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Moist Banana Muffins with Caramel Banana Topping – Added fat free.

With one exam down and three to go, I am well and truly tired, burnt out and beyond stressed! The idea that I might actually cook for pleasure and not just to satisfy my nutritional needs, didn’t bear thinking about. Then I … Continue reading

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Peppery Salsify Gratin

Since first discovering the muddy sticks, that are, salsify, I get very excited for its annual season, which appears to have overrun the winter season this year (I am not complaining). I ordered 2 lots of 400g to come alongside … Continue reading

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Sausage and Saffron Pasta with Spinach

I always do the same thing with my treasured pot of saffron strands – rice. Last week, I wondered why I didn’t do more with such an expensive and delicious ingredient. I just love its scent which reminds me of the fresh … Continue reading

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Lentil and Beetroot Burgers – A.K.A ‘Beetburgers’ with a Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I love burgers. Veggie, of course. I love how they can be so filling and hearty yet be full of such goodness. When I’m trying to shift some pounds, I know a good homemade burger is a good choice to … Continue reading

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Creamy Mushroom and Sweet Potato Pie

There’s not much more tantalizing than a crisp pastry pie filled with a rich, creamy filling. This recipe is no exception. What’s more, this is a light pie, light enough to eat in the garden on a hot summers day with … Continue reading

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Apple Crumble Pots

These quick and easy puds are delicious and are great to serve to guests. They even freeze beautifully so are great to have on standby, just reheat in the oven or microwave until heated right through. For a little variation … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

I’ve never been a fan of soup, especially the tinned stuff, I think it’s simply gross. In recent years with the fresh soups in the supermarkets, I’ve definitely become more open to soup at lunch time, especially when I’m trying … Continue reading

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