Weight Management

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Chicken Doesn’t Need To Be Boring

Chicken is a great source of protein and widely available. It’s super easy to cook, versatile and healthy. Lots of people do get bored of chicken though as they tend to cook it the same way time and time again so here are some recipes to jazz up your midweek meals. The following marinades will … Continue reading

Spring salad with watercress dressing

Broad beans and watercress are in season in July. They go together wonderfully in this spring fresh summery salad. They are best bought at a farmers market and used quickly for maximum nutrition. Why is it good for you? Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, manganese, and folic acid, in addition to vitamins A, … Continue reading

Fig, honey and yogurt breakfast smoothie

Combining cinnamon and dates with some honey is a healthy blast. At 358 calories and 12 grams of protein it’s a great breakfast choice that will help to keep your hunger pangs at bay. Cinnamon is good for skin and bones and honey is a natural antibiotic which is great at this time of year when … Continue reading

Swirl this festive smoothie round your taste buds!

The taste of this festive season in a healthy smoothie. At only 157 calorie it’s a great snack alternative when everyone else is diving into the cinnamon swirls. Cinnamon is a good source of manganese which is great for bone and skin health so get a healthy glow and stay strong whilst drinking this tasty … Continue reading

Apple & Fennel Salad

3 steps to a delicious and nutritious side dish which goes great with fish, chicken or pork. Chop, whisk and mix!! It could not be simpler. Fennel is a low calorie antioxidant and is a good source of Vitamin C, fibre, potassium & folate, and is believed to be beneficial in lowering blood pressure. It … Continue reading

Salmon with celeriac gratin & green beans

Lean healthy Salmon dish using celeriac instead of potatoes. Filling nutritious and tasty and using in season celeriac, a sprinkling of festive nutmeg and a great kick of wholegrain mustard. At 262 calories this dish is light as a feather but giving the feeling of a hearty dish. Try an use law salt no sugar … Continue reading

Tomato, lentil and lime soup

While the weather is cold, take comfort in a tasty nutritious soup. This tomato, lentil and lime soup boasts a range of benefits for your health. Cumin has been used for centuries as a digestive and and it helps to enhance your bodies immunity and the added bonus of this wonderful spice is that it … Continue reading

You can start exercising TODAY

Some of you may exercise regularly and others may not. We want to address those of you today who are not in the habit of exercising. Think of something you can start to do this week that will fit in with your usual day to day activities. Maybe you can walk 10 minutes each day before breakfast. … Continue reading

Sweet & Sour Dhal with Aubergine

Not sure what to do with Aubergines? Try this yummy dish. Nutritious and filling. Can be served with mango chutney or lime chutney and wonderful sprinkled with fresh coriander and a dash of freshly squeezed lime.    INGREDIENTS 100g red lentils , rinsed 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp tamarind paste (we used Bart) 2 tbsp … Continue reading

Black Olive & Pesto Cod

A nice light fish dish to tantalise the taste buds and ready in no time.   INGREDIENTS 2 peices of cod or haddock or your favourite white fish 2 Tbsp of pesto 4 Tbsp roughly chopped black olives Squeeze of lemon 1 Small clove of garlic, crushed Wedge of lemon and some fresh basil leaves to … Continue reading