Category: Food

5 Easy Tips To Follow For Healthy Diet

Have you ever planned to eat healthily, but don’t know exactly how to manage that? You watch all those youtube videos and still don’t get what the catch of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is?If the answer is yes to the questions above, then continue reading. Adding nutrient-rich foods to...

8 tips for healthy eating

These 8 practical tips cover the basics of healthy eating and can help you make healthier choices. The key to a healthy diet is to eat the right amount of calories for how active you are so you balance the energy you consume with the energy you use. If you eat or...

Broken biscuit squares

Ingredients 250g unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for the tin 100g caster sugar 150g light soft brown sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp almond extract 1 orange, zested 4 eggs 250g plain flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp milk For the white chocolate ganache 300g white chocolate, finely chopped 150ml double cream For the broken biscuits 30g jammy ring biscuits 30g chocolate sandwich biscuits...

Creamy chicken stew

Ingredients 3 leeks , halved and finely sliced 2 tbsp olive oil , plus extra if needed 1 tbsp butter 8 small chicken thighs 500ml chicken stock 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 75g crème fraîche 200g frozen peas 3 tbsp dried or fresh breadcrumbs small bunch of parsley , finely chopped Method STEP 1Tip the leeks and oil into a flameproof casserole dish on a low...

How to roast a chicken

The perfect roast chicken has golden skin with tender, flavourful meat. Here are all the tips you need to master this classic roast dinner favourite. How long to cook a chicken The weight of the chicken dictates the roasting time. Most chickens weigh between 1-2 kg. A 1kg bird or smaller will need to...

Pepper steak with noodles

Ingredients 2 tbsp light soy sauce 4 tbsp shaohsing wine (or dry sherry) 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1-inch piece of ginger, peeled and grated 450g steak (skirt steak works well) 1 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp cornflour 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 onion, cut into thick slices 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, both cut into 1-inch pieces pinch of sesame seeds 1-2 tsp crushed black peppercorns...

Asparagus & lemon spaghetti with peas

Ingredients 150g wholemeal spaghetti 160g asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into lengths 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 2 leeks (220g), cut into lengths, then thin strips 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely grated 160g frozen peas 1 lemon, zested and juiced, plus wedges to serve Method STEP 1Boil the spaghetti for 12 mins until al dente, adding the...

Vegan spinach & cherry tomato quiche

Ingredients For the pastry 325g wholemeal flour 2 tsp mustard powder 90ml olive oil For the filling 400g extra-firm tofu, drained 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes ¼ tsp ground turmeric ¼ tsp ground white pepper ½ tsp onion granules 2 tsp cornflour 125ml oat or soy milk small bunch of basil, leaves shredded, plus a few extra leaves to serve 2 tsp olive...

5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Here’s your recipe for staying on track no matter what’s cooking. ‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks. How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to...

Eating Better for Dental Health

Everything that you eat will be absorbed by your body, and used as efficiently as possible. Eating foods that are unhealthy, or lacking in nutrients, can have a negative impact on your health in several ways. A balance of certain minerals and nutrients should be ingested every day to...