400+ Calories

Baked sweet potato with Spiced baked beans

Why not try this twist on your favourite baked potato and baked beans. Sweet potatoes are very high in vitamin A, and the cumin and onion in the baked beans turn the ordinary into something different. If you prefer to use regular baking potatoes you may be interested to know they don't count towards your five a day, whilst sweet potatoes do!

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Fresh mackerel fillet with artichoke and dill dip

Oily fish provide an essential supply of omega 3 fatty acids which have a huge range of health benefits. Here they are accompanied by a yogurt based sauce with dill and drained artichoke hearts and some fresh green beans. This can be enjoyed on any of our diet solution plans, including the VLCD and LCD diets.

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Seafood linguine

A very simple pasta dish, great for mid week meals which is very low in fat. Keep a bag of seafood mix (prawns, calamari and mussels) in the freezer which you can quickly defrost and cook for a meal which is on the table in 15 minutes.

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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Thighs with Citrus Cous Cous

This makes a very impressive supper dish which is much simpler than you may think. It combines lots of Mediterranean flavours and puts ingredients such as streaky bacon you may have thought were off limits back on the plate. As with many things in life, moderation is the key, so enjoy the bacon in the knowledge that this whole delicious meal would not have any red traffic lights were it from the supermarket.

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Steak and mushroom stir fry with boiled rice

When you want to be in and out of the kitchen quickly, a stir- fry usually fits the bill. Use lean steak for this recipe, rump is great, and slice all the ingredients finely in advance to speed up cooking. Don't forget that if the food starts to stick a tablespoon or so of water rather than more oil, will keep the fat content down.

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