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January #News #GrowingLocal

As ever a good deal has happened since my last blogging action. First and foremost I have some really exciting news to share with you, I’m becoming a director of Growing Local, a Hereford based Community Interest Company…….

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Fressh @ Eat Your Veg

Today was my eighth Fressh @ Eat Your Veg stall, and high time I reported on how it’s all going. Fressh is my foray into ‘adult’ food, a more grown up, spiced up, saladed up Eat Your Veg if you like….

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My #HealthyDinnersClub

A little newsy post for you today on my after school cook clubs. Since the Spring I’ve been lucky enough to receive Big Lottery funding on behalf of two local Herefordshire schools to run healthy eating cook classes……

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Fruity-Licious Banana Bread

The unanimous baking request from my latest after school ‘Healthy Snacks Club’ group was for Banana Bread. I don’t blame them, banana bread’s a total gem of a yummy bake and a cinch to make too. This one’s packed full of good stuff too…..

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Sugar-Free Choc, Fruit & Nut ENERGY BALLS

Shamazingly sugar-free these tasty balls of energy are choca full of so much good stuff. Dates and apricots (plus any other dried fruit of your fancy), nuts, coconut, unsweetened cocoa powder and oats. Whizzed up and made in minutes they’re a raw food choccie wonder hit of a snack.

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Child Friendly Chilli Con Carne!

A quick and easy Chilli con Carne recipe, packed full of flavour but without being too spicy and of course containing a healthy quota of added veggies! Plus a fun smidgen of chocolate for a teensy bit of Mexican authenticity….

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Eat Your Veg HQ #News #Summer

#Fressh@EatYourVeg #StreetFood #FamilyCookeryEvents #Holidays #Istanbul #TheGarden

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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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