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Mini Veggie Burgers


Well, these went down amazingly well! πŸ™‚ As with most things in the Life Diet Health kitchen, they weren’t planned, they just kind of evolved! It started with a pack of mushrooms that were saying ‘eat me’ so I chopped them up and cooked them with an onion and some garlic, then wondered how I could make a meal for…

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Exciting Stuff! Banana Blossom Flower Fish!


Yes! Banana blossom flowers are a thing! πŸ˜€ Banana blossom is the blossom from a banana tree! πŸ˜› I guess you didn’t see that coming! πŸ˜› On a banana tree, there is a deep purple pod, and I believe the male pods would not turn into bananas if left, so you’re not harming the fruit production of the tree if…

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Appearances can be deceptive… this is not scrambled egg!


I have been wanting to try this for such a long time and I had all the ingredients! I think, because scrambled egg always left a lingering taste, that I was just not ready to try it. Well… more fool me! πŸ˜› This is so much better than scrambled egg! I almost had the boys fooled, but they knew I…

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Sticky Chocolate Cupcakes


Chocolate. Cake. I could just leave it at that as I’m sure you totally get it! πŸ˜› Okay, I won’t, I’ll tell you that these chocolate cupcakes are moist, indulgent and chocolatey, made only of plant based ingredients but able to fool the most unlikely of munchers! πŸ™‚ Of course, you can dress them up, add some fancy piping, buttercream…

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Smoky Lentil & Bean Casserole


This is a fantastic dish! I’m proud of myself! πŸ˜› Not that I’m not usually, but this… well, this is great hot or cold, is baby friendly (I’m sure she will eat it if you make it too C.)! and besides being very easy to make, it is a FREE food on Slimming World and Weight Watchers! πŸ˜€ Oh, did…

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Traditional Tagine


Tagine! If you’ve never tasted a traditional tagine (or even heard of tagine?!) then you are in for a real treat. πŸ™‚ Now a tagine is actually the name of the earthenware pot which the food is cooked in, but the food takes the name too! An authentic tagine looks like this… Traditionally I know a tagine to be a…

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Pancakes for the Weekend!


You can never have too many pancakes can you!? πŸ˜€ πŸ₯žπŸ₯žπŸ₯ž We love pancakes in this house and although we have now stopped making them daily (yes we really did for a long time)! they are still made regularly! We usually have pancakes for breakfast or brunch, but as we love them so much, we might make them for afternoon…

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Okra & Lentil Soup


So today’s recipe is a bit of a cheat! There are Gremlins in my site somewhere and I need to spend time working on it trying to sort it out! So, here is a recipe I created a while ago, but still use regularly. The weather here is cold today – we’ve gone back to 6c (43f) so soup is…

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Banoffee Cake


Sometimes I forget that making vegan food is a skill which non-vegan chefs don’t tend to have! We have just returned from a weeks holiday and although the team of chefs (and it was a BIG team of at least twenty chefs at any one meal) tried to be helpful, you could see that this really was something they were…

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