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Radicchio and Burrata Salad

I had a very similar salad in a restaurant recently for a friend’s birthday. I thought I could recreate it, with a slight nutritional twist whereby each serving provides you with an actual portion of salad! It’s just as delicious as the restaurant, but knowing it’s providing that little bit of extra nutrition makes me forgive the fact that I’m …

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BNF’s Health Eating Week Summer Quinoa Salad

It’s the British Nutrition Foundation’s Healthy Eating Week and there are a few key health messages set out for this week: Here’s my super easy Summer Quinoa Salad recipe which incorporates all of these concepts in one dish. Serves 4 as a main Ingredients Method Per serving: 530kcal/ 29g fat/ 4.4g saturated fat/ 44g carbohydrates/ 11g fibre/16g protein

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No Waste Vegetable Fritters
Light Bites & Snacks Recipes Sides

No Waste Vegetable Fritters

Use your leftover vegetable peelings from your Christmas Dinner to make these delicious No Waste Vegetable Fritters. They are so versatile in terms of what vegetables you want to use in them. I have used a combination of potato, parsnip, carrot and sprout peelings, but other suitable vegetables include onion, cabbage, kale, cauliflower (leaves included), broccoli, mushrooms or leeks. Save …

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Roasted Mushroom Pate

Combining deliciously roasted and sticky garlic with vitamin D-enriched mushrooms (read my previous post on enriching your mushrooms with vitamin D by clicking here) for a delicious and nutritious spread. Make a large batch and I promise you won’t regret it! Try serving these up as little canapes on thinly sliced toasted bread at your next dinner party. Makes 17 …

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Roasted Tofu and Mediterranean Vegetables

I love this simple combination. It’s a great base for so many different dishes, and it’s perfect for Veganuary. Tofu is a good source of vegan protein, while also being a source of calcium if it’s been set with either calcium sulfate or calcium phosphate. Other vegetables that work really well in this include: Marrow Squashes Pumpkins Mushrooms Tomatoes Onions …

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Yellow Split Pea Falafel

These little fritters have two main differences from the traditional falafel you would normally buy. Firstly their main ingredient is yellow split peas, as opposed to the traditional chickpea or fava bean. Secondly, they are baked in the oven rather than deep-fried. If neither of those facts have offended you then you’re in for a treat! These make the perfect …

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