Tag Archives : soup

Slimming Soup!


Did you know that people who eat soup before a meal, tend to eat less? Why? Well, soup is generally full of water which fills you up, leaving less space for other foods! Simple concept really! Some soups however are full of cream, butter or fried additions, so obviously these types are not the best option! 😛 It’s very windy…

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Seasonal Soup


Soup! I know! Technically it’s still summer, but as I write this the rain is drizzling down with no looks of stopping! The temperature has suddenly dropped this last week by about 10 degrees centigrade so soup is definitely on the menu! This soup uses totally seasonal produce, freshly picked from the allotment. Tomatoes form the base, with onions, then…

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Tofu veg bowl


Tofu veg bowl I never used to like tofu. I didn’t get it! Now I love it as I know how to cook it properly! 🙂 That said, I hadn’t had tofu for at least a month and this… well, this was something different to anything I’ve cooked before! I was intending to make soup as the weather in the…

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Soup Season!


Soup Season! Well, the weather has definitely started changing now. Oh we still have blue skies and a bit of warmth in the morning – yesterday was even 17 degrees centigrade and demanded sunglasses, but come late afternoon it got chilly! Almost put-the-heating-on chilly!  What’s the perfect warming food… soup of course! This is filling, flavoursome and relatively easy to make…

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Daal with Chickpeas (vegan & free-from)


Daal with Chickpeas Hello 😀 It’s Wednesday (just!) and I’ve managed to get back on track (no idea how!) This week I’ve had my little sisters children staying… I’m so not used to having a 2 year old around full time! and with his 6 year old sister too! We had FUN!!! But Oh I was SO tired! Special thanks to my…

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Super Soup!


Super Soup! Don’t you just love soup! When the weather is cold, rainy or just dull, a bowl of steaming soup is just the thing to warm you up and brighten your day! 🙂 We usually have lentil soup in our house, or a tomato based chickpea or kidney bean soup, so when I saw this delicious soup on Deborah’s…

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Perfect Pumpkin…


Perfect Pumpkin… Everyone has pumpkins on their blogs! Pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin costumes, pumpkin carvings, pumpkin pancakes even pumpkin truffles! So, seems though it’s the season for them and I don’t have any pumpkin recipes on my blog yet, I thought I’d have a play and see what I could come up with! When I was much younger and…

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Mixed Bean Soup (Vegan & Free-From)


Ooo I’ve been cooking this week! SO many delicious dishes in the Life Diet Health kitchen this week I don’t know which to share with you first! The weather has changed, school is now back in full swing and Autumn is well and truly here. It is definitely soup for lunch weather and this week I’ve made a delicious hearty soup…

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Happy New Year & Tasty Free-From Potato & Leek Soup


Happy New Year & Tasty Free-From Potato & Leek Soup 2016 is here! Today is the day for all those new year resolutions to start! If I’d been writing this post ten, maybe even five years ago then I would be thinking top on your list would be dieting, less junk food, giving up drinking or smoking. Now with the…

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