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Too busy to cook a family meal? A cheat's guide to 'no-cook' dinners

'If you can make a cup of tea and use the toaster, you’re halfway there,’ says Sharon Hearne-Smith, explaining the concept behind her latest book.<p>For the time-poor or timid beginner, it may well sound like a godsend. The Irish food writer and stylist has come up with innovative ways to get food …

Crabmeat

25 Easy Recipes to Make with a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas are one of those pantry staples that we almost always have on hand. If you don't have a can or two lurking in a cabinet somewhere, add it …

Chickpeas

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14 Breakfast Pasta Recipes That Will Rival Your Weeknight Meals

We’re all about using pasta in creative ways. Whether we’re making inventive pasta recipes or warming up our leftovers, we’re always experimenting with the many wonders of noodles. When you get together with the girls for a movie night or dinner party, pasta is probably a no-brainer — but what …

Bullies go shopping in September. They shop for targets. Here are 5 ways to protect kids

School is finally in. And unfortunately, so is bullying.<p>Bullies go shopping in September, and it’s not just for school clothes or supplies. They shop for targets.<p>By the end of October, most bullies will have found their prey. These bullies aren’t looking for someone to fight. They profile kids they …

Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup.

Soup season has returned!!The post Creamy Thai Carrot Sweet Potato Soup. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Potatoes

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

Dessert

Four-layer Earl Grey and honey cake

SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200ml full-fat milk<br>• 2 Earl Grey teabags<br>• 100g butter<br>• 200g caster sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 175g plain flour<br>• 3 tsp baking powder<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 175g icing sugar<br>• 60g butter<br>• 1 tsp honey<br>• 1 tsp lemon juice<br>• Bee pollen, to decorate<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180C, and grease and line two 5” cake tins with baking …

Dessert

25 small beauty changes that make the biggest impact

Instead Of Boiling Your Eggs, You Should Try Steaming Them

There's a better way.<p>As simple a food as they are, hard-boiled eggs are in fact a little tricky to get right. If you cook them too long, they’ll get that unappetizing green ring around the yolk. Start with them too fresh and they’ll be impossible to peel. If you’re looking to make a quick egg salad …

Food

Spiced potatoes with cashews, fennel, coriander and cardamom

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>60g cashew nuts<br>• 18-20 small new potatoes, peeled<br>• 3 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 200g Greek yogurt, lightly whisked<br>• 1½ tsp kashmiri chilli powder (or mild paprika)<br>• 1 tsp fennel powder<br>• ½ tsp cumin powder<br>• 1 medium white onion, finely chopped<br>• 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped<br>• 2.5cm piece of ginger, …

Indian Recipes

Amelia Freer's healthy on-the-go recipes

I always say to clients that if they leave the house without food, it’s a dangerous world out there. We all know that feeling: maybe we left for work in the morning without eating anything, or we worked through lunch and need to eat something quickly before the next meeting.<p>My clients always tell …

Food

Flourless chocolate cake with Irish-coffee cream recipe

A rich, dense chocolate cake to serve with whisky-laced whipped cream<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENT</b><p>320g (11½oz) plain chocolate (70 per cent cocoa solids), broken into pieces<br>• 160g (5½oz) butter<br>• 145g (5oz) caster sugar<br>• 5 medium eggs, separated<br>• 40g (1½oz) ground almonds<br>• icing-sugar for dusting<p><b>for the cream</b><p>½ tbsp …

Dessert

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

Breakfast

Roasted cauliflower ratatouille recipe

If your diet is dairy-free, swap cauliflower cheese for this vibrant vegetable side dish<p>When cauliflower cheese is out of the question, combining cauliflower with ratatouille brings both parts of the dish alive. The marriage of Mediterranean vegetables and traditional herbs is heightened with the …

Coconut

The best quinoa recipes

It's quick. And it's so healthy, scientists reckon a bowl every day could save your life. But most importantly, it's delicious in everything from a salad to pilaff<p>It's not a good idea to tell me I 'must try' something. I am fashion-averse. Sarah Lund had disappeared in a hail of gunfire (and her …

Food

Chocolate flowers cake decoration

Use chocolate buttons and raisins to create this elaborate floral showpiece.<p><i>25cm diameter</i><p>Chocolate frosting<p>Thornton’s praline flower melts<p>Thornton’s caramel melts<p>Chocolate raisins<p>Giant dark chocolate buttons<p>White chocolate buttons in two sizes<p>Milk chocolate buttons<p>Nestlé Vice Versas<p>Galaxy …

Dessert

The Misguided Desire of Wanting Our Kids to be Happy

It’s both human, and typical of how we parent today: At the first indication of unhappiness from our kids, we rush in to fix it, serving, as Dr. …

5:2 author Michael Mosley: 'I'm proof low-fat diets don't work'

Once upon a time it all seemed incredibly clear. When I went to medical school in the early 1980s I was shown clogged up arteries, fresh from an autopsy, and assured that this was the result of eating too much fat, particularly saturated fat, the sort found in red meat, milk, cheese and butter. …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Use This Chili Recipe to Plan Your Meals For the Rest Of the Week | Men's Health

So we came up with a plan to take care of a week’s worth of meal prep in one session. You can brown-bag the chili to fuel your workouts or, to prevent flavor fatigue, transform the leftovers into new meals using our fast, simple recipes.<p>You’ll need about 90 minutes, prep to plate, to make this …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert

The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

Breakfast

The biggest mistake parents make when arguing with kids

How do you deal with out-of-control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

Healthy Eating Planner: 31 Days of Superfoods

Superfoods for a Super Body<p>There are lots of foods that are good for you. But these 10 superfoods go beyond a simple vitamin dose here or a …

Food

It's easier to eat like Gwyneth Paltrow than you'd think

All recipes excerpted from <i>It's All Easy</i> by Gwyneth Paltrow. Copyright © 2016 by Gwyneth Paltrow. Reprinted with permission from Grand Central Live & …

22 Magical Cakes All Book Lovers Will Appreciate

A Song of Icing and Fire.

Books

How to Make Banana Bread With Avocados

Banana bread can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy food, or an energizing breakfast or snack that helps fuel your day.<p>We set out to make …

13 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Quinoa

When you make a pot of quinoa, it’s practically a given that you’ll be eating it for several more days. And that’s because just two cups of the dry …

Food

The best ever breakfast recipes

"Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper," goes the old saying - and here at Telegraph Food, we very much agree.<p>Too often, in today's busy world, a proper breakfast is neglected in favour of a quick cup of coffee, a sugar-filled energy bar, or nothing at all.<p>A good …

Breakfast