Mushroom, Lentil & Vegetable Ragu with Courgetti

Mushroom, Lentil & Vegetable Ragu with Courgetti

If I had to eat just one meal for the rest of my life, I think this would be it! A childhood favourite was pasta and passata with dried herbs and lots of cheese, but this version is much healthier, much tastier, is meat-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and wins 1st place...

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Broad Bean, Walnut, Lemon, Mint & Garlic Pasta Sauce

Broad Bean, Walnut, Lemon, Mint & Garlic Pasta Sauce

20+ years ago, when I was at university, I was well known for a dish I used to make over and over (and over!).  It was cold white pasta, tuna, mayo and LOTS of garlic! (maybe the garlic was the reason I was well known for this recipe..?!!).  I am not sure why I made...

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Vegan Burger with Alfalfa Sprouts, Curried Mayo & Salad

Vegan Burger with Alfalfa Sprouts, Curried Mayo & Salad

This is less of a recipe and more of an idea on how to build an epic tasting burger in around 15 minutes flat! Food for the weekend! For those Friday or Saturday nights when you don't want to spend too much time in the kitchen but still want something to eat that...

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Sweet Potato Wedges Buddha Bowl with Curried Coconut Dip

Sweet Potato Wedges Buddha Bowl with Curried Coconut Dip

A super quick way to create a delicious dip, perfect for oven roasted sweet potato wedges!  Simply mix a little curry powder into some thick coconut yoghurt! Sprinkle with some chopped chives and ground black pepper, it really is the most amazing addition to a buddha...

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Blueberry & Banana Smoothie with Buckwheat, Nuts & Seeds

Blueberry & Banana Smoothie with Buckwheat, Nuts & Seeds

Creamy coconut yoghurt blended with wild blueberries and banana makes up this lovely purple smoothie bowl with fluffy buckwheat groats topped with a mix of nuts and seeds and some refreshing mint.  If you have some buckwheat pre-prepared in your fridge, then this...

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Chocolate Chip, Coconut and Oat Energy Square Bites

Chocolate Chip, Coconut and Oat Energy Square Bites

These energy bites are perfect for keeping in the fridge and snacking on when hunger strikes!  They come in really handy when you haven't got time to have a full breakfast, or when you are peckish around 11 or 3 or 7!  They are good for both children and adults,...

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Warm Porridge Oats with Cherries, Blueberries & Orange

Warm Porridge Oats with Cherries, Blueberries & Orange

It's June here in the UK - but you wouldn't know it if you look outside! 15 degrees and raining.  It's been like that for a while and no sign of the weather heating up so I have retreated back to eating warm oats for breakfast! Even the heating has been clicking on...

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Goji, Cherry, Chocolate & Blueberry, Coconut Creamed Oats

Goji, Cherry, Chocolate & Blueberry, Coconut Creamed Oats

My first cherries of the year! And what better way to eat them than with chocolate! This is a super easy breakfast which combines goji berries, blueberries and cherries with a little raw cacao mixed into oats which have been soaked then simmered in coconut milk to...

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Energy Boosting Morning Coffee & Chocolate Smoothie

Energy Boosting Morning Coffee & Chocolate Smoothie

This is my number 1, go-to, mid-morning smoothie for boosting my energy for the day and excellent pre-workout.  It includes a shot of coffee but the caffeine absorption is slowed by bulking the smoothie with banana and peanut butter to limit those jittery feelings you...

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Green Leaf, Carrot, Radish, Cucumber & Yellow Pepper Salad

Green Leaf, Carrot, Radish, Cucumber & Yellow Pepper Salad

A quick and easy salad to throw together on hot, sunny days! It makes a lovely centrepiece too if you're having guests or need to take something round to the neighbour's BBQ! Green Leaf, Carrot, Radish, Cucumber & Yellow Pepper Salad 200 g mix of any green salad...

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Buckwheat Groats, Orange, Kiwi, Walnuts and Seeds

Buckwheat Groats, Orange, Kiwi, Walnuts and Seeds

Fluffy, Buckwheat Groats which take just 20 minutes in a pan of boiling water, topped with chopped, juicy pieces of orange and kiwi with a sprinkling of crunchy walnuts, seeds and a spoonful of smooth, creamy peanut butter. Buckwheat Groats, Orange, Kiwi, Walnuts and...

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Creamy Mango & Coconut topped Chia Pudding Pots

Creamy Mango & Coconut topped Chia Pudding Pots

A super simple, 5-minute breakfast you can make on busy mornings when you need something light but nutritious and bursting with flavour. Ripe mangoes are super sweet and taste absolutely delicious but as they are high in fruit sugar, I have only added a small amount...

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Sweet Pea, Parsley & Red Onion Soup

Sweet Pea, Parsley & Red Onion Soup

5 minutes - 5 ingredients - that's all it takes to make this incredibly delicious soup! I was on my way out to the shops to buy a few ingredients but decided to not go and try and create some lunch from what I already had at home.  I found some sweet red onions, a bag...

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Baked, Sugar & Cinnamon topped, Spelt & Banana Doughnuts

Baked, Sugar & Cinnamon topped, Spelt & Banana Doughnuts

Doughnuts: A healthy eaters nightmare!!! Deep fried and sugar coated, not exactly your healthiest food choice.....But these doughnuts are oven baked, use wholemeal spelt flour, are refined sugar-free (sweetened with coconut sugar and banana), dairy free, nut free and...

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Strawberry & Pomegranate, Quinoa, Yoghurt & Seeds

Strawberry & Pomegranate, Quinoa, Yoghurt & Seeds

Quinoa makes a good change to oats for your breakfast and as they can be prepared in advance and eaten cold, they are a super fast breakfast option too.  Full of complete protein, 1 cup of cooked quinoa will provide you with around 9g of protein which can be boosted...

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Rainbow Salad Wraps with Sweet Tahini & Lime Dipping Sauce

Rainbow Salad Wraps with Sweet Tahini & Lime Dipping Sauce

This recipe was created for Blas Y Tir, using their wonderful, fresh Welsh produce. A really fun and vibrant way to eat the rainbow! These wraps can be made with whatever salad items you have in your fridge at the time, but use what I have used as a guide and try and...

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Peanut, Butternut & Cauliflower Stew with Wholegrain Rice

Peanut, Butternut & Cauliflower Stew with Wholegrain Rice

This recipe was created for Blas y Tir, using their quality Welsh produce. A really delicious, light and fragrant sweet butternut squash and cauliflower stew flavoured with creamy coconut, savoury peanut butter and a mix of fenugreek, nigella and fennel.  They all...

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Dried Fig & Blueberries with Nutty Granola & Yoghurt

Dried Fig & Blueberries with Nutty Granola & Yoghurt

Dried Figs remind me of one of my childhood favourite biscuits - Fig Rolls! Naturally sweet with the delicately crunchy seeds and a chewy, gooey, almost caramel type texture, they are such a treat!  High in fibre and some minerals such as calcium, 3 or 4 chopped up...

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Raw Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake with Nutella Crust

Raw Blueberry & Lemon Cheesecake with Nutella Crust

A delicious creamy, lemon and blueberry cheesecake topping on a chocolate and hazelnut base! This raw, vegan cheesecake uses only whole food ingredients, is refined sugar free, dairy free and makes for a really lovely Spring/Summer dessert idea. The key flavours which...

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Raspberry & Orange, Crunchy Oats and Yoghurt

Raspberry & Orange, Crunchy Oats and Yoghurt

A favourite, go-to breakfast combination of crunchy oats, nuts, seeds, yoghurt and fruit!  Just 5 mins to throw together, you can eat it at home or on the go.  Full of wholefood, plant-based protein, fibre and healthy fats, this breakfast will give you everything you...

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Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Truffles – vegan

Chocolate Chip and Peanut Butter Truffles – vegan

These are absolutely deeelicious! Like - oh my goodness - somebody stop me from eating all of these right now!!! Yes. They are THAT good! Eek! Fantastic as a high protein, high energy 11am or 3pm 'keep me going until next meal time' snack food!  So easy to make and...

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Smoked Paprika, Oven Toasted Sesame Seed & Edamame Beans

Smoked Paprika, Oven Toasted Sesame Seed & Edamame Beans

A delicious, high protein, plant-based / vegan snack idea to keep you going when you're feeling hungry!  These are so easy to make and a flavoursome way to turn a bag of frozen edamame beans into something you will love to grab a handful (or 2!) when you need...

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Roasted Cauliflower, Butternut & Black Bean Hand Pies

Roasted Cauliflower, Butternut & Black Bean Hand Pies

This recipe was created for Blas y Tir, using their quality Welsh produce. These hand pies provide a really fun and delicious way to eat your veggies! The 'one-tray-bake' of the filling ingredients are really easy to make and it can be used as a filling in these hand...

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Mango, Chia Pudding, Granola & Pistachio Breakfast bowl

Mango, Chia Pudding, Granola & Pistachio Breakfast bowl

A delicious breakfast bowl which is ready in less than 10 minutes!  I love my breakfast bowls to be full of whole grains, nuts and seeds to keep me full until lunch-time, plus some fruit to keep things sweet is always welcomed too! Mango, Chia Pudding, Granola &...

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Crunchy Cashew Cauliflower Cheeze Balls

Crunchy Cashew Cauliflower Cheeze Balls

Recipe developed for Blas y Tir, the home of Welsh produce! These vegan, dairy free, cauliflower cheeze balls are for people who don't like cauliflower! The combination of creamy cashews and nutty tasting ground almonds together with some nutritional yeast flakes and...

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Buckwheat Groats with Blueberry & Banana Yoghurt

Buckwheat Groats with Blueberry & Banana Yoghurt

Buckwheat Groats are fast becoming one of my favourite breakfasts as an alternative to oats or quinoa.  Oats, I always forget to soak the night before (waa!), and quinoa, I often have for dinner, so the buckwheat groats make for a great alternative option! Simply...

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Oil-Free, Broccoli, Walnut & Avocado Pesto on Courgetti

Oil-Free, Broccoli, Walnut & Avocado Pesto on Courgetti

This oil-free pesto takes only minutes to make and takes absolutely delicious! An ideal mid-week meal which leaves you feeling satisfied while you nourish your body with greens, healthy fats and fibre! Begin by assembling all of your ingredients.  You will need; 1...

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Quinoa, Almond & Coconut Granola with Oranges & Yoghurt

Quinoa, Almond & Coconut Granola with Oranges & Yoghurt

An incredibly delicious combination of juicy, fresh, sweet oranges with coconut yoghurt and a lovely, gluten-free, almond, hazelnut and seed granola. Check out the full recipe for the granola HERE. Quinoa, Almond & Coconut Granola with Oranges & Yoghurt 2...

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Blueberry Creamed Overnight Oats with Crushed Pistachios

Blueberry Creamed Overnight Oats with Crushed Pistachios

Blending your overnight soaked oats with some frozen blueberries and creamy, coconut yoghurt, gives this breakfast a luxury feel and really delicious flavour and texture.  Top with some sliced banana, strawberries, crushed pistachios, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds and...

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Black Bean Chilli Nachos with Tomato Salsa & Avocado

Black Bean Chilli Nachos with Tomato Salsa & Avocado

Mexican food is in my top 3 favourite cuisines to eat (the other two are Asian and Middle Eastern), and Nachos are one of those recognisable dishes which use some of the best ingredients from Mexican cooking; black beans, spices, garlic, avocado, coriander, tomatoes...

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Sunshine Orange Soup: Carrot, Butternut & Red Lentils

Sunshine Orange Soup: Carrot, Butternut & Red Lentils

A wonderfully nourishing bowl of sunshine soup - full of vitamin A in the form of Beta-carotene - eat this - and you'll be able to see in the dark! Or so my mum used to say when trying to get me to eat my carrots! It may not give you x-ray night vision but it is...

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Spiced Crunchy Baked Chickpeas

Spiced Crunchy Baked Chickpeas

A great recipe to batch bake at the start of the week, ready for adding to soup, salad, curry or simply just snacking on when your hangry 😉 Less than a minute to prep and 30mins in a hot oven to crisp up - that's not much effort for a healthy and tasty hit of plant...

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Red Thai Curry with Rice Vermicelli Noodles, Tofu & Spinach

Red Thai Curry with Rice Vermicelli Noodles, Tofu & Spinach

I used to order Thai curry when eating out and dream of being able to recreate the taste at home!  Well I think I have definitely nailed it with this incredible Red Thai Curry!  It hits all the right flavour notes and transports me to somewhere special with the aromas...

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Nut, Seed & Quinoa Granola with Yoghurt & Oranges

Nut, Seed & Quinoa Granola with Yoghurt & Oranges

A really delicious combination I'm sure you will agree - cool, creamy yoghurt, some crunchy granola and with sweet and juicy fruit! It could quite possibly be my all time favourite breakfast combination and if you make your own granola, as I have done HERE, you will...

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Raw Buckwheat Groat Porridge with Mango & Banana

Raw Buckwheat Groat Porridge with Mango & Banana

  Raw Buckwheat Groat Porridge with Mango & Banana 2 cups raw buckwheat groats (soaked in water overnight then rinsed)1 large ripe banana1/2 mango (sliced)1 tbsp pure Maple syrup1 tbsp smooth peanut butter1 tbsp sesame seeds After rinsing the overnight soaked...

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Potato Crust Pizza, Caramelised Onions, Garlic & Rosemary

Potato Crust Pizza, Caramelised Onions, Garlic & Rosemary

Potatoes! Such a versatile, frugal meal item.  You can mash, bake, roast, chip or boil them and they help to keep you feeling fuller for longer.  They are a good source of nutrition too and boast a healthy amount of vitamin C, potassium, B6 and fibre.  Potatoes were...

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Almond Carrot Cake Oats with Maple, Raisins & Chia

Almond Carrot Cake Oats with Maple, Raisins & Chia

  Hands up who loves carrot cake! Well now you can have your cake, and eat it; FOR BREAKFAST! This overnight soaked oats/bircher muesli tastes just like the real deal!  It's full of really healthy ingredients such as oats, chia seeds, walnuts and almond milk plus...

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Superfood Chocolate Protein Breakfast Smoothie Drink

Superfood Chocolate Protein Breakfast Smoothie Drink

Superfood Chocolate Protein Breakfast Smoothie Drink 1 frozen banana2 medjool dates1 tsp raw cacao powder1 tsp lucuma powder1 tsp maca powder1 tbsp pea protein1 tbsp rice protein1-2 cups water (to preferred consistency) Add all the ingredients in a blender with a few...

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Vegan Rocket, Walnut & Kale Stuffed Pasta Shells

Vegan Rocket, Walnut & Kale Stuffed Pasta Shells

  Vegan Rocket, Walnut & Kale Stuffed Pasta Shells 16 large pasta shells2 handfuls rocket leavespesto4 stalks kale (washed, stems removed)1 large handful walnuts1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes2 tbsp olive oil1 juice lemon1 clove garlic (skin removed)1 tbsp...

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Vegan Banana Bread with Melted Chocolate Chunks

Vegan Banana Bread with Melted Chocolate Chunks

This banana bread is one of our family favourites for a few reasons; it's delicious, it's quick to make and requires only a small amount of effort, it's the perfect snack food to keep you going through the day and it's also a brilliant recipe to make the day before...

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Chia Pudding Bowls with Mango, Pomegranate and Kiwi

Chia Pudding Bowls with Mango, Pomegranate and Kiwi

  Chia Pudding Bowls with Mango, Pomegranate and Kiwi 3 tbsp chia seeds1 cup almond milk2 tbsps soya yoghurt1 tbsp pure Maple syrup1 kiwi (ends removed, wash if not removing skin, sliced into 6 slices)1 cup mango (cubed)1 handful pomegranate pips1 handful quinoa...

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Activated, Roasted Nut, Oat & Chocolate Granola

Activated, Roasted Nut, Oat & Chocolate Granola

Activated, Roasted Nut, Oat & Chocolate Granola 1 cup hazelnuts1 cups almonds3 cups oats2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)3 tbsp pure Maple syrup1 pinch sea salt1 tbsp ground cinnamon2-3 tbsp dark chocolate powder Place the nuts in a bowl and cover with cold water. ...

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Tamari Marinated Tofu, Stir-fried Kale, Noodles & Sesame

Tamari Marinated Tofu, Stir-fried Kale, Noodles & Sesame

  Tamari Marinated Tofu, Stir-fried Kale, Noodles & Sesame tofu200 g firm tofu (pressed to remove excess liquid, cut into cubes)4-5 tbsp tamari1 tbsp sesame oil (for frying tofu)kale stir fry1 brown onion (skin removed and diced)2 cloves garlic (minced)5...

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Fresh, Green Tropical Mango & Kiwi Smoothie Bowl

Fresh, Green Tropical Mango & Kiwi Smoothie Bowl

Fresh, Green Tropical Mango & Kiwi Smoothie Bowl Smoothie5 kale leaves (washed, stems removed)1 banana1 apple (core removed, chopped)1/2 avocado3 cups almond milk (or water)1 handful buckwheat groats2 tbsp flax seedsTopping1/2 cup mango (chopped)1 kiwi (keep skin...

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Mango, Courgette & Almond Smoothie Bowl with Strawberries

Mango, Courgette & Almond Smoothie Bowl with Strawberries

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, this smoothie bowl has soft pastel hues, flowery textures, juicy fruits and sweet flavours..... full of health-giving ingredients to start any day with a 'Spring' in your step 😉 It's got courgette which makes any smoothie super...

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Triple Chocolate Oats with Caramelised Banana Bowl

Triple Chocolate Oats with Caramelised Banana Bowl

If you're looking for an indulgent, luxurious and delicious breakfast treat, you're in the right place! It's got triple chocolate, caramelised bananas and juicy blueberries all in one bowl and it takes only minutes to throw together. Triple Chocolate Oats with...

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Raw, Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake

Raw, Vegan Lemon & Blueberry Cheesecake

I've made a few raw cheesecakes which have contained a little too much fruit in them and as fruit contains so much water, they can turn out like semi-freddos with just too much of a frozen fruit dessert thing going on!! This recipe has less fruit and more cashews,...

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Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Blueberry Compote Pancakes1 cup oat flour (use jumbo oats and grind down to a flour in your food processor)1/2 cup wholemeal flour1 ripe banana2 soft dates1.5 cups plantbased milk1 tbsp cocoa powdercoconut oil (for frying)Blueberry...

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Spinach, Cucumber, Apple & Lime Green Smoothie

Spinach, Cucumber, Apple & Lime Green Smoothie

Spinach, Cucumber, Apple & Lime Green Smoothie 1 handful green spinach leaves1 apple1/3 cucumber1 banana2 tbsp flax seeds1/2 lime - juice Place all ingredients into a blender and blitz for about 1 minute until smooth.Drink immediately or store in the fridge for up...

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Apple, Kale, Banana and Flaxseed Smoothie Drink

Apple, Kale, Banana and Flaxseed Smoothie Drink

Apple, Kale, Banana and Flaxseed Smoothie Drink 2 large kale leaves (stems removed, washed)1 apple1 frozen banana2 tsbp flax seeds1 litre cold water Place all the ingredients into a blender and blitz until smooth.Serve immediately.

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Spiralized Veggies with Marinated Tofu and Tahini Cream

Spiralized Veggies with Marinated Tofu and Tahini Cream

  Spiralized Veggies with Marinated Tofu and Tahini Cream Tofu & Marinade400 g firm tofu (drained)3 tbsp tamari1 tbsp sesame oil1 clove garlic (minced)1 inch fresh, root ginger (grated)1 tsbp pure Maple syrupSprialised Veggies2 carrots (tops removed, peeled)2...

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Caramelised Banana topped Grape & Blackberry Crumble

Caramelised Banana topped Grape & Blackberry Crumble

  Caramelised Banana topped Grape & Blackberry Crumble 100 g coconut oil (room temperature, solid)3 cups oats50 g almonds (bltiz to a crumb texture in your food processor)1-2 tsp ground cinnamon50 g dark muscovado sugar2 ripe bananas (mashed)300 g sable...

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Stuffed Red Peppers, Roasted Garlic, Potatoes & Walnuts

Stuffed Red Peppers, Roasted Garlic, Potatoes & Walnuts

  Stuffed Red Peppers, Roasted Garlic, Potatoes & Walnuts Bell peppers3 bell red peppers (washed, desseded, sliced in half top to bottom)Rice, Pesto & Walnut Filling1 cup brown basmati rice (rinsed)1 vegetable stock cube2 shallots (skin removed, diced)2...

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Celeriac, Spinach & Butternut Squash Lasagne with Pesto

Celeriac, Spinach & Butternut Squash Lasagne with Pesto

  Celeriac, Spinach & Butternut Squash Lasagne with Pesto Celeriac, Spinach & Butternut Squash Lasagne with Pesto IngredientsLasagne1 kg butternut squash peeled (chooped into chunks)800 g celeriac peeled using a knife (roots removed, sliced in to very...

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Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce

Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce

Vegan Chocolate Pancakes with Chocolate & Caramel Sauce Pancakes1 cup buckwheat flour1 cup plantbased milk1 ripe banana1 tsp baking powder1 tbsp dark cocoa powder1 tsp coconut oil (melted)Chocolate & Caramel Sauce1 cup dates1-2 cups freshly boiled water6 cubes...

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Scrambled Tofu with Avocado on Toasted Sourdough

Scrambled Tofu with Avocado on Toasted Sourdough

Scrambled Tofu with Avocado on Toasted Sourdough 400 g firm tofu (drained and crumbled into small pieces)2 large tomatoes (washed, sliced)1 avocado (sliced)2 thick slices sourdough1 tsp turmeric1 tsp cumin1 tsp sweet smoked paprika1 tsp nutritional yeast1 pinch each...

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Hazelnut & Chocolate Blueberry Cream Tart

Hazelnut & Chocolate Blueberry Cream Tart

  Hazelnut & Chocolate Blueberry Cream Tart Base1 cup hazelnuts1 cup almonds1/2 cup oats2 tbsp coconut oil melted1/3 cup pure Maple syrup1 heaped tbsp raw cacao or very dark cocoa powderFilling and topping500 mls thick (plantbased yoghurt)2 cups fresh...

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Harissa, 3 Green, Chickpea Pancakes with Avocado Cream

Harissa, 3 Green, Chickpea Pancakes with Avocado Cream

  Harissa, 3 Green, Chickpea Pancakes with Avocado Cream Pancakes100 g white spelt flour100 g gram (chickpea) flour2 tsp baking powder500 mls plantbased milk20 g spinach leaves70 g broccoli100 g courgettepinch sea salt & ground black pepper1-2 tsp ground...

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Herbed Bruschetta with Edamame and Green Peas

Herbed Bruschetta with Edamame and Green Peas

Herbed Bruschetta with Edamame and Green Peas 4 thick slices sourdough bread3 handfuls tomatoes (use a mix of yellow and red if available)1 red onion (skin removed, sliced)1 handful fresh mint leaves1 handful fresh basil leaves4 handfuls rocket leaves1 cup edamame...

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