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Healthy meal-for-one recipes

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If dining solo, treat yourself to a healthy and satisfying meal. We've got you covered for breakfast, lunch and dinner with recipes using fresh ingredients.

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  • Chicken breast with avocado salad

    Chicken breast with avocado salad

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.40 ratings

    A satisfying solo salad that's superhealthy - great for a busy worknight supper

  • Couscous & fish in a bag

    Couscous & fish in a bag

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.22 ratings

    Boost your iron intake with this simple healthy recipe

  • Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato 2016

    Cod with an orange & dill crumb and hasselback potato

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    This is a dish that's big on flavour as well as texture with a crunchy topping to succulent white fish and crisp potato to go with it, a healthy dinner for one

  • Melon & crunchy bran pots

    Melon & crunchy bran pots

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.17 ratings

    Not just for breakfast, this healthy pot of yoghurt, fruit and seeds is a real mid-afternoon hunger booster and ready in 10 minutes

  • Berry omelette

    Berry omelette

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.30 ratings

    A one-egg omelette makes a high protein breakfast. If the brain-boosting berries aren't sweet enough, add 1 tsp honey

  • Chicken meatballs with quinoa & curried cauliflower

    Chicken meatballs with quinoa & curried cauliflower

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    If you're looking for a healthy bowl of flavourful chicken and veg to re-energise after a workout, these meatballs with quinoa and curried cauliflower will do the job

  • Quick gazpacho

    Quick gazpacho

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.12 ratings

    Packed with vitamin C, low fat and counts as two of your five a day – this should be on the menu every week!

  • Mussels in red pesto

    Mussels in red pesto

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Mussels are full of omega-3, iron and protein - try yours cooked in red pesto and wine

  • Vitality chicken salad with avocado dressing

    Vitality chicken salad with avocado dressing

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.9 ratings

    A super-green, healthy mix of soya beans, cucumber, avocado and Little Gem lettuce - topped with lean shredded chicken breast

  • A glass of kale and avocado smoothie

    Avocado smoothie

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    This easy smoothie gets its vibrant green colour from avocado, cucumber, spinach and kale. Blitz with pineapple and coconut water.

  • Spicy courgette pitta pockets

    Spicy courgette pitta pockets

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.12 ratings

    Treat yourself to a solo supper of grilled vegetables, served in bread pockets with tahini, hummus, broad beans and harissa

  • Egg & soldiers

    Egg & soldiers

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    We love this spin on the traditional using asparagus soldiers for your dippy egg - a great low-fat, gluten-free snack or light lunch, just over 100 calories

  • Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

    Veggie olive wraps with mustard vinaigrette

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Eat the rainbow with our simple, healthy, veggie wrap. This olive and veg sandwich makes an easy vegan, low-calorie lunch option to eat al-desko

  • Chicken taco salad

    Chicken taco salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.7 ratings

    A crunchy chicken salad that's zesty, healthy and 4 of your 5-a-day. Try this for variety in your teenager's lunchbox or take it to work

  • Creamy yogurt porridge

    Creamy yogurt porridge

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This delicious oaty breakfast is low in fat and calories and will keep you full all morning. Serve with one of our suggested toppings

  • Potato salad with anchovy & quail’s eggs

    Potato salad with anchovy & quail’s eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    This healthy, satisfying salad makes a tasty packed lunch or light supper with green beans, parsley, chives and lemon

  • Haddock with cannelloni beans & artichokes

    Haddock with cannellini beans & artichokes

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    This easy healthy supper is an ideal meal for one. Baking the ingredients in parchment gently steams the fish and beans, keeping them tender

  • Pitta pockets

    Pitta pockets

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    A no-cook quick and simple snack that's ideal for an energy-boosting refuel when doing exercise or playing sport

  • A glass jar filled with tuna Niçoise

    Tuna Niçoise protein pot

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Looking for a tasty protein fix after a workout, or a lunch that will fill you up? Try a tuna and egg Niçoise pot, delivering 30g of protein per portion

  • Prawn & avocado wrap

    Prawn & avocado wrap

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Wrap up something healthy for your lunchbox. This sandwich is flavoured with lime, spring onion and spicy sauce

  • Chicken & avocado sandwich topper

    Chicken & avocado sandwich topper

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Lean chicken makes a great base for a sandwich. Combine with fresh salad ingredients and a little low-fat mayonnaise

  • A glass of healthy chocolate milk on a wooden board with the ingredients alongside

    Healthy chocolate milk

    A star rating of 2.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Enjoy this healthier version of chocolate milk that’s high in protein. The green tinge comes from iron-rich spinach, but trust us – it tastes great

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