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Cheesey Vegetable Puff Pies (Vegan Friendly)Β 

I’ve been thinking about making some puff pastry pies for such a long time, and hurray, I finally did it! Like most things in life, I wish I did it sooner as they were really simple, really tasty and of course vegan friendly πŸ™‚ At first I couldn’t decide on what filling to make, I… Continue reading Cheesey Vegetable Puff Pies (Vegan Friendly)Β 

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Low Carb Swede Wedges

I’ve been buying swedes lately, a couple of things prompted this, firstly they are one of the cheapest veggies you can buy, secondly they are very versatile and thirdly, unlike the humble spud they are low carb and are actually considered a vegetable. The other day I bought a pack of 3 swedes for the… Continue reading Low Carb Swede Wedges

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Spicy Bombay PotatoesΒ 

My not-so-secret love affair with all things potato is still going strong as Kerry and I enter our 3rd week in Ireland. So far, Ireland has certainly lived up to my preconceptions weather wise, it has barely stopped raining and the temperature has yet to reach double digits! But, despiteΒ our newly acquired hermit-esque lifestyle and… Continue reading Spicy Bombay PotatoesΒ 

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Garlic & Leek Cabbage Bowl

Recently I have really been enjoying cabbage, that sounds a little random I know, but I have been experimenting with flavours and seasoning and wow, I’ve been so impressed with this little gem. Crunchy, buttery and very accommodating, white cabbage is the perfect side dish, main dish or, in my case, snack! Paired with garlic,… Continue reading Garlic & Leek Cabbage Bowl

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Moroccan Spice Pumpkin Seeds (Perfect for Halloween!)

Happy Halloween Everyone It’s Halloween! Again! So I would like to take this incredibly opportune moment to share my favourite pepita (or pumpkin seeds to you and me) recipe with you all. In my opinion nuts and seeds make such a good snack, they are nutritious, high in protein and so versatile and pepitas fit… Continue reading Moroccan Spice Pumpkin Seeds (Perfect for Halloween!)

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Tamarillo Armadillo

I love trying new things, the more exotic the better, so when I saw a tamarillo in my local Countdown store I grabbed a few, sniffed them and stroked them with excitement. Upon first inspection they reminded me of large plums; they have dark red skin and a soft squishy texture and I thought they’d… Continue reading Tamarillo Armadillo

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An Unexpected Delight

I just have to share this recipe with you all. Chargrilled veggies on a bed of spinach leaves with a toasted hummus pita. It’s so easy but seriously tasty and so so good for you. I was surprised at how good it was, and that is just testament to how great, simple food can blow your… Continue reading An Unexpected Delight