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Super Low Calorie Cajun Lime Stir Fry

Low in calories yet sky-high in flavor, this low calorie Cajun lime stir fry is something you will want to make regularly. Vegetables such as bell peppers, celery, carrot and mushrooms are combined with tomato concentrate, Cajun seasoning and lime juice to make a simple yet wonderfully flavored dish. Work out the calories and it is only about 100, which is very low indeed.

The bell peppers are the main ingredient in this low calorie Cajun lime stir fry, supported by the other veggies, but you can swap the vegetables for others if you wish.

Broccoli, zucchini and okra would all work in our low calorie Cajun lime stir fry recipe. The sauce is made with tomato concentrate, Cajun seasoning and the juice of half a lime. At a pinch some squeezy lime juice out the bottle would suffice but use fresh lime juice for a better, fresher taste.

Serve this just as it is or with some rice if you like. Because this is quick and easy to cook it makes a nice dinner for any weeknight and you will love the tangy flavors it offers. This would work as a side dish with grilled chicken perhaps. Continue reading

Healthy Banana and Carrot Curry

Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest, and it is a myth you have to use lots of different ingredients to make a nice curry recipe. Take the following healthy banana and carrot curry recipe for example.

The main ingredients are carrots, banana and onion, and the sauce is made with curry powder, orange juice and a splash of yogurt. Use fat-free yogurt and you can see how healthy and low in both fat and calories this banana and carrot curry recipe is.

Serve this banana and carrot curry with rice or naan bread or keep things healthy and have a chapatti bread with some raita (cucumber, yogurt and mint dressing) on the side. Perhaps you have a meat or fish curry on the stove and you want to make a side dish to go with it, something with veggies, in which case this would go very nicely with it. Continue reading

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