Protein content of food

Food                                     Portion Size        Protein (g)             Kcal Meat and Fish Beef fillet steak , grilled      2 slices               31                       197 Chicken breast grilled        1 breast             39                       191...

Mushroom Chestnut and Lentil Loaf

Ingredients 215g red lentils 1 carrot 1 onion 500g of mushrooms 200g of roasted, peeled chestnuts 50g walnuts 2 tsp dried thyme 1 tbp fresh rosemary 1 handful fresh parsley ½ tsp mustard powder 90g of quinoa or rice Salt and pepper to taste Method 1. In a saucepan,...

Pea and Mint Soup

Make up 3/4 litre of vegetable stock but only use 200ml, plus 1 peeled and chopped large potato finally chopped, 200g of frozen peas, 1 onion or bunch of spring onions, 1 handful of fresh chopped mint and 1 handful of fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons of dried herbs, and...

What’s the right breakfast?

Pre- war days, we mostly had cooked breakfast such as kippers, bacon or eggs with the option of bread, or porridge with milk and butter. Old fashioned Scottish porridge was made in big batches, you even take a slice with you. Such breakfasts gave lasting fuel to those...

Delicious Ways With Avocados

   Avocados are jam-packed with healthy monosaturated fats, good for heart health, and rich in vitamin E which is great for the skin and eyes, and loaded with antioxidants. Many people worry about the calorie content of avocados due to its high fat content, but these...

Healthier BBQs

• Salmon and pepper and courgette kebabs • Roast sweet potatoes in foil studded with garlic and herbs • BBQ giant prawns in their shell – serve with low calorie mayonnaise mixed with crème fraiche • BBQ mini corn on the cob and serve with sea salt, mint, parsley...

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