Sunday, 27 March 2016

Peanut Butter Oat Cookies


Makes 12 Cookies

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
1/4 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup honey
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup oat flour (ground oats)

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper or spray with 1 cal oil.

2. Mix together the first 6 ingredients until smooth and then stir in the oat flour until well combined. 

3. Scoop tablespoons of dough roll into balls and place onto the lined cookie sheet, spacing them about 2 inches apart and use a fork to press them down.

4. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden underneath and on the edges. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Friday, 15 January 2016

Chicken Satay Noodles

Chicken Satay Noodles

Serves 2


1 red onion, halved and sliced
4 spring onions, chopped
300g chicken breast, sliced or cubed
1 red pepper, sliced
2 fresh chillies chopped
75g mange tout 
200ml chicken stock
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 teaspoon chinese 5 spice
1 tablespoon light soy sauce 
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 
100g noodles
Salt and pepper to taste

1: Spray a wok or pan with 1 cal spray and add the onion, spring onions, red pepper, chillies and mange tout, fry for 3-4 minutes.

2: I usually precook my chicken on a george foreman and then slice and add to the pan but you can add it in here and cook for 4-5 minutes.

3: Add in the spices and soy sauce and stir through.

4: Place the peanut butter in a bowl and add boiling water and stir until thinned down. Add to pan and stir through.

5: Using a chicken stock cube add to a mug and stir in 200ml of boiling water, stir and then add to the pan and then simmer until it has reduced down.

6: Stir through your cooked noodles or serve on the side.

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