quick meals

QUINOA – THE SUPER GRAIN

Quinoa is a South American grain, pronounced ‘Keen-wah’ Quinoa is a super grain for many reasons: Quinoa is an excellent source of protein It contains all the essential amino acids you body needs to build proteins – called a “
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EAT MORE EGGS

Eggs are a superfood! Numerous recent research studies have shown that eating eggs has little effect on ones cholesterol levels – this is in direct contrast to the very reason why we were told to avoid eggs during the cholesterol
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MUSHROOMS – IDEAL FOOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS

Mushrooms are a delicious and a wonderful low energy dense food – ideal for anyone wanting to cut calories and lose weight.  Mushrooms are so versatile and can be added to so many different dishes to enhance flavor, without adding
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CHEESE – EXCELLENT SOURCE OF NUTRITION

Cheese has been a staple food for thousands of years.  The history of cheese making can be traced back to the Roman Empire, the Middle East, Tibet,  Mongolia, the Ming dynasty and Europe. The good news is that despite the
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Eggs – a healthy balanced food

Eggs are more than just cholesterol! Hen’s eggs have the highest quality dietary protein and are a relatively inexpensive source of protein.  A 50 g egg contains about 6g of protein (the ten essential amino acids make up 53% of this protein)
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ITALIAN VEGETABLE BEEF AND PESTO SOUP

HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS YUMMY WINTER WARM-UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil 500g lean beef shin Salt and milled pepper 1 x large onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 packet Minestrone soup mix 2 cans chopped peeled tomatoes 6 cups
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Roast Vegetable Tart

SERVES 6-8 400g puff pastry Olive oil, for brushing 1 onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red pepper, diced 1 small aubergine, sliced 3 tomatoes, sliced 4 small courgettes, sliced 4-5 sprigs of thyme ½ cup tinned chickpeas drained
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Vitamin Rich Salad

DRESSING: 60ml extra virgin olive oil 45ml basil pesto ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 3ml sugar 30ml water Salt & milled pepper   SALAD  (serves 4) 375ml cooked brown basmati rice 250ml cooked shredded chicken 3 celery sticks, finely
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