STUFFED CAPSICUMS – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS 2 capsicums200 grams paneer1 small onion diced1 tomato choppedSalt to tasteBlack pepper to tasteOregano to tasteParmesan cheese to tasteA bit of olive oil just to grease the pan DIRECTIONS Preheat over to 180 degrees Celsius.Cut the capsicums into half and scoop the seeds.In a pan add a bit of olive oil...

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BROWN LENTIL BOLOGNAISE – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup brown lentils soaked overnight3 cloves garlic chopped1/2 onion chopped6 chopped tomatoes or 1 can tomatoes3/4 cup chicken stock1 bay leafSalt to taste1 tablespoon olive oil DIRECTIONS In nonstick pan heat oil.Fry garlic and onion till translucent.Add the lentils, tomatoes, bay leaf and stock.Simmer on low heat for approx 20...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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MATCHA ALMOND & AVOCADO ICE CREAM – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS 1 avocado 1 tablespoon lime juice Sprinkle of sea salt 2 teaspoons matcha powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon almond stevia drops (which can be purchased at www.lesswithjess.com.au/products) DIRECTIONS Mix all in a processor and then place into freezer. Bring out every half hour and mix it. It's real creamy and just like ice cream! Serve...

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CHOCOLATE PROTEIN PANCAKES WITH MIXED BERRY COULIS – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS Pancake Recipe: 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 1 tablespoon soaked chia 2 tablespoons cream 2 egg whites DIRECTIONS Mix all ingredients and fry large spoonfuls on non stick pan. Optional to use olive oil or butter. INGREDIENTS Mixed Berry Coulis: Handful mixed frozen berries Few drops of the blueberry liquid stevia drops DIRECTIONS Microwave berries till they soften. Add few drops of pure...

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VANILLA AND BERRY CHIA TRIFFLE – PHASE 3

INGREDIENTS Cream Few drops of vanilla stevia drops berries of your choice Chia seeds soaked overnight in water DIRECTIONS Whip cream with a few drops of vanilla flavoured stevia drops. In a glass layer some cream then add berries and chia seed pudding. Alternate layers until glass is filled. Serve chilled. Makes 1 serving By Helen Wu

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