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A healthy twist to French classics

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Are you ready for lighter versions of all your favourite dishes? Here are three recipes that add a healthy twist to traditional dishes from our cuisine.

French ham sandwich

Eaten in France since 1830, this ham sandwich is a must-try dish but is not always exactly well balanced.
Recipe: begin by replacing the good old baguette with two slices of wholemeal bread, which is richer in fibre and contains fewer calories. Spread with a little butter and add a slice of plain cooked ham, considered a lean meat as long as it is not too salty. Add a few baby lettuce leaves and fresh herbs for a vitamin hit.

Blanquette of veal

For a more delicate version, it’s easy to replace the blanquette cream with a lighter cream, or alternatively coconut milk for an exotic touch.
Recipe: brown the pieces of meat in a casserole dish with two onions. Then add a bouquet garni and some button mushrooms cut into strips. Drizzle a little water and cream over the ingredients. Leave to simmer over a low heat for two hours, then serve with steamed carrots and a glass of red wine, rich in antioxidants.

La mousse au chocolat

Gourmets do not need to worry – there is such a thing as chocolate mousse with no butter, white sugar or allergens. The Guinguette d’Angèle secret? Chickpeas!
Recipe: beat the egg whites into stiff peaks with 300 ml of chickpea juice to achieve a firm, airy texture. Melt the dark chocolate in a bain marie, carefully fold in to the egg whites, and leave to rest for fifteen minutes. Finish by grating a little coconut flesh or decorate with a few cashew nuts.

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