Watercress, orange and almond with a poppy – seed dressing

      Calorie count: 287You could eat an entire kilogram of watercress for a mere 110 calories – better still, a study recently found that eating 3 ounces daily increases levels of the cancer – fighting antioxidants lutein and betacarotene. OK, so that’s a lot of watercress, but it does…

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Bacalao pil pil

   Ingredients:   Dried Cod in a Spicy Garlic Sauce   1½ lbs (700 g) dried salt cod   1 whole bulb of garlic   1 dried red pepper pod   ¼ cup (50 ml) olive oil   Black pepper        Preparation:    Soak the salt cod in cold water for   at least 24 hours,…

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Fruity summer milkshake

   Calories per serving 89   Makes 2x300 ml (½ pint) glasses   Preparation time 2 minutes  Ingredients:  1 ripe peach, halved, stoned and chopped  150 g (5 oz) strawberries  150 g (5 oz) raspberries  200 ml (7 fl oz) skimmed milk  ice cubes     Preparation:Put the peach in a blender  or food…

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