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Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut Squash Soup Based on BBC Good Food receipe Related article: Squashes Related receipes: Roasted Squash & Walnuts and Baked Squash Ingredients 1 butternut squash (or small pumpkin) 2 tbsp olive oil 1tbsp butter 2 onions, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped/crushed 1-2 red chillis (to your liking), finely… Read More »Butternut Squash Soup

Baked Squash

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Baked Squash… …and what you can do with it! The recipe suggests acorn squash but any will be fine. Recipe thanks to Kitchn. Related article: Squashes Related recipes: Roast Squash & Walnuts and Butternut Squash Soup Ingredients 1 medium acorn squash Olive oil or melted butter Salt Freshly ground black pepper Method… Read More »Baked Squash

Salted Cashew Nuts

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By Diana Earnshaw I prefer these to the ready roasted nuts There is nothing written in stone here – it’s trial and error. You may prefer them less/more salty. You may prefer them more/less browned. Maybe try half the quantity to start with so you can get them… Read More »Salted Cashew Nuts

Quinoa Tabbouleh

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Based on a recipe from BBC Good Food. Picture also from here. Ingredients 100g quinoa 300g tomatoes chopped 75g parsley, finely chopped 100g cucumber cut into small dice For the dressing: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar juice and zest of half a lemon 1 drop… Read More »Quinoa Tabbouleh

Sprouted Chickpea Hummus

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Sprouted Chickpea Hummus  Inspired by Alive.com (photo courtesty of Amie Watson multiculturiosity.com) Related article: Sprouting Ingredients 1 1/2 cups (350 ml) sprouted chickpeas 2 Tbsp (40 ml) tahini spring onions, thinly sliced (white and pale green parts only) Juice and zest of 2 to 3 lemons 3/4 tsp (4 ml) salt 1… Read More »Sprouted Chickpea Hummus

Ghee

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Ghee Diana Earnshaw, Volunteer Contributor Ghee is ideal for people who are lactose intolerant. It has all the wonderful benefits of butter but without the lactose. It tastes fab too!   Ghee lends a lovely nutty intense flavour to dishes and is perfect to use while cooking especially as… Read More »Ghee

Olive Oil Dip

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Olive Oil Dip By Diana Earnsahw, Volunteer Contributor Here’s a gorgeous Olive Oil Dip for True Food’s Olive bread! Recipe courtesy of Kitchme.com Relevant article: Fat does not make you fat. Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 5 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp balasamic vinegar 2 tbsp parmesan cheese (optional) 1… Read More »Olive Oil Dip

Brownies – No added sugar

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Recipe and photograph from Olive magazine. Ingredients 200 grams baking chocolate (dark chocolate couverture or 100% cocoa solids chocolate) ½ teaspoon baking soda 200 grams pitted dates (about 10 dates) 3 eggs ¼ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Method In a food processor, pulse chocolate… Read More »Brownies – No added sugar

Beef Burgers

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Beef Burgers By Diana Earnshaw, Volunteer Contributor The barbecue season is upon us – at last! May has seen people scrubbing barbecues up and down the country in preparation for summer. The smell of flame cooked food fills the air and families country-wide take to their gardens.  Store… Read More »Beef Burgers