Pomegranate chicken with almond couscous

Christmas recovery recipes

41 Recipes

Healthy pick-me-ups to beat the festive excess.

Kale & apple soup with walnuts

3.142855

(7 ratings)

Make the most of seasonal kale and give this soup added depth with sweet apple and a crunchy walnut topping - perfect as a healthy lunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

4.2

(15 ratings)

This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mediterranean fish gratins

4.833335

(6 ratings)

These individual portions of fish in tomato sauce, topped with herby breadcrumbs, freeze beautifully - perfect for no-fuss entertaining
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Piri-piri prawn wrap

3

(2 ratings)

Flavoured with lemon, chilli, garlic and paprika, these spicy prawns pack a serious punch. Add to flatbread with peppers, sour cream and lettuce
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Thai red duck with sticky pineapple rice

3.666665

(3 ratings)

Marinate duck breasts with red curry paste and lime, then serve with coconut rice, peas and beansprouts for a healthy weeknight dinner
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spicy meatballs with chilli black beans

4.733335

(45 ratings)

Give your favourite meatballs a healthy makeover with this low fat, low calorie, low GI recipe with turkey mince, black beans and avocado
  • 45 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Superhealthy salmon burgers

4.642855

(294 ratings)

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Superhealthy salmon salad

4.25

(16 ratings)

Superhealthy by name, superhealthy by nature: this salad is high in omega-3, iron and calcium and counts as 2 of your 5-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Super-veg pasta

4.57143

(42 ratings)

Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Mushroom & chickpea burgers

3.77143

(35 ratings)

High in fibre and low in fat, these veggie burgers with spiced yogurt are the healthy way to enjoy fast food
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Carrot & coriander soup

4.703805

(368 ratings)

Everyone loves this super healthy soup, perfect for an easy supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Super berry smoothie

4.6

(10 ratings)

Frozen berries are a thrifty way of creating a healthy smoothie - pad it out with oats to make it extra filling
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Prawn & pink grapefruit noodle salad

4.42857

(7 ratings)

Take a healthy Vietnamese approach to salads by using cold vermicelli noodles with a sweet dressing, shellfish, coriander and mint
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Fresh & light chowder

4.666665

(24 ratings)

There's no need for shop-bought soup with this quick and nutritious recipe
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Korean rice pot

4.666665

(6 ratings)

A one pot rice dish is a fab way to use up leftovers - this one combines healthy veg and turkey, topped with fried egg
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken tikka with spiced rice

4.68421

(19 ratings)

Indian food needn't be a guilty pleasure - this healthy baked chicken with fragrant, fresh rice is nutritious and flavoursome
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

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