If you’re stuck for time but fancy a healthy dish that’s delicious, these healthy recipes will make a good choice for a healthy dinner that you can make in a matter of minutes. Perfect for those midweek evenings when you’re in a rush…
Spinach and mushroom scrambled eggs (serves 2)
- 2 portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
- half a bag fresh spinach, chopped
- 1tsp olive oil
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
- salt and pepper
Sauté the mushrooms and spinach in the olive oil until they’re tender. Whisk the eggs, egg whites and salt and pepper to taste. Add the egg mixture and cook, with the occasional stir, until completely set. Serve with some lovely sourdough or rye bread.
Steamed kale with Pecorino (serves 4 as a side)
- 1 large bunch kale
- 100g Pecorino cheese, grated
- half fresh chilli, chopped
- 2tbsp olive oil
- 2 lemons, juiced
Cut the kale into strips and steam for 4-5 minutes until tender, but firm. Toss with the cheese and chilli. Mix together the olive oil and lemon juice and drizzle over.
Season to taste and serve as side with meat or fish, or on its own for an iron-rich, light supper.
Banana and honey omelette (serves 2)
- 4 eggs
- 2tbsp milk or fairy-free alternative
- 2tbsp honey
- half a tbsp oil
- 1 banana, thinly sliced
Whisk the eggs, milk and honey together, then heat the oil in a pan. Pour in the mixture and sprinkle with the slices of banana.
Cover the pan and cook on a medium heat until the underside is brown. Then put under a hot grill to cook the top.
Serve for a deliciously sweet and protein-rich post-exercise dinner.