Takeaway favourites you can make healthy at home

Takeaway favourites you can make healthy at home


Pizza with cashel blue, pumpkin and roast beef

There's nothing like tucking into a scrummy pizza at the end of a long day, and with this recipe, you needn't feel guilty for enjoying a bit of what you fancy. Making your own base is a sure-fire way of cutting down on the calories you'll get from your local pizza takeaway. Pile this pizza high with pumpkin or maybe add some sweet potato and other winter veg to make it extra tasty and healthy to boot.

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Brazilian coconut curry

Can't resist a good curry? This one's just as flavoursome as your local Indian's and yet so much better for you. For this dish you could use quorn or chicken pieces. Serve with brown homemade rice and some wholegrain pittas rather then boiled rice and chipattas.

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Lamb, mint and halloumi kebabs

Think kebabs are just the reserve of donner kebab joints open all hours? Think again. These kebabs are healthy and packed with flavour yet still keep a touch of the usual kebab experience.

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Hoisin pork with stir-fried watercress and pak choi

Is Chinese your favourite? Sometimes takeaway Chineses, however tasty, can be packed with salt. This make-your-own version is a sure way of keeping it good for you whilst still enjoying the oriental flavours you love.

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Lamb and beetroot burgers with feta

A burger doesn't have to be a quick hamburger you grab from a food vendor when you're in a rush. Instead, this one can be delicious tasty and made with vegetables! Serve with sweet potato chips and salad for a healthier American burger experience.

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Spiced sea bass

Can't miss the Friday fish supper? You don't have to, even if you're watching the calories, with this fish recipe. The light spicing gives it a texture and seasoning a bit like batter so you'll never know the difference.

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Beef yakitori with udon noodles

Noodle fans- this is a great one for you to try out. It only takes ten minutes to prepare and is a great dish for a quick dinner or if you've got a buffet or dinner party to plan.

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