Nome's Favourites - easy and nutritious!
(Recipe Collection)

24 Recipes Created by NOME__

These are some of my staple lunches and dinners - delicious, nutritious, high protein, and generally 400-500 calories for a complete meal. I use fresh ingredients and cook from scratch whenever I can, and that's what you'll find here.

Recipes in this Collection

Fajita Chicken
Very Good 4.6/5
(27 ratings)
Fajita Chicken

Wrap this chicken in tortillas with whatever extra fillings you enjoy. Delicious! (And much better than that fajita seasoning you buy in packets!)

Try my recipe for Refried Beans with this too!Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 80
Refried beans
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Refried beans

Serve this with my fajita chicken, some chopped tomatoes and avocado (or salsa and guacamole) and some corn tortillas.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 90.5
Easy Chicken and Courgette Risotto
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Easy Chicken and Courgette Risotto

This isn't a risotto in the true sense of the word - it's much easier! And delicious too!


(This is not in the calculations, but I recommend some extra toppings for this dish if your diet can take it - sprinkle around 15g toasted sunflower seeds and around 25g grated cheddar cheese on each portion for an additional 190 extremely delicious calories!)Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 46.2g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 42g | Calories: 406.2
Spicy Chicken Couscous Salad
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Spicy Chicken Couscous Salad

Flavoursome lemon and garlic chicken on couscous with chickpeas and red peppers, served on a bed of greens. This is a low-fat lunch or light dinner to die for served in the garden in the sun after a good workout!Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 57.7g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 48.5g | Calories: 507.1
Beans and tuna on toast
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Beans and tuna on toast

A really delicious, filling, high protein lunch, much better than ordinary baked beans!

(You could cut the calories even lower of course by using low-fat cheese.)Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 11.3g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 23.8g | Calories: 306.9
Summery Pasta with Green Beans and Olives
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Summery Pasta with Green Beans and Olives

This dish is full of great flavours and so easy. It looks - and tastes - really summery, and I love it as a light al fresco lunch or dinner.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 58.7g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 12.5g | Protein: 31.1g | Calories: 483.2
Falafels
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Falafels

These falafels in pitta with salad and houmous are full of goodness and really tasty!

This recipe makes six falafels - you will probably want two or three for a filling meal. Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 25.5g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 169.9
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(555 ratings)
Hummus

Cookbook creator says: This houmous is great with my falafels!Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Chicken a la Nome
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Chicken a la Nome

This is an old favourite - my signature dish as far as my family is concerned! The flavours are really good and the calories low considering how luxurious this tastes!

Serve with pasta or bread to mop up the juices (not calculated).Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 12.7g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 43.5g | Calories: 341.7
Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake
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Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake

An easy and delicious recipe for all the family. Surprisingly healthy with 7g fibre and 31g protein per serving and plenty of vegetable goodness hidden in that creamy sauce and crispy topping!Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 58.7g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 31.2g | Calories: 449.8
Nome's Vegetable Chilli
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Nome's Vegetable Chilli

Not getting your vegetables? You can't fail with this tasty super-low-fat recipe!Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 42.9g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 10.9g | Protein: 15.2g | Calories: 255
Easy Tuna Biriani with Green Beans
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Easy Tuna Biriani with Green Beans

This is really delicious - aromatic and filling and so easy. Feel free to add more spice to taste.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 58.7g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 445
Awesome Beef Stew
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Awesome Beef Stew

Guinness gives this stew a really rich indulgent flavour. It's perfect served with roast potatoes and parsnip, mashed swede, brussels sprouts, and my olive oil dumplings.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 19.1g | Fat: 12.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 25.1g | Calories: 307.1
Olive Oil Dumplings
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Olive Oil Dumplings

A great traditional addition to stews and casseroles. Great with my "Awesome Beef Stew"!

Also delicious with a big pinch of thyme added (or other herb as appropriate for your stew).Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 148.1
Nome's Lasagne
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Nome's Lasagne

Delicious beef, pasta sheets, rich creamy sauce... A great traditional lasagne will always be a bit of an indulgence, but I've reduced the calories in mine by using lean beef, using double-concentrated tomato puree and a beef stock cube for a rich flavour, and using sauce flour for a butter-free white sauce. The portions are generous ; )

I love a cheesy sauce on top of my lasagne, but if you wanted to skip the cheese you could knock a further 80 calories off each portion.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 56.7g | Fat: 18.1g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 506.3
Luxurious Tarragon Chicken
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Luxurious Tarragon Chicken

Easy and so delicious.

Serve with a green vegetable such as broccoli or beans.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 37.6g | Fat: 24.8g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 40.7g | Calories: 538.7
Lovely Chicken Tikka Masala
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Lovely Chicken Tikka Masala

Serve with my Lovely Aloo Gobi and some rice or naan.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 39.4g | Calories: 296.2
Lovely Aloo Gobi
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Lovely Aloo Gobi

I serve this as a side dish with my Lovely Chicken Tikka Masala and rice or naan, but it's got enough goodness in it to double up the servings and make it the main part of the meal if you prefer.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 27.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 5.2g | Calories: 130.6
Fuss-free Beef and Broccoli stir fry
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Fuss-free Beef and Broccoli stir fry

Anyone can stir fry! This quick fuss-free recipe uses less ingredients than other versions, and still has incredible flavour! It's easy, healthy and delicious, with 46g protein, lots of fibre, a good dose of healthy fats, and heaps of potassium, vitamin C and vitamin A.Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 54.9g | Fat: 12.9g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 46.6g | Calories: 491.3
Chargrilled Asparagus with Spaghetti
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Chargrilled Asparagus with Spaghetti

Delicious and easy supper. Low sodium, high fibre, vitamins, good fats, and just 400 calories! Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 57.8g | Fat: 13.6g | Fiber: 11g | Protein: 15.7g | Calories: 402.4
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