Healthy Dinner Party Starter……

Coriander-chilli chicken meatballs Prep: 20min – Cook: 40min – Ready in: 1hr Ingredients Serves: 8  900g (2 lb) minced chicken 100g (4 oz) dried breadcrumbs 4 spring onions, finely sliced 1 tablespoon ground coriander ½ bunch fresh coriander, chopped 4 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice oil for pan frying Method In a large bowl, mix […]

Weight Gain Over Christmas…….

Over the christmas period the average person will consume an extra 500 calories per day. Theoretically there are about 3,500 calories in one pound of body weight. This means that over the 2 week christmas period the average person will gain 2 pounds of body weight. Although according to the British Dietetic Association, the average person will consume 6,000 […]

Alternative To Christmas Pudding……

If you can’t resist the Christmas pudding, have just a small serving. An average 100g portion contains a massive 330 calories and 11.8g fat. Choose your pudding partner carefully. Surprisingly, custard contains more calories per typical serving than cream or brandy butter, even if you make it with skimmed milk! Instead of brandy butter, serve […]

Orange, Strawberry & Mint Flavored Water

Millions of us guzzle litres of fizzy drinks every year. Fizzy drinks and squash have gone from being an occasional treat to becoming a beverage that is consumed daily, even replacing water for many people. A typical can of regular Coke contains over 9 teaspoons of sugar, that is 39 grams of sugar. The recommended daily allowance of sugar, […]

What Alcoholic Drink Is Best……

Vodka Soda Ingredients: Vodka, Soda water Vodka averages 96 calories per 1.5 ounces. Soda water, of course, has no calories. However, there is no nutritional value in this drink whatsoever. Whiskey and Gin Ingredients: Various Guess what? Flavour isn’t bad for you! Forget the vodka. Bourbon generally ranges between 97 and 110 calories per 1.5 […]

Why Is A Healthy Breakfast So Important…….

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Not only does it give you energy to start a new day, but breakfast is linked to many health benefits, including weight control and improved performance. Studies show that eating a healthy breakfast (as opposed to the kind containing fats and carbohydrates) can help give you: A more nutritionally complete diet, higher […]