YOU NEED: For the “cookie” pieces:65g almonds2 tbsp cacao powder20g desiccated coconut115g, or 6 Medjool dates, pitted For the creamy smoothie:2 frozen bananas, broken into chunks125ml coconut cream250ml almond milk2 tsp vanilla bean powder2 tbsp maple syrup or rice malt syrup METHOD:Prepare your cookie pieces by pulsing the almonds, cacao powder and coconut in a high-speed blender or food processor until a fine meal forms.Add the dates last and pulse until it begins to stick together.Set the mixture aside in a bowl.To make the smoothie, simply blend the bananas, coconut cream, almond milk, vanilla and maple syrup in a high-speed blender until creamy.Adjust the liquid as needed.Break the cookie pieces into small chunks and add to the blender again.Pulse the smoothie a few times to break the pieces up a little more.Pour into your favourite glass and serve at once.Extracted from Beautifully Real Food by Sam Murphy … [Read more...] about Enjoy a tasty cookie and cream smoothie with our quick and easy recipe
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Serves 1: Cooking time: 2½ minutes, plus 1 minute standing.Equipment: ½ pint mug. YOU NEED:4 tbsp plain flour1 tbsp ground almonds1 tbsp flaked/sliced almonds, plus an extra 1tbsp to garnish1 tbsp caster sugar¼ tsp baking powderPinch salt1 egg yolk1½ tbsp vegetable oil3 tbsp milkFew drops vanilla extract1⅓oz blueberries METHOD: Place the flour, almonds (ground and flaked), sugar, baking powder and salt in the mug and combine thoroughly.Then add the egg yolk, oil, milk and vanilla extract and whisk until fully incorporated.Fold in the blueberries, scatter the remaining flaked almonds on top and microwave uncovered on full power for 2½ minutes.Leave the mug to stand for approximately one minute and cool down before devouring.CHEF’S TIP: Try adding other fruits, such as blackcurrants or raspberries.They are all delicious!Microwave Mug Meals by Theo Michaels (£9.99, Lorenz Books) … [Read more...] about Follow this quick three-step recipe for a blueberry and almond mug cake that tastes just as good as the real thing
IF you have been trying to make the move across to the world of vegetarianism but just can't seem to cut the meat out, listen up.Everyone's favourite health food blogger, Deliciously Ella, is here to show off vegetarian meals at their very best...Sweet potato noodles with a creamy peanut satay sauceServes 2Prep time 20 minsCooking time 20 minsCals 535Sat fat 7g For the noodles*Olive oil*1 celery stick, finely chopped*5 garlic cloves, crushed*21/2cm root ginger, finely grated*250g mushrooms, thinly sliced*2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and spiralised*100g baby spinach For the sauce*3tbsp crunchy peanut butter (almond butter also works)*70ml almond milk, plus more if needed*1tsp tamari (available from health stores) or dark soy sauce*1tsp chilli flakes*Juice 1 lime*1tsp honey*Olive oil, if needed 1 Heat a glug of olive oil in a large frying pan, then add the celery, garlic, ginger and a pinch of salt and sauté over a low heat until the celery is softening. Add the mushrooms once … [Read more...] about Deliciously Ella shares her best vegetarian recipes – and going meat-free has never looked (or tasted!) so good
SHE is super-lean, eats clean and will get you into shape for 2017.Clean Eating Alice, the 23-year-old food and fitness queen of Instagram, turned her life around after ditching junk food and fad diets for regular gym sessions and balanced, healthy meals.After dropping from a size 12 to an eight, Alice gained an army of fans keen to know the secrets of her success.A qualified personal trainer and nutritionist, she believes lots of people offering advice online have no qualifications and are not trustworthy.She says: “I just want to continue to be a source of information that people trust because I think that’s what we lack now.“It’s hard to know if people are putting their name to something because it’s genuinely trustworthy or if they have been paid to say it.“And there are lots of people offering food and fitness tips who have no training.“That worries me, as a lot of young people follow everything they read.“I used to believe … [Read more...] about Instagram star Clean Eating Alice who shed four dress sizes shares her top workout tips and super-healthy recipes
THESE meals from Jamie Oliver’s brand-new cook book will have even the fussiest of eaters going mmmmm – and they’re full of goodness, too…ALPHABET TOMATO SOUP FRESH BASIL & CHEDDAR CHEESELots of lovely fresh tomatoes, plus chilli, gives us a big hit of vitamin C here – this keeps our blood vessels strong, so our hearts don’t have to work as hard to pump blood around the body.Serves 4Total time 1 hour*2 red onions*2 carrots*2 sticks of celery*olive oil*½–1 fresh red chilli*½ a bulb of garlic*½ a bunch of fresh basil (15g)*1.5kg ripe cherry tomatoes, on the vine*300g dried alphabet pasta*80g Cheddar cheese1 The idea of this recipe is to get it all cooking fast, then let the heat do the work, giving a soup with a taste that will immediately remind you of that incredible smell of tomatoes growing in a greenhouse. Peel the onions, trim the carrots and celery, then chop into 2cm chunks and chuck into a large casserole pan … [Read more...] about Try these brand-new recipes from Jamie Oliver that will be a hit with even the fussiest of eaters!
IT'S Boxing Day and that means one thing after the decadent Christmas lunch yesterday - leftovers!Christmas dinner is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, but more often than not you're left with so much food that it can be hard to know what to do with it.And people are sharing their excitement to eat the festive food all over again using the hashtag #leftovers on Twitter.So if you've opted for a giant turkey and find yourself with barrels of leftover bird, we've rounded up some of the best recipes to use up all that meat.You can't go wrong with a good Turkey Stew to warm up the winter evenings between Christmas and New Year's Eve and it's a great way to use up a leftover turkey leg or two. Plus, the ingredients in this BBC recipe are so simple there's no need to do a special shop as you'll most likely have everything in your cupboard. YOU NEED: 1 tbsp olive oil1 turkey leg (about 700-800g/1lb 9oz-1lb 12oz)salt and pepper2 onions, sliced2 garlic cloves, … [Read more...] about What to do with your leftover turkey recipes? 10 delicious recipes to use for your leftovers this Christmas
IT’S Day Two of Vicky Pattison's ultimate summer body guide — and today she’s sharing even more mouth-watering recipes that will keep you feeling full and fab.The Geordie Shore babe has learnt that to maintain a healthy weight — and feel great doing it — you have to plan well and be patient.She explained: "Don’t do a liquid crash diet or try to starve yourself, because you’ll fail."All my recipes are amazing because they taste great and will fill you up.”Got a sweet tooth or a love for spice? Today’s recipes are bound to get your tastebuds tingling... INGREDIENTS50g whole oats50g pumpkin seeds50g sunflower seeds50g whole almonds50g pecans50g unsweetened desiccated coconut1 tbsp whole flax seeds1 tbsp whole chia seeds1 tsp cinnamon3 tbsp coconut oil2 tbsp honey1 serving of vanilla protein powder (30g) – Vicky recommends: Mini: Shake Vanilla METHODPreheat the oven to 160C and line a large baking tray with … [Read more...] about ‘No crash dieting!”: Vicky Pattison reveals Day 2 of her delicious meal plans to get YOU in shape
MAKE a meal of St George’s Day.Tuck into traditional dishes to celebrate the Patron Saint’s day on Saturday,Richard Jones, development chef at Morrisons, says: “An easy way to create an“England has a whole host of delicious produce, with asparagus, broccoli,The dishes below make the most of spring. —Recipes from morrisons.com(Serves four)YOU NEED: 400g Jersey Royals, peeled; 1 onion, peeled and chopped; 1METHOD: In a pan, cover the Jersey Royals with cold water and bring toFry the onion over a gentle heat until softened, adding the garlic for theCut the potatoes you kept aside into matchsticks. Fry with a little butter andAdd the watercress to the saucepan with the soup ingredients, cover with a lid READ MORE: Patriot games: 10 fun things for all the family to enjoy on St George’s day Firms are shrinking big name products while keeping prices the same McDonald’s plan to supersize the Big Mac to best their gut-busting rivals … [Read more...] about Gorge for St George: Tuck into traditional English fare with Mrs Crunch’s delicious recipes
JAMIE Oliver has become one of the most famous chefs in the world since exploding onto the cooking scene nearly 20 years ago.His bubbly personality and unique style in the kitchen has made him a huge hit with cooking fans. But how old is the Naked Chef and just how much is he worth? Here is the lowdown...42-year-old Jamie Trevor Oliver was born on May 27, 1975, and is a celebrity chef and restaurateur.His parents, Trevor and Sally ran a pub in Essex (and still do) and gave young Jamie a passion for food.Jamie left school at 16 to go and study at Westminster Catering College and ended up working at the River Cafe in London.He first came to public attention when he was featured in a documentary about the restaurant that was aired in 1997, and Jamie's charisma came across on-screen - he was offered his own show and the rest is history.The Naked Chef was a huge success and ran for three series. Jamie's laid back approach to cooking won over the viewers and his books became best … [Read more...] about How old is Jamie Oliver, what are his 5 ingredients recipes, when did he marry Jools and what is his net worth?
CURRIES rarely feature in today’s popular faddy diets.But no-nonsense nutritionist Fiona Kirk promises that tucking into your favourite Indian dish can help you lose an incredible TEN POUNDS in just TWO WEEKS.Today, The Sun on Sunday brings you Fiona’s guide to the Fast Lane Diet, a sensible and practical method for getting the figure you want.There is no starving yourself on fruit juices or restricting your evening meals to salad.Instead, Fiona, right, recommends a hearty breakfast, getting out of the house and work and making good decisions about what you eat during the day.She even encourages you to “love your curries” as they help burn calories, and enjoy healthy fats such as cheese, cream and peanuts.Sharing some of her delicious recipes from her new book exclusively with you, Fiona said: “Changing your diet and lifestyle will not only help you lose fat on a daily basis, it will also give you more energy and a sharper brain. And you can make a … [Read more...] about We have no-nonsense recipes to help you lose 10 pounds in two weeks that includes tucking into your favourite Indian dish