Category Archives: vegetables

Udon Goreng

A low sodium, low fat, fusion version of Mee Goreng (Bahmi Goreng). For a fuller sodium version include more kecap manis and use trasi (shrimp paste). Instead of fried egg noodles, I substituted udon. This recipe made two very generous … Continue reading

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Low Sodium Chilli Pork Chow Mein

Keeping it simple. This recipe has come so much closer to the authentic Chinese takeaway I enjoyed as a youngster in NZ than anything I’ve tried before. Another example, perhaps, of “less is more”. I found a small 220g pork … Continue reading

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Chicken & Vegetables in Sweet Chilli Sambal

Being on this healthy eating kick, I eschew sweet biscuits, cakes and confectionery, even chocolate! But I still get a craving for something sweet now and then. There’s too much sugar in commercial sweet chilli sauce (I read the labels … Continue reading

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Pommes de Terre Anna

Sometimes you need comfort food. Pommes de Terre Anna is such a dish as an accompaniment for fish or corned beef and peas on a cold day. I am counting my calories, or rather kilojoules, at present, so every time … Continue reading

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Vegetables, Rice, Quinoa, Ricotta and Parmesan

I’m not really sure how to classify this. It started out simply as a package of Continental spinach, rice, quinoa and Parmesan. One taste of the finished product was enough. It was bland and uninteresting. If I am going to … Continue reading

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From a Packet

There’s nothing wrong with packet food now and then. It just needs a little sophistication. A healthy 1,200 kJ evening meal. 100g pork fillet, thinly sliced and quickly fried 1 carrot, julienned, Celery, Spring onions, Garlic With rice vermicelli in … Continue reading

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Bean Salad

A healthy, low calorie meal for vegetarian days, or as a side with chicken or corned beef. 1 cup Frozen green beans, steamed and cooled 1 can three bean mix, drained 1 red onion chopped Half a cup of chopped … Continue reading

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