Tomato soup

Tomato soup

Ingredients (4 to 6 servings) 1-1¼kg ripe tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 small carrot 1 celery stick 2 tbsp olive oil 2 squirts of tomato purée (about 2 tsp) a good pinch of sugar 2 bay leaves 1.2 litres hot vegetable stock (made with boiling water and 4 rounded tsp bouillon powder or 2 stock…

Chicken with mustard & lentils

Chicken with Mustard & Lentils

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 4 chicken thighs and 4 chicken drumsticks 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 250g lentils 750ml hot chicken stock 2 tbsp crème fraîche zest and juice 1 lemon 1 tbsp Dijon mustard small bunch parsley, chopped green vegetables, to serve (optional) Method Heat the oil…

Exercise

12 Awesome Rewards of Exercise

Exercise has a whole range of benefits. From mind to body to overall mood and well being, we look at some of the most rewarding. Better Mood When you exercise your brain releases endorphins, which are “feel-good hormones”. So if you are feeling down, get moving! More Energy Many people think that exercise will drain…