Chickpea and Vegetable Shirataki Noodle Stir Fry

You can include Shirataki Noodles on Phase 2 of your TLC-Program! Give this new recipe a try.  It is a side dish so you can add your choice of protein.  It is great with grilled chicken or steamed fish … Here’s a quick and easy guide to get you comfortable with adding these noodles to… Continue reading »



Water is essential to good health and healthy metabolism and fat loss. But unfortunately many people battle to drink their required minimum allowance every day. But water does not have to be boring! Use some of the following recipes to ‘liven up’ your water! Note: Always use the fruits from your fruit allowance as prescribed… Continue reading »


Try this delicious Winter Soup!

Brrrrrrrrrr its cold ….  so we thought we would share this recipe that was just prepared and tested in the TLC-Test Kitchen this afternoon! Curried Chicken and Broccoli Soup Ingredients: Chicken Breast (allowance) Broccoli (allowance) Chopped Onion (allowance) Chopped Tomato 1 teaspoon Olive Oil (allowance) 3 Tablespoons home made Vegetable Stock (allowance) Hot Water Salt and… Continue reading »


Chickpea stew with aubergines and tomatoes

Why not add this delicious side dish to the protein (chicken or fish or tofu) you have cooked for today.  These fresh ingredients will keep the winter chill away. Ingredients Chickpeas (allowance) Aubergine, cubed (allowance) Tomato, cubed (allowance) Salt and Pepper to taste 1 teaspoon chopped fresh Rosemary Pinch of Cumin Powder Pinch of Garlic… Continue reading »


BBQ Chicken Kebabs with a Radish, Orange & Watercress Salad

Enjoy the flavours of this great combination! BBQ Chicken Kebabs Ingredients: Cubed Chicken Breasts (allowance) Salt to taste Pinch of Cayenne Pepper Method: Skewer chicken Season with cayenne pepper and salt to taste Barbecue or grill till done Radish, Orange & Watercress Salad Ingredients: Fresh Water Cress (allowance) Sliced Radish (allowance) Fresh Orange segments (allowance)… Continue reading »


Add delicious side dishes to your protein!

Did you know that making your meals different/interesting can motivate you to keep going while doing your TLC-Program. No one wants to eat the same thing each day. Here are some side dish ideas to ADD to your protein choices. So grilled chicken, steamed fish etc can now be more delicious when you add a… Continue reading »


Chickpea Popcorn … A healthy Snack

Now here is a healthy “legal” snack that you can enjoy while on all the Phases of your TLC-Program! Ingredients: Chickpeas (canned in brine) – from allowance 1 teaspoon Olive Oil – from allowance 1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder 1 teaspoons dried Thyme 1/2 teaspoon ground Cumin Salt and Pepper to taste Cooking Spray (Spray and Cook) Method: Heat… Continue reading »


Tropical Summer Crush

This is a great way to cool off during the hot summer days. Ingredients: Ripe mango peeled, pitted and chopped (allowance). Ripe paw-paw peeled and chopped (allowance). Kiwi fruit peeled and chopped (allowance). Sprite Zero (allowance) Crushed ice. Fresh Strawberry and mint to garnish. Method: Combine all the chopped fruit into the blender. Add Sprite Zero and Ice… Continue reading »


Rosemary Chicken and Chickpea Salad

Ready in a flash and great for the work lunch box! Ingredients: Chicken Breast Strips (allowance) Salt and Pepper to taste Onion (allowance) Red Pepper (allowance) 1 tsp Olive Oil (allowance) 1/2 cup Tab or diet cola (allowance) Tinned Chickpeas (allowance) Tomato (allowance) 1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp chopped Rosemary Method: Season chicken strips… Continue reading »


Prawn and Avocado Salad

A fresh, tasty salad that’s bursting with flavour! Ingredients: Prawns – from “seafood allowance” 1 tsp Soy Sauce 1 tsp Olive Oil Salt and Pepper to taste Cherry Tomatoes – from “vegetable allowance” Butter Lettuce – from “vegetable allowance” 1 cup Chopped Fresh Coriander 1 tbs Balsamic Vinegar ½ Avocado (cubed) – from “fruit allowance”… Continue reading »

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