Category Archives: main meals

Courgette (aka Zuchini) Omelette

If your garden is anything like mine, there reaches a point in the summer when you are harvesting a courgette a day, and need all the recipes you can find to cook them. This is a delicious recipe that uses … Continue reading

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Broad bean and feta salad

Inspired by fresh garden produce, this is a delicious early summer salad. Serves 1 100g podded broad beans 40g dry home-made bread (slightly stale), cubed 40ml extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper 2 tsp white wine vinegar 1 small … Continue reading

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Hot butterbean salad

Listed are the ingredients I used for tonight’s dinner, utilising some Sunday roast dinner leftovers! Serves 1-2 2 tbsp cooking oil 1 medium onion, finely diced ½ tsp each cumin seeds and crushed black peppercorns ¼ tsp dill seeds or … Continue reading

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Black pepper vegetables

I used the last of this winters’ artichokes, along with onions, potatoes and green peppers, but it is possible to use any veggies that are good for roasting.  If you use suitable veggies, this recipe would work for people on … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato hotpot (vegetarian)

A vegetarian, spicy version of a classic. Serves 3-4. Regarding dried pulses, use whatever is safe for you. I used red lentils, split peas and barley in my version of the dish but a scotch broth mix or any grains/pulses … Continue reading

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Early Spring Grains

This dish takes advantage of seasonally available herbs and vegetables to create a light, fragrant herbed grain dish.  Note that all the vegetables can be substituted for others if you react to one of the stated ingredients or if you … Continue reading

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Veggie burgers

These are low calorie and would work for anyone attempting to lose weight.  They could also be adapted for someone following the Fodmap diet. makes around 6 burgers 180g mixed cooked safe green vegetables 140g grated carrot 30g dry weight … Continue reading

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