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roasted vegetables with pomegranate and peanut sauce

{5-minute read} Tangy Pomegranate and Peanut Butter Roasted Winter Vegetables is our favourite kind of cold-weather weekday meal. In fact, we have been known to have this twice in one week. And not as leftovers. 🙂 As denotes an on-repeat weekday recipe, this one is low on effort and high on satisfaction. Chunky winter veg, …

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persimmon and celeriac salad with parmesan

This is a sponsored post. Shaved Persimmon and Celeriac with Parmigiano Reggiano is a simple but impossibly lovely and festive-looking salad for eating throughout the winter. Yes, salad in winter! Sweet, tangy and with bags of umami, it is easily adaptable to other fruits and vegetables. The key is the cheese! My last recipe for …

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chard and porcini mushroom gratin

This is a sponsored post. Chard and Porcini Mushroom Gratin – iron-rich chard and earthy porcini mushrooms create magic in a light and healthy, no-cook Parmigiano Reggiano sauce. A delectable festive side dish. Or anytime dish!

winter kale and sweet potato salad

Sweet Potato and Kale Panzanella Salad is a flavour-layered winter salad with the pop of pomegranate and interest of optional “keto croutons”. This makes a truly special festive side dish or light winter lunch. As I type, not six feet away from me through glass, the back of my house is being demolished. There’s a …

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celeriac & apple tartare

Sharp, sweet and crisp, Celeriac and Apple Tartare is a simple – essential! – winter side dish. A perfect complement to a hearty holiday or family meal. Put it on your menu soon and let me know what you think. Deal?

Broccoli, Leek and Feta Clafoutis

Broccoli, Leek and Feta Clafoutis is a soft, rich and deeply savory crustless pie, studded with griddled Tenderstem broccoli, leeks and dill. A filling dinner for four, or just-right side dish for six. Leftovers are good too, so don’t think of down-sizing. 🙂 Keeping going with my dive into my favourite cookbooks, this recipe is …

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12 Winter Vegetarian Side Dishes

12 Vegetarian Winter Side Dishes for any meal, whether high days and holidays, or just a healthy family meal. Like a lot of confirmed vegetable lovers, I am all about the side dishes. In fact, stuff the turkey – give me ALL the sides!

Pan-roasted Brussels sprouts with loads of lemon and dill on white background with herbs and sprouts surrounding the dish

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Loads of Lemon and Dill is the simplest one-pan winter side dish. Ever. And, these vibrantly coloured flavour bombs are so good you might want to make a whole batch just for you! Otherwise they are perfect for the holiday table, or with any meal.  Where my buttery whole roasted black …

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black garlic roasted cauliflower

Buttery Black Garlic Whole Roasted Cauliflower is a delightful, intensely umami side dish for any festive meal, or alongside a Sunday roast. Carve it into creamy black and white wedges and tuck in. Or, for smaller gatherings, make with cute mini cauliflowers. Shown with Roquefort Blue Cheese Leeks – bonus recipe, below! While everyone else’s …

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Roasted Celeriac is an amazing low carb alternative to delicious potatoes parmentier or roast potatoes. Perfect for a midweek dinner or the holiday table. Garlicky and deeply herbal. Why not serve it this Thanksgiving? Parmentier – pär’-män-tyā. Meaning “with, or made of, potatoes” in French. In the UK, if someone mentions parmentier potatoes, one automatically …

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