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Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Soup

I was so excited to find this gorgeous selection of different pumpkins, they were just screaming at me to be turned into a Roasted Pumpkin Soup!

As we know, the season of ghosts and ghouls is not just about dressing up in scary, polyester costumes and letting your children eat more...

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Gluten-Free Blueberry and Almond Butter Porridge

Serves 1
A wholesome, warming autumnal breakfast
 
 
Total Time
10 min
 
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup/21g brown rice flakes (such as Big Oz)
  2. 1/4 cup/21g quinoa flakes (such as Amisa)
  3. 1 cup/240ml non-dairy milk of choice (such as Koko)
  4. Big handful frozen blueberries (or fruit of...
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Healthy (ish) Valentine’s Chocolate Pudding

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Actually, I’m not a massive fan of Valentine’s Day. I spent the best part of my twenties cursing all the couples as I drifted in and out of unsuitable ‘relationships’ but mainly remained single (TMI?!) So I don’t really see the...

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Healthy Christmas Treats for Kids (And Adults!)

I have been inspired to write this post in advance of my appearance tonight on the lovely Parent’s Show on my local radio station in St Albans, Radio Verulam 92.6FM

The topic got me thinking about Christmas and about our traditions of allowing ourselves to completely stuff...

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Seriously easy, seriously good Squash and Coconut soup

You can’t have failed to notice that squashes and pumpkins are just a little bit in season at the moment. I fully appreciate that cooking with them can be a bit of a faff with the chopping and the peeling, but once you’ve got over that, they are so tasty and warming, especially in a...

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It’s ‘Empty the fridge of random vegetables night!’

I’ve mentioned on here before that we get a box of organic vegetables delivered every Friday. It’s fab, I love it and it makes me feel good on many different levels. Well I have this thing about not having any vegetables leftover from the old box when the new box arrives. I just...

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Cinnamon and Almond Hot Chocolate

Try this heavenly dairy-free alternative to a regular hot chocolate – just perfect for curling up with on a snowy day like today:

250mls almond milk
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp cocoa powder (Suma make a dairy & gluten-free alternative)

I, rather decadently, whizzed up all the...

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Winter Warmer

So it’s Arctic outside, the thermals are on, and with more snow forecast our instinct is to reach for comfort food that is going to leave us feeling all warm and cosy. Comfort food doesn’t have to be stodgy though and at this time of year my slow-cooker is a permanent fixture on my...

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New Year’s Schmesolutions

Happy New Year! I sincerely hope you are bringing in 2013 with love and laughter.

Have you made a list of New Year’s Resolutions? Is it the same as last year’s? How did that work out for you?

I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. They set you up to fail because,...

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