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Cauliflower Rice – with Apricots, Walnuts, Mint & Coriander

What a versatile vegetable cauliflower is! I am completely hooked on both the warm vegetable and on the multitude of salad options you can create using the grated version of this vegetable as a base. Cauliflower is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol and a source of some Protein, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Magnesium and…

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Quick, light and nutritious Burgers

Yummy Healthy Cheese(&courgette)burgers   Author: Heidi Recipe type: Dinner / Lunch Cuisine: Vegetarian Save Print I really only like beef burgers on the barbecue, ideally medium rare and with nothing in them but lean beef……..But these (non-meat) burgers I would eat every day, given half the chance. Their protein and some minerals, like calcium, come from the ground…

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Baked Aubergine with Nutty Pesto

5.0 from 1 reviews Baked Aubergine with Nutty Pesto   Author: Heidi Recipe type: Lunch / Dinner Cuisine: Vegetarian / European Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Save Print A favourite, no fuss, quick and easy recipe that I always try to make too much of so I can have it for…

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Beetroot – you can’t beat it as a super-quick, nutritious, colourful and tasty salad

5.0 from 1 reviews Scrumptious Beetroot – every which way!   Author: Heidi Recipe type: Salad Cuisine: Summery Save Print I don’t ever recall disliking beetroot, but I never loved it as much as I have done since realising how delicious it is raw and without the vinegar. Now it is a staple food for me and I…

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Herman is ‘exploding’……what to do?

Have you got a current day ‘cool’ but not too cool (temperature-wise), Herman in your kitchen? If not, why not? And if not, or if you have no idea what I am referring to, please take a look at this blog, before reading further. Herman, as my current Healthy Doable and Desirable Food Course group…

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Indian Style Lentils

Scrumptious Indian Style Lentils   Author: Heidi Recipe type: Dinner or Hot Lunch Cuisine: Indian Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  30 mins Save Print This recipe has become one of my absolute favourites and that of my husband too. I admit it has many similarities with my lentil stew from a few months…

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Prepared to become more adventurous with Houmous?

Do you like Houmous (or hummus)? Do you like Indian spices and flavours? Are you looking for ways to use the seeds you want to eat more of? Then this is for you: Simply make your normal houmous and add whichever seeds you fancy (I use sesame and hemp seeds, pre-ground in my coffee grinder and…

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Going Nuts!

Nut cereal as a substitute for a grain cereal, is a most satisfying and easy breakfast and, with all those healthy fats, it keeps you full for ages. Take a hand full of each of your favourite raw and unsalted nuts. Blitz them to a crunchy mix together with a dessertspoon or more of crushed…

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Dried fruit: Less Sugar – More Sweetness

Ever considered that dried cranberries, raisins, apricots etc, the typical dried fruits found in breakfast cereals, are not really either sweet or juicy? Well they are, but often not in their dried and shrivelled form. They still contain lots of sugar but because they have been dehydrated, our taste buds don’t benefit from their sweetness,…

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Warming & Fragrant Lentil Stew …… Perfect for autumn warmth & colour!

  5.0 from 1 reviews Warming & Fragrant Lentil Stew……or Soup if you prefer it!   Author: Heidi Recipe type: Lunch or Dinner Cuisine: Indian inspired Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Save Print Quick and easy to make in advance and suitable to use either on its own or as a…

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