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Peach & Blackberry Overnight Oatmeal with Chia Seeds [vegan]

Peach & Blackberry Overnight Oatmeal with Chia Seeds [vegan]

Overnight oatmeal makes a healthy breakfast packed with protein and soluble fibre. It is perfect in the Summer when it is too hot for porridge. You need to prepare it the night before so the oats soak properly. This is a no-cook, gluten-free, quick and versatile breakfast option, where you can pile on your favourite fruits. You […]

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Chia Seeds Porridge [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Chia Seeds Porridge [vegan]

Get a super healthy and nutritious start of the day with this vegan gluten-free chia seeds porridge. Adding chia seeds to porridge not only makes a more filling breakfast but also adds calcium, omega-3, protein and fibre (to name a few). Add your favourite sweetener (agave syrup, honey, maple syrup etc..)  and top it up with […]

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Lemon & Chia Seed Muffins [vegan]

Lemon & Chia Seed Muffins [vegan]

Bursting with citrus flavours, these Lemon & Chia Seed Muffins are delicious for breakfast or snack and an alternative to lemon poppy muffins. The drizzle is optional but adds a nice touch. I created this recipe for my son who absolutely loves lemon cakes and desserts  (especially lemon drizzle). Every time I make a batch they disappear […]

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Strawberry & Raspberry Chia Jam [vegan] [low sugar] by The Flexitarian

Strawberry & Raspberry Chia Jam [vegan] [low sugar]

Strawberry and raspberry brought together in a deliciously juicy combo. Sweetened with coconut sugar and thickened with chia seeds, this recipe is low in sugar so you can enjoy it without guilt. Conventional jam uses up to a sugar/fruit weight ratio of 1:1. In this recipe that would equal to 300-400g of sugar. Instead, this […]

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Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Chocolate Orange Chia Pudding [vegan]

Chia pudding is one of my favourite treat. Smooth and silky, here is a guilt-free raw dessert boosting with nutrients. This is truly a fuss free recipe where all you need is a blender. I prefer my chocolate desserts not too sweet and not too chocolatey. Feel free to adjust the quantities of dates (which here […]

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Rhubarb Fool Chia Pudding [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Rhubarb Fool Chia Pudding [vegan]

I love this vegan rhubarb fool chia pudding. It makes a very healthy and refreshing dessert. Chia seeds boost a fantastic nutritional content (protein, iron, calcium, potassium, antioxidant, omega 3, omega 6 etc..) and are gluten-free. Chia pudding has a gelatinous texture that some people (including my husband!) find weird. Combined with rhubarb, chia pudding become […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Bowl [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Bowl [vegan]

Bursting with flavours and goodness, this Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Bowl is really invigorating. It makes the perfect breakfast or midday pick-me-up. You can use fresh or frozen fruits for it and I recommend you load it up with as many toppings as you can. I listed a few ideas in the ingredients. This recipe makes two […]

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Fig & Nut Energy Bites [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Fig & Nut Energy Bites [vegan]

Energy bites make such a healthy snack. These crunchy Fig & Nut Energy Bites combine fig, pecan, cashews and chia seeds with a hint of cinnamon and vanilla for added flavour. They are high in fibre, healthy fats and proteins. Chia seeds also boost their calcium and omega content. This recipe will help you get […]

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6 Essential Vegan Dishes

6 Essential Vegan Dishes You Need to Try Right Now

Are you thinking of adding more vegan dishes to your cooking repertoire but are not sure where to start? You are not alone. I meet many people who feel daunted by vegan food, unsure if it will be any good. When I first became flexitarian, my knowledge of vegan recipes was literally limited to salads. Looking for […]

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Baked Fig and Hazelnut Oatmeal + Link Up Your #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek August 28 - September 3rd

Baked Fig and Hazelnut Oatmeal + Link Up Your #MeatFree #RecipeoftheWeek August 28 – September 3rd

  Thank you to Vicky for linking her Baked Fig and Hazelnut Oatmeal Recipe in my last linky. Oat, quinoa, chia seeds and juicy figs make this a delicious and healthy breakfast recipe. A great way to start the day that the whole family can enjoy. A wholesome change from cereals for kids who will love the natural […]

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