue reading Bolognese Recipe to Amaze

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

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 … Continue reading Toasted tomato rice (282 calories per serve)

Crispy skinned salmon with cannellini bean puree and broccolini, tomato and olives (651 calories per serve)

So I learnt something new today .... and I felt like such an idiot too after I found out. I felt so naive and ignorant. Anyway, so the new thing I learnt today was that broccolini is not a baby broccoli. Nope, nope, nope. It's actually a cross between regular broccoli and Chinese broccoli (gai … Continue reading Crispy skinned salmon with cannellini bean puree and broccolini, tomato and olives (651 calories per serve)

Garlic butter prawn linguine with cherry tomatoes (507 calories per serve)

I haven't been cooking in close to 6 months, pretty much for as long as I have been pregnant. I was feeling too nauseous and sick in the first trimester and then mum came in the second trimester so I got pampered with her cooking. With my husband being away as well, I've had to … Continue reading Garlic butter prawn linguine with cherry tomatoes (507 calories per serve)

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 … Continue reading Masala okra and tomato curry (144 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)

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, … Continue reading Spice-filled lentil soup (107 calories per serve)