Want to lose weight? Eat breakfast at 7.11 am and dinner at 6:14 pm

A new survey claims that one of the ways to lose weight, is to eat breakfast at 7.11 am. The survey, conducted by Forza Supplements, reached upon this conclusion after studying the response of around 1,000 participants. During the survey, the researchers had asked dieters to recommend the perfect time to eat. Lee Smith, managing director…

HEALTHIER HOT CROSS BUNS

Hot cross buns may be the quintessential Easter treat, but trust us – you’ll want to enjoy these light and flavourful buns all year round… INGREDIENTS   500ml skimmed milk or dairy-free alternative 4 cardamom pods, lightly crushed 4 cloves zest of 1 lemon zest of 2 oranges 300g spelt flour 300g strong white bread…

The A List Trainer’s Best Coconut Smoothie Recipe

‘Clean and Lean’ trainer Nathalie shares her favourite coconut smoothie recipe This is my favourite smoothie that I drink a couple of times a week: Ingredients 100g Coyo (coconut yoghurt) 200 ml JaxCoco 1 banana A large handful of frozen raspberries 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract   Method Just blend all the…

SEVEN EASY WAYS TO COOK WITH LEFTOVERS

Don’t let perfectly good food go to waste. Before you toss that half an onion or that waiting-to-wilt salad use these ingredient-saving ideas and get more mileage out of what’s sitting in your fridge. 1. What you’ve got: Leftover vegetables Make this: Teriyaki stir-fry Here’s how: Keep a large airtight container in your fridge and use it…

HEALTHY PANCAKE RECIPES

Healthy pancake recipes These recipes for healthy pancakes aren’t only delicious, they’re easy to make and are very versatile – choose your own topping from eggs to fruit to put a personal spin on them. Low-calorie pancakes This recipe uses wholemeal flour and banana instead of oil to keep the calorie count down to 219…

SPICED CARROT AND LENTIL SOUP

A delicious, spicy blend, packed full of iron and low fat to boot. It’s ready in under half an hour or can be made in a slow cooker. INGREDIENTS 2 tsp cumin seeds pinch chilli flakes 2 tbsp olive oil 600g carrots, washed and coarsely grated (no need to peel) 140g split red lentils 1l…

HOW TO LOSE WINTER WEIGHT

News just in: Winter is bad for your waistline. But don’t fret – with these 5 weight loss tips you’ll be burning off that winter flab in no time… Everyone knows turkey and Christmas cake can pile on pounds but new research has revealed it’s not just the festive season that’s increasing women’s waistlines –…