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quinoa salad in a white square bowl

Batch cook tasty lunch for everyone with this easy quinoa


Quinoa Lunch Bowl Quinoa is one of those foods which is still relatively new to the UK. If you are unfamiliar with the pronunciation it is ‘keen-wah’. Quinoa is a great nutritious food, full of protein – which is especially great on a plant based diet as it contains all 9 essential amino acids. This little wholegrain (althought technically a…

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Yummy Tofu and other Vegan Wholefood Finds in Croatia!


Yummy Tofu and other Vegan Wholefood Finds in Croatia! Croatia was ‘not’ a place I expected to just be able to shop for what I needed… hence my suitcase on the way here half full of coconut milk, gluten-free flour, fruit leathers and other nibbly snacks! How ‘wrong’ could I be!!! I am astounded! Not only were there alternatives to dairy…

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Freeeeee! Free From Dairy. Egg. Gluten.


Freeeeee! Free From Dairy. Egg. Gluten 🙂 Good morning! Happy Friday! It’s almost the weekend! and today is the first day in a whole month that I can post whatever I want without trying to contortion it into letter of the day! 🙂 For those of you unaware, for the whole month of April I was partaking in an A-Z alphabet…

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Quick Quinoa! (Yes… its Q of the A-Z Challenge)


Quick Quinoa Q for my A-Z alphabet challenge was always going to be quinoa! (pronounced keen-wah). Quinoa is a grain which contains high amounts of protein and is actually one of the few plants foods which is classed as a complete protein! Yes meat eaters! See… there are plant foods which are complete proteins too! 🙂 🙂 🙂 Quinoa also…

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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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