Balsamic garlic beans

Balsamic garlic beans

Ingredients (8 servings) 500g green beans, trimmed 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons olive oil Method Cook beans in a saucepan of boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place garlic, parsley, vinegar and oil in a screw-top jar. Secure…

Herb and lime marinated chicken

Herb and lime marinated chicken

Ingredients (6 servings) 12 chicken thigh fillets, trimmed 6 limes, plus extra wedges to serve 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 green chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped, plus extra to serve Handful mint leaves, finely chopped Handful coriander leaves, finely chopped, plus extra leaves to serve Method Finely grate the zest of 2 limes into a…

How Sugar Causes Cholesterol Problems

How Sugar Causes Cholesterol Problems

It has long been believed that fat in our food causes cholesterol, but that has been found to be not-so-true. The real culprit in high cholesterol levels is sugar, which is found in more and more foods every day. When your cholesterol is tested, it shows the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “bad” cholesterol as well…