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Beetroot, Parsnip and Horseradish Soup

Seasonal root vegetables make a simple, but super tasty soup which packs a punch. Fresh horseradish is super pungent and will got “straight up your nose”. I suggest starting with half the amount of fresh horseradish and tasting before adding more. Once you find the level you’re happy with you can stop. However, if you accidentally over do it, add …

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Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Spinach and Almond Pesto

Seasonal Jerusalem artichokes fresh from the allotment. These little beauties are packed full of a prebiotic called inulin. Prebiotics are types of carbohydrates which our body is unable to digest, so it passes through the digestive tracts which feeds our gut bacteria. If you have a meal full of prebiotics you may feel a little bloated or gassy after, but …

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Spiced Pumpkin & Lentil Soup

Soup with a delicious autumnal twist making the most out of seasonal pumpkins which are being carved up for Halloween. Sadly, over half the pumpkins carved at Halloween are under-utilised. The flesh and seeds of carving pumpkins are all edible., even once they have been carved. Pumpkins are a great source of beta-carotene, the precursor to vitamin A as suggested …

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Leek and Potato Soup

This classic soup is as simple as the name suggests. However, a couple of extra ingredients will always help, particularly those base ingredients onion and garlic. If, like myself, you are running low on onions, you can substitute in some celery, or other alternatives include spring onion or chives. I’ve made this soup smooth, however, I do on occasion make …

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Jerusalem Artichoke and Carrot Soup

Jerusalem artichokes are high in prebiotic inulin, which gives rise to their nickname of fartichokes! They are delicious and earthy, and are surprisingly versatile. Treat them like a potato; boiled, mashed, roasted or sautéed in a pan. Additionally they can also be treated like a water chestnut, eaten raw grated over salads or quickly cooked in a stir fry so …

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