Top tips for Christmas

Decide your end in mind The starting point for any festive period (or holiday) is to make a conscious choice before the Christmas celebrations (or the annual cruise) – do you want to exercise

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Harissa spiced koftas

Ingredients: 450g (1lb) mince lamb 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons Harissa paste Sea salt and freshly ground pepper (barbecue skewers). Method: 1 Place the lamb, onion and Harissa paste

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Oatmeal Smoothie

Forget complex juicing and sugar-laden fruit smoothies. This is as quick as it gets to make a nutritious start to the day, or a quick lunch on the go. It really only takes 30 seconds. Try it.

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Kale and Pepper Frittata

Frittatas are an endlessly versatile dish that are equally as delicious as a snack or a main dish for a meal. You can serve them warm or cold and they are a perfect pre-prepare option for

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Hummus

Go for low-fat Natural Live Yoghurt (NLY) if you want to avoid mixing. Enjoy the regular NLY if you’re fine with a bit of mixing. This makes a perfect vegetarian carb lunch with a couple of

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Health and nutrition is so important to me, I’m making it my profession

Ellen has had a keen interest in nutrition since developing a gluten allergy in her early teens.? This year, she took the bold step to end her career in the media to concentrate on her nutrition

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Avocado with Egg ‘Mayonnaise’

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This is a quick and nutritious snack or light meal that takes no more than 10 minutes to prepare and make – and that includes hard-boiling the egg. Make sure you use a nice ripe avocado as

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I don’t actually know how much I weighed – The scales maxed out at 36-stone

One of the greatest journeys taken on The Harcombe Diet has been the one by Ian Labon from the midlands. The 18-stone that Ian lost was monumental. But his story is one of success far more than

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Teriyaki Stir Fry

Thanks again to Katy over at weight loss holidays for this simple, quick and satisfying recipe. Once you’ve prepared the marinade, it just takes 10 minutes to quickly stir fry some

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