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Beetroot and raspberry #granola for a healthy #breakfast or #snack. Vegan recipe

If you can turn on a oven, you can make this easy, whole food granola. Beetroot powder adds the subtlest of pink hue without any weird taste. And the nuggets of dried raspberry are little sweet-tart flavour bombs on the tongue. A fab breakfast or snack for the whole family. Countless batches of granola have …

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Smoky Brussels sprouts and mushrooms wholemeal #pizza with an instant garlic-herb sauce to drizzle or dip. Delicious with or without cheese. #vegetarian #brusselssprouts

Smoky Brussels sprouts and mushrooms wholemeal pizza with an instant garlic-herb sauce to drizzle or dip. Delicious with or without cheese. Despite being quite evangelical when it comes to home-cooking, a girl needs a break sometimes. While my preference is to go out (Edinburgh has fantastic restaurants these days), sometimes we really can’t be bothered …

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Pasta shells stuffed with herb-roasted winter squash and Parmigiano Reggiano, over a layer of rich marinara tomato sauce and blanketed in a cheesy, no-cook white sauce. #parmesan #pasta #vegetables #cheese #familyfood #winter #recipe

Pasta shells stuffed with herb-roasted winter squash and Parmigiano Reggiano, over a layer of rich marinara tomato sauce and blanketed in a cheesy, no-cook white sauce. ** Winter is calling, and this family-friendly baked pasta recipe is the answer. Pottering in the kitchen, with the drizzle steadily falling on already soggy ground, is an especial …

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Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of bursting cranberries is the perfect "just-in-case" cake to have on standby during the festive season. #winter #cake #baking #marmalade #carrotcake #christmas

Marmalade Carrot Cake with tangy swirls of burst cranberries is the perfect “just-in-case” cake to have on standby during the festive season. A cut-up and keep kind of cake for family and friends. Not much effort for a whole lot of reward. Merry Cakemas to you. ** Having well-loved recipes that I can tweak to …

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Salted Caramel Apple Nachos are your new favourite quick snack or dessert for the family - or just you.

Salted Caramel Apple Nachos are your new favourite quick snack or dessert for the family – or just you. Sprinkle and drizzle them with tasty toppings and be crunching away in no time. Plate licking is positively encouraged. ** Apple nachos are not a new thing, but if you are someone who occasionally craves something …

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The simplicity of water kefir - fermented water! - explained. Plus an in-depth, step-by-step guide to making this nutritious, probiotic, gut health hero. This drink is a great non-dairy alternative to milk kefir. #guthealth #kefir #recipe

The simplicity of water kefir – fermented water! – explained. Plus an in-depth, step-by-step guide to making this nutritious, probiotic, gut health hero. This drink is a great non-dairy alternative to milk kefir. Fermentation is a simple yet mysterious process. As a natural phenomenon, it happens whether we are present or not. Any food, in …

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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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It is still (just) January, the month of resolutions, detoxes, and get-fit regimes that may or may not last until February. And in January people like myself get inundated with requests to cook from and review the latest weight loss cookbooks. I rarely get excited about such cookbooks for the simple reason that diets don’t really work. …

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The  French word galette seems to have a few definitions and interpretations – I have made a sautéed and thin-layered sweet potato cake – similar to a rosti – that some would call a galette. Bonne Maman, purveyor of delicious conserves and treats, has a butter biscuit that they call a galette. But usually – …

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Can you believe I am asking you to grill lettuce? Isn’t that the one vegetable that we can just leave the heck alone? I know it sounds bonkers, but it really is quite something. As different to raw lettuce as microwaved egg is to scrambled in butter. Another level.

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