SOY BRAISED SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS WITH GREENS AND BROWN RICE

 

There’s something meaty about mushrooms in both their texture and flavour that makes them the ideal thing to eat for a vegetarian meal. This recipe is subtle and easy to prepare and produces delicately flavoured mushrooms with that perfect texture.

 

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TURKEY MEATBALLS WITH CHERMOULA AND CAULIFLOWER PUREE

These meatballs are amazingly juicy and the perfect way to sneak some extra veg into your life. Made with lean turkey and grated zucchini they’re perfect for dinner or as a shared starter/appetiser.

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GLUTEN FREE EGGPLANT CHIPS WITH MAPLE BALSAMIC SAUCE

I think all 3 recipes I’m posting this week have little travel stories attached to them. I got the idea for these chips from a trip to Granada, Spain. I went for a weekend and ate my weight in Tapas, so obviously I loved every moment of it.

 

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CREAMY VEGAN MUSHROOM AND THYME SOUP

This mushroom soup is the perfect thing for autumn. It’s earthy and warming and super filling thanks to a secret ingredient that also gives it a creamy texture – without the cream.

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COUSCOUS FRITTERS

I’m back from holidays and not loving reality. Such a positive start to a blog post right? I feel like I could have extended my holiday for twice the length at least if money hadn’t have been an issue. If money wan’t an issue so much of life would be different wouldn’t it? But I had the most amazing time, and have so many experiences to share with you all…soon. For now let’s start with a recipe that was influenced by Morocco, where couscous is king.

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CHILLI, SESAME AND LIME POPCORN


I love snacking, especially when you’re watching a movie or sharing some drinks with friends. This popcorn takes a simple snack to the next level, making it very grown up and even more addictive than the original. Look out.

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MUSHROOM, KALE AND LENTIL VEGETARIAN SAUSAGE ROLLS

   Who doesn’t love a good sausage roll? We do these so well in Australia and I’ve been branching out occasionally recently and doing something I never thought I would. Eating vego sausage rolls. Sorry, ‘sausage’ rolls. I’m still calling them that as they’re the right shape and the same idea but just filled with veggies! Super nourishing and filling and all encased in flaky puff pastry.

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CHICKEN, PRAWN AND CABBAGE DUMPLINGS IN CHILLI BROTH

DUMPLINGS!!! Give me all the dumplings, always! If somebody wants to do a causal dinner, I’m always like “should we get dumplings?” because I want them always and will take any excuse to go out for them. That said I also love making my ow and these are all kinds of perfect. A delicate filling, delicious spicy broth and greens – this is a health food blog after all.

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SALT AND PEPPER PRAWNS

These prawns are the best! They’re so full of flavour and, thanks to the chickpea flour coating, are crispy and golden. The spicy salt seasoning makes them super delicious. Just writing about them makes me want to eat them again…

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MUSHROOM AND SPRING ONION DUMPLINGS

Mushroom and spring onion dumplings     In case you’ve just arrived here by chance I’ll fill you in on something important about me: I love dumplings. Dumplings are life and I love them in all their many forms. I’ve tried many vegetarian dumplings and these are definitely my favourite ones. Tis rich mushrooms with the fresh chives is just such a good combination!

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