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Salmon & spinach with tartare cream

Serves: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes   Ingredients: 1 tsp sunflower or vegetable oil 2 skinless salmon fillets 250g bag spinach   2 tbsp reduced-fat crème fraîche juice ½ lemon  1 tsp caper, drained 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, chopped lemon wedges, to serve Method: Heat the oil in a pan, season the salmon on both sides with salt…

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Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes   Ingredients: 1 tsp grapeseed oil  280g spaghetti For the meatballs 200g green lentils (well-drained weight from a 400g can) 250g lean minced pork ½ tsp finely chopped rosemary  ½ tsp Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, crushed For the sauce 1 tbsp grapeseed oil   2 shallots, finely chopped 2 garlic…

Balsamic Grilled Chicken Breast

Ingredients (Serves 4)  1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp brown sugar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp dried rosemary 4 chicken breasts Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Freshly chopped Rosemary, for garnish   Method In a medium bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, brown sugar, garlic, and dried herbs, and season…

Indian Butternut Curry

Ingredients (Serves 4) 200g brown basmati rice 1 tbsp olive oil   1 butternut, diced 1 red onion, diced 2 tbsp mild curry paste 300ml vegetable stock 4 large tomatoes roughly chopped 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 tbsp fat-free Greek yoghurt small handful coriander, chopped Method Cook the rice in boiling salted water, as per pack…

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

Healthy Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1 cup milk Kosher salt 2 tablespoons low-fat cream cheese 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for topping 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 340g fresh fettuccine Freshly ground pepper   Method Make the sauce: Melt…

Beef Stir-Fry

Beef Stir-Fry

Ingredients (4 Servings) 600g skirt steak, cut into strips Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1 chile, seeded and finely chopped 2 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (1 to 2 limes) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced Half pack fresh mushrooms, sliced…

Pear & Strawberry Smoothie

Pear & Strawberry Smoothie

High in dietary fiber, vitamins C & K, pears are good for your heart, and studies have shown that fiber can lower bad cholesterol. It is said that pears contain more nutrients per calorie than calories per nutrient. Ingredients 1 Small Pear, Fresh 6 Large Strawberries, Fresh 50 ml Greek Yogurt 1 Cup Milk, Preferably Full…

Banana Nut Smoothie

Banana Nut Smoothie

Bananas and nuts go great together. Nuts have lots of health benefits, from almonds being high in calcium and vitamin E, to cashews being an amazing source of minerals such as zinc and iron. We used natural macadamia butter, but you can use any nut butter of your choice, even peanut butter. Just check the…

Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Brown lentil and vegetable soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 carrots, peeled, diced 2 zucchini, diced 2 sticks celery, diced 1 brown onion, finely chopped 400g can diced tomatoes 2 cups Vegetable stock 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained ½ cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped 1 lemon, quartered Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high…

Beef mince and pea curry

Beef mince and pea curry

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tablespoons madras curry paste 650g beef mince 400g can diced tomatoes 1 cup frozen peas Method Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft.…