Sanna Anderson

August 5, 2010

Curried Halloumi for Metabolic Balance

Last night I adjusted the earlier halloumi curry recipe I’d posted with some great results, so thought I’d share that with you all. What you’ll need: Your MB allowance of halloumi cheese (cubed), usually 75-90g 1-2 tsp of mild curry powder 70-80g of mushrooms, sliced spinach leaves for the remainder of your vegetable allowance Coat the halloumi cubes in the curry powder in a bowl.  Heat up some olive oil in a frying pan and start by softening the mushrooms a little.  You can add a tablespoon of water to speed up the process.  After 2-3 minutes add the halloumi […]
July 15, 2010

Salmon and green beans

This is an old favourite recipe of mine, adjusted for Metabolic Balance. Ingredients Salmon fillet (weighing your protein allowance) 80g of green beans, trimmed 30g of cherry tomatoes, cut in half Black olives to take you up to your vegetable allowance Olive oil Salt and pepper Method: Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees. Boil the green beans for 5 minutes, drain and put in a bowl with the halved tomatoes and stoned black olives.  Add some oil and coat all the vegetables. Transfer the vegetables on a baking tray and lay the salmon next to the vegetables.  You can turn […]
July 13, 2010

Metabolic Balance Diet works for men too!

Just received a fantastic testimonial from one of my male clients, so thought I’d share that with you.  Weight loss seems to be something mostly talked about by women, and yet it’s a problem shared by both sexes.  I’ve had the pleasure of working with some very focused and motivated male clients, and here’s one of them, in his own words: For many years I had been trying to shift a good 25 lbs.  However the result was always the same.  I would lose 5 to 10 lbs then grind to a halt and over the next few months it […]
July 12, 2010

Bikini diet tips – get ready for the holidays!

So this week is all about getting ready for the holiday.  It might be a bit late for a serious bikini diet, but I’m going to give you some simple tricks for a last minute boost. You can also help get the most out of the one or two week blast of the sunshine by feeding your skin with a range of nutrients beforehand.  And last but not least, a couple of tips on how to avoid the tummy upsets that tend to go with foreign travel and over eating on holiday. But first things first – the all important […]
July 12, 2010

Halloumi and aubergine curry

Here is another recipe for Metabolic Balance diet users.  It’s been taken from The Holford Low GL Diet Cookbook by Patrick Holford and Fiona McDonald-Joyce.  As usual, do adjust the quantities to your fit your personalised plan! 2 portions 1 heaped tsp medium-strength curry powder 2 x your allowance of halloumi cheese (you can use this, if you have goat’s or sheep’s cheese on your plan) 1 tsp of coconut oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 x your allowance of aubergine, cubed into pieces about 1 cm square Sprinkle the curry powder over the halloumi cubes and stir them […]
July 21, 2014

Mushroom stuffed pork fillet

This is a recipe from a great friend of mine who has been doing great on the Metabolic Balance weight loss programme. 1 Pork Loin Fillet (should be enough for approx 2 portions) 2 Large Flat Mushrooms 1 tsp chopped garlic Pre-Heat the oven to 220 C Cut into the pork loin at about 1½ cm intervals without slicing all the way through. Slice the mushrooms about ½cm thick and slot a piece into each slit in the pork. Place on a square of tin foil and place the remaining pieces of mushroom around the fillet. Sprinkle with the chopped […]
August 5, 2010

Curried Halloumi for Metabolic Balance

Last night I adjusted the earlier halloumi curry recipe I’d posted with some great results, so thought I’d share that with you all. What you’ll need: Your MB allowance of halloumi cheese (cubed), usually 75-90g 1-2 tsp of mild curry powder 70-80g of mushrooms, sliced spinach leaves for the remainder of your vegetable allowance Coat the halloumi cubes in the curry powder in a bowl.  Heat up some olive oil in a frying pan and start by softening the mushrooms a little.  You can add a tablespoon of water to speed up the process.  After 2-3 minutes add the halloumi […]
July 15, 2010

Salmon and green beans

This is an old favourite recipe of mine, adjusted for Metabolic Balance. Ingredients Salmon fillet (weighing your protein allowance) 80g of green beans, trimmed 30g of cherry tomatoes, cut in half Black olives to take you up to your vegetable allowance Olive oil Salt and pepper Method: Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees. Boil the green beans for 5 minutes, drain and put in a bowl with the halved tomatoes and stoned black olives.  Add some oil and coat all the vegetables. Transfer the vegetables on a baking tray and lay the salmon next to the vegetables.  You can turn […]
July 13, 2010

Metabolic Balance Diet works for men too!

Just received a fantastic testimonial from one of my male clients, so thought I’d share that with you.  Weight loss seems to be something mostly talked about by women, and yet it’s a problem shared by both sexes.  I’ve had the pleasure of working with some very focused and motivated male clients, and here’s one of them, in his own words: For many years I had been trying to shift a good 25 lbs.  However the result was always the same.  I would lose 5 to 10 lbs then grind to a halt and over the next few months it […]