Using nuts as protein in this evening meal can be filling and also provide some starchy carbohydrates so you don’t need to rely on grains or beans – add more if you need.
Extra tip: this dish keeps particularly well in the fridge for a packed lunch the next day
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1/2 tbsp light olive oil
2 tsp chopped ginger – more if you fancy
1-2 chopped garlic cloves – more if you fancy
6 spring onions, sliced
150g kale or savoy cabbage
1/2 head broccoli, cut into florets
2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
4 baby sweetcorn, thinly sliced
1 pak choi, roughly sliced
3 tsp soy sauce or tamari
2 tbsp raw cashew nuts
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tbsp coriander, chopped
- no starchy carbohydrates included in the evening for weight loss but can be eaten with a small portion of egg or soba noodles if lots of exercise been done in the day and eating no later than 8pm
- you can vary vegetables eg asparagus, fennel, red peppers, kale, cavolo nero
- extra protein like tofu or cooked prawns can be added at the end of cooking for a heartier meal
- Heat the olive oil in a wok or frying pan and before it smokes add all of the vegetables except the pak choi and stir for about 4 minutes.
- Add the garlic, ginger, soy sauce and keep stir frying until the vegetables are almost cooked but still crisp. Add a little water if they become dry and put the lid on for a seaming effect. Add the pak choi and keep cooking until all the vegetables are cooked lightly.
- Remove from the heat, stir in the cashews, sesame oil and coriander and serve in a large bowl.