Low Fat Carrot Cake

Ingredients: 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup skim milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt Dash ground nutmeg Nonstick pray coating 2 teaspoons sifted powdered sugar   Cooking Instructions: In a small … [Read more...]

Yummy Omelette Squares

Ingredients: Nonstick spray coating 6 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 6 egg whites 1 410gram can stewed tomatoes, cut up 1/2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and sliced (should make 1/2 cup) 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions: Spray an 20x20x5cm baking dish with nonstick spray coating; set aside. For omelette, beat egg … [Read more...]

Vegetable Patties

Ingredients: 1 cup finely shredded carrot 1/4 cup cooked brown rice, cooled 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1/3 cup chopped dry-roasted unsalted peanuts 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander 2 slightly beaten egg whites 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

Capsicum and Chicken Stir-Fry

Ingredients: 1 226gram skinless chicken breast 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon dry sherry Nonstick spray coating 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 2 medium capsicums (green or red), thinly sliced 1 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot 1 225gram can banboo shoots, drained 1/4 cup chicken broth 1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients: 8 6-inch flour tortillas Non-stick spray coating 1 small onion, sliced and separated into rings 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 medium red or green capsicum, cut into bite-size strips 1 tablespoon cooking oil 230grams chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size strips 1/3 cup salsa 2 cups shredded lettuce 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt or low-fat sour cream 1 … [Read more...]

Beef and Onions

Ingredients: 340grams lean ground beef 2 cups fresh mushrooms, sliced 1 clove garlice, minced 2 medium onions, cut into thin wedges 1 300gram can beef gravy 2/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme or sage, crushed 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 cups hot cooked rice of noodles 2 tablespoons snipped fresh … [Read more...]

Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients: 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cups skim milk 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 cup crushed saltine crackers 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes 1 medium eggplant, sliced 1 430gram can of tomato sauce 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1 clove garlice, minced Non-stick spray coating 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella … [Read more...]

Curried Chicken and Rice

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 can of stewed tomatoes 1/4 cup quick-cooking brown rice 1/4 cup snipped dried apricots 1/4 cup raisins 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons curry powder 1 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon ganules 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 450 grams boneless chicken, cut into 2cm … [Read more...]

Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce

Ingredients: For Pancakes: 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 skim milk 1 teaspoon cooking oil 2 egg whites Non stick spray coating For Strawberry sauce: 2 cups fresh or thrawed frozen unsweetened strawberries 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Mushroom Pizza

Ingredients: 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour 1 package active dry yeast 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon cooking oil Non-stick spray coating 1 tablespoon cornmeal 1/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese, drained 1 egg 2 tablespoons grated pan-parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon dried basil, crushed 1 clove garlic, minced 1 medium green or red capsicum 1 cup sliced fresh … [Read more...]