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Roasted eggplant fillets

This is so simple to prepare it can hardly even be called a recipe! Definitely plan a sauce to go with it - take a look at the suggestions below. It also works to add some toasted pine nuts, fresh parsley and a little cheese (vegan or non-vegan) on ...

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Meat consumption and water scarcity

Did you know it takes 5000 litres of water to produce a normal sized steak? Did you know that water scarcity is recognised as one of the world's most serious humanitarian threats? Leaving meat off the menu is, as it turns out, by far one of the most ...

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Red lentil dal with carrots and green peas

An old favourite! Serve with rice (e.g. the black version like in the photo), more fresh coriander, more fresh lime, and why not a little yoghurt and mango chutney. So yum! If you want to spice it up (this one is very mild), add some chili.   ...

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Root fries with cheesy dip

I'm into my comfort food at the moment (Where is spring! Why is it snowing outside?), and this is an absolute favourite. My kids love them too, so a decent way of getting healthy vegetables into them. If you want a lighter version - replace the ...

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Cauliflower bean burger with horseradish slaw

There is nothing more comforting than a really juicy veggie burger on a fresh (gluten-free) bun with all the other right condiments added. This version is made with cauliflower and mixed beans and is so yummy. The horseradish slaw that goes with it ...

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Pickled onion

These pickled onions are a great addition to any vegetable burgers, meatballs or roasted vegetables with dips, by adding just that perfect amount of a little sweet and a little sour. Pickled onion   Print Ingredients 1 medium sized ...

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Chia, strawberry and fig jam

Chia is such a great little seed - packed with nutrients, plus has this way to gelify which is very useful sometimes. Like here in this jam. Mornings are better now since I started making this - healthier and so delicious. It tastes better than ...

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