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Vegetable Harira Soup

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This Vegetable Harira soup is perfect for a cold winters day. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 can chickpeas rinsed and drained 1 pinch saffron threads 2 cans chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 medium onions chopped 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 stalks celery chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon ground ginger 5 cups water 200g black…

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Chilli Jam

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This Chilli Jam is the perfect accompaniment to all dishes especially Zucchini Fritters. Ingredients 5 tablespoons olive oil 4 large onions diced 4 garlic cloves chopped 2 small red chillis de-seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons raw sugar   Method Heat the oil in a frying pan until hot then add the onions and garlic, reduce the heat to low…

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Vegetable Bake

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This is a delicious vegetable bake that can easily feed a family. Serves 4 – 6 people Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups water 2 cups pumpkin chopped into chunks 2 red capsicums chopped into chunks 2 carrots sliced ½ sweet potato chopped into chunks 2 tablespoons coconut oil Salt and pepper Pinch of cinnamon…

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Baked Eggs

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This baked eggs dish is perfect for anytime of the day! Serves 4 Ingredients  1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion chopped 1 red capsicum chopped 2 garlic cloves crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 cans chopped tomatoes 1 can red kidney beans 2 tablespoons fresh coriander 4 free range eggs 1 fresh…

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Minestrone Soup

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On a cold winters day there is nothing better than making a big pot of Minestrone Soup! Serves 4 – 6 Ingredients 1 tin cannellini beans 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion chopped 2 cloves garlic crushed 3 potatoes chopped 3 carrots chopped 1 leek chopped 1 stick celery chopped 1 zucchini chopped 1 cup…

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Soba Noodles and Mushrooms

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Are you in a rush? Never mind 15 minute meals this is a 10 minute meal! Quick and easy soba noodles and mushrooms. Serves 2   Ingredients 200g Soba noodles 2 tablespoons sesame oil 1 red onion sliced 200g sliced mushrooms 2 cloves garlic crushed Freshly ground black pepper Drizzle of tamari (soy sauce)  …

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Drink Up! It’s Good for Your Health

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Drink up! it’s good for your health, well in moderation anyway. The benefits of light to moderate drinking have been revealed in a great deal of current research. Red wine leads the way with various reports establishing its anti-cancer, anti-stroke, anti-diabetes, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Not to mention lessening your risk of dementia. This “super-food”…

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Indian Cauliflower Risotto

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This is a Indian Cauliflower Risotto is a great dish if you are looking for something different to try. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves crushed 2 teaspoons minced ginger ¾ cup uncooked basmati rice 3 cups small cauliflower florets 1 can chickpeas rinsed and drained…

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Tofu and Cashew Stir Fry

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This tofu and cashew stir fry is such a colourful dish it will make you smile whilst you’re cooking and is also perfect for this cold weather!  Serves 4   Ingredients 1 cup raw cashews 2 tablespoons rice bran oil 3 cups diced firm tofu 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 garlic cloves finely chopped 1…

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Vegetable Gratin

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Normally a gratin is a very creamy and certainly not healthy meal, but this vegetable gratin is a lighter version that’s perfect as a main meal or a side dish! Serves 6 – 8   Ingredients 8 medium potatoes sliced thinly 4 cloves garlic sliced finely 2 large zucchini’s thinly sliced 2 red capsicums cut…

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