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    • Joe Wicks and his magic trees

      Lean in 15 recipes: Joe Wicks' meal ideas

      From lunch and dinner ideas to delicious snack recipes, you'll love these healthy recipes...

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      (18 ratings)
    • Sausages

      Slimming World fans cause Porky Whites Porky Lights sausages to sell out everywhere

      If you're on the Slimming World plan then chances are you'll have heard of these...

      • 5
      (6 ratings)
    • Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry

      Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry

      Hairy Bikers' Thai chicken and coconut curry recipe is the perfect quick and easy dinner from The Hairy Bikers' 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

      • 3
      (155 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
      (131 ratings)
    • Raw apple doughnuts

      Apple doughnuts are the latest healthy food trend to hit social media and we’re fully on board. You’ve probably seen them all over Pinterest and Instagram, but you won’t believe how easy and fun it is to make them at home. Made with just raw apple slices and coloured cream cheese or yoghurt, they’re a great way to get the kids eating more fruit and increase their five-a-day in a fun way. This fruity snack is also a much more nutritious alternatives to normal doughnuts without the sugar crash, and we promise they’ll love them just as much. The natural sugars in the apples are a great source of energy for little ones, so it’s a good option for a healthy breakfast or a delicious snack in between meals. With only four ingredients, you can make these delicious apples doughnuts in just 5 minutes, and the best part is that because it’s such a simple and easy process, the whole family can get involved. Let the kids make the holes on their apple slices, and then watch them get creative with their favourite toppings. We love yoghurt and granola for breakfast time and cream cheese with a dash of sprinkles for a yummy afternoon snack, but you can use anything you’d like to top your apple doughnuts – just combine a creamy spread with a crunchy topping on top of an apple slice and you're good to go. For a more indulgent version, why not cover the apple doughnuts with nut butter and sprinkle with chocolate chips?

      • 4
      (2 ratings)
    • healthy cook books

      9 healthy cookbooks you'll want to buy in 2017

      Find out which healthy eating cookbooks that everyone is talking about including, including a brand new cookbooks from blogger Deliciously Ella, The Body Coach, Madeleine Shaw and Tom Kerridge

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • FODMAP diet recipes

      FODMAP breakfast spinach smoothie pancakes with homemade hazelnut spread and strawberries

      If you're looking for a tasty FODMAP-friendly breakfast then why not give these delicious pancakes a go? Emma Hatcher is a cook book author specialising in FODMAP recipes and knows how to turn classic recipes into nourishing dishes that still taste fantastic. She says, 'These are a different, sweet and delicious way to enjoy crêpes, while getting in some extra greens and a healthy chocolate fix. The batter needs to be refrigerated for a while, so I like to make it first thing in the morning then jump in the shower while I'm waiting.'

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      (0 ratings)
    • Cauliflower pizza

      Cauliflower pizza is a healthier take on a treat, with the base made of cauliflower and egg pressed into shape, making it gluten free and just 213 calories. You'll never feel guilty about eating pizza again! This recipe serves 2 people and will take around 30 mins to prepare and cook. It's the perfect if you're trying to be good and eat a little healthier. It's lower in calories than your average pizza recipe and the easy to make cauliflower base is a much lighter option than pizza dough. Top with plenty of veggies including sweetcorn. You can add other veggies too if you want to up your 5-a-day count - try chopped tomatoes, spinach leaves or peppers..

      • 4
      (30 ratings)
    • FODMAP DIET RECIPES

      FODMAP passion fruit cupcakes

      Fancy a sweet treat but on the FODMAP diet? There's no need to give up cake thanks to cook book author Emma Hatcher, who specialises in FODMAP-friendly recipes. These passion fruit cupcakes will give tea time that sweet fix, without it having to contain any FODMAP foods. Emma says: 'These cupcakes are light and delicate with a charming, tropical tang. Every few bites you get a little crunch from the passion fruit pulp, and when topped with the rich whipped coconut cream icing you've got a stunning flavour and texture combination, if I do say so myself. Don't skip chilling the coconut milk. It is this process that allows the coconut fat to separate out and solidify, giving you creamier, thicker icing at the end.'

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      (3 ratings)
    • Dinosaur salad

      We all know getting little ones to eat lots of fruits and veggies can be a bit of struggle sometimes (for some reason chips always look more appealing!) but with this recipe for a fun and easy dinosaur salad you’ll have the kids munching through their 5-a-day in no time at all. This is just one example of fun ways to get children interested in a healthy plate of food, but the general principle can be applied to almost anything – faces on pizzas, animals made out of fruit salad, sandwiches cut into shapes – anything you can do to make their plate more appealing is a winner. If you’re feeling particularly patient you could get little ones to build their own dinos. Simply lay out all the ingredients cut up into shapes and let them go wild, we bet you get some inventive species!

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      (0 ratings)
    • Carrot and butternut squash soup

      Carrot and butternut squash soup

      This easy carrot and butternut squash soup recipe is perfect for the whole family. There are days when only soup will do, when we crave the soothing comfort of that warming slurp, and this squash soup is just the thing for those days. The great thing about soup is that, with just a few cheap ingredients, you can make up a big healthy batch and keep it in the fridge for a light dinner and it's perfect for freezing too. For this velvety squash soup recipe, you’ll only need nine ingredients that are really cheap to get from the supermarket. For a super speedy and healthy snack, whip up this simple sunshine bowl of soup; sure to brighten up any grey day. This soup serves 6 people, so it’s enough to feed your family and you can still keep leftovers for lunch the next day. Packed with nutrients, this butternut squash soup is a healthy way to up your five-a-day and the best part is that it’s also really quick to make. Making this butternut soup will only 40 mins from scratch, but only 10 mins to prepare so you can leave it to bubble away for half an hour while you carry on with your day. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and the rest can be frozen.

      • 3
      (193 ratings)
    • Lamb steaks with mint salsa

      Baked lamb steaks

      Lamb is cheap and very easy to cook so this recipe for a delicious lamb steak will soon become a family favourite! For this baked lamb steaks recipe, each portion is under 400 calories, so you get a filling and nourishing protein-rich meal for under 500 calories. It bakes in the oven, leaving you to get on with something else – maybe even prepare a little surprise pudding? And as it's so low on fat it is great if you're on a diet but still want a really satisfying meal. Cooking all the ingredients together in one pan allows them to infuse each other with their rich flavours for a really satisfying meal that doesn't need gravy. Because we’ve added cherry tomatoes to this lamb recipe, you’re also getting some veg to up your 5-a-day intake without any extra effort. And the best part is that because this easy lamb steaks recipe is cooked in just one pan, the washing up will be really quick as well. We've added fresh herbs at the last minute instead, to give a final hit of flavour - delicious!

      • 3
      (288 ratings)
    • Photo: Cottage pie

      Hairy Bikers' healthy cottage pie

      This delicious Hairy Bikers' healthy cottage pie recipe is a guilt-free treat the whole family can enjoy. If you want an easy and simple recipe for cottage pie, this is the one! The Hairy Bikers have created this delicious lower-fat cottage pie for their new show, The Hairy Dieters. This easy cottage pie recipe has all the rich warming flavours of the traditional dish with just 242 cals per serving! This healthy cottage pie recipe is well worth the wait. Serving 8 people, this family-sized meal combines lean minced beef together with plenty of veggies including celery and tomatoes to make a rich sauce. Besides being an easy low-calories dish, this simple cottage pie recipe is healthy for you because it’s packed with vegetables that will help you reach your five-a-day. Topped with a half-fat crème fraiche and leek infused mashed potato, you just can't go wrong. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Make sure you reheat thoroughly before serving.

      • 4
      (271 ratings)
    • Fish pie recipe

      Fish pie

      This fish pie recipe is a take on the classic. It's really nutritious and delicious, full of delightful flaked fish. This fish pie recipe with white fish fillet and smoked haddock is a really filling dish, and it’s perfect served with green beans or garden peas for an extra dose of vitamin-packed veg. A guaranteed hit with the whole family! This classic fish pie will take around 1hr and 20 mins to make and cook and is well worth the wait. This family-sized fish pie serves 6 people, so it’s sure to become a family favourite. The best part of this potato topped fish pie is the creamy, rich pie sauce. White fish fillet and smoked haddock fish make a delicious combination in this pie. This fish pie is one of our top-rated recipes - our user Jay says; 'it's excellent and has made it several times'. What do you think? Did you add something to our fish pie recipe to make it extra special? We always want to hear your twists on our dishes so leave us a comment to let us know how you made this recipe work for your family.

      • 4
      (331 ratings)
    • FODMAp diet veg

      FODMAP recipe ideas: Foods for IBS

      Are you on the FODMAP diet? Try these easy recipes for meal ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner that are FODMAP free but still packed with flavour

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Slimming World's spicy chicken, spinach and potato curry

      Slimming World's chicken and potato curry

      Slimming World's chicken and potato curry recipe is one of our favourite delicious and simple-to-make Slimming World dinners! It’s guilt-free too, making it the perfect Saturday night alternative to a takeaway. Curry is one the nation's favourite meals and it's not off the menu if you're counting the calories. Diet club Slimming World have taken the classic dish and made it nice and healthy, and the best part is that it has not lost out on any of the flavour. The main way this curry is better for you in terms of calories is that it‘s not made with coconut milk or any other liquids that can add more calories to a curry – it’s simply cooked with water but it still taste absolutely delicious. This recipe is so tasty, even those not following the diet can enjoy it, so you don’t have to cook two meals if you’re following the Slimming World plan. The potato in the mix means you don't need to serve it with rice and sides. This recipe serves 4 people and should take approximately 40 minutes to make. If you’re craving curry, make this light and tasty Slimming World recipe instead of getting a takeaway – it’s a lot healthier and cheaper. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up 2 days. Reheat thoroughly before serving.

      • 4
      (443 ratings)
    • baked potato and pork chilli

      Pork chilli baked potatoes

      This spicy pork chilli with baked potatoes will keep you warm in a cold autumnal or winter evening. Cook the mince with some garlic, cumin and coriander, not forgetting the chilli powder for extra kick. Tinned mixed beans and tomato passata will complete the tasty set and guarantee a delicious meal. Jacket potatoes are the ultimate British comfort food, so put your slippers on, and for maximum easiness, get your spuds ready-baked from the store and just heat them up in a microwave. Top with sour cream and parsley, and enjoy in good company. For a tasty meat-free version, just use Quorn mince instead, as it works just as well.

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • FODMAP diet recipes

      FODMAP lightened up lasagne

      This delicious dinner staple is FODMAP diet friendly, thanks to cook book author Emma Hatcher, so you can keep enjoying classic dishes even if you're on the FODMAP diet (plus it's waistline friendly too!). It might look like it takes a while to put together but it's mostly time in the oven, which means you can be getting on with other bits and bobs. Plus, we think it's well worth the extra effort. Emma says: 'I had reservations of calling this 'lightened-up lasagne', but there's no better way to describe this dish that replaces wheat pasta with silky layers of butternut squash, making it gluten-free and lighter on the gut.' Try it served alongside a kale based green salad.

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Healthy Recipes

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