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Fresh veggie stock

Home Made Vegetable Stock

Creating your own vegetable stock is the greatest asset in your kitchen in terms of re-using old fruits and vegetables as well as having fresh stock to hand when you need to create delicious dishes at a moments notice. Plus, whatever food regime you follow, you can create the right stock for your needs without […]

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mini pecan & pumpkin pies

Mini Pecan & Pumpkin Pies

It is the time of year where pumpkins are in season and plentiful. After Halloween and leading up to Thanksgiving celebrations and Christmas, it is the perfect time of year to create these delicious beauties. Makes 12 mini pies or 1 large 9″ pie Ingredients Crust 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3 tablespoons plus 2 […]

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Persian Green Bean Rice Dish

Persian Green Bean Rice

Persians eat a lot of rice dishes and this is one of my favourites which is moist, full of protein and vitamins and absolutely delicious and great for the winter evenings. Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups basmati rice white, rinsed (cooked al-dente with 6 cups of water and a pinch of salt and then rinsed […]

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Vegan Vegetable Katsu Curry

Vegetable Katsu Curry

As the weather is starting to get colder, what better way to enjoy #meatfreemonday than with my delicious #vegan recipe for ‘Vegetable & Tofu Katsu Curry’. This is a dish that will surely warm you up and keep you nicely full through the day (I enjoyed this for lunch however you can prepare this and […]

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red lentil soup with basil

Red Pepper & Lentil Soup

As the weather starts to become colder, you know it is time to start making and creating delicious, healthy & wholesome soups. Here is a tasty and warming soup you can make at home, that is both quick and easy to create. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large red peppers, deseeded 1 medium potato, peeled and […]

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chickpea pancakes avocado salsa

Vegan Chickpea Pancakes

These are not only extremely delicious and filling, these pancakes are gluten free & vegan. They are delicious served up with sweet and/or savoury toppings. The picture I am showcasing here is what I enjoyed for lunch, something light and quick, topped with avocado, tomatoes, fresh mint & coriander leaves with a drizzle of olive […]

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Pickles cucumbers

Pickled Cucumbers (gherkins)

Make your own pickled cucumber at home the easy way. To make 2-4 litre jar Ingredients 3-4 packs of mini/baby cucumbers – approx 8 in each pack (readily available in most high street supermarkets 1 slice gluten free bread 2 tbsp fresh dill weed (can be dried although not as flavoursome) 1 tbsp black peppercorn […]

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Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

Beetroot Chocolate Brownies

When your sugar craving kicks in, opt for this truly tasty and decadent chocolate brownie brownie which is full of goodness as well as flavour. Makes 12 brownies Ingredients 2 medium beetroots 2 cups self-raising or gluten free flour (if using gluten free flour add 1 tsp of xanthum gum powder) 1/2 cup cocoa powder […]

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