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Pea and Mint Soup
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A gorgeous, green soup.
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8
Pea and Mint Soup
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A gorgeous, green soup.
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8
Servings Prep Time
2 10
Cook Time
8
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Gently warm oil on medium heat.
  2. Add onion and sweat on a medium heat for approximately 5 minutes until soft.
  3. Add peas, mint and stock.
  4. Cook for 3-4 minutes until peas are cooked.
  5. Blend to a smooth consistency.
  6. To serve, add a dollop of natural yoghurt and a sprig of fresh mint.
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Radish, Avocado, Quinoa and Broad Bean Salad
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A fresh and tasty, naturally gluten free salad
Servings Prep Time
4 30
Servings Prep Time
4 30
Radish, Avocado, Quinoa and Broad Bean Salad
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A fresh and tasty, naturally gluten free salad
Servings Prep Time
4 30
Servings Prep Time
4 30
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. Put the quinoa in a saucepan with plenty of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 9 minutes. Drain in a fine sieve and leave to dry.
  2. Meanwhile, put the broad beans in a pan of boiling water. bring back to the boil and then immediately drain in a colander. Refresh with cold water and leave to dry. if you are using ordinary, rather than baby, broad beans, you will need to remove the outer skin from each bean when cooled as they can be tough.
  3. Remove all of the rind from the lemon with a sharp knife. Over a large bowl, slice between each membrane to remove each individual segment. Squeeze all of the juice into the bowl with the segments.
  4. Peel the avocado and cut into chunks. Place in the bowl with the lemon segments and juice, ensuring each piece of avocado is coated in lemon juice.
  5. Quarter the radishes
  6. Crush the garlic. Add the garlic and cumin (if using) to the olive oil. Now stir the olive oil mixture into the quinoa.
  7. Add the broad beans and radishes to the quinoa and mix in well.
  8. Now add the avocado and lemon to the quinoa and mix in gently so as not to bruise the avocado.
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Date and Walnut Balls
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Servings Prep Time
14 balls 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
14 balls 15 minutes
Date and Walnut Balls
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Servings Prep Time
14 balls 15 minutes
Servings Prep Time
14 balls 15 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: balls
Instructions
  1. Place cacao, dates and walnuts in a food processor
  2. Blend until a thick paste
  3. Take a small amount of mixture and roll in the palms of your hand to make a small ball
  4. Roll in the coconut
  5. Store in the fridge for up to 3 days
Recipe Notes

If you are using dried dates, soak them in a little boiling water for 30 minutes before blending. Use the soaked dates, but not any excess liquid to make the balls.

If your blender is not suitable for nuts (e.g a hand blender), try one of the following:

Use a pestle and mortar, or coffee grinder, to grind the walnuts first. They turn to a paste quite quickly so check regularly.

Substitute the walnuts for ground almonds

 

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North African Stew
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This recipe is adapted from Hugh Fearnley – Whittingstall’s North African Stew, River Cottage Veg Every day, (2011)
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
North African Stew
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This recipe is adapted from Hugh Fearnley – Whittingstall’s North African Stew, River Cottage Veg Every day, (2011)
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Servings Prep Time
3 people 1 hour
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan
  2. Dice the onion and add to the warm oil
  3. Cook until the onion on a medium heat until it starts to lightly brown
  4. Add the garlic, celery, pepper, turmeric, ginger and cinnamon and cook for a couple of minutes
  5. Next add the lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes, saffron, parsley and ½ the coriander.
  6. Cook for 15 minutes
  7. Now add the butternut squash, bay leaf and stock.
  8. Over and cook gently for approximately 30 minutes
  9. Add the pasta and simmer for a further 10 minutes or until it is cooked (wholewheat will take a longer than white pasta)
  10. Serve garnished with the remaining coriander.
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