The ultimate mid-week comfort food – warming, filling and incredibly easy to put together – this rice porridge is one of my new favourite meals for a light, low-cal lunch or dinner on a fasting day. You can add a number of different flavours into the basic dish, so I encourage everyone to experiment – try poached […]Read more "Midweek Health-Kick: Rice Porridge (my version of congee)"
I admit it – I have been super lazy. I looked at the weather report on my phone this morning and all I wanted to do was stay in bed; “3 degrees, feels like -3” does not lend itself to an energetic and productive Megan. I know why bears hibernate for winter, they absolutely have the right […]Read more "Midweek Health-kick: Veggie-packed Rice Paper Rolls"
Despite the weather, I’ve stepped away from the soup this week and have whipped up just about the quickest, easiest coleslaw you can get for a healthy work lunch. Coming in at just under 130 calories per serve, this slaw is packed with flavour & freshness. It was thrown together quickly this morning when I […]Read more "Midweek Health-kick: Thai Style Coleslaw"
It’s getting colder here in Melbourne, winter’s arriving and the soup recipes are coming out! Bring on more zucchini noodle magic I say: This chicken, egg and zoodle soup is another recent creation that gives you loads of bang-for-buck – for only 185 calories per serve, you get two big bowls of deliciousness. The chicken stock is […]Read more "Midweek Health-kick: Chicken, Egg and Zoodle Soup"
This easy recipe has been an all-year 5:2 staple here for either lunch or dinner – this week I’m prepping for mid-week lunches. It’s looking to be a cold one this week; winter is definitely setting in now – so all the more reason to make this hearty yet healthy soup. Based on the measurements in […]Read more "Midweek Health-kick: Vegetable Barley Soup"
I have decided to Introduce a new category today to capture some of my healthy mid-week meal creations. For those that know me well, you will know that I have been following 5:2 (aka intermittent fasting) for almost 2 years. It has helped me shed almost 25kg and keep it off, and I can safely say […]Read more "Midweek Health-kick: Faux Pho"