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Chorizo, poached egg and sweet potato breakfast bowl

It’s important in my opinion to mix up food or it becomes boring, especially if you are cooking for one. This is a good mix up

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Pan fried haddock with sweet potato and brocolli

Fish is a great source of protein and is low in fat so ideal if you are watching your calorie intake.
Haddock is a delicate fish and doensn’t take much cooking so this is ideal for a last minute meal

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Feta, pasta and beetroot salad

Feta, pasta and beetroot is a great combination and very healthy. You can use any other salad items, this is just a nice base salad for a quick lunch.

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Food diary week 1

Breakfast is important as it gives you energy for the day. I tend to opt for this below or something with a good balance of protein, fat and carbs. I’m no food scientist, just trying to find a way to eat that works

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Food/weight control/fitness diary

Seeing as we’re going into another lockdown in Glasgow I’m anticipating my boredom peaking soon. To avoid working 24/7 I’m going to publish my food diary etc for a few weeks as a new way of posting recipes. In three weeks I’ve lost roughly a stone by logging exercise and food down to the last […]

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A calorie is not a calorie

So a calorie is not a calorie? I’ve stolen the title from the Dr Greger from Nutrition Facts, it’s not something I would previously subscribed to. My understanding of calorie control has always been a simple in/out equation. If you burn more than you consume then all good, you can eat what you want when […]

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Favourites Fish Healthy Italian Main course Mediterranean

Prawn and broccoli pasta

Prawns are a great source of protein, this dish is a good balance of nutrients and tastes great

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A happy, healthy way to lose weight – perhaps?

A change of the food you eat doesn’t need to be boring, in fact it’s quite the opposite.

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Favourites Healthy Mediterranean Salads

Feta, pomegranate and broccoli salad

Another plant based lunch to try, healthy and a good mix of food groups. This is a good base for other variations of salads

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Favourites Global Healthy Vegetarian

Quinoa with tuna, avocado and broccoli

Quinoa doesn’t taste of much but it is packed with protein and a great alternative to pasta, rice or cous cous. It takes other flavours well and provides a great base for a quick lunch

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Breakfast Favourites Healthy

Poached egg with avocado and tomato

A perfect start to the day, at only 354 calories this avocado breakfast is packed with good fats and spinach is just -well good for you.

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Healthy Latest News

How easy is it to radically change your diet?

“Covid 19 has not been kind, on top of a pretty unhealthy lifestyle the tipping point of lockdown had resulted in pretty significant weight gain so coupled with a fairly appalling diet it was time to take action.”

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Lamb Main course Mediterranean

Lamb koftas with spicy tomato chutney

These lamb kofta’s are super easy to make and they taste great, if you have a small blender it makes things even easier.  This is a good time to buy Sriracha sauce

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British Favourites Healthy Soups Starters Vegetarian

Zingy courgette and pea soup

This is a super zingy summer soup using courgettes and peas so it’s super healthy as well as tasty and so easy to make!

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Favourites Global Pork Starters US/Caribbean

Oven braised spicy pork ribs

These oven braised spicy pork ribs are slowly cooked on a low heat in the oven giving you an amazing spicy and sticky, spicy pork rib which is ideal for 4 as a starter.