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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Roasted Eggplant Salad With Saffron Yoghurt And Pomegranate.
For this week’s 5-2 offering I’ve drawn inspiration from the big, bold, genius flavours of Yotam Ottolenghi once more. As usual the offering on my plate has been dictated not by careful recipe planning, but whatever is available in my … Continue reading
Posted in Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5:2 Diet, Aubergine, Eggplant, Fast Diet, Gluten free, Greek Yoghurt, Healthy, Ottolenghi, Pomegranate, Salad 7 Comments
Big, Bold Mediterranean Flavours. Deep Dish Ratatouille Quiche.
Hiding beneath this cheesy golden crust? Big bold Mediterranean flavours of an oven roasted ratatouille. A delicious medley of eggplant, capsicum, tomato and zucchini ensconced in a flaky pastry deep dish quiche. Each bite redolent of the promise of … Continue reading
Posted in Baked, Cheese, Eggs, Vegetables, What I Love to Cook Tagged Capsicum, Eggplant, Food, Mediterranean, Puff Pastry, Quiche, Ratatouille, Spring, Tomato, Zucchini 5 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Day Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Chinese Style Steamed Eggplant Salad.
I adore eggpant. Cooked well it’s meltingly soft, smooth, creamy and delicious. We regularly enjoy it in so many of its different guises; fried, battered, grilled, stuffed, pureed, stewed, roasted and even pickled. It marries well with robust Mediterranean and … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5:2 Diet, Chilli, Chinese, Eggplant, Fast Diet, Garlic, Healthy, Salad, Spring, Spring Onion, Vegetarian 4 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer.A 5-2 Fast Day Meal Idea Under 300 Calories. A Mediterranean Grilled Haloumi and Summer Vegetable Salad.
When the temperatures soar the last thing I want to do is spend hours in a hot kitchen preparing an evening meal. On hot, balmy evenings the barbecue is my best friend. Relaxed, alfresco cooking and dining. Pared back … Continue reading
Posted in Cheese, Salads, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Capsicum, Eggplant, Gluten free, Haloumi, Healthy, Summer, Tomato, Vegetarian 2 Comments
Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 400 Calories. Roasted Pork Sirloin Steak With Ratatouille.
Fasting is so much easier in the warmer months with an abundance of fresh produce available. I’ve always loved ratatouille a traditional French Provencal dish bursting with the fresh summer flavours of eggplant, zucchini, capsicum, onions and tomatoes. Light and … Continue reading
Posted in Pork, Vegetables, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Capsicum, Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplant, Fasting Diet, Pork, Ratatouille, Summer, Zucchini 5 Comments
Smoky And Intense. A Middle Eastern Salad. Jerusalem’s Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds.
Another offering from Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi’s gorgeous ode to Middle Eastern fare, Jerusalem. This time it’s a smoky and intense Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds. Redolent of the flavours of one of my favourite dips … Continue reading
Posted in Salads, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged Eggplant, Garlic, Herbs, Jerusalem, Lemon, Middle East, Ottolenghi, Pomegranate, Recipe, Spring 7 Comments
The 5-2 Challenge. Nasu Dengaku. Roasted Eggplant With A Sweet Miso Glaze.
Another of my favourite Japanese dishes that lends itself wonderfully to the 5-2 fasting diet. Nasu Dengaku. An incredibly delicious combination of soft silky baked eggplant and sweet miso. Umami at its very best. Traditionally prepared over a charcoal grill … Continue reading
Posted in Vegetables, Vegetarian, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, 5:2 Diet, Eggplant, Fasting Diet, Food, Japanese, Miso, Vegetarian 10 Comments
The 5-2 Challenge. The Perfect Steak. Seared Beef Eye Fillet With Caponata.
With each passing fast day I find I am acquiring an almost encyclopaedic knowledge of the calorie value of the food I like to eat. If the truth be known I find calorie counting incredibly tiresome and dreary. Unfortunately, it’s a … Continue reading
Posted in Beef, What I Love to Cook Tagged 5-2 Diet, Beef, Caponata, Capsicum, Eggplant, Fasting Diet, Fillet Steak, Food, Intermittent Fasting, Tomato 10 Comments
Mid Week Dinner. Italian Meatballs. Polpette Di Carne. With A Serving of Caponata on the Side.
When I was growing up I loved Italian meatballs. In our house polpette were just fried and eaten without any sauce or topping. Today I decided to treat my children to polpette for dinner. To make them just a little … Continue reading
Posted in Beef, Vegetables, What I Love to Cook Tagged Caponata, Cheese, Eggplant, Fontina, Food, Herbs, Italian, Mwatballs, Parmesan, Polpette, Roasted Capsicum 6 Comments