Chicken and Apricot Curry

This curry is different to others I make as it has a sweet and sour quality which is really delicious – you must try it! You need to plan ahead as there is 2-3 hours of marinating before you cook. Serves 4 500g or 1lb skinless chicken breast cut into thick slices 1/2 teaspoon chilli…

Prawn Risotto

This tastes so creamy you would never guess it’s low fat – 340 kcals and 6.4g fat per serving. Great served with a salad on the side. Serves 4 400ml or 14 fl oz hot veg stock 200 ml or 7 fl oz hot water 200ml or 7 fl oz white wine 2 teaspoons butter…

Lentil and Goats Cheese Salad

This is a brilliant light starter if you are entertaining – it takes minutes to assemble and tastes divine. Oh and it’s low in fat and calories! 220 kcals and 9.3g per serving. 100g or 4oz canned green lentils, drained (you can use puy lentils simmered for 30 mins if you have the time or…

Spiced Plum Chicken

This is adapted from a BBC Good Food recipe from ‘101 Low Fat Feasts’. It is such an easy dish – but so full of flavour! Low in fat and calories – 360 kcals and 4g fat per serving. Serves 4 1 onion chopped 1 garlic clove crushed 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon each of…

Pork and Mango Meatballs with Chilli Sauce

This is adapted from a recipe in a Rosemary Conley magazine years ago – her recipes are always excellent! This is a quick and easy low fat meal – I usually serve it with basmati rice and a salad on the side. Serves 4 For the meatballs: 450g or 1lb lean minced pork 1 medium…

Sweet Apricot and Almond Pudding

The apricots in this recipe can be substituted with tinned peaches, cherries or pears if you prefer. It’s a lovely light pudding and guilt free – 142 kcals and 4.5g fat per serving. Serves 6 1 x 411g tin apricot halves in fruit juice, drained 10g or 1/2 oz flaked almonds 3 medium eggs 40g…

Tuna and Tomato Rice

This is adapted from a recipe in ‘101 Low Fat Feasts’ – an excellent BBC Good Food book. This is a great weeknight meal – made all in one pot and with ingredients that you’ll most likely have in the cupboard. Plus it’s in low fat and calories 6g fat and 345 kcals per serving….

Quick and Easy Tzatziki

This is so easy to make there’s really no need to buy ready made – honest! Ideal served with low fat pitta chips and lamb kofta kebabs. 250ml or 1/2 pint low fat greek yogurt 1 clove garlic crushed 1/3 cucumber washed and grated on largest side of grater salt Put the yogurt into a…

Roasted Onion, Rocket and Pecorino Salad

This is adapted from an Ainsley Harriot recipe from his brilliant ‘Low Fat Meals in Minutes’ book. This salad is just so delicious and perfect as a light starter for a dinner party as it so easy to make and looks very impressive. Use parmesan if you can’t find pecorino. Serves 4 12 button onions…

Veg and Chickpea Curry

This is adapted from a Rosemary Conley recipe from her wonderful ‘Low Fat Cookbook’. This is so filling and full of flavour you’d never think it was low fat! Great served with the Quick and Easy Flatbreads or basmati rice if you prefer. SERVES 4 2 carrots chopped 1 large potato peeled and chopped 1/2…