Summer Minestrone and a quick stir fry

Image of a strawberry plant

You can tell it’s Wimbledon Fortnight.  I’m not sure what the weather is like on Centre Court but where I live it has been alternating between blazing sunshine and torrential downpours.

But the sunshine and showers mean that everything in the vegetable garden is growing like the clappers, which is ideal because I’m trying to eat lighter food (code for dieting). Continue reading

The Tandoori Chicken Diet

Lots of people pop up at this post after doing an internet search along the lines of of  ‘is tandoori chicken good for weight loss?’ This stems from, I think, from various diets which say if you’re eating out in an Indian restaurant, tandoori is the best thing to choose.

This is because it’s not made with a creamy sauce and lashings of oil, but it does use yoghurt in the marinade. It can be tweaked … skip to the recipe below if you don’t want to read my ramblings on weight loss. Continue reading