Winter is a time for hearty, filling meals to warm you up and keep you going through the even the darkest of days.
Over-indulging can leave you feeling sluggish though, so if you’re looking for something lighter but still delicious, these 50 low-carb recipes are ideal! It’s really easy to overeat around the festive period so it might be a good idea to pick a day or two out of the week that you’ll try and avoid carbs. This will give your body a bit of a detox without leaving you feeling like you can’t enjoy any festive treats.
Cutting out carbs doesn’t mean you’ll go hungry either – far from it. You’ll replace the carbs with more vegetables and more protein, which will leave you feeling full for longer without weighing you down and you should notice that you feel more energised over the course of the day too.
It can sometimes feel a bit daunting cutting out staple foods from your diet so we’ve got some wonderful mouth-watering dishes that will make the process a lot easier and hassle-free! Why not give this light orange, fennel and hazelnut salad with ginger and chilli dressing
recipe a go – it’s the perfect dinner party starter – it’s packed with flavour, without the calories to match. It’s quick and easy to make so you wont be stuck in the kitchen all day either. You can throw it all together and toast the hazelnuts right before your guests arrive.
As well as a huge selection of vegetarian dishes, we’ve also got plenty meat and fish recipes – ideal for a quick lunch or something a bit more substantial for dinner. They also make great dishes to serve at a dinner party – trust us, your guests will be delighted!
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