Tag Archives: Carrots

Chicken Chow Mein

I absolutely love this recipe as it can be adapted to use up almost any vegetable in the kitchen: instead of using bok choy, sugar snap peas could be used or green beans, cabbage, spinach or broccoli. Prawns instead of … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake

There are not many people who don’t like to enjoy a slice of cake along with their cup of coffee or tea. This carrot cake, completely gluten and refined sugar free, is absolutely perfect and very simple to make. Beautifully … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Noodle Salad

This is a really lovely salad to serve alongside chicken, meat or fish.   Alternatively, it is very tasty eaten on its own.   I quite like adding shredded chicken (the remains of a roast) to the salad and leaving everyone to … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon, Vegetables and a Minty Yoghurt Dip

It must have been one of the hottest days of the year (so far) whilst our grand-daughter was staying with us.  After spending the morning on the beach we managed to persuade her to get some shade by sitting under … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Carrot Fritters

Adding a little chilli and cumin powder to these fritters gives a really nice ‘bite’ and flavour to them and the spices can be adjusted according to taste. The finished mix needs to be wet but not overly-so, so depending … Continue reading

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Winter-warming Beef and Chestnut Stew

Another good recipe for the slow-cooker.  I’m not sure where I got this recipe from but I have been making it for years; originally on the hob and in the oven, but last year I graduated it to my slow-cooker … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup

I have often mentioned that my husband is addicted to soup.   So much so, that I sometimes have trouble keeping up with a supply, especially during the summer months when I am often found on the Isle of Wight.  I … Continue reading

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