Foodie Friday: Stuffed butternut squash

Foodie Friday: Warm up this weekend with this roast butternut squash stuffed with quinoa, feta, pine nuts, olives and loads of healthy veggies. Ingredients: 1 Medium sized butternut squash. 80grams quinoa (cooked according to packet, or for ease use ready-cooked) 100 grams feta 2 small carrots grated 2 peppers chopped 100 grams chopped olives (I…

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Foodie Friday: Only have 30 minutes to whip up a delicious and impressive dinner? This seared tuna steak marinated in soy sauce this is a winner every time! I’ve served it here with cabbage stir-fried with garlic, soy-sauce and toasted sesame oil but you could serve it with any veg you fancy. Ingredients: Tuna steak…

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Foodie Friday: This chickpea and spinach curry recipe is taken from the Buddhist Chef, an awesome resource for vegan cooking, if that’s your cup of tea! If not feel fee to add chopped chicken breast to satisfy those meat cravings! Ingredients: 200 g short grain brown rice (rinsed) 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped…

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Foodie Friday: The beginning of Autumn brings a need for warming, grounding food. This simple roast pumpkin soup will hit the spot. Perfect for lunch with a lovely chunk of bread. Ingredients: 500g pumpkin or squash 1 large onion finely chopped 500ml vegetable stock 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika Olive oil Salt&pepper Method:…

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Foodie Friday: Spinach & Eggs – 2 nutritional superstars that are a great choice for breakfast or lunch. Spinach and eggs are nutrient-dense foods, and starting off your day with a nutritious breakfast can help you meet your daily nutrient recommendations. Spinach is high in calcium, which is necessary for bone health; iron, which is…

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Foodie Friday: These cool autumn days are the perfect time to snuggle up with a bowl of spiced stewed apples. This is super simple to make and is delicious served warm or cold. I love having it for breakfast with coconut yogurt, berries and seeds. Ingredients: 500g cooking apples (or other tart, sharp apples) 1…

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Foodie Friday: Channelling some sun-soaked, Mediterranean vibes this grey London morning with this simple and delicious combination: Courgette ribbons marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper, a chunk of goat’s cheese and a generous serving of tapenade, that tangy black-olive paste. This makes a quick and easy starter, or lunch for 1!

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Foodie Friday: Warm salad of roast aubergine & broccoli with a lemon, anchovy & parsley dressing. This works well as a main meal or as a side dish for grilled meats like lamb. Serves 2. Ingredients for the salad:
 One aubergine, sliced in 1inch rounds A head of broccoli
 One teaspoon of dried red chilli…

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Lentil, carrot and date salad with mint and harissa * Severs 4 – 6 as a side dish Ingredients 175g puy lentils 4 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, grated to a puree 3/4 tsp cumin seeds 3/4 tsp caraway seeds 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, crushed 1 1/2 tbsp harissa 1 tsp light brown…