Healthy eating

All the latest recipes, news and tips for a healthier diet.

Bedouin Chicken with Citrus Couscous and Green Beans

Dish type: Salad Ready in 25 Minutes Ingredients 150g Couscous 1 Lemon 3 Dried Apricots 2 Teaspoons of Honey 2 Chicken Breasts Half a Teaspoon of Cinnamon Half a Teaspoon of Ground Cumin 1 Tin of Chopped...

Twecipes: Gok Wan and Lisa Faulkner's recipes in a tweet

Delia Smith's roast beef dish is described in a whopping 872 words, putting her in first place for the wordiest chef. Nigella Lawson's finger-licking recipe for beef is the second longest, followed by...

Five foods to help you through the menopause

It's the phase in life that all women come to dread. No-one looks forward to the menopause; the toll it can take on the body - not to mention the havoc it plays with your hormones - is no picnic, with...

Light berry salad

Dish type: Main course, salad Light, tangy and a great alternative to the more usual mayo dressed chicken salads. Serves 4-5 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Ingredients 4...

Blueberry Bircher muesli

Overnight oatmeal, dish type: breakfast Serves 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes First developed by a Swiss doctor back in the 1890’s, this easy, super healthy breakfast can be mixed together the...

Berry healthy: the tiny superfoods that hold the key to a healthy heart

Blueberries are little superfoods packed with more antioxidants than many other fruits and vegetables such as oranges, rocket and spinach. And eating three or more servings per week may help women...

Eat what you want and still lose weight with the 5:2 diet plan

It's the diet that claims to let you have your cake – and eat it. And intermittent fasting isn't as scary as it sounds. Also nicknamed the 5:2 diet, the regime follows a relatively straightforward...

Healthy eating: even more reason to eat olives

After the excesses of Christmas, it's only natural that you should want to eat healthily this time of year. And olives are the perfect snack for those looking for a lighter treat without compromising...

Victoria Beckham goes 'Honestly Healthy' for January

As super healthy fashion-queen Victoria Beckham tweeted a January snap proclaiming "Love this healthy eating cookbook! X", we couldn't help but whip out our own copy of Honestly...

Honestly Healthy Mini Pizzas

Dish type: Main course Makes 8 Ingredients For the bases: ½ tsp active dry yeast 170ml (6fl oz/²/³ cup) lukewarm water 285g (9¼oz/2¼ cups) white spelt flour ½ tsp...

Spanish olives marinated in oregano and chillies

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 6 sprigs of fresh oregano 6 dried cayenne peppers Method Drain the Spanish olives...

Spanish olives, sesame seeds, lemon juice and mint

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of sesame seeds 1 lemon 3 sprigs of mint 3 sprigs of thyme Method Drain...

Spanish olives marinated in sweet pimentón, red onion and fennel seeds

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of Sweet pimentón 1/3 of a red onion 1 tbsp of fennel seeds Method...

Spanish olives with Manchego cheese marinated in olive oil, black peppercorns, bay leaves, rosemary and garlic

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of ‘turning colour’ or black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 50g of Manchego cheese 5 black peppercorns 2 fresh...

Quinoa Porridge with Macadamia Nut Milk

Dish type: Breakfast Serves 4 Ingredients Seeds from 1 pomegranate 200g (7oz/2 cups) quinoa flakes 75g (3oz/scant ²/³ cup) goji berries 1 cinnamon stick 475ml (16fl oz/scant 2 cups) Macadamia...

It's high in protein, low in carbs, so go quinoa crazy for 2013

We're all looking for the new thing to help us become just that little bit healthier this New Year and it seems we could be given a helping hand by the tiny grains of pseudo-cereal that make...

Canapes you can say 'yes' to this Christmas

Piling on a few pounds might seem inevitable if you want to truly enjoy the festive season but it need not be. From now until January it is high risk season for the figure-conscious: the champagne is...



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