Protein is a key part of a healthy diet. It used to be the obsession of bodybuilders and gym fanatics alone, but now, lots of us are keen to ensure we are eating enough. It can be tricky to get your daily quota as a vegetarian if you’re not sure what your best veggie sources of plant protein are. Discover our favourite protein-rich ingredients bursting with fresh flavours that are key to a healthy diet.
WHY DO WE NEED PROTEIN?
Forget the protein shakes, powders and supplements; it’s time to get back to basics. Protein is made up of smaller units called amino acids, and is essential for repairing damaged cells and building new ones. It’s needed for the building of tissues, muscles and bones, so it’s important to make sure your body has what it needs.
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Whip up this warming family-friendly dessert in under an hour
Mother's Day special
Citrus zing offsets the rich and creamy soft cheese icing in this cake. Add an extra-warm touch to a Mother’s day meal with this light sponge layered bake
slow cooker - beef bourguignon
Feed a crowd or fill your freezer with this comforting French classic of slow-cooked beef
THE SUITE LIFE
The lavish Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, located on the iconic Palm Jumeriah, is the idyllic setting for a mid-term family break
Tried & tasted
Our top dining experiences this month
Make midweek easier with Barney Desmazery’s new family-friendly freezer meals. This recipe is also easily doubled for extra portions
Just For Her
Celebrate Mother’s Day and International Women’s Day
COOKING PROJECT Marmalade
Seville oranges have a very short season so need to be gathered and preserved.
Whether it’s sweet, syrupy pancakes or savoury spiced eggs, treat yourself to something special over the weekend. Our cookery assistant Liberty Mendez shares a few of her favourite brunch ideas from the Good Food collection
Just 5 Ingredients
Impress your friends and family with this supereasy custardy, fruity bake for brunch or Mother’s Day
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE’S ridiculous size has become a problem
Rustic Shells Afghan
Drape this afghan over an armchair for a splash of color during the holiday season.
Shadow Arrow Cardi
This striking cardigan boasts graphic stripes that are made from an easy-to-stitch pattern worked on the diagonal. It will ensure that you stand out in a crowd no matter where you wear it!
Q&A: T-MOBILE PUSHES INTERNET FOR VIRTUAL SCHOOL
T-Mobile is pushing to offer internet service to schools that are doing online learning with a program aimed at low-income students who don’t have access. In the U.S., millions of students don’t have high-speed internet or computers at home — a difficult enough situation when it was just about trying to get homework done, but a much bigger problem when many school districts have moved part or all of the school day online during the coronavirus pandemic.
LEARNING to LOAD
.45- 1 10 Sharps the Old Way
A favorite project since its debut in the winter 2013 edition of Crochet! magazine, this shawl features gorgeous cabled patterns and a pretty lacy edging making this design one you’ll not only enjoy crocheting but wearing as well.
What Happens to the Quarantine Beer?
Sycamore Brewing repurposes stale brew into hand sanitizer and small-batch spirits
Draped Front Cardigan
Just a glance at this chic little cardi will make you want your own! It is worked from the bottom up in three pieces and then crocheted together.
Double Checks Scrubby
Design by Rebecca J. Venton
‘Arnold Era' Diet
Arnold created an atmosphere in which slacking was not an option.