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Start the day right with a breakfast of creamy vanilla bean porridge topped with turmeric chai tea figs.

In collaboration with Yogi Tea Start the day right with a breakfast of creamy vanilla bean porridge topped with turmeric chai tea figs. As some of you know, I’ve long been a vocal cheerleader for turmeric. Not only have I created many recipes featuring this hugely useful spicy root, I have written on its medicinal …

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Heady with a homemade lebkuchen spice mix, this one-bowl, marmalade-spiked and chocolate-covered cake is great with a cup of tea or coffee. It's more than a gingerbread!

Heady with a homemade lebkuchen spice mix, this one-bowl, marmalade-spiked and chocolate-covered cake is great with a cup of tea or coffee. It’s more than a gingerbread! A homemade spice mix and great marmalade are the keys to this moist, whole-grain German-inspired cake. The chocolate ganache covering is completely optional but does make this lebkuchen …

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A comforting pesto pasta supper dish with the vibrant Sicilian flavours of lemon, garlic, capers and sultanas, chopped with blanched kale and stirred into your favourite pasta shapes with soft ricotta cheese.

A comforting pesto pasta supper dish with the vibrant Sicilian flavours of lemon, garlic, capers and sultanas, chopped with blanched kale and stirred into your favourite pasta shapes with soft ricotta cheese. We in the northern hemisphere are fast approaching the shortest day of the year and, despite the distinct lack of snow in my …

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This humble cabbage, sweet onion and porcini mushroom soup is as simple, honest, and delicious as it gets. Served hot and slurpy with flecks of wild rice, it's the kind of soup that comforts and fortifies body and spirit. Fit this into your autumn and winter lunch or dinner repertoire for a nourishing, earthy boost.

This humble cabbage, sweet onion and porcini mushroom soup is as simple, honest, and delicious as it gets. Served hot and slurpy with flecks of wild rice, it’s the kind of soup that comforts and fortifies body and soul. Fit this into your autumn and winter lunch or dinner repertoire for a nourishing, earthy boost. …

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Weeknight pancake supper made healthy with kale, quinoa, tomatoes and tomato pesto. Naturally vegan and gluten-free. kelliesfoodtoglow.com

Weeknight pancake supper made healthy with kale, quinoa, tomatoes and tomato pesto. Naturally vegan and gluten-free. I’m one of those people who always has their skillet out, ready and waiting for some quick and easy food action. Read: it’s too heavy to drag in and out of the cabinet. But one of the main reasons …

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A slightly sweet, vegan chocolate mousse made with aquafaba and protein-packed peanut butter powder. Easy, light and perfect for a family or special occasion dessert. Top with crushed salted peanuts or pretzels for a flavour and texture contrast.

4A slightly sweet, vegan chocolate mousse made with aquafaba and protein-packed peanut butter powder. Easy, light and perfect for a family or special occasion dessert. Top with crushed salted peanuts or pretzels for a flavour and texture contrast. I bet you thought I had disappeared off the blogosphere. Nope, I’ve just been in Japan! For the second year …

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Easy blender "cheese" sauce with a savoury hit of white miso and shiitake mushrooms, mixed with cooked pasta, topped with tiny sesame eggplant cubes and slammed under the grill. Oh, and it's vegan - although your non-vegan friends may never know!

Easy blender “cheese” sauce with a savoury hit of white miso and shiitake mushrooms, mixed with cooked pasta, topped with tiny sesame eggplant cubes and slammed under the grill. Oh, and it’s vegan – although your non-vegan friends may never know! Admit it, these ingredients don’t really go together. Mac and cheese, quintessential American comfort food …

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Meltingly soft eggplant wrapped around a garlicky Georgian spinach and walnut dip is a wonderful vegan starter or light lunch – delicious warm or cold. Leftover dip makes a fab, instant sauce for hot pasta. Low-carb, high-fat (good ones!) and paleo, too. I so wish I could tell you that this lip-smackingly delicious recipe was …

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A delicious late-summer jackpot of a recipe, done alla parmigiana. Not just eggplants, but chard, potatoes, garlicky oil and a simple homemade sauce, layered up and covered in gooey cheese and earthy porcini breadcrumbs. Hearty yet light; a vegetarian recipe the whole family will love.

A delicious late-summer jackpot of a recipe, done alla parmigiana. Not just eggplant, but chard, potatoes, garlicky oil and a simple homemade sauce, layered up and covered in a crust of gooey cheese and earthy porcini breadcrumbs. Hearty yet light; a vegetarian recipe the whole family will love. For all of you vegetable lovers out there, …

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cover of veggie desserts + cakes cookbook by kate hackworthy

A delicate apple-flavoured sponge, topped with a zesty apple icing and, although there is quite a bit of kale, the flavour doesn’t overpower the other ingredients. From the debut cookbook by Kate Hackworthy. Veggie Desserts + Cakes, the debut baking cookbook by top UK food blogger, Kate Hackworthy, celebrates rather than hides vegetables. More than …

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