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On a diet? Watching what you eat? Or just being healthy, these are some recipes not to be missed. I have tried all of these by myself or cooking with my Mum or Nan. So, copy some of these down to make a great meal for any occasion. Or even add your own twists. *SOUP* These make great ... Read review

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Community Level 4Flobo1992


Cook Yourself Healthy Meals

AdvantagesHealthy Dishes, Including Deserts.

DisadvantagesYou May Not Like The Food

"...margarine 225g chopped spinach 1 tablespoon plain low fat yoghurt Grated nutmeg Salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 eggs Melt 25g of the margarine in a pan and add to it the spinach, cooking it on a gentle heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and stir in the yoghurt, add the nutmeg, salt and pepper. Beat the eggs in a bowl with salt and pepper. Melt the remaining 15g of margarine in a omelette pan/container. When ..." Read review

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Community Level 5shaaza


Tandoori Potatoes & Creamy Mushroom Soup

AdvantagesVery healthy, taste good, not too complicated

Disadvantagestakes around an hour to prepare if you call that long..

"...of the sunflower oil or low fat butter/margarine evenly. Rinse the potato wedges under a cold running water, dry them in any way you can, but I always dry mine using an absorbent kitchen paper. 2. Put the tandoori paste, garlic. Oil, seasoning and cumin seeds in a bowl and mix well. Add the potato wedges to bowl and toss thoroughly until the potato wedges have coated completely in seasoning. 3. Put the potato onto the baking sheet and spread ..." Read review

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Healthy Options

AdvantagesHealty, easy, tasty

DisadvantagesNone from me

"...vegetables, grains, nuts and beans, low fat and fat free dairy produce and more emphasis on foods that provide potassium, calcium and magnesium help you to prevent high blood pressure. Mango & Pineapple Pavlova (Makes 4 servings) Ingredients 3 Egg whites 6oz Caster Sugar 1 tsp Strong black coffee 8oz Natural fromage frais 4oz Mango (diced) 4oz Fresh pineapple (diced) 1 or 2 Passion fruits 1 - Whisk the egg whites in a bowl until they are stiff, ..." Read review

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The Only Good Vegan Is A Fed Vegan

AdvantagesEasy to cook, good for you.

DisadvantagesThere's no sirloin!

"...onion very gently on a low heat until they are almost see-through and are starting to smell delicious. Add the potatoes in and keep frying on that low heat for a little while, about two or three minutes. While they're cooking you can peel the fresh tomatoes (sit them in some just-boiled water for a minute or two and you'll find the skin comes away easily. Scrape out the seeds and discard, then chop up the remainder. Add those into the pan along with ..." Read review

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Easy Peasy Tasty Greek Lamb And Low Fat Too

AdvantagesEasy, tasty low(ish) fat roast lamb. Yum

DisadvantagesFairly expensive. No roast potatoes.

"When I first came to the UK, I didn't like lamb. See, it's not such a commonly eaten meat in the US, and (probably more relevantly), my father didn't like it, so we never had it when I was growing up - and I mean never. Upon emigrating to the UK, I discovered the Sunday Roast. The Sunday Roast was sometimes beef, sometimes pork, and sometimes lamb. At first, I'd only eat it if it was covered in an herby crust, and so its flavour was masked. As ..." Read review

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