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Brussel Sprout Sliders


The classic love them or hate them vegetable at this time of year. Brussel sprouts!! They don’t have to be boring and are a good swap if you are getting bored of kale. 1 cup of brussels contains only 54 calories, is high in antioxidant vitamin K which is great for bone health and blood health … 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

Tropical Fruit Salad Smoothie


The look of this smoothie instantly takes me back to my childhood when I used to munch on fruit salads and black jacks – some of you will know what I am talking about 😉  Check out the recipe below which we have modified to ensure it can meet the criteria for those of you on … Continue reading

Pan Seared Paiche with Spicy Avocado Sauce & Greens


This recipe looks delicious. If you cannot find Paiche then opt for Seabass as an alternative. To find out more about Paiche click here. Click here for the recipe courtesy of Wholefoods.

Quick Beef & Chinese Cabbage Stir Fry


One of the biggest problems facing our clients is time! Work commitments and commuting can cause serious problems for those trying to stick to a healthy diet when the convenience culture in the UK is strong. DO NOT FEAR. Stir frying can be the solution to your problems when you get home late. In only … Continue reading

Roasted Paprika Cauliflower


Cauliflower is a great vegetable. It is high in fibre and low in calories and is a great substitute for more starchy carbs such as potato, rice and pasta. In studies cauliflower is shown to reduce the risk of cancer (particularly prostate cancer) and also has a good antioxidant and anti inflammatory effect on the … Continue reading

Salmon with mustardy celeriac mash


Salmon goes great with spinach and a kick of mustard. Add some celeriac which is in season right now and you’ve got a great nutritious meal. Packed full of protein and low in calories, this recipe is a great addition to your repertoire. Suitable for our challenge diets too. INGREDIENTS 2 salmon fillets, about 100g/4oz … Continue reading

Sugar lips… watch those hips!


It’s a good start to have manufacturers reduce “hidden sugars” but we want you to try and avoid as much processed food as possible. How many of you rely on “grab and go” and packaged foods? How many of you feel that taking time to cook takes up too much of your time? Did you … Continue reading

Seabass with fennel & Orange


If you are looking for something refreshing that can easily be whipped up in half an hour then look no further. The vitamin C found in both fennel and orange is a boost for the immune system and will help to keep those colds at bay during these cold days. With powerful antioxidant and anti … 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