How to make the best scrambled eggs ever

On paper this recipe should not work. But try it once and you’ll agree it could be the best scrambled eggs recipe ever. As a protein packed breakfast this really works. Especially if you are a porridge lover like me. Don’t be put off by the banana though. While I was out for my run […]

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How to make crunchy cajun chicken

Here’s a recipe I find my self going back to on a regular basis. In fact I don’t think a week goes by when I don’t have it at some stage. This crunchy cajun chicken is a really easy way to make a boring chicken breast super tasty. In the video below I’ve served mine […]

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How to make nutty turkey burgers

This fantastic turkey burger recipe is perfect for a healthy fast meal. I normally make a batch up and freeze them so if I know I’m going to be short on time I can have a couple defrosted and pop them in the oven. Serve them up with some vegetable chips, sweet potato mash or […]

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Chicken & Chorizo Jambalaya

One of my favourite dinners is Chicken Jambalaya and I’m often posting photos of it on the Accumulator private group. It’s really tasty and filling and pretty easy to make.  You just need to allow enough time to leave it on the hob for around 45 minutes once you get everything in the pan.  This […]

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How to make sugar free muffins

Who doesn’t like a muffin for breakfast? But have you seen how many calories are in those things? You won’t get much change out of 400 calories and around one quarter of that will be sugar. So can you make a healthier version with less sugar? Tell you what, how about a sugar free muffin? […]

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How to make chocolate & peppermint fudge

I first tried this chocolate and peppermint fudge when I was looking out for an easy to make, healthy treat to give as a gift. The initial recipe came from the website Running In A Skirt but I decided to add a few tweaks of my own as I had limited ingredients. The results were […]

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How to make healthy chocolate chip cookies

Is that even possible? Healthy chocolate chip cookies? I didn’t think so either but cookies are my favourite so I was determined to find a healthier alternative to the shop bought kind … and here they are. This recipe started life as something I was sent by one of our members. I did a little […]

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How to make sugar free sponge cake

Now this one took some work. I was asked to bake a cake for a friend’s 50th birthday and I couldn’t just do any old cake. But how do I make sugar free sponge cake? I started out with a recipe I found on the excellent BBC Food website but that wasn’t quite what I […]

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How to make your own granola.

I love granola, but unfortunately most of the shop-bought varieties are packed with sugar. My top tip is to always check the ingredients list before you buy and if the first or second ingredient is sugar then you’re probably better leaving it on the shelf. Sugar has no nutritional value, all it provides is energy […]

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Why you should be making smoothies

I am a big love of the odd smoothie. Like many people, I can be short on time occasionally and whipping up some healthy fruit and veg in a blender is a much better ‘on the go’ meal than anything you can pick up at a petrol station. There are really no rules here – […]

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