Healthy

  • It's crunch time for cooking with apples

    The apple may well be an everyday British fruit but that's not to say that they don't make for the perfect ingredient for delicious recipes and along them comes a...

  • Ingredient of the week: squid

    It’s an odd concept to think of sea dwellers as seasonal, but as with things above sea level, seasons affect things beneath the surface too. Squid are in season –...

  • Florida smoothie

    Ingredients (Serves 2) 1 Florida Grapefruit 1 banana 100ml/4fl oz Greek-style yoghurt 1-2 tbsp runny honey Mint sprigs, to decorate MethodCut the grapefruit in half, then cut a slice about...

  • Ten golden rules to a healthy heart

    You only have one heart, so you want to take care of it. Here are ten simple guidelines to help keep it healthy:

1. Move that body! Take regular physical exercise...

  • Go Ayurvedic with Anjum Anand

    The Nigella of Indian cuisine, Anjum Anand has released a new book based on the super-healthy Ayurvedic diet – the ‘science of life’. Whether you're wanting to lose weight or...

  • Healthier cocktails

    Admittedly – alcohol is never going to be healthy, but given the new range of exotic and health-boosting fruit drinks out there at least we can do a little good...

  • The power of pomegranates

    You might have seen in the shops and supermarkets the increasing appearance of pomegranate juice. More popularly known in cocktails and Middle Eastern cookery, it has been fast making its...

  • Fruity granola with rhubarb

    Ingredients (Serves 6) 450g/1lb jumbo porridge oats 50g/2oz flaked almonds 75g/3oz mixed seeds 1 tbsp runny honey 200g/7oz dried fruits, such as sultanas, cranberries and chopped figs 400g/14oz rhubarb, cut...
  • Chilli beef and mushroom stir-fry

    Ingredients (Serves 4) 3 tbsp Kikkoman Naturally Brewed Soy Sauce Juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp sesame oil or 1 tsp toasted sesame oil 1 red chilli, deseeded and very...
  • Blueberry breakfast scones

    Ingredients (Makes approx 8) 50g/2oz fresh blueberries 175g/6oz self-raising flour 50g/2oz oatbran 1 tsp baking powder 50g/2oz low-fat margarine 25g/1oz caster sugar 7 tbsp semi-skimmed milk Low-fat spread and reduced-sugar...
  • Granola bars by Sophie Wright

    Ingredients (makes 16 bars) Butter for greasing 50g/2oz unsalted butter 200g/7oz runny honey 225g/8oz rolled oats 50g/2oz sunflower seeds 50g/2oz whole almonds 40g/11/2 oz whole hazelnuts 200g/7oz dried fruit of...
  • Health: Go brown for optimum health

    We all know that brown rice and bread are much better for our health than white, not least in terms of fibre intake. But did you know refining brown rice...
  • Health: Walk on the sunny side

    We've all – hopefully – learned enough about the risks of skin cancer and premature visible ageing to be able to practice 'safe sun' (you only have to look at...
  • Wellbeing: Relax with night-time snack

    Having trouble sleeping? Make your last snack before bed a piece of turkey and a glass of milk – they contain tryptophan, which helps in the production of serotonin to...

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