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What’s in Season: April & May

Buying food in season is fresher, more tasty, is better for the environment (no air miles) and cheaper too!  Visit locals farmers’ markets where the seasons are more obvious and you will be wowed by all the different varieties and colours of delicious fruits and vegetables you can experiment with. Being creative is key to […]

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quinoa porridge with raspberries

Quinoa Porridge

Just what is needed in cold snowy weather, some warming, tasty & nutritious porridge to kick start the day and to keep energies high naturally. Serves 2 Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 cup plant based milk of your choice (I used unsweetened coconut milk from a carton not can this morning) 1 tsp maple […]

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Tamarind Ginger Tofu

This is a delicious, nutritious and quick dish to make up, especially for a busy Monday. Serves 2 Ingredients 1 pack firm tofu (280g) 8-10 Shitake mushrooms 1 pack Mangetout (green beans) ½ red chili 1 inch fresh ginger 1 tbsp. tamari soya sauce 2 tsp tamarind paste 6 tbsp. corn flour/tapioca flour or gluten […]

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Nuts about Nuts

Nuts are a new ‘craze’ for vegetarians and vegans alike and I for one, love nuts. Besides being packed with protein, most nuts contain at least some of these heart-healthy substances: Unsaturated fats. … Omega-3 fatty acids. … Fiber. … Vitamin E. Vitamin E may help stop the development of plaques in your arteries, which […]

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Vegan Pizza Wraps

These pizza’s are made on top of a tortilla wrap because they are not only nutritious, they turn out crispy and delicious.  However you can use any base to create delicious and fancy pizzas to suit any taste bud. Serves 4 Ingredients 4 tortilla wraps 1 pack (250g) Violife cheese grated Fresh vegetables that you […]

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chocolate chia seed energy balls

Vegan Chocolate Chia Seed Energy Ball

We all love a snack and what better way then to create not only delicious snacks but also healthy & nutritious snacks with no added sugars or fats. Makes 10-14 balls (depending on size) Ingredients 2 cup walnuts/cashews 1 cup pitted dates 2 tbsp cacao powder Juice from 1/2 orange & zest 2 tbsp chia […]

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chia seed water and lime

Chia Seed Water

Keeping hydrated is so very important, regardless of the time of year, regardless of your age – water is a way of life, water is our life, therefore we need to ensure we drink enough on a daily basis. Here I share with you a few varieties of drinking naturally ‘flavoured’ water using the wonderful, […]

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middle eastern cooking

Introduction to Vegan Middle-Eastern Cooking, 13.10.18 or 02.11.18

Date:  Saturday 13th October OR Date:  Friday 2nd November Time:  10.30am – 1pm Location:  Bedford (location will be confirmed on booking) Your investment:  £60 inc. lunch DESCRIPTION Exotic Moroccan, Lebanese and Persian cuisines have a strong influence on Middle Eastern cooking and our class gives you a chance to prepare and savour some of the […]

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Vegan Banana & Chia Seed Loaf Cake

This loaf cake is a great afternoon treat as well as being an alternative healthy breakfast option on the go.  It can be warmed and eaten on its own or with some peanut/almond butter.  This has no processed sugars, sweetness coming from the natural sweetness of the bananas and dates.  This cake is versatile and […]

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