Dukan Recipes: Portuguese Chicken

I’ve seen this recipe posted in a few places – there is also one called Paprika Chicken in the Diabetic’s Cookbook that Ken and I have been using on the weekends. I can imagine it would have been even better if I had marinated it overnight like suggested.  Or it could quite possibly have been too awesome for me to…

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Dukan Recipes: Chicken and Prawn Tom Yum

This was the easiest meal to prepare and quite honestly, hands down, the best tasting thing I have eaten in a long time (apart from the Burger King Steakhouse Bacon Burger that I ate on Saturday – sssshhhh!). The recipe makes enough – for me – for two, possibly even three, meals Chicken and Prawn Tom Yum 1 litre of…

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Dukan Recipes: Oat Bran Pancakes

This must be said first … I’m not the best baker/chef.  In fact, since I left school and the home economics room, I’ve baked twice.  And one lot were Afghans – they don’t count. I made these last night to have for breakfast this morning. Taking Bronnie’s advice, I made them savoury and added some Italian herbs. The first one…

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Dukan it.

On Monday, I am starting the Dukan Diet. Hailed as the diet that the French have kept secret for years, the results speak for themselves – and I like results!! My friend Emma and her husband Dan did the Dukan Diet before their wedding and they both look fantastic. And then there is Princess Kate and her sister with that…

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Spicy Beef Udon

It’s a yucky night and I have a big day tomorrow. I was teetering on the edge of takeaways. Then lazy me told hungry me that she wasn’t going to leave the house. And hungry me couldn’t find anything remotely interesting in the delivery menus. So I pulled finger and went to the fridge – the still well stocked fridge….

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Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks

I made these last night to impress someone’s tummy and they came out delicious! I tweeted about how yummy it was, and easy to make, and even posted a photo – so as requested, here is the recipe. Slow Cooker Lamb Shanks Receipe – serves 4 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 – 6 good quality Lamb Shanks (head to the butcher…

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Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Marcia and Shane came for dinner on Saturday night and even bought the dinner. A huge lamb leg roast that would have cost me around $80 if I tried to buy it. The upshot of this is that I now have 3/4 of the roast left in my fridge!  Thats cool, the following recipe is perfect for freezing and heating…

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Red Beans and Rice – Slow Cooker Style

this winter, my slow cooker and i have been having a raging affair!  i had a busy week planned so i turned to my cooker to make something yummy that i can add to the containers in my freezer for a quick and easy meal. i went to red foods – for my blood and my heart – and needed…

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