Wednesday, 4 February 2009

Recipes (couldn't think of a more exciting title)

As promised here are the Blueberry Lemon Drop Babycakes.........

1oo g flour
1 tsp baking powder
5 tsp Caster Sugar
Few drops vanilla essence
Dash cinamon and/ or nutmeg (both optional)
2 medium eggs,beaten
6 Tbs/75 ml skimmed milk
100g blueberries
1 lemon,zest and juice

Optional, Small pot 0% fat greek yogurt
1 Tbs honey

1.Sift all the dry ingredients in one bowl,make a well in the centre and add the eggs and whisk,gradually adding the milk and juice till smooth.You may need more milk than the recipe states,or alternately,use water.
2.Mix in lemon zest and blueberries.
3.Drop Tablespoons of the mix into a pan sprayed with frylite etc. and cook till bubbles appear and start to stop,then flip and cook on the other side.Serve with greek yogurt and honey.

Serves 4,makes 12. 3 points with yogurt and honey,2.5 without.

BNS Gnocchi Gratin

400g Butternut Squash
1 red onion,chopped into wedges
Pinch of Sage
Pinch of Parsley
250g Gnocchi
250g Passata or 1/2 tub WW Neapolitan sauce

1.Cube the BNS and sprinkle with Paprika (optional),add the onion wedges and cook in oven on moderate heat.
2.Cook the Gnocchi according to packet directions,drain and keep warm.
3.Once the BNS is cooked through,put it into a heatproof dish,with the onions.Add the Gnocchi and the herbs and stir in the passata/neapolitan sauce.Bake in oven approx 10 mins at 180 degrees.

1 1/2 points per serving.Add parmesan cheese,optional,points 2 1/2 per serving.

Here's todays menu................

B: Big bowl special K creamy bliss 3

L: 3 weight watchers wraps 4.5
1 serving wafer thin ham 1
1 Tbs low fat mayo 1
2 Tbs Light Philly with garlic and herbs 3
1 bag Ryvita limbos,cheese and onion 1

D:1/3 portion brown rice 1.5
Tinned mackerel in tomato sauce 3.5
4 tablespoons sweetcorn 1.5

S:Mini snack a jacks 1.5
Pineapple 0.5
1 mini kit-kat 2.5
WW yogurt peach 0.5
S/F jelly if I'm still hungry



Steph said...

hi hun thanks for your messages, your recipes sound yummy!!!!

i know what u mean about uber fit people being "fat" according to the BMI, a lad a work who runs marathons and is always on the go is "fat" but another lad who admittidly is much taller and weighs the same as the marathon runner, who is a bit on the chubby side really is in the low end of normal!!!

lifes a biatch at times!!!!