50 Recipes for Butternut Squash

In Season – 50 Recipes for Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is so versatile it accommodates soups, salads, pasta, tarts, curries, chillis and even desserts. Its sweet nutty taste pairs wonderfully with cheese, mushrooms, kale, spinach, fruits, sage & rosemary. With a gorgeous orange flesh naturally rich in beta carotene, vitamin Bs, potassium and fibre, butternut squash is an essential Winter vegetable. Because of […]

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5 Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts

5 Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts

Guilt-free indulgence with these 5 last minute vegan Thanksgiving desserts! Choose from 2 traditional pumpkin pies,  a luscious double chocolate torte, a crowd-pleaser cheesecake or  our simple French apple tart.     Follow our Pinterest board below for more meat-free, vegan and vegetarian Thanksgiving inspiration! Follow The Flexitarian’s board Thanksgiving on Pinterest.

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week - Broccoli & Parsnip Soup, Lentil Shepherd’s Pie & Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Broccoli & Parsnip Soup, Lentil Shepherd’s Pie & Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie

With just over 30 days to go, the Christmas  countdown has just started.  I always find this time of the year overwhelming so this holiday season I decided to get organised in advance. I have been busy “pinning away” some DIY ideas for Advent Calendars and Christmas decorations. I am also hoping to get a few […]

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Dirty Dozen Guide To Food Additives

Dirty Dozen Guide To Food Additives

EWG (Environmental Working Group) has just released its “Dirty Dozen Guide To Food Additives “.  According to EWG “More than 10,000 additives* are allowed in food.  Some are direct additives that are deliberately formulated into processed food. Others are indirect additives that get into food during processing, storage and packaging”. The “Dirty Dozen Guide To Food Additives ” aims to help consumers identify food additives with […]

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Make Your Own: 5 Advent Calendars

Make Your Own: 5 Advent Calendars

Advent Calendars do not have to be only about chocolate! Personalise the Christmas countdown by creating your own advent calendar filled with some of your favourite food and accessories. I have selected below five designs you can easily make at home. Each box, bag or pocket is big enough to include larger surprises. Here are some foodie […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week - Spaghetti Cake, Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad + Double Chocolate Torte

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Spaghetti Cake, Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad + Double Chocolate Torte

Welcome to this week’s Meat Free Meal Plan. I have selected some delicious recipes to make the best of seasonal vegetables. This November look out for Jerusalem artichokes, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, kale, Brussels sprouts and pumpkins. To kick start your day why not try the delicious green smoothie paired with a bowl of home […]

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Do It Yourself! Pizza

Do It Yourself! Pizza

Thanks to my Sicilian masterchef great aunt, making pizza at home goes back 3 generations in my family. She taught my mother who in turn taught me. Today I enjoy making pizza with my kids. They love piling on their favourite toppings while my husband and I  try to get slightly more sophisticated. Here are a few tips to […]

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Empty Cupboard Recipes: 5 Fun Ways Granola Can Save Your Supper

Many people don’t feel like cooking an evening meal after a long day at work, but when you have a hungry family clamouring for food there really is no alternative. The trouble is that if you open up the cupboard and discover that one or two key ingredients are missing, your meal plan could well […]

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Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week - Roasted Pumpkin Soup, Cheesy Leek & Potato Pie + Beetroot Risotto

Plan Ahead Your Meat Free Week – Roasted Pumpkin Soup, Cheesy Leek & Potato Pie + Beetroot Risotto

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24 Meat Free Recipes For Bonfire Night

24 Meat Free Recipes For Bonfire Night

Don’t miss my selection of 30 Meat Free Recipes For Bonfire Night and warm up after the fireworks with some delicious vegetarian and vegan food. Make them ahead so you can enjoy the evening. I have selected some warming soups, easy one-pot dishes, must-have baked potatoes and delicious desserts that the whole family can enjoy.   Pumpkin Soup […]

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