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vegan hot cross bun pudding close up in white pie plate o white wooden background

Vegan Hot Cross Bun and Butter Pudding is an Easter-time take on the classic British Bread and Butter Pudding. Using bought wholemeal hot cross buns this pudding is soaked in homemade vegan custard and zinged up with rhubarb and saffron. Whether you are religious or not, I’m sure by now you’ve slung at least one …

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pesto pasta with potatoes and asparagus in cast iron white shallow pot

One-Pot Ligurian Pesto Pasta with Potatoes and Asparagus. You read right: potatoes and pasta. It’s a northern Italian thing that can be your thing, too. Add some fresh asparagus for colour and nutrition, plus freshly-made wild garlic – or wild leek – pesto to make it sing. Tastes great cold, too. This is a barely …

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overhead view of decorated hummingbird cake with one slice cut and on white plate with green flowers

More fruit than flour, this uber-moist, stick-to-your-fork hummingbird cake is filled with warm spices, pineapple and banana, and topped with a delicious – and still vegan – passion fruit cream cheese icing. I’m not sure if you will have noticed, but I’ve been away. Just over two weeks ago I was bent over suitcases, whittling …

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Tropical Matcha Yogurt Breakfast Bowl is loaded with sweet juicy fruit, toasted seeds and coconut for a refreshing, energising and healthy way to start your day. Now that the days are getting a bit longer, brighter, and a tad warmer (!), I’m easing away from porridge and embracing cool, fruity breakfast bowls. Sometimes these are …

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This vegan pasta alla vodka recipe, a deliciously creamy, tomato vodka sauce swirled into pasta, is the midweek dinner idea you didn't know you needed.

This vegan pasta alla vodka recipe, a deliciously creamy, tomato vodka sauce swirled into pasta, is the midweek dinner idea you didn’t know you needed. But you most definitely do need. Especially if you want a home-cooked, restaurant-style meal in less than 30 minutes. Vodka? On a weekday? Have you ever tried vodka sauce with …

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Baked version of New Orleans iconic doughnut, the beignet. Square pillows of soft yeast dough are baked and showered in confectioners' sugar then dipped into a thick, homemade hot chocolate sauce. A traditional Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday - treat.

Why not celebrate Mardi Gras – aka Fat Tuesday – with these baked beignets? Traditionally these delicious, pillowy square doughnuts are almost always fried and then showered in confectioner’s sugar. My Food To Glow version is a little bit healthier – and a lot of bit tasty. Especially dunked in warm chocolate dipping sauce. So, …

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62 healthier chocolate recipes roundup collage

62 healthier chocolate recipes covering everything from cakes to popsicles, and everything in between. Many suitable for special diets.

Pop these crispy baked #tofu "chicken-style" #nuggets in a sandwich, on your favourite salad, or dip them in my easy maple-mustard sauce. These versatile little #vegan bites are utterly delectable any way you eat them, and super easy to make! An #easy, nutritious, #family- and #party-friendly #recipe. 

Pop these crispy baked tofu nuggets in a sandwich, on your favourite salad, or dip them in my easy maple-mustard sauce. These versatile little vegan bites are utterly delectable any way you eat them, and super easy to make! An easy, nutritious, family- and party-friendly recipe.  I have to admit being more than a little …

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Traditionally Staffordshire oatcakes are a savory, yeasted #pancake made from #oats, flour and milk. This is a #vegan, #sourdough version that we think is even tastier, and also incredibly versatile.

Traditionally Staffordshire oatcakes are a savory, yeasted pancake made from oats, flour and milk. This is a vegan, sourdough version that we think is even tastier, and also incredibly versatile. It’s a perfect recipe to add to your sourdough baking repertoire. My British food history (abbreviated) When I first moved to Britain in the 1980s …

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This #Chocolate Truffle No-Bake #Cake is studded and topped with delicious Lotus biscuits, and is perfect to make with the children. Totally #vegan, it has no added sugar but does have two surprising whole food ingredients. #easyrecipe #nobake

This Chocolate Truffle No-Bake Cake is studded and topped with delicious caramelised Lotus biscuits, and is perfect to make with the children. Totally vegan, it has no extra added sugar but does have two surprising whole food ingredients. ** I hope your Christmas, whether snow-bound or sun-kissed, was merry and bright. Here in Edinburgh it …

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