Pumpkin and Lentil Soup

To make: In the slow cooker put: 2 litres of stock or broth 8 carrots chopped ½ a pumpkin peeled and chopped 5 tbsp olive oil 5 tbsp curry powder or similar 4 cups of split red lentils Garlic 2 onions chopped Salt, pepper and chilli to taste Cook in the slow cooker for around…

Leek And Potato Soup

In a large pot put: 25 grams of butter or olive oil 2 tbsp nutritional yeast salt and pepper to taste 1 leek chopped 5 celery sticks chopped Cook until leeks and celery are soft. Meanwhile in another pot: Boil 5 to 6 medium sized potatoes until cooked. When potatoes are cooked: Add: two tins…

Tamarilo Chutney

To Make: In a pot put: 1 red onion diced 1 tsp of butter or olive oil. Cook until onion translucent. Add: 15 (ish) medium sized tamarilo’s, 2 tsps of molasses 2 tsps lemon juice salt and pepper (to taste) 1/4 cup water Cook until sauce is thick and tamarilo’s are soft (about ten minutes)…

How to Make Delicious Soup in three easy steps

Soups are perfect for those cold winter days and can be made in advance, chucked in the slow cooker so dinner is ready when you get home and frozen for those days when you can’t be arsed cooking but need instant food. Making Broth as a starter for all soups is a fab and cheap…

Gluten Free Pastry made with legumes

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 2 tin of chickpeas/cannelini beans or kidney beans, drained 2 cloves of garlic 1 tsp dry mustard 4 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 80 grams of butter – make it df and use a df butter substitute or lard…

Mini Mince & Cheese Pies

To make: In the whizzer, whizz til a smoothish dough 1 tin of chickpeas drained 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 tsp dry mustard 2 heaped tbsps of gf flour (I used a gf bread mix) 50 grams of butter salt and pepper to taste 50 grams of cheese 2 tsps of baking powder Take a…

Sausage Pie

Sausage Pie loaded with veges and all ready to be topped with mashed potato and banged in the oven. To make: In a large casserole dish put in any mix veges of your choice with: 500 grams of sausage meat 2 to 3 onions chopped or grated Apples peeled and chopped or grated 2 –…

Shepherds Pie

I love cooking once, eating twice or even three times! This serves heaps of people and can be made in advance, cooked slowly in the oven or banged in the slow cooker, reheated, or frozen and reheated. A perfect recipe for those extra days when you know you’ll be home late. Make it vegetarian and…

Thai Fish Cake’s

Thai Fish Cakes To Make: In the whizzer whizz til smooth: 2 eggs 1 425 gram tin of tuna, drained 1 packet of Thai Green or Red Curry 2 tbsps of flour 2 tsps of baking powder 1/2 tin coconut cream lots of peeled garlic Add: 2 cups of grated courgette Whizz briefly Pan fry…

Apricot Chicken

To make the Apricot Sauce: Pan fry in olive oil: 2 onions, diced lots of garlic, diced Cook until translucent. Add: 2 tins (drained of apricots) or the same amount of fresh or frozen apricots) 1/2 tsp dry mustard powder 1 tsp oregano fresh or dried 1/2 tsp smoked paprika salt and pepper and chili…