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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

Rich paprika seafood bowl


Get 3 of your “5 a day” with this super tasty low calories fish stew. And it’s quicker than any takeaway with only 20 minutes cooking time. Low calorie, low fat dishes can sometimes taste a bit wishy washy but with some paprika and hearty tomatoes you’ll feel like you are getting a lot more … 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

Healthy Happy New Year


Happy New Year to one and all. In 2014 we are going to be bringing you lots of recipes that are healthy, high in protein and low in processed fats and sugars. Most of all we will do our best to ensure all recipes are using ingredients that are in season and therefore easy to … Continue reading

Beef & beetroot salad platter


In season at the moment is the wonderful root vegetable beetroot. Pair it up with beef and you are onto a winner in this delicious salad. High in protein, zero sugar content and carbs supplied by nutritious vegetables this is an ideal salad to include in one of our weight loss. Beets are a good … 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

Portion Sizes


What is “a portion”? We are all different shapes sizes and so a portion will be different for every person. Here is a rough guide. I find this is the best way to judge your food and far less time consuming and more reliable than counting calories. You can do this anywhere and by eliminating … Continue reading

Pear, Pineapple & Ginger Juice


If you’ve got a juicer at home then try this for a wonderful zingy and refreshing drink.   Ingredients 2 firm pears 1/4 large pineapple 1 cm cube of ginger Ice   Instructions Juice the pears, pineapple and ginger by packing the ginger between the other produce.  Pour over ice and enjoy   Why this … Continue reading

FAST FOOD


In under 20 minutes you can be sitting down to a dinner of real healthy lean clean food. This is how I aced dinner this evening. INGREDIENTS (for 2 people) 2 whole seabass (ask your fishmonger to prepare them for you) 1 extra large carrot chopped into chunks 2 handfuls of green french beans 1 … Continue reading