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Satay Vegetables


Something quick and easy for you this week. It was late. I was hungry! We had vegetables left over from a barbecue and I had just seen a picture of satay chicken, so I thought, let’s try satay vegetables! It worked! These vegetables still have their own taste but are covered in a sticky peanut sauce, then sprinkled with that…

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Summer Fun


The sun is shining, it is the school holidays and not much cooking is going on here! We’ve been munching on watermelon slices, watermelon cubes and watermelon pizza! 😛 We’ve made watermelon smoothies and watermelon cocktails! We’re fortunate that we have several Asian Supermarkets nearby and they stock the tastiest, biggest watermelons that would probably be too oval and too…

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Peanut Butter Swirl Ice Cream


It. Is. Hot! Like, baking hot! This is the U.K. It doesn’t do hot! At least, it didn’t! The last couple of days have been around 33c (91f) and that for us, when summer usually averages around 20c (68f) is very hot! Hence no cooking, just salads and ice-lollies this week! Oh and I so forgot how delicious this simple…

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Mini Veggie Burgers


Well, these went down amazingly well! 🙂 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! 😀 Banana blossom is the blossom from a banana tree! 😛 I guess you didn’t see that coming! 😛 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! 😛 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! 😛 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! 🙂 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! 😛 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! 😀 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. 🙂 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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