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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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At any given weekend, from now until sometime in September, those puffs of smoke and enticing aromas emanating from nearby gardens are as likely to be barbecuing vegetables as they are sizzling meats. Certainly around these parts, despite the stubbornly cool temps and challenging winds, I have heard beery shouts and rose’-induced giggles marking the British barbecuing …

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Korean kimchi rice waffles + five ways to eat them

Korean kimchi rice waffles with five toppings for an easy, funky dinner or a snack.

baked patacones (green plantains) topped with tropical salsa and on a pewter tray.

These Baked Patacones with Tropical Salsa are a healthy spin on the twice-fried – and very delicious – South and Central American crispy snack, patacones. In this Food To Glow recipe green plantains are sliced, steamed and mashed into tiny patties, then slicked with a little oil and baked to crispy-chewy perfection. Perfect little golden …

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scandinavian cauliflower rosti with smoked salmon and cucumber slices with pollen close shot on white plate

Low-carb cauliflower rösti is the recipe you didn’t know you needed! These cauliflower rösti cakes – like hash browns! – are a delicious and low-carb alternative to the potato version. Serve for breakfast, brunch or lunch with the suggested smoked salmon and crème fraîche. Or, why not pair with poached eggs or slices of creamy …

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Happy 4th of July! Once again, a holiday sneaks up on me and I am here, at the last gasp, tippy tapping away trying to write a relevant post. My excuse is that as an ex-pat American living in the UK we of course don’t celebrate the 4th. While the US is celebrating getting away from …

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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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I don’t know if you anthropomorphise food, but I think of sweet potatoes as humble sorts of chaps. The chaps who turn up for work and don’t raise a fuss, just quietly get the job done. An essential job done. In terms of American football (bear with me), I see these jolly orange tubers, with their rough skins, as fullbacks or …

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bowl of roasted peaches with beige linen and vintage fork

Roasted peaches with sweet and tangy tahini-kefir cream is your new summer dessert. And breakfast! This post title is a bit of a bold claim. Although I am always proud of every recipe I publish here on Food To Glow, such horn-tooting is really not my style. Rather, I hope you are drawn to open …

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A paleo, low-carb crab and shredded cabbage salad, with Asian flavours. Easily doubled. A great light lunch for one or starter for two.

A paleo, low-carb crab and shredded cabbage salad, with Asian flavours. Easily doubled. A great light lunch for one or starter for two. Is this the total opposite of every other recipe being posted right now? Are your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds all turkey, pumpkin pie and cornbread stuffing? Although I live in the …

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