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Healthy Eating

15/02/2019
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Feel Good Friday: Healthy Full English Breakfast

A Full English breakfast is one of the greatest meals on the planet. And we’ll have words with anyone who says otherwise.   But, in these times of watching weight and counting calories, how can we enjoy a fantastic fry up without thinking about what it’s going to do to our figures? Glad you asked! Here’s a rundown of the classic ingredients of an English Breakfast that are delicious and not as fatty as they have to be. Healthy sausages We probably use pigs for food more than any other... Read More

07/02/2019
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SW Syn Free Salt and Pepper Chips Recipe by Ebba Christine

Salt and Pepper Air Fryer Chips Recipe Suitable for vegetarians and fussy bairns, this recipe is syn-free on Slimming World and comes from social media extraordinnaire, Ebba Christine! Ingredients 2 jacket potatoes, cut into chips 1 pack of tender stem broccoli 1 red pepper, thinly sliced JD salt and pepper seasoning (alternatively, you could use 1.5 tsps of Chinese 5 spice) Black pepper Fry light Method Microwave the broccoli and leave to one side. Do the same with the red pepper. Place your chips into the air fryer, spray with... Read More

30/01/2019
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Turning your GF Fish Batter Mix into Tempura Batter

  Not content with using our Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix for plain old fish and chips? Fair enough. There are other options for this great institution of ours. Like Tempura Batter, for instance. And transforming your fish batter into Tempura Batter could not be easier: Whilst mixing water into your Gluten Free Fish Batter Mix, simply add the whites of 2 eggs. Then, you are free to cover your fish, meat or vegetables with the batter. Fry until they are light, crispy and delicious. What do you fry in... Read More

30/01/2019
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The best products to help avoid the snow

  The experts say it’s going to snow this week. Unfortunately, we can’t do anything about that, but we can make sure you’re full of delicious warm coffee and tasty warm meals when the nasty weather hits. Wet & Dry Coffee Grinder Ideal for grinding aromatic coffee beans, as well as nuts and spices, this grinder has stainless steel blades that will easily chop through wet and dry foodstuffs. Premium 12 Litre Digital Halogen Oven Previously featured on Channel 5’s The Gadget Show, this model is perfect for cooking healthy... Read More

23/01/2019
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Back in stock this week!

Andrew James has got some great products back in stock this week, so be quick to pick them up, before they go (again)! Apple Corer 3 in 1 Apple Corer can peel, core AND slice with just a few easy turns of the handle. Long Handled Stainless Steel Teaspoons Ideal for lattes, sundaes, cocktails or simply as serving spoons, the set of 4 and the set of 8 have been very popular recently and they are back in stock!   Electric Salt and Pepper Mill Set The mills are safe... Read More

23/01/2019
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National Pie Day 2019: How to cook a Halogen Oven Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

  It’s National Pie Day and we’re treating you with something of a double: an easy recipe for a great vegetarian shepherd’s pie and a little feature on our Halogen Oven, answering a few questions you may have… Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients 3 large potatoes 2 sweet potatoes 2 carrots 2 leeks 6 pieces of broccoli 25g of butter 35g of plain flour 250ml of milk 100g of mature cheddar 2 large tomatoes Spinach Method For the pie: 1. Chop the potatoes into chunks and throw in a large pot... Read More

17/01/2019
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How a Slow Cooker can help you eat healthy foods on a budget

  Do you eat healthy food? Can you eat healthy on a budget? Find this too much of a challenge? The healthy eating slow cooker challenge, with 5 easy steps, is here to guide you. 1. Plan ahead Create a shopping list and an eat healthy planner for the week or fortnight ahead, keeping the slow cooker in mind. 2. Buy smart Large and inexpensive cuts of meat become mouth-wateringly tender in the slow cooker and can even be used for several meals throughout the week. 3. Cook more than... Read More

09/01/2019
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This week’s best sellers!

  Christmas may be over, but here at Andrew James, we are still being good to you. Here are 6 fantastic products that are doing so well, we want you to know about them before they go completely!   Potato Cutter Want delicious homemade chips without using too much of your elbow grease? This handy appliance is the perfect potato slicer for fries, but can also be applied to other vegetables, such as carrots, cucumbers and butternut squash.   Thin Scales Weighing food can be a bit of a chore,... Read More

3.2 Litre Digtial Air Fryer 07/01/2019
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Veganuary: Andrew James’ Top 10 appliances every vegan needs

  The amount of people cutting down on animal products or avoiding them altogether has increased massively over the last few years. So much so that 2019 is the Year of the Vegan and that January has now become Veganuary, an international scheme to raise more awareness for Veganism and to encourage this particular way of life. And, if you are a dedicated vegan or are a little intrigued as to how you can incorporate vegan philosophies into your own life, at Andrew James, we have a whole host of... Read More

06/01/2019
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Super Veggies: Smoothies and Soup recipes

  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling like the fun and frivolity of the festive season was… well, last year. But, here at Andrew James, we’re all about looking forward and we think that January doesn’t have to mean January blues. So, we’re here to provide you with healthy and hearty veg recipes, helping you get your 2019 off to the best possible start!   First up, we have a healthy fruit and vegetable smoothie recipe that is perfect as a pre or post workout drink, but could... Read More