The Healthy Chef

Healthy doesn't mean boring...

Look Well, Feel Well, Be Well this year.

To get your 2021 started off right, we've collected some easy & healthy family-friendly meals for you to try at home. So dig in, try out a healthy smoothie for your breakfast or an Orzo & tomato soup for dinner this week to kick off your healthy eating.

We have all the kitchen equipment you need to create these delicious dishes, available for home delivery. 

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Veggie Stir-Fried Noodles
A healthy alternative to Chinese take-away for all the family.
Quick, simply & delicious!

Ingredients

  • 150g pack medium egg noodle
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot cut into matchsticks
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 100g mangetout sugarsnaps or frozen peas
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 85g beansprout (optional)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar

Method

STEP 1: Cook the noodles according to pack instructions.

STEP 2: Meanwhile, heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan, then stir-fry the ginger, garlic, carrot, pepper and mangetout, sugar snap or frozen peas over a high heat for 2-3 mins.

STEP 3: Drain the noodles thoroughly, add to the pan with the onions and beansprouts, if using, then stir-fry for 2 mins.

STEP 4: Mix together the soy sauce and vinegar, stir into the pan, then cook for 1-2 mins. Divide between individual plates or bowls and serve immediately.

We recommend: 
Ken Hom Non-Stick Wok - UK£30.99 JSY £27.89


Strawberry Green Goodness Smoothie

Try this tasty breakfast smoothie to start your day

Ingredients

  • 160g ripe strawberries, hulled
  • 160g baby spinach
  • 1 small avocado, halved and the flesh scooped out
  • 150ml pot bio yogurt
  • 2 small oranges juiced, plus ½ tsp finely grated zest

Method

STEP 1: Put all the ingredients in a blender and whizz until completely smooth. If it’s a little thick, add a drop of chilled water then blitz again. Pour into glasses and drink straight away.

We recommend: 
Benross Power Juicer - WAS £40.99 JSY £29.99


Orzo & Tomato Soup

A simple, budget-friendly tomato, orzo and chickpea soup in just 30 minutes. This easy, vegetarian family meal is healthy and low fat.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery sticks chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can chickpeas
  • 150g orzo pasta
  • 700ml vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • crusty bread, to serve

Method

STEP 1: Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large saucepan. Add the onion and celery and fry for 10-15 mins, or until starting to soften, then add the garlic and cook for 1 min more. Stir in all the other ingredients, except for the pesto and remaining oil, and bring to the boil.

STEP 2: Reduce the heat and leave to simmer for 6-8 mins, or until the orzo is tender. Season to taste, then ladle into bowls.

STEP 3: Stir the remaining oil with the pesto, then drizzle over the soup. Serve with chunks of crusty bread.

We recommend: 
KitchenCraft - Colourworks 5 Piece Knife Block Set 
WAS £44.99 | NOW £22.49

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