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Cheese & Butternut Scones

I do love a cheesy scone, probably more than a sweet one. The same goes for The Monsters, being the cheese fiends that they are. I was particularly pleased with how these turned out as the recipe’s a good deal healthier than your usual scone….

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Sugar Tax is not hard-hitting enough

I was delighted to have been asked last week by The Hereford Times to write an article on my opinions of the Sugar Tax. Even more chuffed to be labelled a ‘healthy eating ambassador’…….

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A Bangin’ Bangers & Beans Super-Stew

Stew weather or not this is a truly child-friendly crowd pleaser of a stew that I couldn’t resist posting as we near the end of March. User-tasty yet high in the healthy stakes with plenty of veggies, beans and pearl barley……

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Oaty-Licious Apple & Pear Crumble

A bit of a simple recipe today but everyone should learn to make a crumble, a healthier-than-most pud. A bare few minutes to make and not much longer to bake and you’re quickly transported to comfort food pudding nirvana.

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March #News #Fressh

It’s been a while since I last reported on my Fressh venture; my foray into ‘grown up fodder’ in the form of a street food stall in Hereford High Town. After a marathon stretch of Fridays between August and Christmas and several Farmers Market Saturdays I decided to take a little break over the winter…..

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Baked Veggie Crisps

My oven baked veggie crisps have only the merest coating of olive or rapeseed oil and a weeny pinch of salt so are naturally so much better for you than the bought deep fried packets. My kids devoured them in about two minutes flat which says it all really. Result.

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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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