Nutritionist Lucy Hyland

Category Archives: Meat Recipes

Turkey and Vegetable Chilli

December 15, 2023
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Turkey and Vegetable Chilli This week I’ll be talking about good old turkey. So what is there to know? Firstly, turkey is considered a ‘white meat’, along with chicken, and, in health terms, is considered differently to its ‘red meat’ friends such as beef and lamb. Where red meats have been connected to digestive problems such […]

Chickpea and Chorizo stew

October 6, 2023
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Bean rich Chickpea and Chorizo Stew Anyone who reads my recipes, either in my weekly column or on my website, will know how much I use beans in my favourite healthy dishes. Whether it is blending them to make a dip, adding them to my stews or casseroles or thickening my soups with them, they […]

Spring Lamb chops with salsa

May 5, 2024
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Thursday 5th May Today’s recipe has been tried and tested by the Cork Indo’s Editor Deirdre O’ Shauchnessy during the week and got the thumbs up!!!!! Give it a try yourself and let me know how you go - Irish lamb is just gorgeous at the moment and is full of nutrients! Or read […]

Dealing with Picky Eaters with Meatballs

November 18, 2023
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Thursday 18th November Check out my article today in the Cork Independent for some tips on how to deal with picky eaters. I’m talking to a group of parents tomorrow about food and health and their kids, as part of the school’s healthy eating programme. My talk will cover picky eaters the basic principles […]

Lamb shanks with adzuki bean and sweet potatoes

October 8, 2023
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Friday October 8th After an extremely busy but worthwhile 3 day CorkMeet, I barely had time to write my article Local markets. Check it out for loads of healthy information on sweet potatoes and check out the reipce below - its delicious: Lamb Shanks with Sweet Potato stew Serves 2 Like most people who are interested […]

Beef and Adzuki Stew

September 17, 2023
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Friday 17th September Check out my blog today on where I give healthy eating tips and hints on beans and lentils. I’ve also put a lovely stew, perfect for the evenings that are getting cooler. Check it out below: Cooking: Whether you are buying tinned or dried, please wash them thoroughly before use. If […]

Chicken and fresh tomato casserole

September 8, 2023
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  Chicken and fresh tomato casserole - Serves 6 1 small chicken - jointed into 8 pieces or 6 chicken breasts 2 large onions - peeled and thinly sliced 650 g of fresh ripe tomatoes - chopped 1 tin of chickpeas - drained and washed well 2 garlic cloves - crushed 1 tbsp of tomato […]

A basic curry recipe

September 2, 2023
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Thursday 2nd September Check out my article today in the Cork Independent for an easy and tasty curry to have this weekend. Just one tip with this - I added 2 cups of puy lentils to mine to increase the fibre content of the dish - thats about a tin if you are buying canned. […]

Homemade chicken nuggets

August 19, 2023
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Thursday August 19th Check out my article in the Cork Independent today for some healthy homemade chicken nuggets - a great healthy dinner for the kids over the holidays. I love them with sweet potato chips and a green salad Homemade Chicken Nuggets 400g of chicken breasts or thighs that have been deboned Juice […]

New Season Spiced Lamb with Simple Asparagus

June 21, 2023
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Monday June 21st I’ve just discovered this recipe on the Good Food Mood Blog and I love it!!! I’ve adapted it slightly but otherwise I think its lovely. Once cooked, remove the fat from the lamb to reduce its saturated fat content. New Season Spiced Lamb with Simple Asparagus Lamb is in season right now […]

Lamb Tandorri

June 17, 2023
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Thursday 17th June Check out my article in the Cork Independent today for how to include red meat in your healthy eating plan: Picking the Best Meats As part of my ‘Eat Real Food for Summer’ campaign, I’m encouraging people to buy more fresh food and cook for themselves. It is recommended that we […]

Chicken and Pepper bake

May 31, 2023
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I had friends staying with me this weekend and they were amazed with what was coming out of the kitchen! People just assume that healthy good is going to bland and tasteless. However, when you chose to flavour your food with fresh herbs and spices, natural sweeteners and fruits etc rather than salt and sugar, […]

Moroccan Chicken

May 13, 2023
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Wednesday 13th May Check out my article in the Cork Independent this week - which gives some handy tips on how to shop your way to healthy eating!! Try out the tasty healthy eating recipe for Moroccan chicken - if you don’t want to use chicken, you can substitute for some beans or lentils. […]

Smoked Chicken Salad

May 7, 2023
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Friday May 7th There is a new deli in Kinsale called Bia - its a gourmet food store and is selling all sorts of yummy ingredients - from oils to spices and gluten free and wheat free foods. One thing it does stock is the Ummera range - I bought their smoked chicken and had […]

Tray Bake Chicken with Mediterranean Vegetables

April 26, 2024
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Monday 26th April Last week was Eat Smart Week, an initiative run by the Nutrition and Health Foundation. Check out there website as there are plenty of tips and hints for healthy eating. I have also attached my favourite of their healthy eating recipes below. One alternative I would advise to to simply grill meat […]

Vietnamese Chicken Salad

April 23, 2024
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Friday 23rd April The sun is out again and its lovely and warm so lets try another fresh tasty salad for dinner tonight. I find Asian salads perfect for healthy eating as they tend to use fresh herbs and citrus fruits to flavour rather than oils. I often turn to Asian recipes to highlight the […]

Adding more to a Lamb Stew!

April 1, 2024
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Thursday, April 1st Ok.. ok.. I’m not joking when I say its easy to start incorporating the principles of healthy eating into your diet. My article in this week’s Cork Independent shows that sometimes it just involves a twist on some of your favourite meals and adapt them to your healthy eating plan. Check it out […]

Chicken Stock

February 15, 2024
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You’ll have plenty of bones left over from the stew above. You may also decide to roast up a chicken over the weekend after reading all these great things about it and you’ll have plenty of bones and the carcass from this. I used to think making my own stock is a big deal and extremely time […]

Chicken, thyme and barley stew

February 15, 2024
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Recipes When I’m eating chicken, I generally try to add some sort of bean or lentil to it in order to increase the fibre and carbohydrate content of the meal. Simply eating chicken in a sandwich or with potatoes rarely provides you with enough fibre to satisfy you for long which is not great in […]

African Stew with chicken

December 9, 2023
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Healthy Eating recipe with Chicken African Stew I love this recipe as it means you need to go out and buy some yummy 100% peanut butter from the health food store!! A great addition to a healthy eating plan. Nuts butters are great snacks on some sliced apples or pears or on some wholemeal toast. […]