Turkey ragu

Best healthy food swaps and recipes

Take your favourite meals and snacks and transform them into something lighter and more healthy by swapping just one ingredient

Looking for healthy food swaps? Want easy ways to make your favourite snacks and meals healthier? Check out our ideas below, and then take a look at our healthy DIY takeaway recipes.  

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Kale crisps

Swap out the potato for kale with these veg crisps. Not only do they satisfy those snacking cravings, but kale is also one of the healthiest foods out there. Crunchy, nutritious and flavoursome – what more could you ask for?


Lettuce wraps

Whether you’re in the mood for a sandwich, taco or wrap, using fresh lettuce instead of bread is an easy way of cutting your daily carb intake. Add some chicken/fish/shrimp, veggies, and some condiments on top of a large lettuce leaf and roll into a delicious, low-carb wrap.

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Lentil meatballs

Swap meat for lentils to make hearty but healthy meatball alternatives. It’s easier than you might think, and we bet you wont miss the meat at all.

Lentil ‘Meatballs’ With Fresh Tomato Sauce Recipe

Crispy veg peel crisps

Use up all your veggie peelings, as well as any loose left-over veg, to make these epic baked crisps. They’re better for you than the classic fried potato crisps and help you cut down on your food waste.

Homemade Vegetable Crisps Recipe

Ever tried swapping beef mince for turkey in your bolognese? Turkey is low in fat and high in protein, making it a great meat alternative. Like a healthier spaghetti bolognese, this turkey ragu comes packed with celery, courgette and carrots, plus a little Marmite for added flavour.

Turkey ragu

Thai style broccoli fried rice