Sorry Fella’s!

“The club zest motto was the first atraction for me – no leotards, no models, no men. Sorry fella’s, but the memory of unkept trainer odour from past mixed gyms won outright for my choice. Not even a whiff of anything on entering Club Zest! Then of...

Creamy Butter Beans with a Crisp Crumb

Creamy Butter beans with a crispy crumb Serves 4 / prep 5mins / cook 10 mins Ingredients: 2 x 400g cans butter beans , drained and rinsed 100g light soft cheese with garlic and herbs 2 tbsp snipped chives 4 tbsp breadcrumbs 1 tsp sunflower oil Method: Heat the butter...

Quick & Easy Spicy Bean Soup

Serves 6 (can be frozen) or you can half or third the recipe. Carton of passatta (400-500g) 2 vegetable stock cubes 2 garlic cloves crushed 1 large onion chopped 1 chilli pepper finely chopped (optional to leave seeds in) 1 large red pepper chopped Can of mixed beans...

Gino’s Light Spicy Meatballs

Gino’s Light Spicy Meatballs Per serving: 439 cal / 17.8g fat / 6g saturates / 12.1g sugars / 1.9g salt Serves 6   500g lean minced beef 4 garlic cloves, crushed 100g fresh white breadcrumbs 4 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley 40g freshly grated parmesan 1...

Feta & Roasted Pepper Pesto

Feta & Roast Pepper Pesto Serves 2 (makes 2 tablespoons of pesto) 50g roasted red peppers from a jar or the deli 50g pine nuts 50g feta cheese 2 cloves garlic Pepper Method: Place all ingredients in a food processor or mini chopper and blend until fairly...

Water works!

Water Works! What happens when you’re not getting enough of the stuff… Slimming slows down. Water is the fuel that drives the chemical reactions in your metabolism. So if you’re not drinking enough to replace the 2.5 litres we lose through natural functions each...

Proper Pot Noodle with Prawns

Serves 1   prep time 5 mins / cook 5 mins Handful of cooked prawns 2 tsp thai curry paste 3 spring onions chopped 1 large carrot grated Mug full of veg stock from a cube Handful of frozen peas 150g straight to wok noodles Method Add curry paste to a pan...