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Lentil spread – a cheeky clean eating alternative to butter

A hit at any party, this lentil spread makes butter obsolete!  This protein-packed alternative tastes great on whole-grain breads, crackers, pitas and brown rice cakes.  We like to use it as a dip for crudités.   Ingredients 2 tbsp of raw unsalted walnuts 1 cup of cooked puy lentils 2 green onions, trimmed and coarsely….

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October 22nd, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Eat your way around the world without worrying about the calories

  Foods have migrated around the globe, meaning you no longer have to live in a country to sample its cuisine. But just how calorific are pastas from Italy, Meze from Greece, and Tacos from Mexico? Take a look at this quick guide to eating your way around the globe, the healthy way.   Don’t….

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October 15th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Tasty and quick winter warmer salad recipes you will love!

With the weather getting colder, the thought of eating a healthy salad often goes out the window in favour of warming comfort food.  But David Bez’s new book Salad Love has solved the problem – it’s full of delicious, filling and soul-soothing winter warmers. And even better, they are all super easy to make in….

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October 13th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Clean Eating Thai Basil Chicken Fried Rice

Thai basil chicken fried rice, or Khao Pad Kra Prao Gai as it’s known in Thailand, is a staple in Thai  cooking. You can adjust the spices to make it as spicy or as mild as you like.  Mix it up with beef strips or shrimp instead of chicken, and serve with chopsticks for authentic….

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October 2nd, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Clean Eating Carrot Soup

There is nothing more satisfying than a hot bowl of soup on a cold evening. This dish can easily be turned into a vegetarian or vegan meal, depending on your choice of cooking stock and garnishes. From fridge to table in less than 2 hours! Enjoy Serves 6 15 minutes prepping time 95 minutes cooking….

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September 16th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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A clean eating shopping list that is sure to keep the whole family happy

Some may think clean eating wouldn’t allow much variety in your kitchen cupboards..this is not the case.  You can easily create a wide variety of meals with the ingredients listed below. Adopt a clean eating lifestyle today and reap the benefits for you and your family! Whole grains Brown rice, brown rice cakes, granola, muesli,….

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September 12th, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Have your cake & eat it!

The diet that allows you a delicious pudding everyday…whilst still helping  you to lose up to 7lbs in just 2 weeks! The rules The diet is based on 1200 calories a day.  Each day have: one breakfast (200 calories), one lunch (300 calories) and one dinner, with a starter (50 calories) main course (400 calories)….

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August 21st, 2014 Author: Sarah Oliver
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Thai chicken and mushroom broth – 179 calories

Calories: 179 Protein: 25g Carbs: 6g Fat: 6g Ingredients – 1l hot chicken stock – 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste – 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce – 2 tsp sugar – zest and juice 2 limes – 100g Portobello mushrooms, sliced – bunch spring onions, sliced, whites and greens separated – 200g leftover chicken,….

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August 18th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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1 day meal plan for a 1,000 calorie diet

This one day example menu provides 1,000 calories, 60g protein, 145g carbs, and 21g fat. Drinks throughout the day can include water or black tea/coffee (no sugar). Breakfast Banana sandwich made with two small slices of wholemeal bread and a small banana 200ml glass of orange juice Morning snack 100g pot of low fat fruit yoghurt….

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August 13th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham
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Healthy egg and chips recipe – 218 calories

This recipe is perfect for any meal of the day. Try serving with baked beans or grilled tomatoes to boost your 5-a-day. Calories: 218 Protein: 11g Carbs: 22g Fat: 10g Ingredients – 500g potatoes, diced – 2 shallots, sliced – 1 tbsp olive oil – 2 tsp dried crushed oregano or 1 tsp fresh leaves….

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August 11th, 2014 Author: Kelly Bloxham

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