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tangy tomato tofu

Sichuan Tomatoes and Tofu is a quick and easy vegan lunch or dinner recipe with some classic Sichuan flavours, like shallots, ginger and pepper. The taste is a touch sweet, but mostly tangy! Serve with extra vegetables and cooked brown rice noodles or rice. If on a low-carb diet, serve with shirataki noodles/rice. This vegan …

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cauliflower gnocchi

Cauliflower Gnocchi with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce is a light, bright and intensely flavoured dish, swirled with fresh spinach. Below I give you my easy method for making cauliflower gnocchi from scratch. But feel free to use frozen cauliflower or regular gnocchi, and smother it in the creamy tomato sauce. Oh, and this cauliflower gnocchi …

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cardamom bun cake, sliced on board, with vintage knife

Cardamom Bun Cake is a fragrant, mega-moist, one-bowl cake. It delivers the taste of a Swedish coffeehouse cardamom bun, but with almost zero effort. I repeat, zero effort. For a cake at least.

refried black bean and halloumi tacos

This is a sponsored post. Refried Black Bean and Halloumi Tacos are my tweaked version of the Hello Fresh one. Both are full of fibre, flavour and make a terrific family dinner. Who doesn’t love tacos? When I was a teenager I liked the crunchy kind, not minding that they would inevitably fall apart and …

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seaweed marinara with gnocchi

This is a sponsored post. Seaweed and Shiitake Marinara Sauce is a simple tomato sauce, bursting with cherry tomatoes and enhanced with nutritious dried seaweed and fresh shiitake mushrooms. It goes superbly well with gnocchi, pasta and even roasted cauliflower. Vegan and low-carb. Tomatoes are going strong here in the UK, so let’s talk about …

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low carb peanut butter cupcakes

Super-light and gently sweet, these scrumptious low-carb peanut butter cupcakes are so easy to make. Smear with the creamy peanut butter buttercream for an absolutely irresistible treat. I’ve been baking these low-carb Peanut Butter Cupcakes for anyone and everyone these days. We’ve eaten some, frozen some and of course shared some. I just love knowing …

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creamy shrimp skillet with greens and tomato

This creamy shrimp skillet is packed with nutrient-rich chard and tomatoes – and loads of extra flavor from tangy crème fraîche and savory pecorino cheese. Do yourself a favor and whip up this satisfying one-pan recipe for dinner tonight.  Don’t you just love a one-pan dinner? Even if time isn’t an issue, washing up a …

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lentil kibbeh pie

Lentil Kibbeh Pie is a vegan riff on Yotam Ottolenghi’s delicious Open Kibbeh from his cookbook, Jerusalem. This layered, savory open pie is easy to make by baking layers of bulgar wheat, seasoned lentils, mushrooms and sumac-spiked tahini sauce. Full of herbs and warm spices, too. It is a perfect for dinner, to snack on, …

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chocolate peanut butter cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies are a cross between a chocolate brownie and a peanut butter cookie. Soft, sweet, and very chocolatey, these are quick to make and sugar-free. Perfect for a low-carb or ketogenic lifestyle, but adaptable for sugar-inclusive diets. Before I get to the recipe I lay out what are the best sugar substitutes …

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japanese-style iced coffee

Japanese-Style Iced Coffee is the summertime coffee shop drink of your dreams, but made at home. This ice-cold cup of Joe is easy to prepare in a fancy pour-over carafe, wide-mouthed Kilner jar, or any heat-proof jug. Smooth, bright and deeply flavoured, this five-minute coffee drink will be your new summer ritual. Great on its …

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