Tag Archives: Mint

Dried Herbs

Having moved to our wonderful new home in March of this year, I haven’t been trying out many new recipes lately but sticking to my tried and trusted favourites. We are having such an exciting time sorting everything out and … 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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Spicy Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato and Tenderstem Broccoli with a Minty Yoghurt Dressing

I love a meal where I can put just one dish of food in the middle of the table and we can help ourselves. This (and slight variations) is a firm favourite in our home as it is very quick, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Minty Cups or After-Dinner Mints

Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively affect your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate (not the sugary … Continue reading

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Shredded Beef with Tzatziki

When my sons were young, we spent many a happy holiday on various Greek Islands and I came to love Greek food, especially Tzatziki so when I spotted this recipe in one of my books I wanted to try it … Continue reading

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Herbs, Herbs, Herbs……..

I love herbs!   I’m not sure which one is my favourite – basil is definitely up there at the top but so are coriander, mint and dill;  not forgetting parsley, rosemary and thyme.   And then there is oregano etc.  I … Continue reading

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Watermelon Salad with Rocket, Goat’s Cheese and Candied Walnuts

My grand-daughter was staying with us during her half-term holiday when her mummy, Juicy Health, sent me this recipe.  Strangely enough, I had a huge slice of watermelon in the fridge so I set about making these delicious salad “nibbles”. … Continue reading

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Oven-baked Falafel

These Middle Eastern falafel balls are such a versatile food that you will usually find a large bag of them in my freezer.  The beauty of them is that the recipe can be slightly adjusted each time using different herbs … Continue reading

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