25Jul 2016

This is a lovely thick omelette made for four, served cut into wedges. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 12 mins Ingredients: 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 courgette, coarsely grated 2 tomatoes, chopped 6 eggs 2 tbsp 1% fat milk 4 slices wholemeal bread 1 pinch ground black pepper What to do: Preheat […]

28Apr 2016

Potato fritters, or potato rosti, are a great way to enjoy potatoes and make a lovely lunch accompanied by a little salsa and a green salad. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients: 500g medium smooth potato grated 1 small onion grated 1 courgette coarsely grated 1 egg beaten 2 […]

25Apr 2016

Kedgeree with a kick

April 25, 2016 Lunch

Cheap, cheerful, and very easy to cook… Kedgeree with a kick. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: 300g easy cook white or brown rice 4 eggs 200g skinless cod fillet cut into chunks (or pollock) 120g skinless smoked haddock fillet cut into chunks 120g skinless salmon fillet cut into chunks […]

21Apr 2016

Wholewheat soft tortillas are topped with tomato and pepper omelettes, then rolled up. Perfect for a tasty breakfast or wrap up for a packed lunch. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients: 4 soft wholewheat flour tortillas 6 eggs 4 tbsp 1% fat milk 2 tomatoes finely chopped 2 spring onions finely chopped […]

21Jan 2016

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Calories per portion: 357kcal/1494Kj Serves: 4 adults Ingredients: 2 tsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 carrots, chopped 250g turnip or swede, chopped 1 eating apple, peeled, cored and chopped 1 tbsp medium curry powder tsp cumin seeds (optional) 1 litre reduced salt […]

21Nov 2015

Hearty Vegetable Soup

November 21, 2015 Lunch

Get some of your 5 a day with this tasty and healthy soup. You can freeze any left overs. Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Nutritional information: 100kcals/418kJ per portion Ingredients: 1 tsp vegetable oil; 1 medium onion, chopped; 2 small carrots, chopped; 1 small leek, sliced; 2 celery sticks, sliced; 400g tinned chopped […]

31Jul 2015

Serves: 8 adults Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 45-50 mins Ingredients: 1.2kg Chicken drumsticks and thighs, skinned 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped 2 tbsp five spice or your favourite spice 2 tbsp  clear honey 1 tbsp of olive oil What to do: Cut slits into the chicken flesh without cutting all the way through. Mix […]

01Jul 2015

Simple and satisfying – and made in minutes! Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 0 mins Ingredients: 100g reduced fat hummus 50g 0% fat Greek yoghurt 1 tbsp fresh coriander 1 carrot finely grated 1 red pepper deseeded and sliced ½ cucumber sliced into sticks 4 celery sticks cut into short lengths […]

24Feb 2015

Mac ‘n’ Veg Slice

February 24, 2015 Lunch

Like a thick omelette, made with pasta and vegetables, this can be served hot, warm or cold for a tasty light meal. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients: 100g macaroni 1 tsp vegetable oil 1 peppers, any colour deseeded and chopped 1 courgette grated 100g frozen peas 4 eggs 2 tbsp […]

19Jan 2015

Homemade soups are quick and easy to make – and they taste so good! Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients: 1 large onion chopped 1 carrot chopped 1 red pepper deseeded and chopped 900ml reduced salt vegetable or chicken stock 50g dried red lentils 1 pinch ground ginger (optional) 4 […]

13Nov 2014

This recipe is so tasty! It is perfect served cold packed in lunches, though it tastes equally good served warm with vegetables or salad. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients: 100g pasta shapes 1 tsp vegetable oil 1 small onion chopped 2 courgettes grated 2 carrots grated 4 eggs 50g reduced […]

20Oct 2014

Spicy Pumpkin Soup

October 20, 2014 Lunch

This lovely autumn recipe makes a hearty pumpkin soup. Perfect if you’ve hollowed out some pumpkins for Halloween and don’t want to waste the flesh. Full of flavour and a real winter warmer a bowl of this low fat soup recipe is an amazing 55 calories and only 0.4% fat. Ingredients: 1 large onion, diced 600g […]

10Jul 2014

If you’ve never made roast sweet potatoes, you must give them a try. They taste so good dipped into a quick-to-make salsa. Perfect served with a simple side salad or as a snack to share. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients: 4 medium-sized sweet potato (about 1kg in total), scrubbed 2 tsp vegetable […]

30Jun 2014

A simple jacket potato recipe, with a creamy and flavoursome filling. Baked potatoes can be cooked in the oven, or in the microwave to save time. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients: 4 baking potatoes (each needs to be around 225g) 4 skinless, boneless uncooked chicken breasts 1 tsp dried oregano 8 […]

30May 2014

Grilled peppers and red onions taste terrific on toast with a little melting mozzarella cheese. Serves: 4 adults Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients: 2 peppers, any colour halved and sliced 1 small red onion cut into thin wedges 2 tsp olive oil 4 slices wholemeal bread 125g light mozzarella cheese sliced 1 […]

20May 2014

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup Serves 4 Fat per serving 0.50% Calories per serving 98KCal Ingredients: 1 red onion, sliced 1 tsp paprika 2 garlic cloves, crushed pinch dried chilli flakes 750ml vegetable stock 200g cooking apple, chopped 250g sweet potatoes, chopped 1 tbsp freshly chopped chives salt and freshly ground black pepper Cooking Instructions: In a large […]

17May 2014

Sausage mustard kebabs Serves 4 Fat per serving 3.3 g Calories per serving 107KCal Ingredients: 6 Quorn low-fat sausages 8 small chestnut mushrooms 8 cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp American mustard 1 tsp runny honey 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley juice of ½ lime Cooking Instructions: Preheat a barbecue or the grill to high. Cut […]

04May 2014

Turkey and Bacon Burgers Serves 6 – Fat per serving 5.4 g – Calories per serving 137KCal Ingredients: • 300g extra lean minced turkey • 100g lean back bacon, diced • 1 red onion, finely chopped • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • 1 tsp Italian seasoning • 1 tsp vegetable stock powder • 1 tbsp […]