Tag Archives: Vegetables

Spicy Rubbed Pork Tenderloin & Roasted Vegetables

This recipe is so quick, simple and uses just one large baking tray for cooking. The tenderloin doesn’t take long to cook so be careful not to overdo it. The meat is really tender and flavoursome and you can change … Continue reading

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Cashew Coated Cauliflower “Steaks” with a Lemony Date Relish

I love trying new recipes and this one was no exception.  I had a beautiful huge cauliflower in the kitchen just begging to be sliced into steaks and I also had some Medjool dates in the cupboard which were starting … Continue reading

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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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Broccoli Rice

I read an interesting article in the newspaper earlier this week about broccoli and the healthiest way to eat it.  As I had a large head of broccoli in my fridge I decided to experiment with it as I was … 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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Cod Fillets wrapped in Parma Ham with Mediterranean Vegetables

This is such a lovely, colourful and healthy way to serve up cod fillets and you can ring the changes by using different vegetables or pesto. My pieces of cod were quite large so I made four smaller fillets, used … 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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Homemade Sweet Potato Rosti served with Asparagus

I’ve always loved Rosti and there are loads of different ways to make it.  I remember years ago being advised to par-boil the potatoes first, before grating, as this gives a much nicer Rosti and to this day I have … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato ‘Crisps’

In need of a snack one evening and a lonely sweet potato sitting in my vegetable basket made up my mind to quickly make some ‘crisps’. Nothing could be easier than thinly slicing a peeled sweet potato using either a … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato, Beetroot and Goat’s Cheese Galette

I’ve always ‘roughly’ known what a galette was but when I decided to make this recipe I looked up the meaning just to satisfy myself. The term galette is used primarily to refer to rather rustic, free-form tarts-made with a single … Continue reading

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