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Think beyond lettuce and cucumber to elevate your summer salad game. Roasted #chickpeas, eggplant and smoky, honey-crisped #halloumi will become your go-to main course #salad for warm days and cool evenings. #summerfood #vegetarian

Think beyond lettuce and cucumber to elevate your summer salad game. Roasted chickpeas, eggplant and smoky, honey-crisped halloumi will become your go-to main course salad for warm days and cool evenings. This is my kind of salad. Hearty, a bit salty, a lot tangy; verging on bad for you. But I’ve got a wee story …

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Vegetable pot pie gone a bit fancy with saffron, porcini mushrooms and an olive oil crust. This #vegan, weekend family #food #recipe will remind you of pot pies of yore, but without the saturated fat. #potpie #familyrecipe #vegetables #vegetarian #baking

Vegetable pot pie gone a bit fancy with saffron, porcini mushrooms and an olive oil crust. This vegan, weekend family food recipe will remind you of pot pies of yore, but without the saturated fat. Growing up in post-60s America, frozen meals – “TV dinners” – were de rigueur. And by meals, I do mean …

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A gently savory yeasted and seeded bun for slathering in butter and using as rolls for mini sandwiches. These are lovely spread with a little soft cream cheese and topped with thinly sliced cucumber. An Easter-time treat. #hotcrossbun #savory #baking #bread #Easterrecipe

A gently savory yeasted and seeded bun for slathering in butter. These are lovely spread with a little soft cream cheese and topped with thinly sliced cucumber, too. An Easter-time treat. Delicious, pillowy, raisin-studded delights traditionally eaten at Easter. So, not these then. Well, not the raisin part. The above image is of Hot Cross …

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Let your vegetables have a party in a pot with this nutritious, hearty, all-season's minestrone soup. It includes giant wholegrain couscous and cauliflower. Not traditional, but really very tasty. #soup #minestrone #budgetrecipe #seasonal #vegan #vegetarian #wholegrains #familyfood kelliesfoodtoglow.com

Let your vegetables have a party in a pot with this nutritious, hearty, all-season’s minestrone soup. It includes giant wholegrain couscous and cauliflower. Not traditional, but really very tasty. All minestrones are not created equal. Imo. I grew up occasionally enduring my school’s minestrone. This was possibly a Hobson’s choice. By the time I had …

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Make pizza in a cast iron skillet for a quick and healthy midweek meal that the whole family will love. Use my quick wholewheat dough - or a pre-made - and top with smoked mozzarella and cooked lentils for a delicious, vegetarian deep-dish dinner, or hearty snack. Vegan adaptations are given.

Make pizza in a cast iron skillet for an easy and healthy midweek meal that the whole family will love. Use my quick wholewheat dough – or a pre-made – and top with smoked mozzarella and cooked lentils for a delicious, vegetarian deep-dish dinner, or hearty snack. Vegan adaptations are given.

Pearly-pink salmon kept juicy with a coating of creole spices and olive oil, cooked over vegetable-filled "dirty" brown rice. A healthy, family-friendly and surprisingly quick and easy recipe for a midweek dinner. Leftovers are great cold in a wrap - lettuce or grain.

Pearly-pink salmon kept juicy with a coating of creole spices and olive oil, cooked over vegetable-filled “dirty” brown rice. A healthy, family-friendly and surprisingly quick and easy recipe for a midweek dinner. Leftovers are great cold in a wrap – lettuce or grain. I’ve only been to New Orleans once. A long, long time ago – …

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Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, charred cabbage gives new life to good old bistro staple, the Caesar salad. And the easy vegetarian dressing is damn near drinkable. Unlike Caesar made with lettuce, this recipe can be prepped head and assembled when you want to eat. Be prepared for an intensely umami experience.

Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, charred cabbage gives new life to good old bistro staple, the Caesar salad. Unlike Caesar made with lettuce, this recipe can be prepped head and assembled when you want to eat. And the easy vegetarian dressing is damn near drinkable.  Be prepared for an intensely umami experience. Smoke …

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Use your blender and one simple trick to zap whole cauliflower into perfect "rice" for this throw together summer tabbouleh bowl.  Add in harissa chickpeas, pre-cooked quinoa, herbs, veggies and a creamy feta and herb dressing for a cool but slightly spicy lunch or supper. Picnic-perfect and lunchbox-luscious, too.

Use your blender and one simple trick to zap whole cauliflower into perfect “rice” for this throw together summer tabbouleh bowl.  Add in harissa chickpeas, pre-cooked quinoa, herbs, veggies and a creamy feta and herb dressing for a cool but slightly spicy lunch or supper. Picnic-perfect and lunchbox-luscious, too. When it’s too hot to think, let …

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Moist-crumbed and heady with exotic yuzu, you will want to slice into this good-natured one-bowl French yogurt cake as soon as it is pulled from the oven. Resist the temptation, my friends, because it tastes even better the next day. And the next. Serve with the freshest summer berries.

Moist-crumbed and heady with exotic yuzu, you will want to slice into this good-natured French yogurt cake as soon as it is pulled from the oven. Resist the temptation, my friends, because it tastes even better the next day. And the next. Serve with the freshest summer berries.

Crispy, delicious and vegan, this chipotle refried bean and herb quesadilla with za'atar yogurt sauce is perfect for lunch or a light dinner. Sauteed and lemony seasonal vegetables add extra flavour and nutrition. Serve with green salad and your favorite hot sauce. The recipe is easily doubled for a healthy family meal.

Crispy, delicious and vegan, this chipotle refried bean and herb quesadilla with za’atar yogurt sauce is perfect for lunch or a light dinner. Sauteed and lemony seasonal vegetables add extra flavour and nutrition. Serve with green salad and your favorite hot sauce. The recipe is easily increased for a healthy family meal. Is Mexican food even …

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