7 Meals to eat before you go bikini shopping


Ever feel heavy, bloated or just plain 'meh'? Too much rich food can make us feel weighed down and lethargic. But Spring is here - which requires us to wear fewer layers of clothing and still feel good while doing it. After an indulgent Winter hibernating with slow-cooked stews and bottles of red wine, this can often be a challenge.

Here are 7 dishes to ensure you don't shed any tears in front of the change room mirror.

1. Pesto chicken with barley and herb salad - Simple, satisfying and delicious. The barley adds a bit of bulk provides a good source of fibre.

2. Cauliflower gnocchi - a meal that's crammed full of healthy veggies! What more could you want?

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3. Lemon, basil and lime chicken skewers - Whip up a simple leafy salad to go with them.

4. Lentil frikkadels - Try these an alternative to meat.


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5. Parmesan crusted courgette chips - A snack that can be enjoyed as a meal - just add a seared, juicy chicken breast. 


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6. Low fat tuna fish cakes - These are great for the whole family.

7. Roasted zucchini, corn and toasted almonds with smashed avo - a vegan dish that even meat eaters will love!


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