Snack, Soup, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Broccoli, Pea and Spinach Soup

Green vegetables always make a colourful and tasty soup which is healthy and cheap to make. I always make a big pot and freeze into portions. Perfect for a quick lunch or warming mug after a winters walk.  The addition of the lemon juice enhances the different flavours of the vegetables but...

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Gluten-Free, Snack, Vegetarian

Oven-baked Frittata

This can be made ahead and keeps well in the fridge covered for up to 2 days. It can also be a lovely canapé for having with drinks on a summer’s evening, by just cutting up into small bite-size squares and having on their own, or on a cocktail stick with olives.

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Picnic, Snack

Filo Picnic Baskets

Simple and cheap way to have a tasty snack or lunch to suit the whole family and use any bits and pieces left in the fridge or store cupboard.  You can please everyone without too much work – vegans, vegetarians, dairy-free….. simply put a selection of fillings on the side and...

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Breakfast, Brunch, Picnic, Snack

Cheese and bacon muffins

There is nothing as good as a family brunch around the table on Sunday morning. These muffins make a perfect choice and can be served with poached eggs and grilled or slow-roasted tomatoes. This is a lovely recipe for using up that yogurt lurking in the fridge near its sell by date!  ...

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Brunch, Salads, Snack

Slow-roasted tomatoes with herbs

Great to do when there is a glut of our beautiful plump crimson-tomatoes. The tomato is from the Nightshade family. Tomatoes are botanically defined as fruits because they form from a flower and contain seeds but is usually prepared and eaten as a vegetable.Tomatoes are a good dietary...

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