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Back in Shape Target

  11st ½lb / BMI 24.93

Ideal Target Weight

 • 10st / BMI 22.59

Current Weight

 • 10st 12lbs / BMI 24.53

Start Weight

 • 13st 4.½lbs / BMI 30.10

Weight Loss So Far...     [+]

 • 2st 6.½lbs (or 34.½lbs)

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Plan fast-prep meals so you are not tempted to munch while waiting for things to cook.

Last updated: October 14th, 2011  
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Recipes: the tasty way to get "Back in Shape"

While I'm getting "Back in Shape", I'll be listing some of the tasty, yet low calorie, meals and recipes that I enjoy below.

Feel free to leave a comment about any of the provided recipes or share your own variations. If you have a fantastic new recipe to recommend, you can also contact me through the main website contact form.

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Squash Tart with Creamy Chicken and Mushroom (October 14th, 2011)
Summary: A light and creamy alternative to a pie-crust tart, using roast squash. Rich and tasty with an aniseed flourish.

Homemade Pizza Bread with Fresh Basil and Mozzerella (June 28th, 2011)
Summary: Enjoy this low-fat alternative to THE original fast-food - love that melty cheese and all those fresh flavours!

Cheesy Chili Tuna with Tomato and Basil Salad (June 20th, 2011)
Summary: Two types of refreshing summer salad; one cheesy, smooth and hot, the other bursting with basily freshness.

Piri-Piri Turkey and Rice with Yogurt (June 15th, 2011)
Summary: A striking juxtaposition of hot piri-piri spiced turkey and rice with cooling low-fat natural yogurt.

Smoked Haddock with Sweet Potato and Green Beans (June 6th, 2011)
Summary: This hearty fish dinner is both smokey and sweet - and pretty colourful to boot!

Homemade Pizza Bread with Fresh Basil and Mozzerella

Published: June 28th, 2011 / Last updated: January 1st, 1970

Serves 2 / Calories per serving = 400 approx


  • homemade pizza bread2 medium-thick slices of seeded white bloomer loaf (about ¾ inch)
  • 125g ball of low-fat mozzerella, drained and sliced thinly
  • 2 teaspoons of tomato puree
  • 2 small tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 large closed-cup mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ small onion, sliced
  • ½ small orange bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 slices of ham, chopped
  • several fresh basil leaves, torn roughly (or 1 teaspoon of dried basil)
  • 1 tablespoon of grated parmesan
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat the oven to Gas Mark 5 / 190 C.
  2. Place the slices of bread on a large baking tray and bake in the oven for 5 minutes - just long enough to dry it out but not to turn it brown.
  3. Remove the bread from the oven and spread on the tomato puree with a few slices of mozzerella - leave just over half the mozzerella for pizza tops.
  4. Layer on the tomatoes, mushrooms, onion, pepper, ham and basil and cover with the remaining mozerella slices.
  5. Sprinkle the parmesan over the very top and finish with a little extra seasoning.
  6. Bake in the oven for a further 20 minutes until lightly golden.
  7. Serve on its own or with a large mixed salad; Chopped tomato and cucumber with fresh basil, salt and balsamic vinegar works particularly well.
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Past visitors have left the following comments:

Karen, 21 May 2011

Loving the yogurt and strawberry crunch!!!

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