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8 ingredients you usually throw out but shouldn’t

It’s no more “off with your skin and out you go!” Your relationship with vegetable waste is about to deepen. Vegetable stock is the ever versatile ingredient that will add depth to your soups and sauces. And you can easily make your own. Collect vegetable trimmings into a container in your fridge and you’ll soon […]

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Late Summer Quinoa Salad

I love the blend of fresh and baked vegetables combined with spices and fresh herbs. Steam baking the root veges keeps the health-o-meter way up high and who’s missing the oil when it tastes this good! Serve either warm or cold. 1 cup of quinoa, rinsed (I use red coz it’s pretty) 2 cups of […]

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Nut burgers

I’m all in favour of picnic dinners and these burgers are as good as the view. A handful each of; Cashew nuts, Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts, Brazils…(a combination of three or whatever you fancy.) Leave in a bowl just covered with warm water for half an hour or more. Drain and put into a food processor […]

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Beans in Paprika Sauce

Need hearty, tasty, impressive? This little number does all that and comes together in a flash. Combine with Moroccan couscous or any favourite grain and fresh greens. The smoked paprika is the clincher – make sure you have some. Ingredients 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 red capsicum, diced 1/2 C vegetable […]

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Taking the oil out of your food

I know the whole ‘no processed oils thing’ is enough to push an aspiring plant-based cook to the edge of what they can cope with. “No meat, no eggs, no cheese and now you’re telling me no oil!!” If you’re on the path of eating only plants you’re already reaping the benefits of reducing the […]

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