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Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of bursting cranberries is the perfect "just-in-case" cake to have on standby during the festive season. #winter #cake #baking #marmalade #carrotcake #christmas

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of burst cranberries is the perfect “just-in-case” cake to have on standby during the festive season. A cut-up and keep kind of cake for family and friends. Not much effort for a whole lot of reward. Merry Cakemas to you. ** Having well-loved recipes that I can tweak to …

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Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. #butternutsquash #sidedish #thanksgivingday #christmas #easyrecipe #vegetarian

Swirls of roasted butternut squash mash topped with crunchy sweet-savory rosemary pecans. An easy and incredibly delicious side dish for holidays or any autumn-winter dinner. ** With Thanksgiving tantalisingly close I thought I would share a very easy but practically perfect mashed butternut squash side dish for your Thanksgiving Day menu. With the tiniest nod …

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#Mediterranean #Lentil, #Turmeric and Lemon Broth - #antiinflammatorydiet #soup #vegetables #recipe

This healthy, colour-packed recipe for Turmeric, Lentil & Lemon Soup scoops up some key anti-inflammatory ingredients and simmers them in a silky autumnal broth. ** Whether you are fighting a cold, feeling low in energy or just fancy a nourishing bowl of something tasty, be sure to make time for this intensely flavoured and easily …

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Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of #cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. #glutenfree, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of #baking. #oats #fruit

Juicy plums in and on this upside down style of cake make it super moist and naturally sweet. Gluten-free, whole grain and lower added sugars and fat. A healthier kind of baking. ** Mother Nature has picked my plums for me. And apples. Earlier in the week Storm Ali blew through on winds of 80 …

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Layers of chard, quinoa, grilled eggplant, marinara sauce and optional cheese equals easy, nutritious, autumn #comfortfood #healthyrecipe #vegetarian #oliveoil #casserole #quinoa

  ** I don’t know about you but I am in need of some comfort. And I’m not just referring to the sudden slide from a sun-filled summer to an uncertain autumn. The daily punctures to reality as delivered by the news have me deeply unsettled and yearning for comfort in all forms: hugs with …

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A hearty, vegan lentil and quinoa #burger stuffed full of herbs, olives and marinated peppers then slathered with an incredible avocado-dill tzatziki sauce. ** For those of you looking for a truly scrumptious vegan burger recipe that you would happily serve to non-vegans, this is the one. Although it is based around the now-classic vegan …

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#Mediterranean #Lentil, #Turmeric and Lemon Broth - #antiinflammatorydiet #soup #vegetables #recipe

This healthy, colour-packed recipe scoops up some key anti-inflammatory ingredients and simmers them in a silky autumnal broth. Whether you are fighting a cold, feeling low in energy or just fancy a nourishing bowl of something tasty, be sure to make time for this intensely flavoured and easily made soup. I bet you already have …

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Healthy, lower sugar frozen yogurt with the goodness of #matcha #greentea and the umami of #Japanese sesame crumble. #frozenyogurt #froyo #dessert

If you love matcha green tea, and sweet, cold treats, this is the recipe for you. And with way less fat and sugar than ice cream shop froyo, you can eat this every day. Yep, every day. Treat yourself to real frozen yogurt with the added benefits of protein, calcium and potent antioxidants. And no …

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Fantastically easy, egg-free #omelette tarted up with green olive tapenade and vegetables, including optional green vegetable powder. Delicious warm or cold for #breakfast, #brunch, #lunchbox and #dinner. Naturally #glutenfree, soy-free and #vegan.

Fantastically easy, egg-free omelette tarted up with green olive tapenade and vegetables, including optional green vegetable powder. Delicious warm or cold for breakfast, brunch, lunchbox and dinner. Naturally gluten-free and vegan. A proper Spanish omelette – or the Italian version, frittata – is one of those staple dishes that everyone should have under their belt. …

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Make nutritious, gut-friendly probiotic pancakes with an easy fresh cherry sauce - that can double as a pie filling! - for a delicious weekend family breakfast or dessert. #breakfast #pancakes #oats #guthealth #cherries #kefir

Make nutritious, gut-friendly probiotic pancakes with an easy fresh cherry sauce – that can double as a pie filling! – for a delicious weekend family breakfast or dessert. One of the happiest sights in the past week is the overspilling boxes of fresh British cherries in the local markets and shops. Shiny, edible rubies, it …

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