A pukka dish for those not sure about fish

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Regular lifting takes its toll on the body and tears down plenty of muscle mass – all of which needs to be repaired with adequate supplies of dietary protein – thoughts of lovely roasted or bbq meats, bacon or eggs with added cheese always spring to my mind first but the higher fat content of these lovely things are not …

Dressed Up Greek Fish Dipper.

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Dish of the week is of a fishy standard, this is a fantastic low calorie snack packed with protein will be easy and keep your hunger at bay. The probiotic power of the yogurt is also important and will keep your healthy gut bacteria topped up and support your immune system. Coming in around 120 cals per serving you will …

Winter Mexican Warmer – Rustic Tortilla Soup

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This is a great winter warmer in my house, great for lunch or dinner. A Jamie Oliver dish from his great cookbook Jamie’s America. He describes the dish as a ‘mexican inspiration’ and the flavours do all mingle together with punchy success. Its warming and fresh and zingy all at the same time. My only addition to the dish is …

Winter Mexican Warmer Chilli Con Jamie

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This has to be my favourite winter recipe. Jamie uses beef brisket but I also normally use a good quality turkey, pork, lamb or beef mince as an alternative depending on my nutritional goals and budget at the time.  The recipe stands great alone but I often add a bag of spinach or kale to the recipe to get my …

Ramadan Special Heathy Iftar – Kebab Massalam

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A fantastic healthy dish for Iftar the first meal eaten after sunset Traditionally Iftar is broken with dates and water first and followed by a meal, this meal offers a good mixture of proteins in the lamb and Hummus, along with complex carbs, fibre from the salad and vegetables, consuming vegetables also help rehydrate the body. Get set 1 pound ground …

Ramadan special Iftar recipe – Kushaf/Koshaf

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A traditional Ramadan dish from Egypt eaten as Iftar – when breaking the fast as an alternative to dates and water. It consists of a variety of dried fruits and nuts soaked in milk and/or juice. High in carbohydrates and healthy fats if made with milk offers a good source of protein too, this is a great rehydration drink after the fasting …

#ramadanproblems – Top Tips to survive Ramadan as a fitness freak

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#ramadanproblems Sparked a flurry of twitter comments and musings, some hated it and some loved it for me it highlighted a  community of people who may not be optimising their training during the fast inspiring me to write about it…  What is Ramadan? The  9th month of the Islamic calendar; when Muslims worldwide fast during daylight hours, sunrise to sunset for 29 or …

Cushdy Courgette Frittata

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Tasty, quick and simple, this cushdy meal, uses fresh summer foods along with store cupboard staples. You can swap any of the veggies around to use up odds and ends, but the courgette adds an element of perfect nuttiness. I also like to add a little goats cheese or feta to the mix too for extra flavour during the winter. …

Kerala Cod En-Papillote with Crisp Citrus Keralan Slaw

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Because my birthday falls in May I like to go camping with friends so I am always looking for simple and delicious BBQ fish ideas, in an attempt to avoid the cremated sausages that everyone else seems to love! This fragrant dish is also from www.britishlarder.co.uk and can be prepared in advance and either be baked in the oven or …