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Puffed Quinoa and Nut Bars

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From ChoosingChia.com Ingredients 1 cup pitted Medjool dates 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of salt 3/4 cup puffed quinoa 3 tbsp pumpkin seeds 2 tbsp sunflower seeds 1/4 cup chopped almonds Method Soak the dates in warm water for 5 minutes then drain. Add… Read More »Puffed Quinoa and Nut Bars

Bombay potatoes

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Based on a recipe from BBC Good Food. Photo from Pixabay. Ingredients 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated 2 large garlic cloves 6 large tomatoes, halved, deseeded and chopped 800g new potatoes, halved 3 tbsp oil of your choice 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 chillies, halved, deseeded… Read More »Bombay potatoes

Banana lollies

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This recipe is as easy as pie and lovely for children. Ripe bananas and lolly sticks is all you will need. True Food often have very ripe bananas so look out for them. Photo: pixabay Ingredients Ripe bananas Lolly sticks Chocolate (optional) Method Cut the bananas in half… Read More »Banana lollies

Mixed berry yogurt dessert

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Recipe by Diana Earnshaw. Picture from Pixabay. Ingredients 250g frozen mixed berries. (Lovely strawberries at True Food at the moment!) 1-2 tbsp runny honey depending on the sweetness of your chosen berries. 250g thick yogurt of your choice (strain it if you only have the usual yogurt) Method… Read More »Mixed berry yogurt dessert

Beet Kvass

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A drink which is possibly Ukranian in origin. Recipe and picture from TinandThymeUK Ingredients 3 medium sized organic beetroots – scrubbed well 1 ½ tsp sea salt spring water (not tap water) Method Chop the beetroot into rough chunks and place in the bottom of a sealable 1… Read More »Beet Kvass

Apple Crisps

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Apple Crisps By Diana Earnshaw, Volunteer Contributor Related articles: Dealing with a glut – and making the best of inexpensive seasonal food Ingredients 0 Method Good for both eaters and cookers. Use a mandolin to slice apples thinly (they need to be of an even thinness to dry… Read More »Apple Crisps

Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut Squash Soup Based on BBC Good Food receipe Related article: Squashes Related receipes: Roasted Squash & Walnuts and Baked Squash Ingredients 1 butternut squash (or small pumpkin) 2 tbsp olive oil 1tbsp butter 2 onions, diced 1 clove garlic, finely chopped/crushed 1-2 red chillis (to your liking), finely… Read More »Butternut Squash Soup