Tag Archives: "vegetables"

Veggie savoury muffins

These veggie savoury muffins are a great post training snack. Quick and easy to whip up, they have plenty of protein, fibre and slow-releasing carbs to provide you with sustainable energy. Plus it’s a tasty way to add extra vege into your day.   Most p …

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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

Having guests around for Christmas lunch and wondering what to serve for a starter? This recipe is a tasty soup, suitable for vegan low fodmappers and has Christmas flavours with mixed spice. I have been using my copy of the flavour thesaurus by Niki S …

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Fairtrade Mango Chicken Curry

Fairtrade Fortnight this year is Monday 27 February to Sunday 12 March. The Fairtrade Foundation define Fairtrade as being about “better prices, decent working conditions and fair terms of trade for farmers and workers”. I was inspired to make a dish t …

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Vegetable, Barley and Bean Stew with Dumplings

This is a very nutritious, tasty and filling recipe that only costs about £4.30, that’s 72p per serving. It is full of fibre and is low Glycemic Index and will therefore not cause any spikes in your blood glucose. There are at least 4 portions of veget …

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Slow Cooker Vegan Butternut Squash Stew

Here’s the recipe for the stew that I posted a video of recently: Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (I used frozen) 1 cup chopped celery a pack of butternut squash (frozen) cup of lentils tin of chick peas 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes 1 tin of wate …

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Eat more vegetables

Most people are aware that they should eat more vegetables and aim for at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day. Fruit and vegetables are important for reducing our risk of heart disease, cancer and stroke as well as for treating hypertensi …

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Roast Vegetable Pasta Bake

Here’s another one of my favourite one pot recipes, I got the inspiration from a really inspiring cook and eat session in Manchester when I was a student. It’s vegetarian and can very easily be made vegan and cow’s milk protein free if you omit the che …

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Detox diets and New Year’s Resolutions

Have you been overindulging over the past few weeks? Are you feeling overweight and unhealthy? Are you looking for a diet or regime to rejuvenate yourself and magically transform you? At this time of year it’s common to feel like this and to make New Y …

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Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Here’s my version of the the Italian classic. It’s a hot and tasty meal for this cold weather and is packed full of vitamins, minerals and fibre and is low in fat and calories. I made mine with Quorn mince, however it is just as good with just the gree …

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Vegan Vegetable Stew

If you’ve got a little bit of time to set aside for chopping vegetables, this stew is a wonderful and filling vegan option for a cold winter’s night. It is full of fibre and pre-biotics, provides 3 of your 5 a day and is only 405 kcals per serving. You …

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