CHICKPEA PIZZA – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS  INGREDIENTS FOR BASE: 40grams dried chickpeas (this is your protein serve) Water INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPINGS: Approved stevia based Bbq sauce Fajita seasoning Spinach 2 Cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp finely chopped onion 20grams cottage cheese (this is an extra little bit of serving of protein so this would be classed as going over your protein quota for the day) DIRECTIONS Blend chickpeas to a flour. Add water (10-20g at a time) and mix to a pancake batter consistency. Cook in a hot, non stick frying pan. Flip when the topside starts to look dry. Place base on a pizza tray. Add 2 tsp BBQ sauce and spread over base. Top with shredded baby spinach, chicken/beef, chopped onion, [...]

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CLOUD BREAD – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 3 eggs, separated 3 tablespoons whole milk cottage cheese 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 tablespoon stevia to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 150 degrees celsius. Separate the eggs very carefully, there must be no yolk in the white. In one bowl, mix together the egg yolks, the 3 T. of Cottage Cheese and the stevia until smooth. In the other bowl add 1/4 teaspoon of Cream of Tartar to the whites and beat the whites on high speed until they are fluffy and form nice peaks. Very carefully fold the egg yolk mixture into the egg whites until mixed, but try and not break down the fluffiness of the [...]

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CHICKPEA PANCAKE – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 80 grams of chickpeas crushed into a flour 240ml of water Onion -1/2( finely chopped) Mint leaves to taste Salt Chilly flakes Garam masala Cumin seeds DIRECTIONS Mix all the dry ingredients in a dry bowl. Pour the mixture in the water slowly, stirring. Simmer the flame, keep stirring to keep off lumps. Check the thickness of the mixture. Pour it in your favourite mould. Let it cool in room temperature for a while. Refrigerate for an hour or so. You can reheat it. Serves 1 By Sireesha Soumya

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ZUCCHINI FRITTATA – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 1 whole egg 1 egg white 1/2 zucchini 1/4 onion 1/2 tablespoon of light cooking cream (from your daily dairy allowance) 1/2 teaspoon of low fat cottage cheese DIRECTIONS Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees Finely chop the onion and zucchini. Combine egg, egg white and cream in a bowl and whisk. Gently mix the vegetables through the mix. Pour into a ramekin and top with a dollop of cottage cheese. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until golden brown on top. THERMOMIX DIRECTIONS Pre-heat oven to 180 degree Celsius. Place onion and zucchini into bowl and chop for 15 seconds, speed 8. Add egg, egg white and cream to bowl and mix for 30 [...]

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GREEN TEA PANCAKES – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon milk 1/2 tsp stevia (plus extra to serve) 1/2 lemon 1/4 tsp matcha powder DIRECTIONS Whisk egg white, milk, stevia and matcha together. In non stick pan fry spoonfuls until cooked turning once. Serve hot with sprinkle of stevia and squeeze of fresh lemon juice! Approximately 1 servings By Helen Wu

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WATERMELON PIZZA – PHASE 2 OR 3

INGREDIENTS Dressing: 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon stevia Pizza: 1 large seedless watermelon 1/2 cup packed rock salad 1/4 cup skimmed cottage cheese (phase 2) or crumbled feta and olives (phase 3) 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onions 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved DIRECTIONS For the dressing: In a small saucepan, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and stevia. Cook over medium-high heat until reduced by half and syrupy. Set aside. For the pizza: Slice a 3/4-inch-thick disc of watermelon from the middle of the fruit and remove the rind. Cut the disc into 6 slices (wedges), and then assemble the wedges back into a circular shape. Sprinkle the [...]

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CUCUMBER COTTAGE CHEESE CANAPES – PHASE 2 OR 3

INGREDIENTS Onion Tomato Ginger Green chillies Salt Oregano Melba toast crushed into a powder form Cucumber 100 grams skimmed milk cottage cheese Stevia  (optional) DIRECTIONS Saute chopped onions and tomato in a non stick pan with water for phase 2 or use oil for phase 3. Add salt, ginger paste, stevia and green chillies to it. Cook all until it forms a puree with onion chunks. Once cool mix cottage cheese to it. Cut the cucumber slices and  place the puree on the slices. Top up with oregano seasoning Approximately 1 serving By Jiya Ghafar

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PANEER TIKKA WITH TOMATO AND LEMON DRESSING – PHASE 2

INGREDIENTS 250 to 300 gms paneer/cottage cheese 1 medium to large tomato 1 medium to large onion For the marinade which will be coating the paneer and vegetables: 1 tsp curry powder 1/2tsp red chili powder 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 1/2 tsp lime juice Salt as required 1-2 tbsp water DIRECTIONS Prepping the paneer & veggies: Slice the paneer into ¼ inch squares. Halve the onion and thread onto the bamboo stick. Slice the tomatoes and thread onto a bamboo stick. Alternate the order of the paneer, onion and tomato. Mix the marinade: Add all the spices and herbs, stir and mix well. With your hands mix very well, so that the marinade coats the paneer and [...]

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