Quorn and Vegetables Yogurt Curried Pasta Twists.

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Ingredients :

2 cups Pasta Twists – cooked al-dente and water drained ( keep some pasta water for the curry).

For the Curry :

A

Coconut oil – 2 tablespoons

3 pips of Garlic – sliced

1 White Onion – sliced

Ginger – grated – 1 tablespoon

Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Fennel seeds / powder – 1 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Mild curry powder – 2 tablespoons

B

1 cup Quorn Chicken style pieces

1 cup Cauliflower – florets

1/2 cup Chestnut Mushrooms – sliced

1/2 cup Green Beans – sliced

1 Red Pepper – chopped

1 large Tomato – chopped

C – to finish

Greek yoghurt – 3 tablespoons

Coriander leaves – roughly chopped

Salt to taste

Method :

  • Heat the oil and fry all ingredients in A until fragrant.
  • Add ingredients in B and mix in some of

    the pasta water, approximately 100ml.

  • Cook the Quorn and vegetables for 6 – 7 minutes until the curry loses its raw taste.
  • Add the pasta twists to the curried vegetables and stir in ingredients C.

    You may add more pasta water if you prefer a wetter consistency in your curry.

  • Plate up and enjoy!

Basa Fillet and Avocado Salad.

Pesto Fish Recipe

1 Basa Fillet ( or any white flesh fish )
1 tablespoon Red Pesto ( I used Jamie Oliver’s)
Dry Ingredients:
2 tablespoons Plain Flour
1/2 teaspoon Fennel powder
1/2 teaspoon Paprika powder
1/4 teaspoon White Pepper powder
Pinch of salt
Tortilla wraps – 2 small or 1 big
Method :
Baste one side of the fillet ( the upper, fleshy part) with the pesto. You can use green pesto if you prefer.
Mix all the dry ingredients and gently coat both sides of the fillet.
Oil the pan and cook each side of the fillet for 7 minutes.

 

Avocado Salad Recipe:

1 medium riped Avocado – chopped
2 baby plum tomatoes
1/2 Onion – diced
1 red or green chilli – chopped
2 sprigs fresh Dill – chopped
2 tablespoons Greek Yogurt
Salt and pepper – just a pinch
Method :
Mix all the ingredients to come together.
Garnish the wraps with lettuce, place the fish and salad. Serve with lemon or lime wedge.

 

 

 

For – the – Glow Smoothie!

1 Red Apple – chopped

1/2 an Orange – juiced and zest

1/2 cup Blueberries

1 cup Broccoli florets

3 Mint Leaves

1 teaspoon Manuka Honey

50ml cold water

Method : Put all the ingredients into your blender and blitz till smooth.

Enjoy my beauty secret! 😘

Focus on Self.

Focus on your focal point. It’s okay to relax. It’s okay to slow down. Its not okay to quit! Why I started this the first place? For myself! We will face challenges and adversaries but we don’t get better and stronger by quitting on ourselves. It’s always the opposite and tougher decisions that makes our destiny. Stay focussed!

Carrot and Pear Smoothie.

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2 medium sized Carrots – chopped

1 ripe Conference Pear

1/2 a Lime juiced and zested

1 teaspoon honey ( I used Manuka )

200ml Cold Water

Ice cubes ( optional )

Add all ingredients into your smoothie maker and blend till smooth!

 

 

Today, I Slay!

Nothing good comes easy. Based on my experience, I have had to work real hard to achieve my goals and ambition.

I don’t stop when I am done. I keep on setting new goals as I move on to the next phase in my life because it motivates me and educates me at the same time.

This time, I’ve set higher standards and raised the bar!

Goal – Lose 10kg of weight, ⬇️ 15% Fat by ⬆️Muscle and Tone Up!

So my workouts today 👉🏼 Warm up – Virtual Reality Spinning – 25 minutes 7 Miles.

  • Chest press 18kg 4 sets 15 reps.
  • Leg Press 4 sets 15 reps with 15kgs weights both sides.
  • 20kg Glute Extension 3 sets 15 reps.
  • Squats 35kgs 4 sets 15 reps.
  • 4kgs x 2 of Bicep and Triceps Curls 4 sets 15 reps each.
  • 10kg Dumbbell Bent-over Row 3 sets 15 reps each arm.
  • 7kgs x 2 Rear Delt Raise 4 sets 15 reps.
  • 12kg Kettlebell Swing 3 sets 15 reps.

These workouts will vary depending on my body’s ability and energy level during my regiments.

Still, I Slay!

Vegetarian Mince Stew.

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1 cup Vegetarian / Soy Mince ( i used Quorn)
1 cup Green Beans or String Bean – sliced
2 sticks of Celery – sliced
5 Baby Plum Tomatoes – wedged
1 large Red Onion – diced
2 pips of Garlic – finely chopped
1 cup Vegetable Stock ( alternatively use a stock cube)
1 tablespoon Tomato Puree
1 tablespoon Paprika Powder
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground Black Pepper
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
Method:
  1. Heat a soup pot with olive oil and fry garlic and onion till soft and fragrant.
  2. Fry the mince, beans and celery and fry for 2 – 4 minutes, in a medium heat.
  3. In a separated bowl, mix in the stock, puree, paprika. Pour this mixture into the pot and bring to a gentle simmer. 5 to 7 minutes.
  4.  Add the wedged tomatoes and ground black pepper. Let it cook for a further 5 minutes. Turn off heat and stew is ready!
I like it just on its own. But I am pretty sure it tastes delicious with some buttered crusty roll! 🙂