Losing weight and getting into better shape tops many New Year’s resolution lists, and while exercise is important, it all starts with your diet.
Completely changing your diet overnight can be difficult, so why don’t you get the whole family involved to make it easier? To help you get started, we’ve picked five easy to make, healthy meals:
Cod & smashed celeriac
As a low calorie source of protein, cod is widely regarded as one of the best foods to eat for weight loss. Packed with nutrients such as Omega 3 and vitamin B, cod also contains a number of cardiovascular benefits, and is great for lowering blood pressure – an all-round winner. Read the full recipe here.
Brown Rice Bowl with Turkey
With just 1.2g of fat, this easy to make turkey dish is super lean, but still packs all the flavours required for a delicious mid-week dinner. With less than 30 minutes required to prepare this one, you won’t have to spend hours prepping in the kitchen, and if you make an extra portion, it is great for your lunch the next day. Read the full recipe here.
Classic Sesame Noodles with Chicken
With whole-wheat pasta or spiralized vegetables used in place of traditional egg noodles, sesame noodles can become a healthy, easy to make meal. This lean chicken delight is full of Asian flavour, and is likely to be a hit in every household. Read the full recipe here.
Charred spring onions & teriyaki tofu
This easy to make, ultra-healthy concoction is full of colour and full of flavour. With just a handful of ingredients needed, and a combined preparation and cooking time of under 30 minutes, this is the perfect weeknight dish for busy families. Read the full recipe here.
Sweet potato & white bean chilli
This low fat delight is both easy to make, and packed with protein, making it a balanced vegan meal that will go down a treat with the whole family. On top of that, it’s reasonably cheap to pull together and takes just 50 minutes to cook, with most of that being actual cooking time. Read the full recipe here.
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