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smashed cucumber salad in bowls with tofu on concrete background

Smashed cucumber salad is a glorious, simple recipe that is more than the sum of its parts. Crisp, craggy shards of cucumber and slivers of broccoli are infused with a zippy, garlicky dressing, then studded with chili tofu. It really is quite sublime. And it is completely no-cook.  I repeat, no cook. Below is my …

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roasted tomato galette on baking tray with ricotta dip and herbs

My roasted tomato galette is a delicious savory tart, with a freeform cornmeal and fennel seed-flecked crust. Nestling slow-roasted tomatoes and a quick savoury spread – choice of two – this bake is a tweak on a sweet Food To Glow favourite – the fruit galette. Word of advice: don’t be put off by the …

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chocolate chip cookies on metal tray with dark background

Soft chewy chocolate chip cookies with a light touch of fresh rosemary for an adult twist. One-bowl, eggless and easily vegan. A tray of cookies just warm from the oven is irresistible. The urge to pop half of them in my mouth at once builds as the aroma wafts teasingly through the house. Who on …

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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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