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    • Healthy jambalaya soup

      Healthy jambalaya soup

      A healthy jambalaya soup will certainly spice things up a little and get you excited about watching what you eat like never before. At under 300 calories per serving, this is a real treat but so light, considering it's packed full of delicious flavours and ingredients. Colourful peppers, juicy prawns and meaty sausage all come together perfectly in this amazing dish, which is not only incredibly tasty but diet-friendly too.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Nadiya coconut and lime oaty biscuits

      Nadiya Hussain's coconut and lime oaty biscuits

      Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain's coconut and lime oaty biscuits have no processed sugar and are sweetened entirely by natural honey and currants. They've got a fresh zesty edge to them and they make the perfect snack for when you're feeling a little peckish, but they're just as good served with a cup of afternoon tea. If you're trying to avoid sugar but have a sweet tooth, you'll be making these biscuits again and again.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Leek and potato soup

      Leek, potato and pea soup

      This classic soup recipe has been given a modern twist with sweet peas and a crunchy garnish of saffron leek rings. This is the perfect soup to make ahead and take for packed lunches or to keep in the freezer for days when you’re short on time. Delicious simple served with crusty bread and butter for dunking. This soup only takes 30 mins to cook and works out at only 134 calories per serving.

      • 4
      (49 ratings)
    • Mushroom soup recipe

      Mushroom soup

      Mushroom soup is a really simple soup recipe to make and can be on the table in under an hour. Look out for value packs of mushrooms to use – they don’t need to be perfect looking or all the same shape. Large open cup or brown cap mushrooms will give the best flavour, simply wipe with a damp piece of kitchen paper to remove any bits of earth before frying – there is no need to wash them. This creamy and delicious soup will take around 35 mins to prepare and cook and serves 2 people. Double or triple the quantities if you're feeding more people. Leftovers can be frozen or stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

      • 4
      (147 ratings)
    • Chinese wonton soup

      Chinese wonton soup makes a healthy and nutritious chunky soup that's so easy to make at home using readymade wonton wrappers. Watch our video to see how easy it is to make the wontons and how the soup comes together very quickly and easily. It's much better for you than a takeaway, but has all those lovely Chinese flavours - and it's a lot cheaper too! The whole family will love this soup that's really worth making the extra effort for.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Lentil and bacon soup recipe

      Lentil and bacon soup

      This lentil and bacon soup recipe is a delicious lunch time option. Serving 4-6 people, this mouth-watering recipe is packed full of lentils which will keep you fuller for longer and bacon which adds a great depth of flavour to the soup. A hearty, healthy soup that all the family will love - and you can keep it for up to three months frozen, too. Just reheat it when you need a quick supper! This recipe takes 1hr to slow cook this luxurious soup dish. A portion of this dish works out at only 240 calories and 10g of fat per portion.

      • 4
      (127 ratings)
    • Chicken soup from stock

      Chicken soup

      This easy and delicious chicken soup recipe is a real classic. You'll want to make it over again. This recipe is great for using up leftover chicken. This recipe serves 6-8 people and takes around 3hrs to prepare and slow cook for the best flavour. A deliciously warm pick-me-up for when you're feeling under the weather, this comforting chicken soup recipe almost makes feeling ill worthwhile! The chicken in this recipe will keep you fuller for longer thanks to the protein in the chicken, add heaps of veggies counting towards your 5-a-day and you've got one healthy option for lunch time. This soup can be frozen in portions on the day it's made and can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 days in the fridge. Reheat thoroughly before serving.

      • 4
      (29 ratings)
    • Healthy chicken casserole

      Healthy chicken casserole

      Healthy chicken casserole for cold winter nights, made with plenty of veg and butter beans for a filling meal that's good for you too. The whole family is going to love this recipe, which is packed with nutrients but also something to look forward to. Serve on its own or with crusty bread.

      • 4
      (70 ratings)
    • Crispy avocado wedges

      Crispy avocado wedges

      Crispy avocado wedges are a new, healthy and interesting option for putting in a fajita wrap! Switch up chicken or beef for these baked crispy avocado wedges, which you can serve up with green leaves, salsa and condiments. Add a little more hot sauce at the end if you like it hot, or leave it out if you prefer to keep things mild. This is a whole new take on fajitas, and you're going to love it.

      • 3
      (3 ratings)
    • Calorie counting doesn't have to mean cutting back on taste. This turkey mince cottage pie is only 307 calories and is so easy to make.

      Turkey cottage pie with carrot and potato topping

      This turkey mince cottage pie recipe is great if you're on a diet or watching your figure. A light carrot and mash topping with rich tomato filling. Calorie counting doesn't have to mean cutting back on taste. This turkey mince cottage pie is only 307 calories and is so easy to make. Along with 2.5g of fat per portion, this lower-fat cottage pie is the ideal choice for dinner if you're watching your figure. A rich tomato sauce and a creamy, light carrot and mash topping makes the perfect combo. This recipe serves two so double up if you're wanting to feed the whole family. This recipe serves 2-4 people and will take around 50 mins to prepare and cook.

      • 4
      (22 ratings)
    • Must-have healthy cookbooks for 2016

      11 healthy cookbooks you'll want to buy in 2016

      Find out which healthy eating cookbooks that everyone is talking about including, including a brand new cookbooks from blogger Deliciously Ella, The Body Coach, Hemsley + Hemsley and Jamie Oliver

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Mediterranean roast potatoes

      Mediterranean roast potatoes

      These Mediterranean roast potatoes are the perfect choice for a summer Sunday lunch. With crispy new potatoes and juicy cherry tomatoes baked with olive oil, garlic and anchovies, this spud recipe is a true taste of the Med. Try serving it up with roast chicken or baked fish for a delicious family feast.

      • 4
      (5 ratings)
    • Sesame and garlic greens

      Sesame and garlic greens

      Sesame and garlic greens are so quick and easy to make they will be on the table in 10 mins flat! Get your wok hot and stir-fry green beans, pak choi, sugar snap peas and spring greens, adding sesame oil and garlic for flavour. Top with crispy onions, and you'll have a healthy salad that's perfect for sharing as a side dish or as part of a sharing dinner.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Asian slaw

      Asian slaw

      You won't have tried slaw like this Asian slaw before. It's lower fat too, as it's nearly half mayonnaise and half Greek yogurt, which means it won't weigh you down. It's also got loads of delicious Asian flavours in it from the white cabbage, rice wine vinegar, mirin rice wine and toasted sesame oil, which means it's totally different from the sort of coleslaw you can buy in supermarkets or that you might normally make at home. It's worth giving a go and you'll soon find this will become your go-to recipe!

      • 2
      (1 ratings)
    • Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry

      Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry

      Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry is the perfect quick and easy dinner from The Hairy Bikers' new show, The Hairy Dieters. This delicious recipe takes a classic dish and reduces the calories to turn it into a healthy family meal. Serving 4 people, each portion of this delicious curry works out at only 283 calories per serving without rice. If you'd like to serve this curry with rice, we'd recommend jasmine rice or basmati rice. Aim to cook no more than 50g per person, so 200g in all. Press the freshly boiled rice into a 200ml metal pudding basin mould that you’ve oiled lightly and lined with cling film, then turn out into the bowls before adding the hot curry. You only need 1 basin or mould as you can reuse it for all the servings

      • 4
      (112 ratings)
    • Carrot and coriander soup

      Carrot and coriander soup

      Carrot and coriander is a classic soup recipe - and it's easy to make in the comfort of your own home. This light recipe is only 102 calories per portion so it makes a nice low-cal option for lunch. The strong, herby flavours of the ground and fresh coriander complement the carrots beautifully. This recipe serves 4 people and will take around 35 mins to prepare and cook. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. You can also freeze this soup, defrost in the fridge overnight and reheat thoroughly before serving again.

      • 4
      (117 ratings)
    • Ramen soup

      Ramen soup

      Ramen soup is perfect if you love noodles, but want something healthier than a takeaway. Aubergine, mushroom, broccoli, soya beans and radishes make this noodle soup packed with nutrients. The addition of tofu makes this dish suitable for vegetarians too. Since it only takes 20 minutes to prepare, you can eat it for either lunch or dinner – plus, it's so light at only 203 calories per serving.

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • borlotti bean & kale soup

      Borlotti bean and kale soup

      This borlotti bean and kale soup is light yet filling, making it the perfect meal for any time of the year. Served with crusty bread and Parmesan shavings, this soup makes a meal in itself. Cavolo nero or Savoy cabbage would be good in this soup as well if you can't find kale. Prepared in just 35 minutes, you can make a healthy and substantial meal quickly and easily with this delicious recipe.

      • 4
      (16 ratings)
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