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This Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Blondies recipe is what you need when a craving for something sweet strikes and you want something baked - and quickly.  #baking #blondies#glutenfree #chocolate #easyrecipe

This Chocolate Chip Cashew Butter Blondies recipe is what you need when a craving for something sweet strikes and you want something baked – and quickly. To be honest that doesn’t often happen to me. I’ve not got much of a sweet tooth. I will however eat you under the table when it comes to …

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Usually  a chicken dish, this baked not-fried panko-crusted tofu sits atop homemade, aromatic Japanese katsu curry sauce for a lunch or dinner to please and delight vegetarians, vegans and meat-lovers alike. A silky side of miso aubergine slivers and yuzu-splashed spinach round out this palate-pleasing recipe.

Usually a chicken dish, this baked-not-fried panko-crusted tofu sits atop homemade, aromatic Japanese katsu curry sauce for a lunch or dinner to please and delight vegetarians, vegans and meat-lovers alike. A silky side of miso aubergine slivers and yuzu-splashed spinach round out this palate-pleasing recipe. It is with my head hung in shame that I …

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Gingerbread Granola brings Christmas vibes to your breakfast table at any time of the year. Subtly sweet, slow-baked and delectably crunchy, make it even more irresistible by adding dried cranberries and little nuggets of dark chocolate after cooling. A great last-minute Christmas gift, too.

Gingerbread Granola brings Christmas vibes to your breakfast table at any time of the year. Subtly sweet, slow-baked and delectably crunchy, make it even more irresistible by adding dried cranberries and little nuggets of dark chocolate after cooling. A great last-minute Christmas gift, too. I’ve been making granola for years. By years I mean 20 …

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Try Japanese-style Tenderstem ® with Toasted Sweet Sesame Sauce for a quick and easy side dish. It’s a nutritious and delicious accompaniment to any Far East Asian meal, grilled fish or chicken. Or add in baked tofu pieces or cooked seafood for a simple supper.

Try Japanese-style Tenderstem ® with Sweet Toasted Sesame Sauce for a quick and easy side dish. It’s a nutritious and delicious accompaniment to any Far East Asian meal, grilled fish or chicken. Or add in baked tofu pieces or cooked seafood for a simple supper. This post is in collaboration with Tenderstem®. NEED AN EASY, …

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Crushed chickpeas mixed with creamy lower-fat homemade ranch dressing and chopped vegetables make a perfect vegetarian lunch. Try it in pittas, lettuce wraps or even scooped up with baked tortilla chips.

Crushed chickpeas mixed with creamy lower-fat homemade ranch dressing and chopped vegetables make a perfect vegetarian lunch. Try it in pittas, lettuce wraps or even scooped up with baked tortilla chips.

Four-ingredient chocolate, fruit and nut clusters are an easy, no-bake recipe for healthy, guilt-free snacking. Perfect with a cup of tea and in lunch boxes. 

Four-ingredient chocolate, fruit and nut clusters are an easy, no-bake recipe for healthy, guilt-free snacking. Perfect with a cup of tea and in lunch boxes. These may not be the prettiest things you’ll see on the Internet today, but by goodness, they might be the tastiest. These little three-bite clusters, crammed with heart-healthy nuts and …

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A simple lunch salad recipe highlighting seasonal cherries and peaches along with pistachios, sugar snap peas and a really rather special fat-free and fruity dressing. Add crumbles of goat's cheese or cashew ricotta for a yummy, creamy tang.

A simple lunch salad recipe highlighting seasonal cherries and peaches along with pistachios, sugar snap peas and a rather special fat-free and fruity dressing. Add crumbles of goat’s cheese or cashew ricotta for a yummy, creamy tang. Before the stone fruits season completely leaves us, I thought I would just nip in quickly to post a …

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A Scandinavian-influenced coffee cake marbled with a deliciously crunchy mixture of pecan nuts, warm spices and dark brown sugar, and kept soft with chestnut puree. This easy bake recipe can even be made gluten-free. Mums deserve homemade.

This is a commissioned post. A Scandinavian-influenced coffee cake marbled with a deliciously crunchy mixture of pecan nuts, warm spices and dark brown sugar, and kept soft with chestnut puree. This fairly healthy cake is easily gluten-free. Mums deserve homemade.  I have recently found out that I am a good bit Scandinavian; I rather suspected …

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Easy, decadent and perfect for dessert, these Chocolate Granola Pancakes are a Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday), or any day, treat. Easily adapted for gluten-free and dairy-free.

Easy, decadent and perfect for dessert, these Chocolate Granola Pancakes are a Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday), or any day, treat. Easily adapted for gluten-free and dairy-free. I have lived in the UK for many years, adapting my palate to my adopted island’s produce and serious love of global cuisines – the latter about the only good …

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A lower sugar, dairy-free and gluten-free soft oat cookie containing a sneaky superfood (shh...it's chaga), munch on a couple for a post-workout, at-work or travel snack. These energising bakes are also great as an on-the-go breakfast with a piece of fruit and a small carton of yogurt. You can easily make them child-friendly by nixing the espresso and adding some raisins in its place. For a nut-free version, use delicious sunflower/sun butter.

A lower sugar, dairy-free and gluten-free soft oat cookie containing a sneaky special ingredient. Munch on a couple for a post-workout, at-work or travel snack. These energising bakes are also great as an on-the-go breakfast with a piece of fruit and a small carton of yogurt. You can easily make them child-friendly by nixing the espresso and adding some …

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