Skinny coodles with tonnato

This little supper is part of my New Year’s diet plan. Tonnato is a tuna based sauce that the Italians slather over veal usually. This recipe had piqued my interest. However, the veal had to go as it’s not an ingredient I can pick up easily, and YummaNumma is all about simple suppers for busy people. So I created this slimming recipe… coodles (cucumber noodles), deliciously soft boiled burford browns, tonnato sauce and crisp capers.

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Cosy chicken and puy lentil recipe

Cosy chicken and lentil recipe

I’ve been very absent recently and I am very sorry! Β But I abide by the law that food blogging must be fun and having been stressed out by other bits and bobs I haven’t been able to focus on YummaNumma nearly enough. Until…The final of the Great British Bake Off called for something cosy to keep our tummies from grumbling as we eagerly awaited who would be crowned this years champion. This lentil and chicken recipe is just so simple and rather numma too. Just the ticket for a cosy night in.

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Tuna steak with coodle salad and a tahini dressing

Tuna steak with coodle and mango salad and a tahini dressing

This dish is right up the Paleo diet’s alley. You might well ask what the feck is a coodle? Well the answer is.. it’s a cucumber noodle. Turning cucumber into stringy noodles adds texture and substance to this salad. It’s a really winning combo that is pretty slimming and takes minutes to make. I am determined this year not to be a heffer by Christmas and I think this recipe might be one I return to again and again on my quest not to melt to fat over the winter.

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Skinny mexican pesto, prawn and avocado bowl

Skinny mexican pesto, prawn and avocado bowl

A delicious post-exercise salad bowl that combines some of Mexico’s classic flavours like lime, coriander and avocado. I’ve recently booked my flights to Texas in December and have been dreaming of Tex Mex food ever since. But I am trying to have a few healthy days ahead of the weekend and this is a great carb free supper that really packs a punch.Β  Continue reading