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Basil Vegan Pesto

Vegan Pesto

Vegan pesto is an essential ingredient/condiment in our plant based diet.  It is quick and easy to make and is so versatile when it comes to adding it to other foods such as salads, sandwiches, pasta sauces, salad dressings plus so much more. Here’s how you can make this delicious pesto. Ingredients 1 cup fresh […]

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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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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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balsamic dressing

Balsamic Dressing

A truly zingy dressing to compliment any salad. Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp chilli flakes (optional) 1/8 tsp mixed Italian herbs Salt & pepper to taste Method Mix all the ingredients together and serve.  Keeps well in the fridge for 2 weeks.  

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lemon and olive oil dressing

Vegan Lemon Dressing

This simple zingy dressing is great for salads as well as drizzling over steamed vegetables. Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds Salt & pepper to taste Method Whisk all the ingredients together and serve.  Keeps for 2 weeks in the refrigerator.  

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Vegan Hummus

A truly delicious and creamy hummus that can be eaten on its own, in a sandwich (great with cucumber and/or sun-dried tomato) or as a dip for some veggie crudités. Very healthy and nutritious. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (drained, keep the liquid to one side) 3 tbsp tahini Juice from 1 lemon/lime 3 tbsp olive […]

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