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This is a wonderful American cake recipe, which I've made several times. My first attempt was a bit of a disaster, as I didn't use baking parchment and tried to remove the cake before it was completely cool, so I had to piece the cake back together again once I scraped it off the tin!
The next time I lined my cake tin and allowed the cake to cool completely before removing it and it worked perfectly. The cake is wonderfully chocolatey and stays moist for several days.
This recipe is only for the chicken fajita filling, as the basic ingredients are always the same, but I use different tortillas each time I make this. You can calculate the extra calories for tortillas and sour cream separately to get a more accurate reading.
For best results, make the meringue the night before you need it to give it time to dry out properly.
This is a very hearty soup that is a meal in itself.
With pure cocoa and dark chocolate, this dessert is certain to satisfy those chocolate cravings.
This is a hearty curry packed full of protein that's sure to fill you up. Particularly good on a cold winter's evening.
A very tasty, filling dish that satisfies a curry craving for very few calories, not to mention that a serving counts as one of your five-a-day.
Home-made meatballs in a healthy tomato sauce makes a hearty, satisfying meal that won't break the calorie bank.
This is a lighter version of regular bolognaise sauce with a little bit of chilli to give it a kick.
This simple sauce takes very little time to prepare and can be poured over pasta for a quick and tasty meal. It can also be used as on pizzas, as the base for bolognaise sauce or in a lasagne - the choice is yours.
This is a quick and easy dish that can be prepared in minutes and is very satisfying, either for lunch or dinner. The quantities are for a single serving, so they can easily be multiplied when cooking for more than one person.
Eating apples add extra sweetness to this recipe, while the wholemeal flour and oats add fibre, making this a healthier alternative to traditional apple crumble. This is a filling dessert, so you could reduce calories further by changing the number of servings from 2 to 3, which works out at 214 calories per serving.
This is a variation on Spinach Chicken Bake submitted by Silly_Me. The original was too bland and not filling enough for me, so I added pasta, and changed some of the ingredients to liven it up a bit.
These cookies are wickedly sinful, but exceedingly good. They are extremely calorific, so you could make them smaller to reduce the calorie value.
This is a quick, easy and very tasty soup that fills you up and warms your bones on a cold winter's day
Made with Stork Spread instead of butter, which cuts the calorie content somewhat and they taste just as good.
This simple, yet tasty dish takes very little effort. Just put it in the oven and forget about it for a couple of hours. The end result is a rich, satisfying stew, with tender beef that melts in the mouth. Perfect comfort food for those long winter nights.
This is a basic scone recipe that is ready is no time. Enjoy the scones warm from the oven and smothered in butter and jam for a special treat.
This is a lovely moist brownie for those with wheat or gluten intolerance, as it's made without flour.
This is a healthier version of traditional chilli using turkey instead of beef.
This recipe makes one large loaf of bread, half a dozen rolls, or the dough can be used to make pizza bases. Calories are for entire recipe - divide by number of portions, depending on usage.
This is a tasty, low fat dinner that takes very little effort and is very satisfying.
This is a basic lentil curry that can be adapted to suit any tastes. Serve it as a side dish, or make it more filling by adding vegetables to the mixture. On its own, it's a very low-cal, high fibre dish that can be knocked up with very little effort in next-to-no-time.
These pancakes are a healthy alternative to traditional pancakes. They have a nutty flavour and go well with fresh fruit and honey or maple syrup.
This completely unauthentic recipe is a great way of using up left-overs to create a quick and tasty meal
This is my take on a Thai green chicken curry. I make no claims as to its authenticity, however it is extremely tasty (even if I do say so myself!)
There's nothing like a hot bowl of home-made soup on a cold winter's day and this is a simple, tasty soup that can be made in next-to-no time.
This is a variation on Salmon with Noodles & Stir-Fried Vegetables. Cooking time and a couple of the ingredients are different, but it's just as quick and easy. If you don't like fish, give this a try instead.