Food

5 simple ways to cut down on kitchen waste

Plastic is a huge problem. We are swimming in plastic (quite literally) and I’m sure you don’t need me to fill you in on how sometimes, from rising temperatures and sea levels to the extinction of certain species, it can seem like the Earth is truly screwed, and our dependence on single-use plastics isn’t helping. There are some small steps you can take to help cut down on your personal

12 of our favourite low calorie snack ideas

Sometimes breakfast, lunch and dinner just aren’t enough and you need snacks to get you through the day. But how do you deal with the urge to eat ALL the things when you’re trying to limit how many calories you’re consuming? You need an arsenal of low-calorie snack ideas to draw on in your time of need, so I asked the good people from the MAN v FAT Forum for

Recipe: Chorizo and red pepper soup

If you need something to warm you up at lunchtime, with its hints of Spanish paprika and roasted red pepper this simple soup is just the ticket.  Recipe: Chorizo and red pepper soup Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Serves: 2 Nutritional info per serving Calories: 332 calories | Total fat: 16g | Carbs: 27.3g |  Protein: 18g Ingredients 100g chorizo 1 large onion, finely sliced

Recipe: Texan chilli beef

Chilli is one of those meals that is just pure comfort. It’s like a cuddle in a bowl (ok, so that may be over-egging it a tad, but you get the gist). I love a good chilli, and I’m sure most people have their own favourite recipes. This recipe for Texan chilli beef is something a bit different – chunks of topside beef, slow-cooked until it falls apart in a rich, smooth,

Recipe: Sausage and egg muffins

So this might not be the sausage and egg muffin you were expecting, but if you’re craving the flavour of your favourite golden arches breakfast this will give you it for a fraction of the calories. These muffins can be eaten hot or cold, and are great for batch cooking. Make a big batch and have a couple for breakfast, wrap a couple up for lunch with a salad, or