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A Trio of Magically Instant Fruity Ice Creams

With hols in mind this is just a quickie of a recipe today, but a summer corker of one if you ask me. Instant ice cream, need I say more? By using frozen fruit you can magically whiz up a healthy, no nasties, ice cream in a processor in a mere minute or two. Amazeballs.

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I’m Back! With a Broad Bean & Feta Dip for starters….

I’m not entirely sure how it’s happened but more than a month has passed since my last blog post. Which is definitely a record in the whole five whole years I’ve been blogging. Ouchy. Apologies. And about time I seriously got back on it folks. It’s not exactly that I haven’t been recipe concocting, far from it……

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Baked Fish Cakes with Sweet Potato Wedges

Love a fishcake? We certainly do round here, and if you’ve never made them before they really are a bit of a doddle. A slightly messy doddle maybe, but a fun one nevertheless. And a great little make for the kids…..

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Eat Your Veg HQ #News #May

Welcome to the first of my new ‘news’ post folks, a brand new feature on Eat Your Veg and something I’ve been meaning to write for some time now. All year in fact. Things certainly have been busy around here lately…..

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Gnocchi, Tomato & Summer Veggie Bake

It’s National Vegetarian Week this week folks, a week that encourages the UK to go ‘veggie’ and explore new and delicious vegetarian meals. Whilst we’re not all-out veggies here at Eat Your Veg, by our very namesake we are partial to a meatless meal pretty often……

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Meatballs with a Hidden Veggie Tommie Sauce

Now standard meatballs are okay for you but not exactly screaming with healthy credentials. But my balls are made with lean pork and beef mince and get to bathe in a tommie sauce packed full of hidden veggies…..

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Tomato Soup with Hidden Veggies for Canned Food Week

Who’d have thought a soup made with tinned chopped tomatoes could be so delish? And packed full of so many hidden veggies it’s an incredibly healthy recipe too, and truly a cinch to make ……

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Chicken Tikka Masala & have a happy ActiFryDay!

I was invited by Tefal to take part in their ActiFryDay Challenge to demonstrate easy ways to swop a Friday night takeaway for a healthier homemade alternative using the ActiFry health frier. Naturally a challenge right up the Eat Your Veg street….

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Sponsored Video: Celebrating a delicious British Easter with Sainburys

For us it’s a holiday of staying at home, keeping our ‘jamas on for as long as is decent, leisurely breakies, maybe even a sneakie morning movie, picnics, bike rides, doggie walks, no doubt lots of mud, maybe a hill walk, day trips out, relatives, friends, fun. Hopefully lots of baking thrown in too…..

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Yogurt Pot Cakes

These little yogurt pot cakes are about as simple as cake can be to make for even the littlest of little chefs. No need for scales as all ingredients are measured by the handy employment of a small yogurt pot. No careful mixing, whisking or folding……

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@ Eat Your Veg HQ We Say YES! #March

It’s been a while since my last review post so I’ve quite a collection for you this month, busy as we may have been at Eat Your Veg HQ lately we’ve still found the time to munch our way through oodles of tasty new foods and test out a range of great new gear…..

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Butternut, Sweet Potato, Coconut & Ginger Soup

Soup’s a bit of a mega mid-week staple round here and it’s rare a week goes by without either one of The Monsters declaring a desire for something soupy for their tea. Here’s a more flavoursome twist on a butternut, sweet potato and lentil one….

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March Family Foodies event: Let’s Get Baking!

Let’s Get Baking folks, preferably with those little ones getting down and floury too, but do link up any of your child-friendly bakes. We’re talking biscuits, breads, tarts, pies, cakes, muffins, brownies, traybakes. Sweet or savoury, anything goes……

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#WIN Higgidy goodies to celebrate British Pie Week!

Just in case you hadn’t heard it’s British Pie Week this week and to help you celebrate, West Sussex based piemakers Higgidy are giving away a copy of The Higgidy Cookbook, a Higgidy apron and £15 of Higgidy vouchers to spend on their pies……

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Kale & Mushroom Pancakes

For my Shrove Tuesday recipe this year I thought I’d go for something savoury for a change, with seasonal and abundant kale, garlic mushrooms, Ricotta, Parmesan, plus a little nutmeg, black pepper and lemon juice. Topped with tommie sauce, more Parmesan then oven baked ……

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Homemade ♥ Florentines!

I have two sentimental reasons for making florentines. The first stems back twenty two years, back to my first year at Uni in Newcastle upon Tyne and to my local corner shop that sold the most delectably delicious florentines ever, biggies too……

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The ‘Healthy Kids’ Round-Up

January’s Family Foodies event was all about ‘healthy kids’, needless to say a theme right up the Eat Your Veg street. And by heck did we get some temptingly tasty wholesome fodder…..

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A Lighter & Leaner Good Ol’ Lancashire Hotpot

I couldn’t just serve you up a classic Hotpot of the Betty variety, mine’s been given the Eat Your Veg makeover. A healthier, leaner and lower in fat version with a heartier abundance of root veggies and a smattering of pearl barley to boot….

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Fruity Bread & Butter Pud

A healthier than usual Bread & Butter Pud, only using no butter. And made with fruit bread layered with apple and cinnamon to give a healthy, but scrummy, twist to this British classic.

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Veggie Cottage Pie topped with Sweet Potato Mash

We do love a cottage pie around here, an invariably popular option with The Monsters. This one’s vegetarian, vegan in fact, and packed full of loads of lovely veggies, Puy lentils and Quorn.

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