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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

Sugar – Choice or Addiction?

Sugar – Choice or addiction?  We believe it is a bit of both but positive behavioural changes can impact on psychological processes in the body. Taste buds can be reborn  are you ready to free them in 2014? And why not tune into Channel 4 Dispatches at 8pm on 20th January which investigates how sugar affects … Continue reading

13 Nutrition Lies That Made The World Sick And Fat

Here is something to digest before you embark on a new years diet. And interesting to note that on many occasions our clients report greater weight loss by eating healthy over no weight loss by counting calories. 1. Eggs Are Bad For Your Health Flickr/skampy Eggs are so incredibly nutritious that they’re often called “nature’s … Continue reading

Celeriac oven chips

Chips don’t have to be made from potatoes. Celeriac is in season right now and is a great alternative which can be served with many of your favourite meals. Try these curry flavour chips with some chicken and salad. Light and delicious. INGREDIENTS 2 large celeriac (1.3kg/3lb total weight) 3-4 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil … Continue reading

Celeriac for bone health

Celeriac is in season now and is used as a great substitute for fries in this recipe. It is a good source of Vitamin and K, calcium, phosphorus, manganese & copper which are all essential for good bone health.  INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil1 onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, finely choppedpinch dried chilli flakes400g can … 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

Burger & Chunky Chips

Home Made Beef Burger & Sweet Potato Chunky Chips This is a great way to get that naughty feeling from some really healthy food. Why not try making these with the kids or with your friends at the weekend. FOR THE FRIES Sweet Potatoes, peeled and chopped into chips (You’ll need 1 large sweet potato … Continue reading

Get stuffed with only 200 calories!

Baked Courgettes stuffed with spiced lamb & tomato sauce. It’s that time of year when the nights draw in quicker and darker and we all crave comforting foods, and bigger plates of goodness to keep us warm inside. Don’t worry about that diet though – you can still do this on a calorie budget with … Continue reading

Stay heart healthy with Leeks

Not only the Welsh national symbol but also a great antioxidant vegetable rich in vitamin C, iron and a good source of dietary fibre. Coming from the same family as onions and garlic these tasty greens also promote the functions of the blood and heart. It’s never too late to start looking after your heart … Continue reading