Soups and starters

Noodle Broth

This soup is so speedy, and has a blend of heart healthy fats.  Make a quick meal of it with crusty bread.  Use homemade chicken stock and reduced salt soy sauce to keep the salt as low as possible.  

Medium fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving - Energy: 261 Kcals/ 1096 Kjoules   Fat: 18.3g   Saturates:  2.8g  Sugars: 3.8g   Salt:  2.8g 

Spiced Lentil and Carrot Soup

This makes a great heart-warming soup that can be eaten with wholegrain rolls or pitta bread. We have used low salt vegetable stock to get the salt content down.

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt 

Per serving - Energy: 142 Kcals/596 Kjoules   Fat: 7g   Saturates:  0.5g  Sugars: 10.9g   Salt:  2.4g 

Chicken Soup

Try this oriental clear soup. It’s ready in a jiffy and provides 2 of your 5-a-day

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, low salt  

Per serving - Energy: 252 Kcals/ 1058 Kjoules   Fat: 7.3g   Saturates:  1.8g Sugars: 2.5g   Salt: 0.5g 

Broad Bean and Ham Soup

A hearty warming soup. Wow each portion provides 4 of your 5-a-day

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar and low salt 

Per serving - Energy: 228 Kcals/957 Kjoules   Fat: 4.7g   Saturates: 1.1g  Sugars: 5.1g   Salt: 1.2g 

Carrot and Coriander Soup

Looking for a warming supper or lunchtime snack? Carrot and coriander go so well together, but the splash of orange in this soup makes it doubly special.  Try it and see. Each portion provides at least 2 of your 5 a day.

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, low salt

Per serving – Energy: 110 Kcals/462 Kjoules   Fat: 3.7g   Saturates:  0.3g  Sugars: 15.1g   Salt:  1.1g 

Mediterranean Soup

We can’t get enough of this recipe.   It is especially great for using up leftover courgettes and peppers.  Enjoy.  Each portion provided at least 2 of your 5-a-day

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, low salt 

Per serving - Energy: 131 Kcals/550 Kjoules   Fat: 4.2g   Saturates:  0.6g  Sugars: 14.4g   Salt:  1.8g 

Warming Tomato Soup

This is not just any ordinary soup this is a heart-warming bowlful of fresh magic from the Mediterranean

Low fat, low saturates, low sugar, medium salt

Per serving - Energy: 130 Kcals/546 Kjoules   Fat: 4.9g   Saturates: 0.6g  Sugars: 9.4g   Salt: 0.2g 

Tomato Watercress Bruschetta

These are so simple, yet delicious and a great appetiser or starter for any meal

fat, saturates, sugars, salt

Per serving - Energy: Kcals/ Kjoules   Fat: g   Saturates: g Sugars: g   Salt: g 

Smoked Salmon Wrapped Asparagus

Try this great starter for your healthy dinner party

fat, saturates, sugars, salt

Per serving - Energy: Kcals/ Kjoules   Fat: g   Saturates: g Sugars: g   Salt: g