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Creamy Wild Mushroom Skillet Phyllo Pie + Kalette & Carrots with Roasted Garlic-Tahini Sauce

Creamy Wild Mushroom Skillet Phyllo Pie + Kalette & Carrots with Roasted Garlic-Tahini Sauce

This is a commissioned post. Today’s two vegetarian recipes are extra special ones. Not because of what they are particularly – although shatteringly crisp phyllo pastry surrounding creamy wild mushrooms, wild rice, and sauteed chard is, I’ll admit, one of my new favourite flavour and texture mash ups. These holiday recipes are extra special because they …

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Winter Salad with Sprouts, Freekeh, Caramelised Squash and Buffalo Ranch Dressing (vegan recipe)

Winter Salad with Sprouts, Freekeh, Caramelised Squash and Buffalo Ranch Dressing (vegan recipe)

I know, being a Floridian at heart, I should really prefer summer, but there is so much gorgeous produce to eat right now that late autumn and early winter are pretty hard to beat. Okay, maybe the British weather is a bit pants underwhelming much of the time, but the produce that’s coming in is stunning: crimson globes of …

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Christmas Mincemeat Slab Pie (vegan/gluten-free recipe)

Christmas Mincemeat Slab Pie (vegan/gluten-free recipe)

Making Christmas mince pies is a lot easier using the “slab pie” approach. Easy, vegan and gluten-free – a perfect treat to serve or give as a homemade gift. Oh, and an “everyday”, lower sugar tweak is given too.  Christmas isn’t Christmas without mince pies. At least in the UK. Dating back to at least the 13th century these …

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Mega-Berry Green Smoothie: What to Drink the Day After the Night Before

Mega-Berry Green Smoothie: What to Drink the Day After the Night Before

This green smoothie sneaks in the goodness of berry powders to amp the nutrition, colour and taste. A perfect, easily digested and delicious breakfast, snack or post-workout boost. How can you not feel better after drinking this? The night before can mean a lot of things. Too much food, too much booze, too many desserts; too much …

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Pasta with Slow-Cooked Aubergines, Artichokes and Anchovies (easily vegan recipe)

Pasta with Slow-Cooked Aubergines, Artichokes and Anchovies (easily vegan recipe)

This is a commissioned recipe Weeknight pasta meals don’t have to mean reaching for a sauce jar. Or a boil-in-bag pouch.  Or even – God forbid – a lurid powder. With a few fresh and a few store cupboard ingredients, you and your family can quickly be tucking into a slippery, savoury pile of pasta studded with …

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Maple-Pecan Hasselback Butternut Squash

Maple-Pecan Hasselback Butternut Squash

Take the hassle out of hasselback with my easy way of making this cute Thanksgiving or Christmas side dish. Normally seen on white potatoes, hasselback is also the perfect way to spruce up sweet potatoes or butternut squash. By part-baking before slicing and slicking with the flavourings, you save your fingers and your sanity. Top tip!  …

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A Family Holiday in The Lake District, England

A Family Holiday in The Lake District, England

The Lake District has long been on my list of places to explore. Any place with shaggy green mountains, sheep studded valleys and tumbling waterfalls is total eye candy to me. And this lushly beautiful area of northern England has all of this, and more. The “more” being picturesque buildings, shimmering lakes, and – to …

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How to Make Creamy Tarka Dal in Your Pressure Cooker

How to Make Creamy Tarka Dal in Your Pressure Cooker

If you are craving dal but time is tight, use your pressure cooker to make Food To Glow’s healthy, flavour-jammed tarka dal in less than 20 minutes. Yes, 20 minutes. Vegan Indian food made easy and family-friendly. You will also find a top tip for getting the most nutrition from turmeric. This may verge of …

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Honey, Cinnamon and Rye Crumpets

Honey, Cinnamon and Rye Crumpets

A commissioned recipe Who can resist a pillowy, chewy homemade crumpet? Especially if it’s made healthier with wholegrain rye flour and a touch of Manuka honey? A perfect breakfast or anytime treat.  As an American growing up in the 70s a big treat for my sister and me would be to have a tea party. …

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Sichuan Pepper Cabbage Kimchi + Sweet Miso Pumpkin Kimchi

Sichuan Pepper Cabbage Kimchi + Sweet Miso Pumpkin Kimchi

Make your own food fireworks with homemade kimchi. This spicy, pungent, fermented vegetable dish will make any savoury recipe sparkle with added umami and interest. Try adding it to tagines, chilli, omelettes, cornbread, nachos and, of course, that Korean staple, bibimbap. Sure kimchi is a bit smelly, but goodness it’s good. And good for you. Go on, …

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