Author: Susan

Mango and Yogurt Smoothie 0

Mango and Yogurt Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons sugar 1 cup chopped pineapple 1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries 1 orange, seeded and cut into quarters 1/2–3/4 cup water DIRECTIONS Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Hearty Fruit and Oat Smoothie 0

Hearty Fruit and Oat Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 1 cup quartered strawberries 1 sliced banana 1/4 cup raw almonds 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 teaspoon maple syrup DIRECTIONS Put all ingredients in blender and blend until...

8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients 0

8 Healthy Smoothies Made With 3 Ingredients

The below recipes are perfect because they only have three ingredients each and they use frozen fruits and veggies so you can skip the ice. You can freeze your own fruits and veggies if...

Chocolate Mousse 0

Chocolate Mousse

This sophisticated dessert is great for a dinner party, or for a lighter family pud use ordinary dark chocolate with less cocoa solids. Ingredients 85g dark chocolate, 70% (I used Green & Black’s) 1...

Crushed Raspberry Creams 0

Crushed Raspberry Creams

Tasty berry dessert is both creamy and low in fat – no cooking needed. Ingredients 50g golden caster sugar 2 x 125g/4½ oz punnets raspberries 200g tub half-fat crème fraîche 150g tub Total 0%...

Chocolate Muffins With Hot Chocolate Custard 0

Chocolate Muffins With Hot Chocolate Custard

Chocolate pudding doesn’t need to be a guilty pleasure every time – just 215 calories each – and there’s a lemon version too. Ingredients 1 tbsp cocoa powder 100g self-raising flour ½ tsp bicarbonate...

Sticky Cinnamon Figs 0

Sticky Cinnamon Figs

A simple and stylish nutty fig pudding ready in just 10 minutes. Ingredients 8 ripe figs large knob of butter 4 tbsp clear honey handful shelled pistachio nuts or almonds 1 tsp ground cinnamon...

Chocolate Pear Crisp 0

Chocolate Pear Crisp

This delicious pud is lovely and rich, you’d never guess it contains zero saturated fat! Ingredients 3 ripe pears juice ½ lemon 1 tbsp light muscovado sugar 4 tsp Poire William liqueur or cognac...

Lemon Cod With Basil Bean Mash 0

Lemon Cod With Basil Bean Mash

A heart-healthy supper that makes the perfect midweek meal for two. Ingredients 2 small bunches cherry tomatoes, on the vine 1 tbsp olive oil chunks skinless cod or other white fish fillet zest 1...

Salmon & Spinach With Tartare Cream 0

Salmon & Spinach With Tartare Cream

Salmon is as popular as chicken. Make the most of it with this impressive recipe. Ingredients 1 tsp sunflower or vegetable oil 2 skinless salmon fillets 250g bag spinach 2 tbsp reduced-fat crème fraîche...

Spiced Chicken With Rice & Crisp Red Onions 0

Spiced Chicken With Rice & Crisp Red Onions

Low-cholesterol diets don’t have to be boring as this curried chicken from Mary Cadogan proves. Ingredients 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 140g/5oz each 1 tbsp sunflower oil 2 tsp curry powder 1 large...

Summer Vegetable Curry 0

Summer Vegetable Curry

Give your Friday night curry a healthy makeover with this low-fat, superhealthy, vegetarian dish. Ingredients 1-2 tbsp red Thai curry paste (depending on taste) 500ml low-sodium vegetable stock 2 onions, chopped 1 aubergine, diced...

Vegetable Tagine With Chickpeas & Raisins 0

Vegetable Tagine With Chickpeas & Raisins

We’ve made getting your five of day simple with this healthy tagine. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped ½ tsp each ground cinnamon, coriander and cumin 2 large courgettes, cut into chunks...

Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe 0

Chocolate Brownie Cake Recipe

Yummy brownie cake, much better than shop bought. Ingredients 100g butter 175g caster sugar 75g light brown or muscovado sugar 125g chocolate (plain or milk) 1 tbsp golden syrup 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla...