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Healthy Chow Mein Fakeaway Recipe   

19 Jun 2019

Healthy Chow Mein Fakeaway Recipe

Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. Next time you're tempted to call your favourite Chinese takeaway, make this healthier yet equally tasty fakeaway option instead. 

Ingredients - serves 4

Peanut or sesame oil

500g lean mince beef

2 carrots, sliced

1 brown onion, diced

1 red pepper, diced

2 cloves of garlic, diced

Teaspoon of grated or powdered ginger

Teaspoon of Chinese 5 spice

100g of button mushrooms, sliced

6 Tbsp of light soy sauce

4 Tbsp of oyster sauce

100g Vermicelli noodles

 

Method

Prepare noodles according to packet instructions, then set aside. 

Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add mince and brown.

Add carrots and stir fry for five minutes or until they begin to soften. Add onion and stir fry for two minutes. Add pepper, garlic, ginger, and five spice. Combine ingredients and stir fry for 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms and continue to stir-fry. 

Once all veg in softened, add the soy sauce and oyster sauce, stir through, and simmer for around 5 minutes. 

Add cooked noodles and mix everything together.

Serve and enjoy!

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Delicious, healthy mocktail recipes   

14 Jun 2019

Delicious, healthy mocktail recipes

We all love a tasty cocktail, especially when the sun is out. However, for those looking to cut down on our alcohol intake, for whatever reason, there is a much healthier alternative. Mocktails are on the up, with bartenders working hard to crate delicious, innovative recipes. Not to mention, it's easy to make your own mocktails at home!

Ginger Beer Mojito

For a refreshing summer beverage, this ginger beer mojito is perfect. 

Ingredients

4 lime wedges

10 mint leaves

Crushed ice (can substitute regular ice cubes)

Non-alcoholic ginger beer

Method

Muddle 3 lime wedges with 8 mint leaves in a glass. Add the ice, then the ginger beer. Garnish with 2 mint leaves and a lime wedge.

Watermelon and lime mocktail

This sweet mocktail is delicious - just perfect for a garden party. 

Ingredients

1 cup of seedless watermelon cubes

Ice

1 teaspoon of raw honey or agave

Juice of half a lime

0.5 cups of water

6 mint leaves

Method

Blend watermelon cubes in a blender and sieve to remove lumps. Transfer to a glass of ice and add remaining ingredients. Stir to combine.

Non-alcoholic Pine Colada

Nothing says summer like a pina colada! And this alcohol-free options is a fab and tasty alternative.

Ingredients

0.5 tin of coconut cream

0.5 cup of pineapple juice

1 cup of ice

Method

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a glass, and garnish with a maraschino cherry if desired. 

 

 

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Delicious Healthy Recipes For The Perfect Beach Body!   

07 Jun 2019
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Delicious Healthy Recipes For The Perfect Beach Body!

June is here and that means that dieting season is upon us as we aim for TOTAL body confidence this summer.
Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. 
Here are a few of our favourites...
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Smoothie
One of our favourite diet tips is to make delicious smoothies with a few unexpected ingredients that actually work really well whilst adding extra nutrients and vitamins. The sun may not be out yet but it's never too early for a sunshine smoothie.
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Breakfast
 A healthy day starts with a healthy breakfast. Our Greek yoghurt parfait is perfect because, not only is it healthy, it's also delicious, filling and easy to prepare. It can even be prepped the night before for busy mornings, and it will leave you feeling ready to take on the day ahead. 
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Lunch
Rice paper rolls allow you to enjoy a hearty, filling lunch or dinner whilst helping you fit into your favourite little black party dress. Rice paper rolls are also super easy to make and can be made ahead so you always have some healthy food to hand.
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Dinner
Not only is cod full of protein, it also has plenty of vitamins and is great for the heart - basically, it's an essential in your diet plan. This recipe combines miso and mirin, commonly used in Asian cooking, for a sweet and delicious fish. 
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Here is an easy, delicious, healthy dinner recipe to try tonight. This paella is high in protein and includes a range of veg and ingredient which facilitate fat loss.
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Dessert
These cookies are delicious, easy to make and will even keep your sweet tooth happy. They are quick to make and can easily provide breakfast, lunchbox extras and snacks throughout the week ahead.
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Chicken and Cashew Nuts Fakeaway Recipe   

03 May 2019
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Chicken and Cashew Nuts Fakeaway Recipe

We've been blessed with recent sunny weather and that must mean that dieting season is upon us as we aim for TOTAL body confidence this summer.

Bliss are here to make healthy eating enjoyable for you with easy, healthy, delicious recipes. Next time you're tempted to call your favourite Chinese takeaway, make this healthier yet equally tasty fakeaway option instead. 

Chicken and Cashew Nuts Recipe

Ingredients - serves 4

1 Tablespoon Cornflour

3 Tablespoons light soy sauce

3 tablespoons of oyster sauce

Pinch of salt

Pinch of black pepper

2 tablespoons of sesame oil or peanut oil

500g diced chicken breast

1 diced onion

1 carrot, chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely diced

1 green belle pepper

8 button mushrooms, halved

1 small tin of water chestnuts

1 cup of unsalted cashew nuts

 

Method

Mix cornflour and soy sauce until there are no lumps. Add the oyster sauce, salt and black pepper, and mix. Add the chicken and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.

Heat oil in a pan, and add the chicken. When the chicken seals, add onion, carrot and garlic, and stir fry until the veggies have softened. Add the belle pepper and mushroom, and fry for a further 2-3 minutes. 

Add the remaining sauce from the chicken marinade and bring to a simmer. Add the water chestnuts and cashews and cook for a further 2 minutes, stirring. 

Serve with your preferred rice. 

Enjoy!

 

If you need a little help with your weightloss, 

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Remember, the goal is TOTAL BODY CONFIDENCE this summer.

 

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Tasty, delicious spring recipes   

27 Feb 2019
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Delicious, healthy spring recipes

After a long cold winter of indulging on roast dinners, mince pies and far too much chocolate and mulled wine, our thoughts begin to turn to paving the way for our summer beach bodies to make a return. With the cold weather on its way out and sunshine on its way, we look to fresh, healthy spring recipes to beat the winter bloat. Here are some of our favourite spring recipes.

Greek Yoghurt Parfait - The Healthy Breakfast to Kick Start Your Day!

A healthy day starts with a healthy breakfast. Our Greek yoghurt parfait is perfect because, not only is it healthy, it's also delicious, filling and easy to prepare. It can even be prepped the night before for busy mornings, and it will leave you feeling ready to take on the day ahead. 

healthy breakfast recipe

This healthy, delicious recipe will allow you to enjoy a hearty, filling lunch or dinner whilst helping you fit into your favourite little black party dress. Rice paper rolls are also super easy to make and can be made ahead so you always have some healthy food to hand.

rice paper rolls recipe

Here is an easy, delicious, healthy dinner recipe to try tonight. This paella is high in protein and includes a range of veg and ingredient which facilitate fat loss.
paella recipe

Healthier fried rice

Sometimes we just want to curl up with a big bowl of hearty food and eat the night away. With this healthier alternative to take away fried rice, you can eat all you like as it's packed full of healthy ingredients. Plus it's super easy to make this tasty fakeaway.

easy healthy fried rice

Oat and Banana Cookies

 These cookies are delicious, easy to make and will even keep your sweet tooth happy. They are quick to make and can easily provide breakfast, lunchbox extras and snacks throughout the week ahead.

easy healthy cookies

Sunshine Smoothie

One of our favourite diet tips is to make delicious smoothies with a few unexpected ingredients that actually work really well whilst adding extra nutrients and vitamins. 

healthy smoothie recipe

 

Do check our blog regularly for more healthy recipes, diet tips, workout and more!

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3 Cocktail Recipes That Are Perfect For Autumn   

26 Oct 2018

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3 Cocktail Recipes That Are Perfect For Autumn

autumn cocktail recipes

 After sipping on cocktails in beer gardens all summer, it feels a little sad that this must come to an end with the onset of the colder weather. But not to worry - we can continue to drink cocktails throughout autumn, we just need to change up our habits. Mojitos and cosmos were ideal for hot summer days, but not so suited for autumn. Swap up the beer garden for your living room with tasty snacks and a warm fire, and switch out your summer favourites for our delicious autumn cocktail recipes.

1. Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Ingredients

1 bottle of apple cider

1 cinnamon stick

I tablespoon of nutmeg

2 shots of spiced rum

Whipped cream, 1 cinnamon stick, an apple spice, and ground cinnamon to garnish

Method

Pour the cider into a saucepan, and add the cinnamon stick and nutmeg. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, strain out the spices, and add the rum. Pour into glasses, top with the whipped cream, pour over a little cinnamon, and place the cinnamon stick and apple slice on top to garnish.

2. Cranberry Margarita

Ingredients

1 cup of cranberry juice

1 lime

1 shot of tequila

1 shot of triple sec or cointreau

I lime wheel and fresh cranberries to garnish

Method

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker, squeezing the juice out of the lime. Serve straight up in a martini glass or over ice. Garnish with the lime wheel and fresh cranberries.

3. Bourbon and Thyme Cocktail

Ingredients

2 shots of bourbon

2 teaspoons of maple syrup

Half a lemon, cut into wedges

A couple of sprigs of thyme

Lemon twist and thyme sprig to garnish, and ice to serve

Method

Muddle thyme and lemon wedges in a glass. Add bourbon and maple syrup. Stir to combine. Add ice. Garnish with lemon twist and thyme sprig.

Grab some tasty snacks, book your Bliss nail appointments, and call up the squad for a cocktail party!

 

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Bliss' best healthy recipes   

08 Jun 2018

Bliss' best healthy recipes

It's that time of year when many of us are slimming down to look our best on the beach. Over the years Bliss have shared our best healthy recipes with you to help you look and feel fabulous. In case you missed any along the way, here's a round up of the best!

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Healthier fried rice

 Summer is over and with the weather getting colder by the day, we just want to curl up with a big bowl of hearty food and eat the night away. With this healthier alternative to take away fried rice, you can eat all you like as it's packed full of healthy ingredients. Plus it's super easy to make this tasty fakeaway.

 Butternut Squash Soup

This butternut squash soup is perfect comfort food that's also super healthy! As Halloween gets closer the butternut squash can also be swapped out for pumpkin. 

Rice Paper Rolls

This healthy, delicious recipe will allow you to enjoy a hearty, filling lunch or dinner whilst helping you fit into your favourite little black party dress. Rice paper rolls are also super easy to make and can be made ahead so you always have some healthy food to hand.

Burrito Bowls

This hearty Mexican meal is super tasty yet full of the healthy foods you need. Plus it's really quick and easy to make, and can be made in bulk to feed you for a few days.

Oat and Banana Cookies

 These cookies are delicious, easy to make and will even keep your sweet tooth happy. They are quick to make and can easily provide breakfast, lunchbox extras and snacks throughout the week ahead.

Sunshine Smoothie

One of our favourite diet tips is to make delicious smoothies with a few unexpected ingredients that actually work really well whilst adding extra nutrients and vitamins. 

Chicken and Prawn Paella Recipe

Here is an easy, delicious, healthy dinner recipe to try tonight. This paella is high in protein and includes a range of veg and ingredient which facilitate fat loss.

 beach body

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Keep your eye on our blog for our favourite healthy eating recipes to help you get the beach body you dream of!

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Greek Yoghurt Parfait - The Healthy Breakfast to Kick Start Your Day!   

30 Apr 2018

Greek Yoghurt Parfait - The Healthy Breakfast to Kick Start Your Day!

healthy breakfast

 Keen to lose a few pounds for summer? A healthy day starts with a healthy breakfast. Our Greek yoghurt parfait is perfect because, not only is it healthy, it's also delicious, filling and easy to prepare. It can even be prepped the night before for busy mornings, and it will leave you feeling ready to take on the day ahead. 

 Ingredients (quantities can be tailored to your preference)

Plain Greek Yoghurt (choose a high protein yoghurt if possible)

A handful of oats

A few mixed berries

1 square of dark chocolate, broken up

A squirt of honey

Method

Add a couple of spoonfuls of yoghurt to a tall glass. Add a spoonful of oats and a few berries. Top with more yoghurt, and continue layering until you have the desired amount of food. Top with a final sprinkle of oats and berries along with the dark chocolate and honey. Serve!

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A Creative Way to Cut Carbs...   

04 Apr 2018

A Creative Way to Cut Carbs...

 If you've been thinking about your summer beach body, you may be aware that cutting down on carbohydrate intake is a great way to jump start weight loss. But they're in so many of our favourite meals! So why not try replacing the carbs in your favourite meals with salad?!

Introducing the chicken fajita salad....

Instead of eating your favourite tasty chicken fajitas, lose the wrap and make a salad. After all, the chicken, veg and spices aren't bad for you. Begin with a bed of lettuce, then add some salsa and guacamole ingredients such as tomato, avocado, chilli and coriander. Fry chicken, bell pepper and onion with Mexican spices (the easiest thing is to buy a packet of fajita spice). Add to the salad and drizzle with lime juice and a small amount of white wine vinegar. Voila -  a salad you'll actually really enjoy.

 Next up: cheeseburger salad!

The classic cheeseburger is one of our favourite unhealthy indulgences - but it doesn't have to be so bad! Again, you'll begin with your bed of lettuce, then add some tomatoes and dill pickles. Fry up some lean minced beef with onion, garlic, chilli and salt, black pepper and paprika to taste. Add to the salad and sprinle with grated light cheese. To make the dressing, blend mayonnaise, ketchup, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, mustard and white vinegar, then drizzle over the salad. If you desire a healthier dressing, simply mix olive oil with white vinegar and season with paprika, onion powder and garlic powder

These are just a couple of suggestions but you'll see that the basic concepts can be applied to many of your favourite meals - pizza, curry and more!

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Long Island Iced Tea 5 Ways!   

16 Mar 2018

Long Island Iced Tea 5 Ways!

 

The weather outside may be freezing, but that doesn't mean you can't party! You simply need to move the party inside. We've recently shared with you some cocktail recipes to make at home, and we've got even more to share with you just in time for the weekend. Long island iced tea is a favourite of many people, largely due to the high alcohol content -but hey, there are worse ways to warm up! Read on for a classic long island iced tea recipe and four ways you can change it up.

1. Classic Long Island

 Ingredients: 12.5ml of each of the following: vodka, gin, white rum, cointreau and tequila. 12.5ml of lemon juice. Coke to taste. Lemon to garnish. 

Method: The best part about this recipe is that you don't need any specialist equipment - just some tall glasses to serve. Fill glasses with ice, add all ingredients, adding the lemon juice last, then garnish with a lemon wedge. 

2. Long Beach Iced Tea

Just as easy, but many believe it's even more delicious - the long beach iced tea simply calls for the coke to be swapped out with cranberry juice.

3. Spice Island Iced Tea

This recipe keeps some of the same ingredients as the original, however the tequila and white rum are switched out for whiskey and amaretto, and 6ml of all spice dram are added. 

4. Beverly Hills Iced Tea

In this boozy, classily named version of an iced tea, the tequila and white rum are left out, as is the coke. The lemon juice is subbed out for lime juice, and the drink is topped with champagne!

5. Raspberry Iced Tea

 In this fruitier version of the drink, leave out the cointreau and substitute for raspberry liquor (the most common being chambord). Switch out the coke for lemonade and consider adding 25ml of raspberry puree or syrup. 

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