Check out Dietitian Catherine Saxelby’s 150 recipes for working women on the go at http://foodwatch.com.au/recipes.html
SPICY LENTIL SOUP
3 tsp oil, 2-3 tbls curry paste (I used red curry paste), 3 cloves garlic, crushed, 1 stick celery, diced, 1 carrot, peeled and diced, 1 large or 2 small potatoes, peeled and diced, 1 (400g) can brown lentils, drained, 1 (400g) can crushed tomatoes, 1 litre water, 1 tbls chicken stock powder, 2 bay leaves, ½ cup fresh coriander, diced
You could get away with the chicken skin in this recipe if you used 125g raw chicken rather than 200g per serve. The difference between skinless and with skin ½ breast is only 50 calories. (150 vs 200). If you have lost weight and become more active, your body should cope with the modest amount of sat fat and cholesterol from the skin. I generally say 1 tbls chicken skin per week isn’t going to kill you.
Healthy Weight Week is an initiative of The Dietitians Association of Australia. You may like to check out the website for hints and tips in particular a new online recipe file in collaboration with Celebrity Chef Luke Mangan. I am going to try the crab omelette with enoki mushrooms. http://www.healthyweightweek.com.au/index.asp?pageID=2145900123