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Jay McGuiness On The One Veggie Meal You Should Try During World Meat Free Week

World Meat Free Week runs from 11th to 17th June this year, and the organisers have one simple hope – that everyone will swap one meaty meal for a veggie alternative that week. If your diet is so comprehensively carnivore that you have no idea how to go about doing that, then good news: Jay McGuiness, Strictly Come Dancing winner and former member of boy band The Wanted, is here to help. We spoke to McGuiness, who has been a vegetarian since he was a teenager, to get his advice on which veggie meal people could turn to, along...

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Make This Parisienne Spiced Chicken Recipe Your Last-Minute Go-To

Recipe boxes offer a convenient way to wean yourself off a dependency on takeaways by planning your meals and sending all the ingredients straight to your door. Of course, that convenience can come at a cost premium, since you’re effectively paying someone to do your planning and shopping for you. And even if you are assiduous in working out what to eat and getting everything in, there’ll be a day here or there when the cupboards are bare and you’ll linger over that ready meal in your local store for a lack of other options. Well, here’s an option...

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What To Eat Before The Gym

Deciding what to eat before a workout is always about finding the right balance. You have to provide your body with the energy it needs to perform at your best during the session, but you don’t want to feel heavy or bloated with food while you’re working up a sweat. So for advice on exactly what to eat before all kinds of workouts, we spoke to Ben Samuels, performance nutritionist at Science In Sport. For each workout Samuels has suggested the nutrients you need and how long before the session you should eat, and suggested supplement and real food...

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Eat A Protein-Rich Pudding With This Tofu Chocolate Mousse Recipe

We know what you’re thinking. Tofu in a mousse. That sounds… odd? Although, come to think of it, how many of us could truly be sure that all mousses aren’t made with tofu? The mousse is one of the more mysterious desserts, after all. Anyway, putting aside whether all mousses are made with tofu or not (they’re not), let’s explain why there’s tofu in this mousse. Simply put, tofu is an excellent non-meat protein source. It contains 12g of protein per 100g, a solid stat that means tofu makes the list of our favourite high-protein foods. In combination with...

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The 13 Best Healthy Eating Apps

It’s easy to assume that healthy eating apps start and end with calorie trackers, but that’s just one of the many ways in which smartphones can help you eat well. You can use apps to find healthy meals when you’re out and about, or hunt down restaurants that serve food that caters to any intolerances and allergies you have, and there are even apps that give you access to a nutrition expert who creates a diet plan for you and remains on hand to provide advice whenever you need it. Then there are the thousands of recipe apps out...

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