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Healthy Diet Plan - extra recipes

Each month we add a brand-new dish to supplement our core Healthy Diet Plan recipes, so you can expand your cooking repertoire to feel good every day.

Chicken katsu curry on a plate with chopsticks

Following one of our Healthy Diet Plans and want to swap out a recipe or carry on the plan for longer than seven days? Each month we add a new recipe to help you tailor the plans to suit your personal tastes and needs. Balanced, and analysed by our nutritionist, they meet all the same nutritional requirements as the core plan recipes.

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Seared duck with ginger mash

Seared duck with ginger mash

Add a special supper for two to your weeknight menu with this easy, flavourful dish that delivers four of your five-a-day. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, and provides folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron. It's gluten-free, too.

Seared duck with ginger mash
 

White velvet soup with smoky almonds

A bowl of parsnip soup with almonds

Try a healthy twist on classic comfort food with this silky vegetarian soup topped with almonds. It's low in fat and calories but packed full of flavour. Enjoy a bowlful and top up your folate, fibre and vitamin C levels, plus get three of your five-a-day in one go.

White velvet soup with smoky almonds
 

Avocado & black bean eggs

A pan filled with avocado and black bean eggs

This healthy, vegetarian breakfast will really set you up for the day and takes very little time to prepare. It packs in three of your five-a-day and plenty of flavour – squeeze over the lime for an extra lift. It could make a great lunch (or dinner) too.

Avocado & black bean eggs
 

Miso roast salmon, lentil & pomegranate salad

Miso roast salmon, lentil and pomegranate salad

This flavour-packed salad is a good way to get your weekly portion of oily fish. This super healthy recipe provides fibre, iron, omega-3 and two of your five-a-day.

Miso roast salmon, lentil & pomegranate salad
 

Pork souvlaki with Greek salad & rice

A plate of brown rice, Greek salad and pork souvlaki

Pair these healthy pork skewers with a brown rice dish and a fresh Greek salad. This dish is low in calories and fat, provides vitamin C, folate and fibre, and is gluten-free. It contains three of your five-a-day, too.

Pork souvlaki with Greek salad & rice
 

Chia & yogurt puddings with berries

A chia pudding with berries

These summery little breakfast puddings are made with bio yogurt and mineral-rich chia seeds. The seeds swell to create a texture like tapioca pudding. Rich in fibre and a useful source of omega-3 fatty acids, they're a nutritious and versatile ingredient to include in your diet.

Chia & yogurt puddings with berries
 

Roast asparagus bowls with tahini dressing

A grain bowl topped with roast asparagus and tahini dressing

Enjoy five of your five-a-day with this dish, a tasty mix of asparagus, quinoa, aduki beans, onion and cherry tomatoes. It's packed with nutrients, and vegan too.

Roast asparagus bowls with tahini lemon dressing
 

All-in-one chicken with wilted spinach

A tray of roast chicken thighs with vegetables and wilted spinach

Enjoy this healthy chicken traybake with a speedy spinach side that's packed with iron. It's also low in fat and contains an impressive four of your five-a-day.

All-in-one chicken with wilted spinach


Chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa

Spread of tacos topped with mixed vegetables and salsa

Score all five of your five-a-day with these vibrant vegan tacos, ideal for a weekend lunch. Simply top chargrilled corn tortillas with roasted, cumin-spiced vegetables and serve with a salsa made from tomato and kiwi for a fruity kick.

Chargrilled vegetable tacos with smoky salsa


Chicken & sweetcorn soup

Chicken & sweetcorn soup in a pan and bowl

This classic soup makes a comforting, low-calorie lunch or dinner. It's a great way to use up leftovers, such as roast chicken – you can use the bones to create a flavourful stock that is also rich in minerals.

Chicken & sweetcorn soup
 

Fish pie with pea & dill mash

A healthy fish pie with some served on a plate

Crème fraîche adds plenty of creaminess while keeping the calories and saturated fat down in this healthy pie, while lean cod and prawns contribute a good portion of protein.

Fish pie with pea & dill mash
 

Winter vegetable & lentil soup

A bowl of vegetarian lentil and vegetable soup with a spoon

A nourishing bowl of soup is the ultimate healthy comfort food. Our recipe packs in vitamin C, four of your five-a-day and it's freezable too, so perfect to make ahead for a fuss-free lunch or light supper.

Winter vegetable & lentil soup
 

Oat & chia porridge with prunes

Oat & chia porridge with pears and prunes

Rich in omega-3, cholesterol-busting porridge can be prepared the night before, so there's no excuse to skip breakfast. It's low-fat and a good source of fibre and calcium – plus the fruit provides two of your five-a-day.

Oat & chia porridge with prunes
 

Healthy tuna lettuce wraps

Healthy tuna lettuce wraps with avocado dressing and cherry tomatoes

Packed with tuna, a great source of omega-3, and counting as three of your five-a-day, these clever wraps with avocado mayo are a great low-carb, high-protein option. The 'mayo' is actually smooth avocado beaten with mustard and vinegar. It makes a fantastic alternative to the real thing in these tasty little wraps, ideal for a speedy lunch.

Note that fresh tuna contains omega-3 while canned tuna doesn't, so if you want to substitute for a no-cook, cheaper option, go for canned wild salmon.

Healthy tuna lettuce wraps
 

Healthy Bolognese

A bowl filled with wholewheat pasta and a healthy Bolognese sauce

This light, yet flavourful Bolognese uses pork mince, fennel and cherry tomatoes, served over wholemeal pasta. It's low-calorie, low-fat and high in fibre, as well as providing two of your five-a-day. If you love the slightly aniseed taste of fennel, you could throw in half a teaspoon of lightly crushed fennel seeds when you add the mince.

Healthy Bolognese
 

Asian prawn noodles

A bowl filled with healthy Asian prawn noodle soup

Spicy and sour flavours combine with aromatic herbs in this low-fat, low-calorie noodle one-pot. It's a good source of folate, fibre and vitamin C, and contributes two of your five-a-day. Instead of prawns, you could use leftover chicken or lean meat from a roast. Just add at the end and heat through.

Asian prawn noodles
 

Spinach mac 'n' cheese

Dish of baked macaroni and cheese with spinach and tomatoes

We've given of our most-loved comfort food dishes a makeover by adding extra vegetables and swapping out regular pasta for the wholegrain variety. The result? A low-calorie veggie dinner dish that's still deliciously cheesy and provides three of your five-a-day, along with folate, fibre and calcium.

Spinach mac 'n' cheese
 

Spicy pies with sweet potato mash


Notch up an impressive four of your five-a-day with this satisfying recipe, packed with beans and vegetables. Make a batch of six, and freeze any extras for a fuss-free meal on another day. The flavours are loosely based on the classic American sloppy joe, but we've topped it with sweet potato mash instead of serving in a bun. A low-fat, low-calorie, gluten-free dish that's even finished with a sprinkling of cheese - what more could you want?

Spicy pies with sweet potato mash
 

Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers


This satisfying salad boasts beneficial omega-3 and counts as two of your five-a-day. Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets to keep costs down, and opt for wholewheat pasta, which is a good source of fibre. A lovely, low-calorie lunch that's packed with flavour too!

Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers
 

Prawn jambalaya


Wholegrain basmati rice pairs perfectly with protein-rich prawns and plenty of spice in this hearty one-pot. Low in fat and calories, it packs in an impressive four of your five-a-day. It couldn't be an easier addition to your midweek menu – plus, it saves on the washing up!

Prawn jambalaya
 

Rustic vegetable soup

A chunky veggie soup packed, flavoured with garlic, basil and thyme, and bulked out with one of our favourite storecupboard superfoods – cheap and filling lentils. Proof that you can eat healthy food on a budget!

Rustic vegetable soup
 

Spicy cauliflower rice with minty cucumber raita

Take your tastebuds on a flavour adventure with this vegetarian main, fragrantly spiced with ginger, cardamom and chilli and enriched with creamed coconut. It's a great source of calcium, folate, fibre, iron and vitamin C and provides four of your five-a-day in one delicious dish.

Spicy cauliflower rice with minty cucumber raita
 

Carrot & pecan muffins

Ideal for breakfast and beyond, these wholesome bakes are reminiscent of mini carrot cakes, but with a surprise ingredient – cannellini beans! They add moisture and help to fit one of your five-a-day into each sweet treat.

Carrot & pecan muffins
 

Asian prawn & quinoa salad

With crunchy cucumber, juicy prawns and creamy avocado, this has to be one of the most delicious ways to reach three of your five-a-day. A lovely light, refreshing lunch that's low-calorie and gluten-free too.

Asian prawn & quinoa salad
 

Zingy teriyaki beef skewers

Turn lean beef sirloin steak into kebabs and marinate with tamari, chilli and honey, then serve with a herby rice salad scattered with crushed cashew nuts. Rich in folate, fibre, iron and vitamin C – plus it's three of your five-a-day!

Zingy teriyaki beef skewers
 

Chicken katsu curry

The classic katsu curry gets a nifty makeover in this superhealthy dish. We've baked our almond-crusted chicken breast and served it with a zingy, crunchy cucumber and carrot salad and a spicy curry sauce.

Chicken katsu curry
 

Baked sweet potatoes with lentils & red cabbage slaw

Who can resist a piping hot baked potato? We've opted for a nutrient-rich sweet potato topped with spicy lentil dhal, served with a crunchy red cabbage slaw. It's vegetarian, gluten-free, and rich in calcium and iron.

Baked sweet potatoes with lentils & red cabbage slaw
 

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