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
[…]

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

Gluten Free Carrot Cake with Dairy Free Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients

300 g unrefined soft light brown sugar
3 large eggs
300 ml oil I use rapeseed oil
300 g gluten free plain flour
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp gluten free baking powder
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
half tsp vanilla extract
300 g grated carrots
100 g crushed nuts such as walnuts & pecans optional
400 g dairy free cream cheese (like Tofutti)
50 g dairy free spread softened
50 ml maple syrup
Walnut havles for decorating

Instructions

Preheat […]

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

Asparagus & tomato salad

Ingredients

250g (8oz) cherry tomatoes, halved
1 clove garlic, crushed
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp balsamic vinegar
3 bunches asparagus, trimmed
12 bocconcini (mini mozzarella)
Basil leaves, to serve

Method

Heat the oven to 180C (gas mark 6). Place the cherry tomatoes and garlic in a bowl. Mix the olive oil and balsamic […]

By |April 4th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Spring tarts with watercress salsa verde & whipped lemon feta

Take a sheet of shop-bought pastry & transform it into this stunning tart, stacked with glorious seasonal spring vegetables including radishes, baby carrots, peas and asparagus

(Makes 2 tarts – each serves 4)

Ingredients:

320g sheet ready rolled all-butter puff pastry

1 egg yolk, to glaze

handful baby carrots (about 8), peeled and any fat ones halved

handful radishes (about 10), […]

By |March 29th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Chorizo and purple sprouting broccoli frittata

This chorizo and purple sprouting broccoli frittata (or Spanish omelette) recipe makes a quick and simple midweek dinner.

Ingredients:

200g cooking chorizo
1 garlic clove, crushed
8 stalks of trimmed purple sprouting broccoli
6 large free-range eggs
50ml heavy cream
50g grated low-fat gruyère

Method:

Remove the skin from the chorizo and crumble the meat into a […]

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

Calorie-Reduced Smoky Chilli with Vegetables & Beans

One (very generous) serving of this smoky chilli with vegetables and beans comes in at an incredible 220 calories per portion – or 420 calories if adding steamed rice. It can be made with Quorn or low-fat beef mince.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp of vegetable oil
1 large onion, peeled and diced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
[…]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|

Shamrock Shake Smoothie

This  healthy take on the classic Shamrock Shake uses fresh spinach and juicy kiwi to achieve the fun and festive St Patricks Day colour. Using fresh mint makes this smoothie extra minty and refreshing.

Nutrition profile:

Egg Free
Nut-Free
Soy-Free
Gluten-Free
Vegetarian

Ingredients

1 frozen large banana, sliced
1 cup spinach
½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
½ […]

By |March 15th, 2019|Article, Nutrition, Recipes|