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Valentines Menu Ideas – Main Course

MAIN COURSE Sirloin Steak and spring onion mash with broccoli 2 pieces of steak 0.5kg of potatoes peeled and cut into chunks 1 tsp of vegetable oil 3 spring onions finely chopped 2 tbsp 1% fat milk 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped 125g broccoli florets 1 p …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Desserts

DESSERTS Lemon and Raspberry trifles 175g lower fat soft cheese 70g low-fat vanilla yogurt ½ lemon zest finely grated and 1 tbsp juice 125g frozen / fresh raspberries 4 sponge fingers broken into pieces   Beat the cheese with a wooden spoon until smoot …

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Valentines Menu Ideas – Starters

STARTERS Baked Tortilla Chips with Salsa 2 Soft Whole-wheat flour tortillas 1 Large tomato finely chopped ½ Medium Red onions finely chopped ¼ Cucumber finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh coriander chopped ½ lime squeezed 1 pinch of ground black pepper   Pre-h …

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Spinach, a superfood – fable, fact or just wartime propaganda?

If I had a pound every time a patient says spinach is high in iron in the clinic, I reckon I would be relatively wealthy. Also, if I knew what I was about to find out about this story whilst researching it, I would have looked into this much earlier. T …

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The Aubergine

Aubergines have to be my favourite vegetable. I love that they marry well with other vegetables such as tomato and potato. They have a velvety texture and a creamy taste and more than earn their title as the vegetarian steak. Although in some quarters …

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Meat free Sausages – Low fodmap

This recipe was devised as a result of trying to find low fodmap meat-free sausages and failing to find a suitable option easily. They are very tasty – although they do not taste the same as standard sausages – perhaps they are better as a result, give …

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Oats Delight – Overnight!

Very quick and prepared the night before – healthy breakfast oats to make your mouth water! Not only are these breakfast oats easy to prepare and delicious, they are so cheap too!  Try some of the alternative recipes I have suggested, or switch the ing …

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Spicy veggie and prawn bowl

Calories 190 Fat g 1.3 Fat as saturates g 0.2 Carbs g 16.0 Carbs as sugars g 13.0 Protein g 26.0 Salt g 1.7 Fibre g 4.7 Plant based tasty, nutritious mid week supper A super quick, tasty dish great for mid-week supper when you are pushed for time. Good …

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East Stir Fry Sauce

A really simple and fresh sauce to use with your favorite stir fry ingredients This is a really healthy alternative to some of the cook in stir fry sauces you can buy – 36% lower in salt content than the average on the shelf – and so fresh and versitle …

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Frozen Banana Bites

A delicious easy snack, a perfect healthy alternative for ice cream lovers! This low fat dessert can be made in minutes – try swapping the granola for other cereal, nuts or chopped dried fruits.     What you need: 2 medium bananas 100g low fat Greek yo …

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