Category: Low Fat

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Carrot and Ginger Soup

Healthy, delicious and velvety; this versatile carrot-ginger soup is perfect for any occasion. It can be served hot or cold and I must admit that I love it chilled, as it is so light and refreshing. If serving chilled, refrigerate at least two hours before service.
Note: this soup can be made well in advance or frozen for later use.

Healthy Dried Fruit truffles

Healthy Dried Fruit truffles

This vegan truffle is a healthy alternative to the decadent chocolate truffle. The recipe can be modified and used as a torte, cake, entremet base, or shaped into a bar for a healthy snack; the possibilities are endless.

Note: the healthy dried fruit base can be prepared in advance and frozen for up to 3-4 months.

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

Sticky Sesame Cauliflower

Sesame Chicken is one of my all time favorite Chinese take-out dishes. Despite my affinity for it, the summer is slowly approaching and I’m doing everything I can to cut unnecessary calories and fat, without compromising flavor. For example, although we’re breading our Cauliflower, we’ll avoid a ton of excess fat and calories by baking our florets instead of frying them. Even though this is a healthier choice than traditional Chinese take-out, no flavor or comfort factor is compromised.

blackened mahi mahi tacos

blackened mahi mahi tacos

I recently tested this recipe on my family for Cinco De Mayo. My family has many different types of eaters (vegans, pescatarians and meat) , so I decided to create a taco that tastes like a steak but is indeed a delicious fish. This recipe is sweet, salty and spicy.

MADRAS CHICKEN CURRY IN 30 MINUTES

MADRAS CHICKEN CURRY IN 30 MINUTES

A south Indian style chicken curry recipe packed full of spices and flavor. Madras is a city in Tamilnadu (state), India now renamed Chennai. I can say this is Madras chicken curry because I am from the same city, and I love my city and this dish.

Spiced Orange Rice

Spiced Orange Rice

I make lemon rice often which is a common variety of rice in my country. Once I thought, why can’t I try the same with oranges and made this recipe. This is a very flavorful food with a little sweetness. Now we can use oranges for savory dish too. A great way to use your leftover rice.

Apricot Mostarda

Apricot Mostarda

This recipe is amazing served on a cheese platter or alongside chicken or pork. It adds a savoury sweet zip that really elevates other foods.

Marinated Fava Beans

Marinated Fava Beans

Fresh fava beans marinated with dill and caraway make for a great recipe to add to your next spring mezze platter or cheese board.