Healthy Recipes Getting You Ready For The Summer

Summer is nearly here and that means for many of us, cutting down on all the bad food we eat and cleansing ourselves with all things healthy.

But if you don’t want to follow any of the extreme diets and detoxing or just can’t seem to let go of carbs and goodness, try out these recipes that are half the calories but still as scrumptious as pie and chips!!

 

Pasta Pesto with Garlic & Rosemary Chicken

This is a super easy meal to make and is really summery and tasty. It gives you all the greens you need and protein from the chicken but you still get the carbs you may crave from the pasta.

Pasta Pesto with Garlic and Rosemary Chicken

Recipe and image can be found here

 

Summer Tray-Baked Salmon

This recipe is brilliant, you are getting all the nutrition you need from the salmon and can add as much vegetables as you like to the tray, meaning you can make this as healthy as you want!

Summer Tray-Baked Salmon

Recipe and image can be found here

 

Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemony Bombay Potatoes

If you are looking to impress guests at a dinner party but still want to keep the calories down, this roasted chicken is a fantastic meal that is so full of flavour it will leave your friends very satisfied. This recipe is for one but you can make it for the whole family by using a whole chicken.

Roasted Chicken Breat with Lemony Bombay Potatoes

Recipe and image can be found here

 

Griddled Courgette & Seafood Lasagne

Coming in at under 250 calories per portion, you can still have this family favourite without feeling guilty about all the calories being consumed. It’s also a great way of getting your children to eat their greens by disguising them as a cheesy lasagne!

Griddled Courgette & Seafood Lasagne

Recipe and image can be found here

 

Spanish Meatball & Butter Bean Stew

Although this has a slightly higher calorie intake per portion of 435, it is packed with loads of healthiness and in one meal you get an impress 4 out of your 5 a day! This is a real hearty meal that is sure to fill you up whilst being guilt free.

Spanish Meatball & Butter Bean Stew

Recipe and image can be found here

 

Lighter Chicken Cacciatore

This is a classic Italian ‘hunter’s stew’ with a healthy twist. It is perfect because you can add as much veg as you like. If kept like it is, there is only 263 calories so perfect if you are looking to slim down your meals ready for the summer.

Lighter Chicken Cacciatore

Recipe and image can be found here

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