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Lemon, garlic and tahini dressing

This dressing can be poured over baked vegetables, served as a dip or tossed into a salad. Ingredients 3 tbl tahini (store bought is completely fine, but if you want to make your own it’s super easy and you can avoid the bitter aftertaste…) 2 peeled garlic cloves 1/2 tsp salt generous grating of black pepper 1 1/2 tbl olive ...

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If you’re thinking life’s too short to make my own tahini, I hear you. I too am very happy to use well made store bought items in everyday recipes. However, I love lots of food that benefits from tahini (humous, chocolate chip cookies and tahini dressing just to name a few…) and I really don’t like the bitterness of lots ...

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Pumpkin and peanut pate

(Ugh. Alliteration. Sorry…) It tastes good though and is the easiest thing EVER to make. Spread it in a sandwich or serve it with warm bread, crackers or crudite. It’s good and the peanuts add a hit of protein. Ingredients 1 cup of roasted butternut squash/ pumpkin 1/2 cup raw peanuts 1 clove garlic 1/2 tsp ground coriander Equipment Cup ...

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Going vegan

I feel like I need to start with a disclaimer: I am not vegan. I am however a lifelong vegetarian and the mother of six children, all of whom started life omnivorous and all of whom have chosen at one point or another to be vegetarian. One made the decision after coming face to face with a hogroast, one after ...

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Vegan Rice Crispie Cakes or Twilight Slice

Vegan mars bar slice rice crispie cakes

Call them rice crispie cakes or Mars Bar slices, this is a vegan version which is super easy (the children could make it themselves)… Mars Bars have been substituted with Twilight bars by Go Max Go and butter is replaced with coconut products. It’s not the work of genius and I’m not even pretending this is somehow healthy or cheap… ...

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Vegan superfood salad

I’m not a foodie of any worthy note, in fact my lifelong enjoyment of vegan, vegetarian and raw food has often convinced me that I am the opposite of a foodie! But Summer is coming and I have a recipe for a colourful and delicious salad that has only met with approval from friends and family, so here it is… ...

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