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Family Foodies August & September Round Up: The Under 2s

For our first time ever on Family Foodies we decided to invite you to share your recipes specifically aimed at The Under 2s. That sometimes tricky, occasionally finickity but always messy brigade of first time eaters!

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Homemade Oxtail Soup & a Donald Russell ‘Humble Cuts’ #GIVEAWAY!

Need a hug in a mug then this is the recipe for you, deliciously warming and hearty slow cooked Oxtail Soup. Also a GIVEAWAY to win a selection of online butcher Donald Russell’s ‘Humble Cuts’

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My Higgidy Pie #RecipeHunt entry: Chunky Chilli Fish Pie!

Few can deny that I both love a challenge and I love a good pie, so when the lovely folk at Higgidy asked if I wanted to take part in their Recipe Hunt to create a brand spanking new pie to be the next Special Guest Pie you can guess my response…

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Banana & Oat Breakfast Smoothie

Ever since I was sent my beloved Russell Hobbs Illumina jug blender to try out back in May, there’s been a distinct increase in smoothie making at Eat Your Veg HQ, which has to be a good thing.

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Pepper Power Pesto!

Kids generally go a bit loopy for pesto and pasta, so why not make your own? A total cinch to make and with the added inclusion of lots of lovely roasted red peppers this is a particularly tasty and nutritious recipe.

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Following my recent visit to one of the UK’s biggest pepper farms, Thanet Earth in Kent, I’m on a bit of Pepper Power mission to bring you a selection of family-friendly uber-tasty simple pepper recipes, the first of which is in hummus form….

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Slow Cooked Oxtail Stew

Taking a positive spin on the finality of the summer one of my favourite end of season markers has to be the glorious onset of wintery stews, casseroles and slow cooked treats. All of which go down a storm with The Monsters…..

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Wholemeal Sweet Potato, Butternut & Smoked Cheese Pasties & WIN a #BakingMad HAMPER!

It’s been a long, long time since I last baked pasties and when asked by the #BakingMad folks to trial a recipe from their baking site, it so had to be these cheeky Autumnal yummies. Find the recipe here and win yourselves a Baking Mad hamper too.

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P_P_Pick up a Pepper!

Did you know there’s three times the amount of vitamin C in red or orange peppers than in oranges and a mere half a pepper contains 100% of your daily requirement? Bet you didn’t. To be honest nor did I, at least not until I visited Thanet Earth in Kent…..

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@ Eat Your Veg HQ we say YES! #September

Welcome to a brand new feature on Eat Your Veg, my monthly review post of what’s currently hot at Eat Your Veg HQ. Chief tasting panel of Francesca (5), Jacques (4) and myself (undisclosed age)….

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September’s Four Seasons Food event gets FRUITY

Welcome to a brand new month on Four Seasons Food (admittedly a little late I accept!) and indeed a brand new season. I love Autumn and the noted crispness in the air, for the beauty of the changing colours around us but most of all I love it for the splendidly rich bounty it presents us with.

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Blackberry & Apple Yogurt Fool: Goodbye Holidays and Hello Autumn

It’s me, long lost Louisa folks, finally back after my summer holiday’s absence and welcoming fruitful Autumn with open arms. First up, a delightfully simple recipe for Apple and Blackberry Fool, perfect as a quickie dessert or an on-the-go snack in one of Nom Nom Kids reusable pouches….

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Happy Holidays Folks!

Whilst I may have had the very best of intentions to carry on blogging through the summer, the same intentions I have every summer, in reality there just isn’t the time to fit everything in. As I’m sure anyone with small children will attest to…..

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August & September’s #FamilyFoodies event NOW OPEN!

As they’ve thus far been a little sidelined we’ve decided to focus on The Under Two’s for August’s Family Foodies. Recipes for the teeny weeny new-to-food weaners from super-smooth veggie purees to those with a few protein lumps and bumps and first finger foods

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Oatmeal Mackerel Fillets with Rhubarb

Following on from my Oat & Spelt Soda Bread a few weeks ago I’ve another oaty recipe for you today. This time keen to try out the Oatmeal the lovely folks at Mornflake gave me I used it to coat some delicious fresh mackerel fillets….

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‘Chill Out Baby’ with Instant Choc-Ana Ice Cream

I’ve really got into instant ice cream lately, so much so it’s seriously threatening to become my latest obsession. This one’s made with just four ingredients: frozen bananas, cocoa, honey and buttermilk, ’tis all.

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Barbie-tastic Dinner on a Stick!

With all this fabulously hot weather we’re enjoying it seemed most fitting that I post a barbie recipe or two. Food on sticks never ceases to impress The Monsters, nor most peeps for that matter. Today I have for you a complete dinner on a stick, bangers, spuds and veggies!

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June’s Family Foodies Al Fresco Round-Up

My apologies on how late my round up is this month, but it’s been a very busy few weeks at Eat Your Veg. And there were a crazy delicious number of barbecue, picnic and al fresco entries linked up

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Love a Salad? Then you’ll love this GIVEAWAY!

I have a brand new salady giveaway for you folks! The lovely folks at Florette have offered a fab bundle of goodies for one lucky Eat Your Veg reader

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Trees and Dirt: Quickie Broccoli Pasta

I love a quickie mid-week dinner. Something that can be knocked up in less than thirty minutes yet’s wholesome, sustaining and contains a good wad of veggies. This wholewheat pasta dish can be made in fourteen minutes…..

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