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Eating al desko…

Eating al desko…

…and why it could be a short cut to an expanded gut Surprise, surprise, a new study has discovered that the average office worker in the UK gains 9lbs a year from overeating, consuming a whopping 3,295 calories every day. Here ...

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Kick it!

Kick it!

Are you still on your January health kick, or have you slipped back into surf and turf on the sofa? We offer a helping hand… So, how’s it going? Do you have an early spring in your healthy step, or ...

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The holy grain

The holy grain

What’s top of your healthy eating list for 2018? Kale or kaffir? Quinoa or cashews? Jane Pikett sorts the wheat from the chaff I never much like New Year’s Day. The hangover doubtless has much to do with this, plus ...

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Green machine

Green machine

If it’s good enough for the Hollywood A-list, it’s sure good enough for us. Jane Pikett goes crazy with the kale Kale is one of the few greens which is more abundant and flavourful when the weather gets cold, which ...

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Happy food!

Happy food!

We all know that food can be therapy, but the preparation can be a chore. Enter chef Catriona Macdougall, who we reckon has hit on something big with her new venture, Cook Yourself Happy, as Dean Bailey discovers Food and ...

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Salad days

Salad days

The sun’s shining, the birds are singing, and we’re all over a healthy summer. Enjoy these recipes, no guilt required… Remember rosemary This month’s food fad of the season award goes to school kids nationwide who are dosing up on ...

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No-guilt asparagus guacamole

No-guilt asparagus guacamole

No-guilt asparagus guacamole   Print Ingredients 16-20 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed 6 ripe cherry tomatoes ½ red onion 1 fresh red chili, de-seeded (optional) handful coriander leaves 2 garlic cloves juice of ½ lime ½ tbsp. extra virgin olive oil ...

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No-sin asparagus soup

No-sin asparagus soup

No-sin asparagus soup   Print Ingredients 1 tbsp low-fat spread drizzle of olive oil 2 bunches asparagus, chopped, tips set aside 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic I large white potato, peeled and finely chopped 2 big handfuls ...

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Cauliflower asparagus pizza

Cauliflower asparagus pizza

Cauliflower asparagus pizza   Print Serves: 2 Ingredients 750g cauliflower florets 1 clove garlic, minced 75g ground almonds 3 tbsp ground chia seeds sea salt and fresh black pepper 2 eggs, beaten 1 courgette, finely sliced 12 asparagus spears, trimmed ...

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Skinny asparagus omelette

Skinny asparagus omelette

Skinny asparagus omelette   Print Ingredients 2 whole eggs 3 egg whites sea salt and fresh black pepper 2 tsp olive oil 2 spring onions 6 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and diced parmesan cheese, to garnish Method Mix the eggs ...

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