Nutrition

Getting lean: The NEW science of weight-loss

In with fat-burning and out with weight-watching. This latest approach actually works when diets and exercise fail.

In most people’s minds, they are trying to watch their “weight.” All the while, in reality, they become more overfat. They keep their old clothes in hopes they will again fit. Diet books and weight-loss products are on many […]

By |June 21st, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Low sugar strawberry jam

Makes:  2 X 500g Jars

Ingredients

1kg hulled and halved strawberries
1tsp vanilla bean paste
400g granulated sugar
1 lemon, cut into 4

Method

Put the strawberries into a preserving pan with the vanilla, sugar and lemon. Heat gently, stirring from time to time, until sugar is dissolved.
Put 2 saucers in the freezer. Increase the heat […]

By |June 14th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Savoury flourless spinach and oat muffins

From Drummond Course Tutor Krisztina Biliczky

Ingredients: 

2 eggs
2 large handfuls of spinach
150g oats ( can replace 50g with plain protein powder) 
Tsp baking powder
Moroccan spices
Black pepper
1tbsp coconut oil
100ml dairy free single cream ( can use dairy)
4/5 slices of thin ham chopped to small pieces
Finely chopped yellow pepper 
[…]

By |May 24th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Table for One! – Solo Dining is on the Rise – and it could be Healthier for us…

Article by the Drummond Team

The popularity of dining alone is increasing – and could actually have some good health benefits for us too! According to booking site OpenTable, single restaurant reservations jumped 160 per cent between 2014 and 2018 in the UK – and similar boosts have been recorded in the US.  Not too long ago […]

By |May 21st, 2019|Article, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Spring chicken paella

Ingredients

Serves: 2

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 chicken breast fillet, sliced
200g fresh small plum tomatoes, chopped
1/2 chorizo sausage, sliced
1 onion, finely sliced
1 teaspoon ground turmeric (optional)
1 pinch paprika (optional)
150g rice
700ml hot chicken stock
150g frozen jumbo prawns
handful frozen peas
6 asparagus tips, chopped
50ml passata (optional)
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By |May 17th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Sweet Potato & Peanut Butter Curry

Serves 4

Ingredients:

2 tsp ground coriander
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp chilli powder
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 inch piece ginger, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tbsp garam masala curry powder
1 tsp sesame seeds
4 tbsp smooth peanut butter
1 tbsp tomato puree
400g chopped […]

By |May 13th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spiced brioche and rhubarb pudding

Its rhubarb season in the UK! – if you’re a lover of traditional classic bread and butter pudding (& for a special treat!) you must try this recipe with ready-made brioche and spiced rhubarb. Serve with (reduced fat!) cream:

Nutrition (per serving):

Calories:  428KCALS

Fat 21.9G (12.9G SATURATED)

Protein 10.9G

Carbs 45.7G (25.7G SUGARS)

Fibre 2.1G

Salt 0.6G

 

 

Ingredients:

400g ready-sliced brioche loaf
80g butter, softened, plus extra […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Lemon & yogurt chicken flatbreads

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nutrition: Per serving

Kcal: 364

Fat: 9g

Saturates: 4g

Carbs: 41g

Sugars: 5g

Fibre: 4g

Protein: 28g

Salt: 0.6g

Ingredients

2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1 lemon
1 tsp dried oregano
 (optional)
1 garlic clove, crushed
pinch of cinnamon
1 tbsp olive oil
4 flatbreads
4 tbsp Greek yogurt
¼ red pepper, finely chopped
1 Little Gem lettuce, finely chopped

Method

Put the chicken in […]

By |April 30th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa

 

PREP: 10 MINS

COOK: 30 MINS 

SERVES 2 

Ingredients:

175g pack baby corn
1 large red onion, sliced (190g)
1 red pepper, deseeded and roughly chopped
½ tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp rapeseed oil
1 large ripe kiwi, halved lengthways (110g)
1 large tomato, halved (115g)
100g wholemeal flour, plus extra for rolling
1 large garlic clove
15g fresh coriander, […]

By |April 26th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spring vegetable and quinoa stew with quick-pickled little gems

 

SERVES 4-6
HANDS-ON TIME: 45 MIN
GLUTEN-FREE
VEGETARIAN

NUTRITION (Per Serving): 

CALORIES : 312 KCALS

FAT: 7.3G (1.2G SATURATED)

PROTEIN: 11.2G

CARBOHYDRATES: 39.3G (15.4G SUGARS)

FIBRE: 9.8G

SALT: 0.2G

Ingredients

Glug olive oil
4 shallots, finely sliced
250g baby carrots, halved lengthways
2 celery sticks, finely chopped
2 leeks, sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp white wine vinegar
250g red quinoa
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By |April 26th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|