Tag Archives : Healthy meals

Tasty Tricolour Quinoa Salad (DEGF)


Tasty Tricolour Quinoa Salad (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.) Quinoa! That grain (it is actually a seed!) that’s full of protein! 🙂 Standard quinoa (at least in the UK) is the white variety and more frequently available now from local sources. However, quinoa also comes in red and black varieties. I cooked some of the black as a side to my…

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DEGF Speedy Chickpea Biryani… a challenge for you!!!


Speedy Chickpea Biryani… a challenge for you! 🙂 As you probably know I like to use my own recipes which I have created from scratch 🙂 However, this is a challenge not set by me, but by the British Children’s Food Trust ‘Lets Get Cooking’ team. The idea is that this weekend starting from TODAY everyone should cook the same speedy…

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Pie week… DEGF Caramelised onion, potato and bean pies.


Pie week… DEGF Caramelised onion, potato and bean pies (Yes, they really are Dairy, Egg & Gluten free!) I had seriously forgotten how much I liked loved pies! The light but crisp crunch of the pastry breaking away to reveal a delicious mouthful of pure complimentary tastes. The meatiness of all that food in one bite (without the meat!) but…

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Spicy Vegetable Casserole aka Stewp!


Spicy Vegetable Casserole aka Stewp! How quickly this week has gone! Oh well, I guess it’s only another five weeks to the next school holiday! 🙂 Hopefully next week I’ll get the chance to try out some delicious new recipes that I’ve been planning in my head for too long! For now though here’s a lovely creation named “Stewp” thanks to…

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Happy Chinese New Year: Lettuce Wraps. DEGF


Chinese New Year: Lettuce Wraps (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.) It’s the start of the Chinese New Year celebrations. I thought it was the year of the Goat but it appears that “Yang” translates as Goat, Sheep or Ram so 2015 can be any of those years! 🙂 If you don’t know the story of how the Chinese New Years were…

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Quick & Tasty Vegetable Rice


Quick & Tasty Vegetable Rice I had so many things to write today, little snippets I’d been saving but now my day has run away with me! This morning we have already had glorious bright glaring sunshine, followed by a giant black shadow throwing down bucket loads of rain, then the sunshine returning almost immediately! Looking outside now I can…

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