mild vegetable curry

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There are lot's of curry powders and pastes on the the market but nothing compares to the freshness and flavour of mixing your own herbs and spices. This recipe is really easy and family friendly, the fresh tomato makes the dish light and…

sweet potato fudgy cupcakes

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If you're looking for a simple, grain free and delicious fudgy cupcake, then you can't go past this sweet potato brownie recipe. I made a batch of these recently to celebrate my son's birthday. I took them into school warm from the oven and…

flourless black forest cake

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I have made this cake several times for my son's birthday parties, and even though he and his friends are young, they absolutely adore it. I have had nothing but complements and always make additional cupcakes for those who want just that little…

mushroom and tarragon en croute

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This wonderful recipe has been slightly adapted from Rose Elliot’s book “Fast, Fresh and Fabulous", it encompasses a terrine of mushrooms and nuts wrapped in puff pastry. I love this dish for very special occasions, because it feels indulgent…

mini pizza inspired frittatas

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I'm off to a 5th birthday party with Ollie today, we're both very excited, as it's a very special friend. I offered to help out with some cooking, so I made these pizza inspired mini frittatas this morning. Makes 24 when using silicon muffin…

baked bananas in coconut and orange

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The last time I baked bananas it was with lashings of Cointreau and whipped cream!   I compromised this evening and made this delicious midweek treat by baking the bananas in coconut cream and orange juice, then topping with…

how to cook chicken quickly and perfectly for a salad

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Why oh why have I never cooked chicken this way before?! Please try it at least once during the summer months, you won't regret it. Take one chicken breast and put it on a sheet of baking paper. Sprinkle with flavourings of your choice. For…

cashew chicken stir fry with boc choy and water chestnuts

Stir fried cashew chicken and vegetables with hoisin sauce, water chestnuts, boc choy and cauliflower rice. A firm favourite in our house. Ingredients for the stir fry 1 tablespoon of coconut oil for frying 2 small zucchini , quartered…

sweet vegetable muffins

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These vegetable muffins are moist, sweet and delicious, high in protein and filled to the brim with goodness. Makes 12 Ingredients 6 eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tsp alcohol free vanilla extract 1/4 tsp sea…

pumpkin hotcakes 

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It was love at first bite with these pumpkin hotcakes. My neighbour passed on the recipe a few years ago and they have been a firm favourite ever since. They now make there way into the lunchbox, as well as the breakfast table and are a great…