Mediterranean minestrone soup with thyme

Get on board with the mediterranean diet with this fresh and filling dish. Total time: 0:25 Prep: 0:10 Cook: 0:15 Level: Easy Serves: 4 people Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, diced 400 g. chopped tomatoes 600 ml. vegetable stock 75 g. macaroni pasta 2 tbsp. chopped thyme 400 g. cannellini beans, drained and rinsed half…

Blinis with easy butter bean and sweet pepper hummus

Total time: 0:10 Prep: 0:10 Level: Easy Serves: Party Ingredients 6g carbohydrates (1g total sugars) 400 g. can butter beans 300 g. tub reduced-fat hummus 10 whole peppadew sweet peppers A handful or two of flat-leafed parsley Ready-made blinis A little lemon zest Directions Drain butter beans and whiz in a food processor with hummus , sweet peppers and…

Parsnip soup with Parmesan crisps

Total time: 1:30 Prep: 0:30 Cook: 1:00 Level: Easy Serves: 6 people Directions Melt the butter in a large heavy-based saucepan. Add the onion and cook over a gentle heat for 5 mins or until soft. Add the potatoes, parsnips and paprika, mix well and cook gently, stirring occasionally, for about 15 mins or until the vegetables have begun to…

Spiced ratatouille with sweet potatoes

Nutrition: 170 calories 8g fat (1g saturates) 24g carbohydrates Total time: 1:25 Prep: 0:25 Cook: 1:00 Level: Easy Serves: 1-2 people Ingredients Main ingredients 3 courgettes, cut into 1 cm cubes 1 medium aubergine, cut into 1 cm cubes 1 red onion, sliced 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and sliced 3 medium carrots – about 225…

Crab pasta with chilli, lime and coriander

Nutrition: 390 calories 10g fat Total time: 0:30 Prep: 0:15 Cook: 0:15 Level: Easy Serves: 4 people Ingredients Main ingredients 250 g. spaghetti 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 leek, chopped 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 5 centimeter piece fresh ginger, grated 4 ripe tomatoes, diced 2 dressed crabs 2 tbsp. dry white wine Juice of…

How to balance hormones with yoga

Whether you want to improve fitness, combat a health issue (e.g. asthma or insomnia) or tackle stress, then yoga has plenty of variations to suit your needs. Many women practice yoga to reduce the symptoms of female health issues such as endometriosis, PCOS and painful periods. One of the benefits of yoga is reported to be balancing of…

Make Water Your Favourite Drink This Summer With Flavoured Ice Cubes

Give a delicious makeover to regular water with herbs and fruits Make the most of flavoured ice cubes this summer Not been drinking enough water? We get you. While staying hydrated is a must during summers, not all of us remember to keep sipping water throughout the day. It’s almost like a chore we keep…

Learn The Art Of Making Biryani With These 4 Easy Steps

Biryani is one of the most loved delicacies not just in India but across the globe. It is said that, biryani was first brought by Mughals in north India, whereas in south India it was introduced by the Arabs. Thereafter, India witnessed many different versions of biryani – including Hyderabadi biryani, Keema biryani, Awadhi mutton biryani, Lucknowi biryani, Chicken biryani, Fish biryani – all with…

Lose weight faster with these 4 fun ways to include fruits, veggies in diet

Let’s face it. Healthy food isn’t always the most exciting. If you’re like us, you’re dead tired of eating khichdi for dinners and ordering a sad-looking salad every time you go to a restaurant. Surely, there had to be sneaky ways we can include some fruits and vegetables into our meals. Fortunately, Harman Sawhney, brand…