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The Telegraph. Dr Ranj Singh's quick and healthy recipes to save money and lose weight. Summer is just around the corner but, after the gluttony of Easter, how can we ditch those extra pounds and save on the weekly shop at the same time?

Dr Ranj Singh's quick and healthy recipes to save money and lose weight

Dr Ranj Singh’s healthy meal-planner for Sunday Mirror readers is the answer – making food prep easier and healthier than ever. All the recipes come in below the recommended maximum daily intake of 2,000 calories a day for women and 2,500 a day for men. And many of the meals cost less than £2 per portion. ITV doctor and former Strictly star Ranj, 39, says: “These meal plans will help you understand the calorific content of your food – which is the key to losing weight.

“Many people think nothing of tucking into a bag of crisps with their sandwich at lunchtime, but these add-ons can have huge calorific consequences.” If you need to eat a little extra, while still keeping calories under the recommended amount, his book Save Money, Lose Weight – out this week – also contains healthy snacks. 325 calories per serving £0.35 per serving. Burgers and sandwiches Archives - A Mummy Too. The Londoner. A Week of Easy 20-Minute Meals. I don’t know about you, but after a winter break I’m still dipping my toes back into a routine.

A Week of Easy 20-Minute Meals

So I think the best course of action when it comes to meal planning right now is to ease into the New Year with a lineup of low-lift, comforting dinners. This week I’m leaning on dinners that keep my time in the kitchen at a minimum — specifically around of 20 minutes. And there’s more! The bonus of quick-cooking meals like these is that they also happen to come with short ingredient lists and require limited prep work. Here’s what I’m making. Monday: Tomato Tortellini Soup Nothing beats starting the week with a pasta and soup mashup. Get the recipe: Tomato Tortellini Soup Once I learned how quick and easy it is to make chicken piccata at home, it became a regular in my meal plan roster. Get the recipe: Chicken Piccata Wednesday: Cheesy Vegetable Melts. 40 Best Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas to Surprise Your Partner With. Host a Gorgeous Garden Luncheon with This Summery Menu.

Cold Braised Leeks are dressed with a classic Sauce Victor, a refreshing combination of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes.

Host a Gorgeous Garden Luncheon with This Summery Menu

Sauce Victor was the 1904 creation of chef Victor Hirtzler for the St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco. Here, it is used as both a marinade and dressing. Braised vegetables, served cold, were classic side dishes on formal summer luncheon menus of the Gilded Age. Fennel, celery, leeks, and cipollini onions are all great candidates for this method and the delightfully bright and herbaceous sauce. Prep: 15 minutes.

Lorraine Pascal

The 10 best picnic recipes. The easiest tartRoll out shop-bought puff pastry to the thickness of a pound coin and make one big tart or several smaller ones.

The 10 best picnic recipes

Score a border on each piece of pastry about 1cm from the edge. Paint the border with beaten egg, then cook the pastry on baking paper in a preheated oven at 180C/gas 4 for 8-10 min until puffed up. Squash down the centre as this is where you will put your filling. Toppings could include blue cheese, fresh figs and walnuts; piquillo peppers from a jar, with mozzarella and basil leaves; or mature cheddar cheese and thinly sliced tomato. Put back in the oven for another 8-10 min until the cheese has melted and the pastry is golden. Want to read more? Enter a few details to subscribe for just £1 a month for 3 months All articles now feature tags allowing you to explore related topics and articles. The student cookbook: 16 recipes everyone should know.

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties. What to Cook When You Don't Want to Cook Anything. Asian broth with meatballs and winter greens. BBC Dish Up. Food - Collections : Budget make and freeze recipes. 52 Healthy Meals in 12 Minutes or Less. Being hungry sucks (it’s a scientific fact). So why spend hours cooking a gourmet feast when a nutritious meal could be only 12 minutes away from getting from the kitchen to your plate? Skip the grumbling tummy, the hangriness, and the cranky guests, and serve up any one of these 52 healthy meals that are so quick and easy, you’ll wonder why you ever ordered takeout. 1.

Cacao and Blueberry Smoothie Um, YUM. 2. Say goodbye to boring toast. 3. You can have salad for breakfast, too. 4. This healthy breakfast is a little more of a healthy dessert, but we’ll let it slide. 5. Take a trip to the tropics with this pineapple and coconut flavored breakfast. 6. It doesn’t get much better (or easier!) 7. This blogger has recipes for four different flavors of awesome instant oats: blueberry vanilla, chocolate banana, walnut and date, and strawberries and cream. 8. Peanut butter toast might be a classic, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring! 9. 10. 11. Recipes Archives.