Posts From Nadine Taylor

Recipe: Thai Massaman Curry

We’re a bit obsessed with Thai-inspired flavours after going out for an amazing Thai meal recently (check out our Thai green soup recipe). This Thai massaman curry recipe is delicious when made with chicken, but will work well with pretty much any meat, especially beef. Some recipes add peanuts, but this bulks up the calories and so we decided to omit them. At 300 calories per portion, this is ideal

Recipe: Thai green soup

Soup has a bad rep as being one of those things that is best when it can serve an army and when it takesĀ ages to make. We’ve been known to make soup that simmers on the hob for hours, no lie. This recipe for Thai green soup could not be more different – it takes a mere 20 minutes from start to finish and is something a little different to

Recipe: Gochujang Korean Pork

This week we discovered gochujang paste, which is a fermented Korean hot pepper paste, and basically it’s so tasty we’re moving to Korea. We’ve slathered it on pork to make an amazing low-cal gochujang Korean pork recipe. You can buy this paste in most major supermarkets (we’ve seen in it Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Asda) and it gives a fantastic umami boost to Korean-inspired dishes such as this one. Fermented foods

Recipe: Fire chicken

Today’s recipe is called fire chicken for a reason – it will set your mouth on fire. Probably. Based on an African chicken dish, this dish really packs a punch but is lower in fat than the original. It’s really not for the faint of heart, but if you’re a lover of hot food it’ll be right up your street. It owes its heat to the scotch bonnet chilli used,

Recipe: Giant Italian meatballs

The holy grail of recipes when you’re trying to lose weight are the ones that manage to be filling, satisfying, simple to do and quick to make. Oh, and they’ve got to be low in cals. And delicious, obviously. Asking too much? No, but when you find these recipes, grab hold of them and make them as much as you can. This recipe, for giant Italian meatballs, is one of