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Fakeaway: Healthy Home-cooked Takeaway Meals

Written by

Chris Bavin


23 January 2020

Who’s the author? Chris Bavin is the down-to-earth former greengrocer and much-loved British TV presenter on BBC’s Eat Well for Less and – alongside Mary Berry – Britain’s Best Home Cook, and author of Good Food, Sorted.

What’s it about? Whether you fancy Friday night fish and chips or a weekend curry feast, Fakeaway is crammed full with takeaway-inspired recipes that are cheaper, healthier and tastier than ordering in.

Chris Bavin is a genius at making sure recipes are easy to follow, with accessible ingredients that you can get at your local shop, along with plenty of extra info to get you clued up on how to nourish you and your family better without spending a fortune. Chris’ Better For You dishes are also simple to fit into a weight-loss programme, like Slimming World or Weight Watchers, making this a great family cookbook if you’re trying to lose a few pounds.

Recipes we love: Grilled Chicken Katsu Curry, Oven-baked Falafel with Roasted Pepper Dip, Healthy Scampi, and the Ultimate Chicken Burger.

Perfect for: cooks trying to lose weight or wanting to whip up wholesome, affordable food for your family.

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