The Weekly Salad – Fiery Cucumber

The Weekly Salad – Fiery Cucumber

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always got some cucumber knocking around on the veggie trolley! I love it “a la croque au sel” but every now and...

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The Weekly Soup – Roasted Pepper and Tomato Soup

The Weekly Soup – Roasted Pepper and Tomato Soup

This is light and perfect for this time of year when you stay out longer and just want something small and tasty bur without fuss. Ingredients: 4 tomatoes; 3 red...

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The Weekly Soup – Roasted Peppers and Beetroot Soup

The Weekly Soup – Roasted Peppers and Beetroot Soup

Number 7 in the series. Time is flying by and I will be soon switching to a weekly salad.  Ingredients: 2 red peppers; 1 pack of steamed beetroots, 1...

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Vegan Orange Lentil Soup

Vegan Orange Lentil Soup

This vegan orange lentil soup tastes decadent and is an absolute head turner if you’re having guests. The secret is in how simple and quick it is to make. Some...

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Spiced Potatoes And Spinach

Spiced Potatoes And Spinach

A tasty side dish for a roast dinner maybe. Or served as a vegan main with a couple of sliced ripe tomatos. Ingredients;  500 g of potatoes; 1 bag...

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The Weekly Soup – Mushroom and Roasted Garlic

The Weekly Soup – Mushroom and Roasted Garlic

They had a special on mushrooms in Lidl. €0.39 for a pack of buttons mushrooms. So I bought 4 and figured I’d make soup with it. But I’ve always...

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Fennel Salad

Fennel Salad

I had something resembling this in a restaurant recently and it really hit the spot. It’s sharp and clean tasting and so very healthy if you forget about the...

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Greens That’ll Make You Go WOW!

Greens That’ll Make You Go WOW!

I’m moving houses this week and I don’t really have the time to cook. I also know that if I don’t eat decent food I can’t function. I get...

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A Fine Stock

A Fine Stock

Did you make like me and go completely crazy on the specials in Lidl this week? They are selling safron threads for €1.29 a pop. That is excellent value and...

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Spicy peanut butter dip

Spicy peanut butter dip

I’ve been making these courgettes bites a lot lately as tis the season and all that and I’ve been eating them with my home made sweet chili sauce. http://recessionbitesblog.wordpress.com/2014/08/11/fluffy-courgette-bites/ Tonight...

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