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Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Dairy and gluten-free cauliflower ‘pizza’ with cashew cheese recipe

A delicious and healthy version of pizza, with a crisp cauliflower base, cashew-nut 'cheese' and a simple tomato and onion topping<p>Serves<p>2<p>Ingredients<p>For the base:<p>½ medium-large cauliflower, cut into florets<br>• 3 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>• ½ cup ground almonds<br>• ¼ tsp Himalayan or sea salt<br>• ¼ tsp garlic powder<br>• ½ tsp …

Raw coconut dairy-free ‘porridge’ recipe

This porridge substitute is packed full of your five-a-day, as well as a generous serving of nuts and spices<p><b>MAKES</b><br>Four small servings<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the porridge:</b><br>1 large apple<br>½ cup almonds<br>½ cup coconut chips<br>1 tsp cinnamon<br>¼ tsp cardamom<br>¼ tsp vanilla powder<br>1 Medjool date, pitted<br>2 tbsp cocoa nibs<br>juice …

Potato gnocchi with sage and pecorino

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g unpeeled Desiree potatoes, all roughly the same size<br>• 1 small egg, lightly beaten<br>• grating of fresh nutmeg (optional)<br>• 55g plain flour (you may need more than this), plus a bit extra for your work surface<br>• 50-70g unsalted butter<br>• handful sage leaves<br>• freshly grated pecorino<p>METHOD<p>Cook the …

Coconut spiced prawns with crisp rice triangles

A rich little curry, flavoured with sweet onion, paprika and chilli, with crisp triangles of sticky rice. It is much easier to prepare the rice in a non-stick pan.<p>MAKES<p>20 bowls<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the crisp rice</b><p>400g Thai fragrant rice<br>• 2 tbsp vegetable oil<p><b>For the coconut spiced prawns</b><p>4 onions, finely …

Banana, berry, maca and almond milk post-workout smoothie

This is an amazing muscle repair and revive smoothie, high in protein, fibre, B vitamins and slow-burning energy. It replaces many of the nutrients used up while exercising.<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 banana, peeled<br>• 10 blueberries<br>• 5 strawberries<br>• 1 tsp sunflower seeds<br>• 1 tsp flaxseeds<br>• 1 tsp chlorella powder<br>• or …

The best Nutribullet breakfast smoothie recipes

For those unfamiliar with the gadget, <b>the NutriBullet is an extractor which pulverises vegetables, nuts, seeds and even the pips and stalks of your fruits</b>.<p>Here, we bring you the best breakfast smoothie recipes, featuring everything from almond to beetroot, that you can blitz up in seconds for a …

Breakfast

Chia, oat, date and almond milk post-workout smoothie

When I dream about my favourite splurge-worthy smoothies, I dream about this peanut butter, cinnamon and date smoothie. Bursting with creamy peanut butter and almond milk, it's naturally sweetened with dates, making this a smoothie you can feel good about guzzling down.<p>Although this drink already …

50 foods to try before you die

One pot Parmesan roast chicken and cauliflower

Serves<p>4<p>Ingredients<p>8 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on<br>• 350g baby waxy potatoes, halved but not peeled<br>• 1 head cauliflower, broken into good-sized florets<br>• 2 medium onions, cut<br>• into wedges<br>• 8 sprigs thyme<br>• 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 30g Parmesan cheese, freshly grated<p>Method<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark …

Chickpea flour pizzas

I’m not sure I know anyone who doesn’t love pizza. It’s the ultimate feel-good food, perfect for a casual lunch or dinner. These bases are so easy to make, and can be prepared faster than it would take to order in pizza. The chickpea flour gives the pizza a deeper, nuttier note and creates the most …

Belize's 7 greatest wildlife experiences, on land and sea

Central America’s pocket marvel is blessed with an array of astounding creatures, from whale sharks to toucans and jaguars. Here's how to discover …

8 things you need to know about food and drink in Belize

Belize’s food and drink scene is brimming with exotic flavours, from freshly caught lobster to chocolate-infused wines. Soak up the sun and enjoy …

The best gluten-free healthy pancake recipes

People avoiding gluten should not have to miss out on our favourite breakfast dish.<p>Not only are all of these recipes free from gluten, but we have also selected some that are suitable for vegans, paleo dieters and those avoiding dairy - as well as those just wanting to eat healthily, but not miss …

How To Build Abs and Training Guide

<b>A shredded six pack is the indicator that you are absolutely an elite degree instructor as well as athlete.</b><p><b>You desire terrific abdominals and we</b> …

5:2 diet: healthy fasting recipes 250 calories or less

<b>Read our comprehensive guide to the 5:2 diet</b><p>All recipes serve one, but can be multiplied up.<p><b>1. Scallops with pancetta and leeks</b><p>Scallops are good news for fasters, with relatively few calories but lots of flavour.<p><b>Boys’ perk:</b> add an extra slice of pancetta<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>2 paper-thin 8g slices of pancetta …

Gluten-Free Zucchini Lasagna

I am sure you have seen this recipe before, but it is <b>definitely</b> worth trying. I put my own spin to it and it has been my favorite (and most filling) recipe so far. Leave your comments below to let me know how you like it!<p>Serves 2-3 people<p>Ingredients:<p>3 large zucchini<p>1 tablespoon salt<p>1 pound ground …

The Best Gluten Free Pizzas In London

Gluten-free eating in London has never been simpler, and even pizza's no longer off-limits.<p>Of course, what pizzerias mean by 'gluten free' varies, …

Great European city breaks you've probably never thought of

These small cities may not pack the cultural punch of Europe’s grande dames – and that’s the point of going. All are full of local colour but also served by budget airlines. Perfect for a weekend break<p>The Montenegrin coast feels very different from neighbouring Croatia: it’s more Russian-influenced …

Blueberry and gin jellies recipe

A fabulously-coloured blueberry jelly, given a kick by gin<p>Okay, it is boozy (sugar), but this is a ‘treat’ dish. You will probably think there’s a lot of gelatine in the jelly, but alcohol inhibits the setting properties so you need more. The Angostura bitters isn’t absolutely necessary but it …

10 Mediterranean Diet Main Dishes Under 400 Calories

The Mediterranean diet emphasizes heart-healthy plant foods like fruits, veggies, nuts, beans and legumes, olive oil, whole grains and lean protein …

Top 10 Art Exhibitions To See In April 2016

<i>Every month, we look ahead to major London openings and select the 10 must-see art exhibitions. Here are our picks for April — another busy …

4 Exercises To Help You Finally Do A Handstand

If you’ve been working on handstands for a while now without much luck, you know they’re not an easy skill to develop.<p>Not only do handstands require …

Yoga

The 10 best aubergine recipes

Aubergine pasta pie<p>A stunning dish, full of different flavours – the pasta is encased in the fried aubergines.<p>Serves 6<br>For the sauce<b><br>2 tbsp olive oil</b><b><br>2 garlic cloves</b><b><br>900ml passata</b><p>For the pie<b><br>2 aubergines (700g in total)</b><b><br>About 150ml olive oil</b><b><br>400g penne or rigatoni</b><b><br>900ml passata</b><b><br>50g parmesan cheese, grated</b><b><br>1</b> …

17 Buckwheat Recipes That'll Make You a Believer

Did we mention it also happens to be gluten-free?<p>Buckwheat is not a grain—it's a fruit seed—but you'd never know it. Nutty, earthy, and comforting, a sprinkle of dry groats (the hulled seeds of the buckwheat plant) lends crunch and chew to whatever they touch while buckwheat noodles (soba!) and …

Exploring the Adriatic: A Guide to Croatia's Best-Kept Secrets

<b>By: College Tourist</b><b>, by Roslyn Kent</b><b>, University of Calgary</b><p><b>Croatia is slowly becoming the next big tourist destination for those looking for an incredible mix of adventure, sun, and sea. Visit these off the grid places for a more authentic Croatian experience.</b><p>Vis:<p>When you plan a trip to Croatia, …

Thought gluten-free meant no more chocolate eclairs? Think again

Some people choose a gluten-free diet because they have no option, because eating gluten makes them feel desperately ill. Others follow this path for slightly less dramatic reasons: gluten doesn’t actually leave them unwell, but they undoubtedly feel better without it. For some, it is simply an …

The Cheese Lovers' Guide To London

There's been a sharp rise in cheesemaking in London in recent years, from students experimenting with recipes for paneer and labneh in their bedsits, …

England

27 Sweet-Salty Peanut Butter Recipes That Aren't Just You and a Spoon

Peanut butter is ready for more than just jelly. These 27 recipes prove it.<p>Yes, there are times when it's totally reasonable to eat peanut butter out of the jar with a spoon. But these 27 sweet-salty peanut butter recipes are ready for so much more than just that jelly.

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