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A Vegan on Gold Duke of Edinburgh

Actually make that two vegans... Whilst our assessor questioned the nutritional content of our food, we dined like kings on the moors and ate almost every moment of the foggy days. Four days and three nights worked out as four breakfasts, four lunches and three dinners. Day 1 Whilst you may have thought instant porridge… Continue reading A Vegan on Gold Duke of Edinburgh

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4 Homemade Dips that aren’t Hummus

After being asked to create recipes for Filippo Berio, hummus sprang to mind, but some people just don't like it! Plus it's a little faff to make properly at home, deshelling chickpeas is a long process... Anyhow, here are four dips that aren't hummus. Although there are 5 flavours in this range the 5th one… Continue reading 4 Homemade Dips that aren’t Hummus

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Yoghurt and Cinnamon Dip

With exam season in full swing, and having passed for most of us, this is an amazing thing to surround a mass of revision sheets, celebrate post-exam summer or alternatively, it's a lovely side to puddings or even as a great snack. 1 apple 1 banana 1 large orange 1 cup of plain yoghurt (I… Continue reading Yoghurt and Cinnamon Dip

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The Easiest Vegetable Crisps

After finding some old broccoli in the fridge and a sweet potato not large enough to make some lovely fries, I decided I would love a salty and crispy snack! This is such a simple and super easy recipe, anyone can do it. All you need is a vegetable peeler, a microwave and some tasty veggies!… Continue reading The Easiest Vegetable Crisps

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January Favourites 2018

As January swiftly comes to a close, I have picked some of my monthly favourites to highlight some new discoveries from January! Photo: As you may or may not have noticed, I have just changed the photo for my blog. This incredible photo taken by my dad, is down in devon, I'm infact in the… Continue reading January Favourites 2018

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‘Deepest Roast’ Nut Butter

This recipe actually came around by accident when I thought I had burnt hazelnuts whilst making my chocolate hazelnut butter, it turns out almost burnt nuts produce a decadent and delightful nut butter! You will need quite a powerful blender for this, sometimes half way through blending, your machine may need a rest to prevent… Continue reading ‘Deepest Roast’ Nut Butter

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Chunky Peanut-Banana Granola

I have tried so many ways to get clumpy and chunky granola, but the solution was so simple: Banana! Peanut butter and banana is a combination that I absolutely LOVE, so this is my favourite granola (probably ever)! It's part of my granola series, where I'm creating a granola recipe for each member of my… Continue reading Chunky Peanut-Banana Granola

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My Sicilian Sandwich

During a holiday when I passed a week without a toaster, I discovered pan fried rye bread, possibly the best accident ever!Ingredients: Serves 12 slices of rye bread1tsp of oil (olive or coconut)Half a can of chickpeas, rinsed1/4 tsp dried oreganoSprinkle of paprika1 tsp tomato puréeZest and juice of half a lemonPinch of saltBalsamic vinegar1/2… Continue reading My Sicilian Sandwich

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Vegan Blackberry ‘cheesecake’

Late August and early September always means blackberry picking for me. Ironically, I cannot stand fresh blackberries, but when cooked down to a jam or coulis like in the recipe I just can't resist them. After many questions on Instagram of these summer and autumn sweet bites, I knew I was on the right track… Continue reading Vegan Blackberry ‘cheesecake’