Chinese chicken curry

Healthy Recipe of the Week!

For those of us who are “watching our pennies” this January, here’s a low-cost meal that’s both healthy and delicious! Can be enjoyed as a week night or weekend meal.




Kcal 264
Fat 8g
Saturates 1g
Carbs 7g
Sugars 3g
Fibre 2g
Protein 40g
Salt 0.7g


4 skinless […]

By |January 18th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

January Healthy Recipe of the week – Slow cooker vegetable lasagne

Here’s a delicious low-calorie veggie lasagne which is an easy-to-make and lighter alternative to the traditional mince bake. Layered with pasta, ratatouille and sliced aubergine, it packs in all of your five-a-day!


COOK: 2 HRS, 30 MINS – 3 HRS


Nutrition: (Per serving)

Kcal: 325
Fat: 11g
Saturate:  5g
Carbs: 36g
Sugars: 17g
Fibre: 11g
Protein: […]

By |January 11th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Indulgent Christmas pudding and sherry trifle

This delicious sherry-soaked trifle made with leftover Christmas pudding is the perfect dessert to keep the festive indulgence going

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 10 to 30 mins

Serves: Serves 10


For the trifle

300g/10½oz leftover Christmas pudding
8 fresh black figs, cut into quarters
250ml/9fl oz  sherry
250g/9oz mascarpone
250ml/9fl oz double cream
icing sugar, to taste
150g/5½oz […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Saucy (but healthy!) Christmas Sauces

Here’s a few recipes for classic Christmas table sauces that are healthy – and delicious: 

Cranberry sauce recipe (this one’s gluten free, dairy free, wheat free – and vegan-friendly!):


1 bag cranberries, freshor frozen
1 tbsp agave syrup (substitute: honey)
1⁄2 orange, juice only
1⁄2 orange, zest only
3 tbsp water
extra water (optional/as required)


Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and […]

By |December 14th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Festive Diabetic-Friendly Berry trifle

This trifle is full of fruit, lower in sugar and much healthier than a shop-bought version. You can make it the day before and decorate it an hour before serving, so it’s ideal for a party or after a heavy Christmas lunch!

Serves: 8

Prep: 25 minutes + 2 hours cooling

Cook: 15 minutes

Each 164g serving contains (excludes […]

By |December 13th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Diabetic-Friendly Christmas Pudding


This delicious and healthy high-fibre pudding is loaded with vitamins and minerals. It keeps for up to a week if stored in the fridge.

Serves: 8

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 1 hour 15 minutes

Each 66g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion):

KCAL 130 CARBS 22.4g:3.2g PROTEIN 2.7g  FAT 2.8g SATURATES 0.40g SUGARS 10.0g SALT 0.10g


25g sultanas
25g currants
25g raisins
10g mixed […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Diabetic Christmas Fruit Cake

This is a delicious sugar and egg-free cake, suitable for diabetics or anyone watching their weight.


                   450grms. mixed vine fruits
                   2tbsps. dry cognac or whiskey
                   225grms. chopped dates
                  50grms. chopped walnuts or roasted chopped almonds
                   2tsps. mixed spice
                   3tsps.baking powder
                   225grms. wholemeal flour
                   275mls. water

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Albacore Lettuce Wraps

Tired of Turkey?? Here’s a delicious change that’s ultra-healthy, high in protein and low in fat. Enjoy for lunch or dinner!

What You Need:

Serves 2

1 can albacore chunk tuna, packed in water
2 Tablespoons finely chopped white onion
½ red bell pepper, finely chopped
½ yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
½ apple, finely chopped
2 […]

By |December 11th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Gluten-free Gingerbread recipe

Delicious, gluten free gingerbread “people” – who taste like they should!


225g rice flour (plus extra for dusting the work top)
125g gram flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp bicarbonate of soda
100g butter
175g dark soft brown sugar
4 tbsp golden syrup
1 egg
icing sugar, […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Low Carb Meatball Pizza

Pizza night can be a downfall for many of us who are trying to watch what we eat, but it doesn’t have to be! There are many low carb ways to cure your pizza craving, like with this Low Carb Meatball Pizza. The key is to cut out the grains, gluten and simple carbs by […]

By |November 29th, 2018|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|