Looking for some healthy carb inspiration? Want carb-based meals that are good for you? Check out our recipes with rice, noodles, fruit and more, then take a look at our healthy dinner ideas.
Healthy carb recipes
This recipe is really easy to make and ready in 20 minutes. The fresh greens are a great combination with the noodles, the roasted peanuts adding a moreish crunch.
Ever tried swapping rice for quinoa when making risotto? Our healthier version on the Italian dish offers a protein boost while bringing earthy flavours of chestnut mushrooms, leeks and pecorino.
Make comforting beans on toast a bit fancier with this vegetarian, low-calorie recipe for two. The best bit? It only takes 20 minutes to make.
Full of plenty of good bacteria, not to mention fruit and protein, this smoothie recipe makes a great on-the-go breakfast idea.
Try this nutritious, spice-packed rice salad with cucumber and tomato for a healthy midweek meal.
This creamy risotto is low in calories, but bursting with flavour. The toasted hazelnuts provide crunch and a dose of healthy fat. If you can’t find farro, spelt is a great alternative.
Avocados make salad dressings and ice creams super-creamy, so why not put them in a pasta sauce? It’s a great way of using up overly ripe avocados.
Try our lightly-spiced quinoa tagine. This one-pot recipe is easy to make and low in calories for a healthy family meal.
This chickpea and squash coconut curry is a healthy, vegetarian midweek meal.
This asparagus, saffron and almond pilaf is a lovely spring dish. Asparagus is officially in season at the end of April, but might be in the shops a bit earlier depending on the weather.
Pack plenty of texture into this low-calorie, vegetarian salad with roast sweet potatoes, mixed grains, radishes and cucumber, lifted with a punchy dressing.