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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

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

Snack Attack!

Struggling for snack ideas? Try making your own spicy nuts. Not only are they a delicious snack for you but they can make a great gift idea.     Cashew Curry Craze  INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons curry powder 4 teaspoons kosher or sea salt 6 cups unsalted cashews   METHOD Position racks in … Continue reading

Baked egg in avocado for breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and many of us struggle to come up with ideas for eggs so try this combination. With a big kick of healthy fats and protein it’s sure to keep you full until lunch. INGREDIENTS (serves 2) 1 avocado 2 eggs salt & pepper to taste “topping” … Continue reading

Immune Boosting Tea

If you are feeling a little run down and colder than usual as the weather changes tack this week, why not try a refreshing 9 calorie, anti-oxidant, immune boosting tea. The combination of ginger, lime and turmeric not only warms you deep inside but it provides excellent cleansing of the cells, stress relief and can … Continue reading

Citrus Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

Slow cookers are wonderful things. Prep the evening before and switch on before you leave for work the next morning and you’ll be coming home to a tasty dinner with minimum fuss. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves and stems, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 cloves garlic, crushed … Continue reading

Chipotle Chicken

Chipotles are dried, smoked jalapeno chillies. Blended with tomatoes and onions, they make a really convenient paste that can easily be stirred into dishes to add a smoky flavour and kick. Use in marinades or to flavour dips – try stirring into soured cream, starting with just a teaspoon and adding more if you need … Continue reading

Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Crunchy Radicchio Salad

Who doesn’t love chicken? But who get’s bored of it or has run out of ideas for making it more interesting. This recipe is really nice with a great salad or alternatively you can serve it up with some delicious asparagus or wilted spinach and steamed carrots. INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 4 chicken breasts 250g Goat … Continue reading