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    • Lower-fat carbonara

      Lower-fat penne carbonara

      Our lower-fat penne carbonara recipe is ideal if you're trying to be good or looking for a diet-friendly recipe but want to satisfy those hunger pangs. Packed with all the flavours, this recipe turns what's usually a high fat family favourite into a healthier option for everyone. This classic pasta recipe is made with a reduced fat cheese sauce and has a fabulous flavour! This recipes serves 4 people and will take around 25 mins to prepare and cook. Serve a portion of this delicious pasta dish with a side salad or toss through spinach leaves to add to your 5-a-day count.

      • 4
      (62 ratings)
    • Blueberry Bircher muesli

      Blueberry Bircher muesli

      Healthy blueberry Bircher muesli recipe is the perfect option for breakfast, especially if you're trying to be good. Prepare the night before and leave to soak in the fridge. This easy to make breakfast is topped with fresh blueberries, which count towards your 5-a-day. This recipe serves 1 person and takes 5 mins to prepare, plus soaking overnight. Blueberries are packed with vitamins and minerals and are one of the best superfoods.

      • 3
      (24 ratings)
    • Miso hummus

      Miso hummus

      Miso hummus will go down a storm at any party, buffet or picnic - it's hummus with a bit of a twist! This miso hummus is great for dipping - use veg sticks, toasted pitta strips or even just crisps. You can whip up this party favourite in only 5 minutes and it keeps well for a few days so if you want to be super organised, you can get it ready in advance and then dish it up in pretty little dip bowls.

      • 0
      (0 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. The Hairy Bikers have created this delicious lower-fat cottage pie for their new show, The Hairy Dieters. It has all the rich warming flavours of a traditional cottage pie 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. 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
      (231 ratings)
    • Raw carrot cake with vegan cashew nut frosting

      Raw carrot cake with vegan cashew nut frosting

      Raw carrot cake with vegan cashew nut frosting is healthier version of a classic carrot cake. If you’ve never tried a raw cake, this is a great place to start. This vegan carrot cake recipe is delicious cut up into squares and shared - plus, everyone will be able to eat it! It's so easy to make and will take just 30 mins to prepare. Most of the ingredients are blitzed so make sure you have a good food processor or a high powered blender.

      • 4
      (6 ratings)
    • Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

      Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

      Our roasted Mediterranean vegetables recipe is a great dish for the whole family. This roasted variety of Mediterranean vegetables is healthy and delicious. Serve with couscous and hummus dip. This recipe serves 4 people and will take around 1hr and 15 mins to prepare and cook. It's great for the summer months and all of these delicious, seasonal vegetables are perfect served alongside tender cooked steak, chicken breast or freshly prepare fish like cod or salmon.

      • 3
      (5 ratings)
    • Cauliflower rice

      Cauliflower rice

      Love rice but trying to reduce the amount of carbs you eat? Meet your new best friend! Cauliflower rice is so simple to make and, when fried and added to your usual sauce, you won't be able to tell the difference! We actually think the subtle veggie flavour is better than usual rice - and it's one of your 5-a-day!

      • 4
      (35 ratings)
    • Chicken enchiladas

      Rosemary Conley's chicken enchiladas

      These delicious, easy chicken enchiladas from Rosemary Conley are quick and easy and the whole family will love them. The perfect Friday night dinner! This recipe serves 4 people and will take only 55 mins to prepare and cook. At only 234 calories, this classic Mexican dish is sure to become a family favourite. Any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat thoroughly before serving. This delicious one-pot bake would be perfect served with guacamole, salsa and sour cream. Refried beans make an extra side for this dish too! If you want to make these enchiladas vegetarian friendly, remove the chicken and replace with kidney beans. These low-cal chicken enchiladas are ideal if you're trying to be good too!

      • 2
      (39 ratings)
    • Greek grain salad

      Greek-style Buddha bowl

      Greek-style Buddha bowl is a fab mix of halloumi, avocado, olives, veg and a pouch of mixed grains for a really healthy and balanced meal in one bowl. It just goes to show that salads don't have to be boring! Salads are about so much more than just plain leaves - you can use a microwavable pouch of mixed grains in this one (it's so much easier than having to boil them yourself, even if it is a bit of a cheat!), as well as halloumi cheese for a really filling meal. Enjoy this recipe with hummus, cucumber and a red pepper for a really colourful and nutritious meal

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • Slimming World's chicken pappardelle

      Slimming World's chicken pappardelle

      Slimminng World's chicken pappardelle recipe is light, tasty and quick to make too with a gorgeous garlic and veg passata sauce. This easy dish is a favourite. This recipe takes 1hr and 15 mins to make serving 4 people. It's the perfect family meal. This recipe is great for using up leftover chicken from your Sunday roast dinner too, just cook it for a shorter period of time making sure it is thoroughly reheated before serving. Leftovers of this dish prepared from scratch can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. It's perfect the next day served cold or hot for lunch.

      • 3
      (45 ratings)
    • Crispy fish tacos with coleslaw

      Crispy fish tacos with zingy coleslaw make a Mexican-inspired dinner that everyone can make themselves at the table, full of bright colours and flavours. You might never have thought to try this with readymade fish goujons, but you'll come back to this recipe again and again once you've tried it. The zingy coleslaw is much lighter than a classic coleslaw recipe as it doesn't use mayonnaise - and the lime and chillies add plenty of zing and kick. Serve with a starter or guacamole and tortilla chips and you'll have yourself a Mexican feast!

      • 5
      (1 ratings)
    • Classic summer pudding recipe

      Classic summer pudding

      Our classic summer pudding recipe is an easy dessert made with seasonal berries like blueberries, raspberries and strawberries. This simple summer pudding serves 4-6 people and will take around 40 mins to prepare and cook. This delicious pud can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. This recipe is a great way to use up leftover bread that you might have sitting in the bread bin. A portion of this tasty dessert works out at only 230 calories per serving which is great if you're counting calories or trying to make dessert a little healthier. The berries in this recipe count towards your 5-a-day. Serve with cream or ice cream and enjoy!

      • 3
      (10 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
      (140 ratings)
    • Broccoli soup

      Broccoli soup

      This easy broccoli soup recipe is a healthy option and a great way of using up leftover broccoli. The humble broccoli is the epitome of a superfood. Every single floret is packed with vitamin C, fibre and plenty of other natural goodies, so there’s no better base for this healthy and hearty vegetarian soup. You don’t often see broccoli on a soup menu without its traditional best friend stilton, but this quick and simple recipe cuts down on fat without sacrificing on creaminess, with the help of some generous dollops of crème fraiche. And if you really miss that cheese hit, you can always serve it with a handful of cheddar topped croutons. This recipe serves 4 people and will take around 30 mins to make in total.

      • 3
      (206 ratings)
    • 7 easy ways to make your lunchbox salads special

      Lunchbox salads can be healthy, delicious and filling – but there is a knack to giving them the wow factor so you don’t end up with boxes of limp and lifeless leaves in your handbag or picnic box.

      • 5
      (2 ratings)
    • Weight Watchers halloumi burger

      Weight Watchers halloumi burgers

      Weight Watchers halloumi burgers are super easy to make and taste delicious too. If you're looking for something different to make for dinner tonight these burgers should do the trick. These healthy vegetarian burgers are made with tofu, veggies and halloumi cheese - perfect for a tasty lunch or dinner. They would also make the perfect alternative to a beef burger if you're hosting a BBQ. Serve with fresh salad leaves. This recipe makes 8 burgers and takes around 40 mins to prepare and cook them. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

      • 3
      (28 ratings)
    • Sweet potato falafel with herby couscous and pepper sauce

      Falafel with herby couscous and pepper sauce

      Falafel with herby couscous and pepper sauce makes a filling vegetarian meal and an exciting way to try falafel. The sweet potatoes add extra sweetness and flavour, but go so well with the zingy sauce. The falafels are just as nice hot or cold, so you can either eat them right away, or you can stick them in a tupperware box and enjoy them for lunch the next day. You can easily scale up the ingredients to make more if you're feeding a family, or if you simply want to have enough leftover so you can have them the next day

      • 0
      (0 ratings)
    • Baked aubergine

      Learn how to make this healthy baked and roasted aubergine veggie dish with our easy step-by-step recipe video. Your family will find it so tasty - they won't realise they're eating veg! This recipe serves 4 people and will take around 35 mins to make in total. A portion of these delicious roasted aubergine works out at only 81 calories per serving - perfect if you're calorie counting and trying to be good. Our easy to follow video recipe makes this delicious dish even easier to make. Serve your roasted aubergine with new potatoes or rice and a freshly prepared salad.

      • 4
      (33 ratings)
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