Spicy Lentils and Chickpeas
Vegetarian

Spicy Lentils and Chickpeas

Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time about 35 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon groundnut oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 celery sticks, diced 1 green pepper, cored, deseeded and chopped 150 g (5 oz) red lentils, rinsed 2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ½ teaspoon hot chilli …

Penne with Peas & Beans
Vegetarian

Penne with Peas & Beans

Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 10–12 minutes Ingredients 400 g (13 oz) wholewheat penne 1 tablespoon extra virgin rapeseed oil or olive oil 2 spring onions, finely chopped 250 g (8 oz) reduced-fat mascarpone cheese 4 tablespoons lemon juice 250 g (8 oz) frozen peas, thawed 250 g (8 oz) frozen baby …

lemony mushroom spaghetti
Vegetarian

Lemony Mushroom Spaghetti

Serves 4 Preparation time 8 minutes Cooking time 18–20 minutes Ingredients: 250 g (8 oz) chestnut mushrooms 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 400 g (13 oz) wholewheat spaghetti 150 g (5 oz) fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 1 small bunch of parsley, chopped ½ teaspoon …

Baccon and Mushroom Frittata
Breakfast & brunch

Baccon and Mushroom Frittata

Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 25–30 minutes Ingredients:  8 portabella or flat chestnut mushrooms, about 500 g (1 lb) in total 1 garlic clove, finely chopped (optional) olive oil spray 4 lean smoked back bacon rashers 6 large eggs 1 tablespoon chopped chives, plus extra to garnish 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard knob …

Poached Eggs and Spinach
Breakfast & brunch

Poached Eggs and Spinach

Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 8–10 minutes 4 strips of cherry tomatoes on the vine, about 6 tomatoes on each 2 tablespoons balsamic syrup or glaze 1 small bunch of basil, leaves removed 1 tablespoon distilled vinegar 4 large eggs 4 thick slices of wholemeal bread reduced-fat butter, to spread (optional) 100 …