'Tis the season to eat well, so we've compiled some of our favourite Christmas recipes. As well as being delicious, all the recipes below are packed with nutrients that'll boost your immune system and fuel your running. As the chocolate wrappers
Add fruit and a crunchy sugar basket for a novel way to enjoy your Christmas pud. The pudding is a source of B-vitamins, potassium, iron and calcium with all its fruity goodness and adding raspberries will add a burst of vitamin C that'll bolster
your body will be prepped for a festive training session and a break from all those television re-runs.Preparation time: 35 minsServes: 4-6500g Christmas leftovers chopped into smaller pieces: cold roast potatoes, peas, sprouts, carrots, stuffing
Ready in minutes, this tasty starter or snack is the perfect way to get your Christmas cheese fix. A small piece of stilton (just 30g) provides a seventh of your daily-recommended calcium intake, which is essential for runners to protect against
The staple meat of Christmas, turkey is low in fat and high in muscle-building protein. Cook just the breast meat for the healthiest option - it contains just 155 calories per 100g. However, we know what matters most is having the tastiest turkey
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Combine sprouts with crushed potatoes and a spicy salsa dip for a moreish addition to your Christmas dinner. Sprouts are packed with vitamin C, so they'll keep your immune system strong and protect your body from the oxidative damage caused
bones healthy. Not only is this recipe a great way to use up protein-packed turkey, it's also a superbly healthy dish that'll counteract some of the season's indulgences. Preparation: 25 minsServes: 42 tbsp vegetable oil2 leeks, cleaned and sliced350g
Hearty, healthy and as hot as you like, Jamaican jerk spices will warm you up after a winter run. And if you can't stomach more turkey, try chicken, pork or tofu to beef up the traditional Caribbean side dish of fibre-rich rice and peas. Serves: 2Preparation: 35-40 mins2 turkey b...
blood pressure – good news if you’re spending Christmas with the inlaws or if someone has received the loudest toy in history. Parsnips Roasted, steamed or even boiled, parsnips are a seasonal favourite. And since their flavour is improved by cold
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