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I’ll give you no claims as to authenticity, but I will say that this vegan take on Turkey’s version of pizza is flipping delicious, and perfect for a quick supper. Here I’ve used a wholemeal Turkish-style flatbread from the supermarket to top with fresh and quickly sauteed ingredients so that you can have dinner on the table in less …

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The love child of Middle Eastern shakshuka and good old Italian fat-bomb, Eggplant Parmigiana. But healthier, obvs. PS This MUST be served with garlic bread

The love child of Middle Eastern shakshuka and good old Italian fat-bomb, Eggplant Parm. But healthier, obvs. PS This MUST be served with garlic bread. What is your first proper food memory? Mine is not the vague memory of being fed by my mother from a melamine plate decorated with fairytale mushrooms and fairies. Nor is it …

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Tempeh - fermented whole soy cakes - are extremely nutritious but not well-known in the West. This easy recipe makes this healthy, vegan protein much more accessible with a delicious miso and ginger glaze. Griddle or pan-fry and enjoy with the spicy lime-dressed salad.

Tempeh – fermented whole soy cakes – is extremely nutritious but not well-known in the West. This easy recipe makes this healthy, vegan protein much more accessible with a delicious miso and ginger glaze. Griddle or pan-fry and enjoy with the simple, spicy lime-dressed salad. Tempeh is a true ugly duckling of the food world. I mean, …

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Forget stirring and stirring to get your perfect risotto, try baking this barley version, studded with Tenderstem broccoli and topped with garlic-butter langoustines or prawns. An easy, midweek dinner.

This is a partnered post. If, like me, you are more likely to associate risotto with the typical cooler months than with July, then you may be surprised to see this recipe. A proper risotto does after all involve standing over a hot stove, attending a gently bubbling pot until the requisite creaminess is attained – not something to be recommended …

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Any easy way to get your five-a-day in one hearty bowl - a rainbow of colourful vegetables + healthy freekeh and delicious pan-fried chilli halloumi. Oh, and a knockout South American-inspired dressing. Makes great leftovers too. A proper meal salad for lunch or dinner.

This is just the sort of bowl of food I crave after a period of indulgence or zig-zig travelling – textural, colourful, every mouthful a different flavour. The fact that it is highly nutritious and exactly what my body needs is almost incidental. If I have time I love to go to a chi-chi, upscale food market …

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I’ve pretty much just given the recipe away in the title – asparagus, tomatoes and cheese! This S/S recipe is really that simple: the tail end of spring married with the best of summer. And pasta! Okay, it’s a bit more involved than that, but it still is a near-instant meal: perfect for a midweek supper. …

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Who doesn't love a bowl meal all to themselves? Why not treat yourself to this vegan version of the popular Korean dish, bibimbap? Easy to sort toppings including kimchi, stir-fried shiitake, fried egg and spicy chickpeas make this a nutritious, colourful and assertively umami-ish dish. Easily scaled up for feeding the family or friends.

I don’t know about you, but I am always hard-pressed not to order a colourful bowl of bibimbap when given a Korean menu. I always intend trying something different, but rarely do I get get past saying, “Bibimbap, please. Extra kimchi.” Fun to say and fun to eat. Meaning “mixed rice”, this sizzling, often stone bowl …

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Gram flour, crushed chickpeas, warm spices and wild greens + honey-harissa chickpeas = a healthy, fun, gluten-free and dairy-free breakfast, brunch or light supper! kelliesfoodtoglow.com

  Falafels as waffles is a thing. This is because anything as waffles is a thing. People are waffling grilled cheese (standard), mac and cheese, tamales, frittatas, hash browns, polenta, crab cakes – you get the idea. However, if you are craving something healthy, lightly spiced, not too carby, but still very much waffle-shaped, grab your waffle iron, open that …

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This hearty yet light pasta supper is full of colour and texture, and is perfect for a midweek meal. Easily vegan and gluten-free too.

For the past wee while I’ve been daring to cook with the kitchen door open. This may not seem a big deal to you, but as Edinburgh winters tend to be of the cold, low, steel-sky variety, punctuated by not infrequent temper tantrums of bracing, leaf swirling wind, door propping in March is of note. I do …

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Many of my recipes are dreamed about, cogitated upon, mulled over and carefully contemplated before I even write them down. Most commonly I will think about recipes pretty much out of thin air, a kind of “what would happen if I combined this with this?” approach – the madder the better. But also, more prosaically, ideas are …

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