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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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January’s Family Foodies

Happy New Year family foodies, may your 2015 be healthy, prosperous and full of deliciousness. To begin the brand new year as we mean to go on, Family Foodies is having a little health kick and we’re asking you to link up your healthier child-friendly recipes….

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A Very Merry Christmas and Festive Dips & Sticks!

Christmas doesn’t have to be all about the naughty stuff you know. There’s plenty of good stuff to be had amongst the endless choccies, sweets, sausage rolls and mince pies. I’m not saying to avoid it all, just apply a little balance here and there if you can…..

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November’s Family Foodies Vegetarian Round-Up

November’s Family Foodies went Veggie for our first time, and as ever we had a fabulous array of inventive and of course exceptionally tasty looking family friendly recipes linked up…..

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A Handy Little Side Number: Bejeweled Rice & Quinoa

Made from start to finish in ten minutes flat this certainly is a handy little side number. And with the silly season in our midst it could be a useful healthy side to have up your sleeve….

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Eating Well Whilst on the Go ‘Lunch in a Jar’

For a healthy take on a Pot Noodle take a largish jar and pack it full to the brim with a selection of shredded veggies, preferably from across the colour spectrum of the rainbow. Add fine rice noodles and oodles of flavour……

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Go ActiFry! Courgette, Chorizo & Sun Dried Tomato Risotto

I was recently asked if I’d like to try out a Tefal ActiFry. Not only does it make the best, crunchiest and healthiest chips ever but it’s more than capable of producing a variety of healthy family meals, including excellent hassle free risottos.

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Pea & Coriander Soup in a Flash!

This is a soup I make when we’re down on the veggies, handily made out of frozen peas which I make sure we always have in. Livened up with lots of lovely fragrant coriander, but also tasty with a bunch of parsley or mint if you happen to have it. And truly made in a flash!

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Easy Bakes for Kids: Jacques’s Butternut Muffins

A great little make for budding mini-cooks, with plenty of elements they can do entirely themselves. Older kids could easily follow the whole recipe on their own, there’s no great skill involved, simply weighing, grating, stirring and assembly…..

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September’s FSF ‘Getting Fruity’ Round Up

As ever I’ve been blown away by the diversity and ingenuity of all your entries, from homemade Jaffa Cakes to Muffins, Mini Loaf Cakes to Cheesecakes, Ice Creams, Sorbets, Jam, Ketchup, Fools, Tarts and Cakes a plenty……

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November’s Family Foodies goes Veggie!

This month on Family Foodies we’ve decided on a veggie theme for our first time, a theme very much at the core of Eat Your Veg. Whilst we’re not exclusively vegetarian here I’d say my little lot don’t eat meat for at least four days out of seven….

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