Healthy Recipes

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Stir steamed vegetables

Adding olive oil to vegetables may taste great but does add extra calories for the weight conscious. This method retains the colour, texture and flavour of the vegetable without the fat. Method Place vegetable sticks of slow cooking vegetables such as beans, carrot and yams into a large pot with 1cm of water and cook … Read more »

Lea’s camping salads

You can always rustle up a salad – yes, even if camping, when fridges and running water may be scarce. Here are a few ideas… Grated carrot and raisin Orange, currants and red onion Coleslaw Potato salad – with cooked dehydrated peas, corn or green beans Rice salad – spring onion and gherkins and/or celery … Read more »

Lea’s minestrone soup

Minestrone soup makes a nourishing meal and like many Italian dishes improves with time. So any leftovers always taste better the next day. Read more »

Curried potato soup

Ingredients 2 Tbsp Canola oil 1 large onion, chopped coarsely 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp ground tumeric 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 800g potatoes, peeled, chopped coarsely 4 cups chicken stock 375ml water 150g pottle yoghurt Parsley, chopped Method Place the oil, onion and garlic in a … Read more »

Lea’s fish chowder

This is an award winning soup recipe. I was once asked to develop a recipe using canned smoked fish. At the time I was a penniless student and was looking for a hearty soup recipe that was cheap and low in fat but high on satiety. using the potato as a base this along with low fat milk makes a creamy soup base but with out the addition of fat. Adding the taco sauce gives it a good bite but you can also use chilli or tabasco sauce if you like. I entered this recipe into a radio competition and won an electic beater which I still use to this day, Read more »

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