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RECIPE: Mango salsa and turkey salad

This is another recipe that is perfect for making after the chaos of Christmas, in that lull between Christmas and New Year when there are turkey leftovers everywhere and you still feel stuffed after that epic Christmas dinner. Make this mango salsa and leftover turkey salad for lunch and feel positively angelic after all that excess. This recipe was created by nutritionist Lily Soutter in collaboration with charity Bowel &

Recipe: Christmas dinner hash browns

There are bound to be some leftovers from your Christmas dinner – ideal for making these lovely, tummy friendly hash browns. You can use meat, roast potatoes and vegetable leftovers when making this quick and easy meal, and combine it with a fried egg and you have a great brunch, plus you can keep that Christmas spirit going long after the last present has been opened. Plus as a bonus,

RECIPE: Leftover turkey pad thai

I’m a big fan of turkey (aren’t we all at this time of year?) and love a leftover turkey sandwich as much as the next person, but when you finally come out of your Quality Street-induced haze, you’re going to long for something light and healthy and here it is – the perfect thing to make for a quick lunch. This recipe was created by nutritionist Lily Soutter in collaboration

Healthy Christmas swaps: the MVF Festive Swap Shop!

It’s a tough time of year; social events, family gatherings, work dos. It’s hard to navigate December without feeling like the mirror is showing you Father Christmas’ reflection rather than your own. So we’re going to try and help you lighten the load with a festive edition of the MAN v FAT Swap Shop! Healthy Christmas swaps Seasonal Snacking Chocolate biscuits are tempting at the best of times, let alone

How to have a healthy Christmas

Christmas can be tough if you’re trying to lose weight. Everyone’s in a good mood and everything seems to focus on food and drink as we get closer and closer to Christmas Day itself. Now, we’re not ones to demonise food and if you really want a mince pie then we’re definitely not suggesting you deny yourself that pleasure. But what can you do when the temptation to overeat and