Healthy makeover recipes

Enjoy all your favourite classic comfort foods, but with a slightly healthier twist, and check out our healthy makeover recipes. Brownies, sausage rolls, carbonara and flapjacks all get the lighter touch, plus many more.

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Lighter caponata

Healthy makeover recipes

Lighter caponata

Our lighter take on the classic Sicilian dish is less than 250 calories per serving...

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Healthier steak and caper stroganoff

Healthy family dinners

Healthier steak and caper stroganoff

Our healthy steak and caper stroganoff recipe is only 350 calories per serving. We’ve used half-fat...

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Healthier vegetable spring rolls

Snacks and nibbles

Healthier vegetable spring rolls

These bundles of veg, encased in crispy pastry are brilliant all year round. Our lighter...

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Healthier chocolate ice cream

Ice cream recipes

Healthier chocolate ice cream

We’ve reduced the fat in our healthier chocolate ice cream recipe by using semi-skimmed milk...

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Healthier chicken satay

Chicken breast recipes

Healthier chicken satay

A lot of the calories in satay come from the peanut butter, so we’ve replaced...

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Healthier pork, sage and apple stuffing

Stuffing recipes

Healthier pork, sage and apple stuffing

Your Sunday roast just got a little healthier. We’ve cut the fat and calories in...

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Healthier beef stroganoff

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier beef stroganoff

We’ve made classic beef stroganoff a little healthier by using lean steak in a lighter,...

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Healthier shepherd’s pie

Comfort food

Healthier shepherd’s pie

We’ve made a healthier shepherd’s pie by replacing a lot of the meat with lentils...

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Healthier chicken casserole with tarragon dumplings

Chicken casserole recipes

Healthier chicken casserole with tarragon dumplings

The tarragon dumplings which top this easy chicken casserole are made with yogurt, instead of...

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Healthier club sandwich

Sandwich recipes

Healthier club sandwich

We’ve halved the fat and slashed the calories of this classic hunger stopper, while keeping...

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Healthier chilli with baked potatoes

Freezable recipes

Healthier chilli with baked potatoes

Chilli is a Friday night favourite but can be heavy on the calories. We’ve upped...

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Healthier chicken and leek pie

Chicken pie recipes

Healthier chicken and leek pie

Shortcrust pastry has been swapped for ready-made filo pastry sheets to make both a healthier...

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Healthier loaded potato skins

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier loaded potato skins

We’ve taken fat and calorie-laden potato skins and made them lighter but still fully loaded...

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Healthier red onion and thyme cheesecake

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier red onion and thyme cheesecake

Savoury cheesecake makes a wonderful cheese course with a difference, or a light starter with...

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Lighter pizza margherita

Pizza recipes

Lighter pizza margherita

A thinner base and less cheese means this classic Italian crowd-pleaser keeps its charm but...

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Healthier New York cheesecake

Cheesecake recipes

Healthier New York cheesecake

Our healthier take on New York-style cheesecake is made using low fat yogurt and extra-light...

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Healthier rice pudding

English recipes

Healthier rice pudding

Properly creamy, sink-your-spoon-in rice pudding is a wondrous thing. We’ve gone heavy on the comfort...

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Healthier sticky toffee pudding

Proper pudding recipes

Healthier sticky toffee pudding

Try our slimmed-down sticky toffee pudding recipe, made with dates and maple syrup, that’s lower...

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Healthier moussaka

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier moussaka

This healthy moussaka recipe contains less than half the fat of it’s traditional version whilst...

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Healthier houmous

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier houmous

A healthier houmous recipe with 2.6g less fat than the traditional version and only 32kcals...

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Healthier baba ghanoush

Low-fat recipes

Healthier baba ghanoush

A healthier version of the classic aubergine dip – this baba ghanoush recipe contains just...

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Healthier southern fried chicken

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier southern fried chicken

Our healthy makeover recipe cuts over 100 calories without losing any of the flavour and...

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Healthier seafood chowder

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier seafood chowder

A healthy makeover transforms this seafood chowder into a lower-in-fat and lower-in-calorie recipe.

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Healthier chicken korma

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier chicken korma

Our healthier chicken korma recipe ditches the fat-laden cream, usually used in the traditional version,...

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September 2019