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Winter – Berry Muffins

Those are to die for. And they aren’t even that unhealthy, with close to no fat and fairly little added sugar. And they take less than 10 min to prepare. Now that they are selling all those huge christmas chocolate boxes I find this to be a better alternative if you’re craving something sweet. If you want to make it a bit sweeter you can add some chocolate drops and make sugary icing.

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November 20, 2012 · 1 Comment

Making Pizza More Healthy

pizza with tomatoes and onionsDon’t you just love pizza? I do. deemed unhealthy it’s actually not as bad as it’s reputation. The italian original pizza Margherita is just a very thin crust with tomato sauce and mozzarella. That won’t ruin your diet, however what a lot of us make out of it will. The thick, soft crust, sometimes stuffed with cheese or sausages, more fattening cheese, fattening toppings such as salami or bacon.
You can still make a fairly healthy meal out of pizza if you leave most of that stuff out

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Zucchini fritters with 2 min Tzadziki

You can do the whole meal in roughly 6 min and serve as main dish or side dish, whatever you prefer.
There are very sophisticated versions of tzadziki out there, this one is not. It’s a very simple version of it but still tastes better and is healthier than the bought ones.

October 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Low Budget Homemade Granola Bars

The dried fruits and nuts in homemade granola bars can often make them rather expensive and bought ones are full of sugar and chemicals. So I tried to come up with a healthy alternative.

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Healthy Dessert Wraps

 

Lovely dessert, but works well as lunch or snack too. If you feel like eating chocolate, eat this instead it’s really sweet but doesn’t contain as much fat or added sugar as chocolate

September 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tuna Burger Patties


The idea is quite simple instead of using high fat and often low quality ground beef you use tuna. You can make actual burgers out of them or just have them with veggies and potatoes as I did.

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Zero Point Pasta Napoli

Not really. As you have probably already guessed there is no actual pasta in here. But it looks a bit like that, doesn’t it? And it’s still a great, filling meal.

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Quick&Simple One Pot Chicken in Carrot – Worcestersauce

This great. Nothing special but a quick an easy weeknight dinner. It’s also rather cheap. Serve with baked rosemary potatoes and you get a great dinner without much effort.

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Honey – Chilli Tofu with Sesame

Quick and easy lunch or side dish. Tofu is always great because it is much cheaper than beef or pork

September 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

All natural & Vegan apple pie cookies

Granted, they are not as good as real apple pie, but considering how much of the unhealthy stuff you leave out, they’re a worthy alternative. Almost no fat or added sugar.

September 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Celery Schnitzel

I put this into the German, Austrain&Swiss category, because Schnitzel is a pretty austrian dish, even though this has little to do with the original. The idea is simple. Instead using meat you just take slices of celery

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 min Raspberry Chocolate dessert

Doesn’t even take the full 5 min, unless you sit there and stare at the microwave

September 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

No Sugar, No Butter, No Flour Banana Breakfast Muffins


They are a bit more chewy than normal muffins, so you have to eat them slower and get full sooner

September 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carrot Potato Soup

This is a classic, but it’s so good and cheap. Most of all it’s simple, every idiot can do this and it doesn’t take much time while still tasting somehow “classy”

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bean Dip

If you like hot dishes this is amazing. No fat, no sugar just veggies. I guess this wouldn’t really be a zero points dish because canned veggies do have some points, but I honestly don’t see why. Of course you have to be carefull with canned food, but the cans I got contained beans/peppers and salt only. I don’t see whats wrong with that. They are a great alternative if you don’t have a lot of time. I’m also a big fan canned, peeled tomatoes for i.e. tomato soups. It’s just so much faster and I suck at peeling them.

August 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Banana – Cherry Breakfast Milkshake

I literally lived off those the whole day today, but that’s alright because they contain almost everything you need during the course of a day.

August 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Celery Mash and Parsley Mash


Not really recipes, more ideas. I like to eat mashed potatoes, it’s quick, cheap and healthy, but it gets a bit boring sometimes so it’s nice to have several variations. Both variations are still cheap and healthy.

August 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Bean Pancakes

If you’re the kind of person that doesn’t really like to eat a lot of meat, like me,beans and lentils are great because they contain a lot of iron, potassium, zinc and protein. They are also a lot cheaper than meat, so I try to include them in my diet as often as I can and prepare them in various ways.
This kinda is an african dish. Obviously they have herbs and spices over there that are rather hard to get here, so I substituted most of them. You can really flavour them according to your own preferences.

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Carrot – Ginger Noodles with Pea Pesto

I just got back from volunteering in Africa with a lot of great recipes. This one is not very African though, I just made it because I was craving something healthy. Super cheap and super healthy dish

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bean Taco Filling

I tried something different here and it worked out quite well. The filling itself also doesn’t have any weight watchers points, which makes it a great low-fat alternative to meat

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Rosemary Potatoes


That’s how I like to do rosemary potatoes. Super simple to make and always turns out well. It’s not only very healthy but also rather cheap. With less than one 1 € , only a couple of cents for the dried rosemary and less than 1 € for the fresh one, it’s a great low-budget meal. Great Weight Watchers dish too, serve with vegetable and you’ll get a tasty low point, meal.

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Alaska Backpack Bread

The upsides of this bread are that it can be stored fairly long and is very nutritious. It’s a bit sweet but not so sweet that it would be weird to eat cheese of meat on it.And of course that it’s delicious and very fluffy

July 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Aubergine – Tomato Pasta

I had this for diner last night and I thought it was great. If you want to safe weight watchers points leave out cheese and substitute dried tomatoes with more cherry tomatoes.

July 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pasta Primavera


I’ve done this for a party and it was a great success. This recipe gives a huge portion though, so needless to say if you’re only cooking for a small group, make a smaller potion. It makes a very good party dish though because you don’t need to it serve hot, lukewarm or cold will also do, and you can store it in the fridge overnight.

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lentil Balls

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Strawberry – Chilli Spring Rolls with Lemon Mascarpone dip

I had this for dinner but as I made very small spring rolls, they would have been great as snack or for some kind of Buffet too. I’m not quite sure how many WW points the dough has, but the filling doesn’t have any at all. For a more WW friendly dip simply replace mascarpone with yoghurt or quark.

June 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Strawberry – Kiwi Smoothie

Strawberries were on sale this week, so I bought 3 lb of them. I also made delicious Strawberry – Chilli Spring Rolls out of them. The recipe will follow tomorrow.
This is a fairly thin smoothie but still pretty good. With 0 Weight Watchers points it’s also very healthy and contains not too many calories.

June 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mixing your own Muesli – Summer Muesli and Protein Muesli

I just recently ran over some websites that offer you to mix your own muesli online and they’ll send it to you in less than a week. I certainly liked the idea. Afterall I often bought muesli that I thought was perfect, if only it didn’t contain raisins, bananas or whatever.
So I went online and created my own Muesli at http://www.mymuesli.com but didn’t order because it costs 11,60€ per lb. That’s insane and I thought I can do this way better and way cheaper at home.

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Apple Fritters

I just finished my first week working at Burger King and I absolutely hate it. Can’t wait until summer is over. The amounts of waste only this one store produces is insane. And the food is flabby and gross. I believe I’ll never feel the urge to eat fast food again.
So anyways I decided I should make a couple of “healthy fast food recipes” starting with this one. It’s not really fast to prepare but tastes like (good) fast foo while still being quite healthy.

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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