Balsamic chicken and white bean salad

If you, like me, are starting a diet today, try this super healthy, low kilojoule salad. Don’t worry – it tastes good too! Ingredients (serves 4) 600g skinless chicken thigh fillets, trimmed 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar olive oil cooking spray 400g can cannellini beans, drained 250g cherry…

Chilli chicken with yoghurt lentil salad

Kick the week off in a healthy way with this low-fat, spicy chicken dish for dinner. Ingredients (serves 4) 4 single chicken breast fillets 2 tsp piri-piri seasoning Olive oil spray ¼ cup (70g) reduced fat natural yogurt, plus extra to serve 1 tbs fresh lemon juice 2 x 400g cans brown lentils or chickpeas,…

Chicken and lentil soup

A warming and delicious cool weather soup, this hearty lentil and chicken soup will leave you feeling souper!  Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tbs olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 large red chilli, seeded and finely chopped 2 chicken breast fillets (185g each), cut into 1cm cubes 1 tsp ground…

Balsamic chicken with spinach and cherry tomatoes

Ingredients (serves 4) 500g chicken breast fillets, trimmed, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 250g cherry tomatoes 100g baby spinach leaves 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves Method Place chicken in a large, shallow, glass or ceramic dish. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk…

Easy Chicken and Balsamic Peppers

Easy Chicken and Balsamic Peppers This a great make-ahead dish. Assemble it, cover with foil, and chill until you are ready to bake it (and add extra time to the baking- 10 to 15 minutes). Ingredients (serves 4) 4 large ripe bell peppers: red, green, orange, yellow; cored and sliced thin 1 large sweet onion,…

Chargrilled chicken and vegetable salad

Spring has finally sprung – and if you’re thinking it’s time to shed some of those extra winter kilos, this tasty salad is a good place to start. Ingredients (serves 4) olive oil cooking spray 800g chicken breast fillets, trimmed 3 baby marrow, sliced diagonally 2 red bell pepper, quartered 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed 120g…

Yoghurt-rubbed chicken with tomato lentils

Tender chicken thighs are given an Asian inspired twist in this succulent yoghurt-rubbed chicken with tomato lentils recipe. Ingredients (serves 4) olive oil cooking spray 1 brown onion, chopped 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 teaspoons turmeric ½ cup dried red lentils, rinsed 400g can crushed tomatoes 1 bunch coriander, washed, dried…

Chicken in balsamic vinegar

Ingredients (serves 6) 4 skinless boneless chicken breasts salt and freshly ground black pepper 200ml white wine 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar 200ml olive oil 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil or tarragon zest of 1 lemon 4 tbsp raisins, soaked in boiling water for 10 mins and drained rocket, to serve watercress, to serve 1 lemon,…

Chicken, olive and rosemary hotpot

Tuck into this hearty hot pot – it is filling, low-fat and healthy – Perfect! Ingredients (serves 4) ¼ cup White Plain Flour 4 small chicken breast fillets, skin removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup white wine 400g can chopped tomatoes ½ cup pitted olives…

Indian spiced chicken with tomato salad

Concerned about the fat content of your family meals? Worry no more with this quick Indian spiced chicken recipe. Ingredients (serves 4) 2 garlic cloves, crushed ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander ¾ cup fat free yoghurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 (550g) chicken breast fillets, halved horizontally 2 tomatoes, chopped…