Christmas recipes

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Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower Recipe thumbnail image

Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower Recipe

Summary: This Whole Roasted Spiced Cauliflower might just be the ultimate Christmas Dinner or Sunday Lunch : It is plant-based, gluten free, grain-free, nut-free, it is unusual, yet a true crowd pleaser that t ... View recipe

Alkalising Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Macrobiotic No added sugar Nut Free Paleo Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Fat Free Sugar Free Vegan Christmas Cake Recipe thumbnail image

Fat Free Sugar Free Vegan Christmas Cake Recipe

Summary: This rich fruit cake is just unbelievable : it it made without eggs, butter or margarine or oil, and added sugar, yet it tastes just as delicious and decadent as you would expect any good Christmas ca ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free No added sugar Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Egg Free Aquafaba Royal Icing Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Egg Free Aquafaba Royal Icing Recipe

Summary: To make this Vegan Royal Icing, we simply replace the egg whites with Aquafaba, the liquid from canned chickpeas. This recipe can be used to ice a vegan Christmas cake along with egg-free marzipan. ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Egg and Green Pea Aspic Recipe thumbnail image

Egg and Green Pea Aspic Recipe

Summary: Agar Agar is a vegetarian and vegan alternative to gelatin. It can be used to set variety of desserts, fruit jellies and savoury jellies also known as aspic. 1 tablespoon agar agar flakes will set 1 c ... View recipe

Alkalising Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Macrobiotic No added sugar Nut Free Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 4.5

Vegan Sweetcorn Miso Aspic Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Sweetcorn Miso Aspic Recipe

Summary: Aspic is meat flavoured gelatin that was discovered inadvertently by French cooks during the Medieval period. They found that after cooling, meat stock became a jelly like substance. This meat aspic t ... View recipe

Alkalising Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Macrobiotic No added sugar Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 4.0

Decadent Raw Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Torte Recipe thumbnail image

Decadent Raw Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Torte Recipe

Summary: Raspberries and Chocolate are a hit on Valentine's Day or for anytime you really want to treat yourself. With this Raw Vegan Raspberry Chocolate Torte you can have your cake and eat it, as it is full ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Plant Based Raw Food Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Alcohol Free Christmas Mulled Grape Juice Recipe thumbnail image

Alcohol Free Christmas Mulled Grape Juice Recipe

Summary: Mulled Wine is like Christmas in a glass and an absolute treat on a cold winter evening. But what if you can't have wine ? Children and teetotallers don't have to miss out, simply make mulled grape ju ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Grain Free Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Festive Sweet Potato, Cheese and Caramelised Nuts Andean Pudding Recipe thumbnail image

Festive Sweet Potato, Cheese and Caramelised Nuts Andean Pudding Recipe

Summary: This South American Caramelised Sweet Potato Andean Pudding is the winning entry to our 2015 Christmas Baking Challenge. Mariela Barzallo submitted her recipe which is unusual as it combines sweet and ... View recipe

Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Alcohol and Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Alcohol and Gluten Free Christmas Cake Recipe

Summary: This Delicious and Rich Fruit Cake will become your new favourite recipe for Christmas and other family celebrations. It is free from Eggs, Dairy, Wheat, Gluten and Alcohol, and therefore suitable for ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Real Foods Vintage Christmas Cake Recipe thumbnail image

Real Foods Vintage Christmas Cake Recipe

Summary: This is our Vintage Christmas Cake recipe, that we used to give out to customers in our stores in the late 70s. Many traditional Christmas cake recipes recommend maturing the cake over 2-3 months, and ... View recipe

Dairy Free Vegetarian

Real Foods Vintage Vegan Fat And Sugar Free Christmas Pudding Recipe thumbnail image

Real Foods Vintage Vegan Fat And Sugar Free Christmas Pudding Recipe

Summary: Straight out of our archives, this is our Vintage Christmas Pudding recipe, that we used to give out to our customers in the 70s. Vegan, fat free and with no added sugar, this recipe has stood the tes ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free No added sugar Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Brussel Sprouts And Chestnuts with Pomegranate Molasses Recipe thumbnail image

Brussel Sprouts And Chestnuts with Pomegranate Molasses Recipe

Summary: This Christmas even sprouts-haters will love this recipe for delicious caramelised Brussel sprouts, coupled with chestnuts and pomegranate molasses. Please feel free to substitute the chestnuts for c ... View recipe

Gluten Free Grain Free Vegetarian Wheat Free

Caraway Glazed Carrots Recipe

Summary: Carrots go really well with caraway. Maybe that is because they are actually from the same family ? Use baby carrots, regular sized carrots, rainbow carrots or purple haze carrots. True Christmas din ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Crispy Roast Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Summary: Just like traditional roast potatoes, but with sweet potatoes, as they are tastier, prettier and healthier. The secret ingredient that makes them super crispy is the polenta. These are perfect served ... View recipe

Dairy Free No added sugar Nut Free Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Tipsy German Christmas Stollen Recipe thumbnail image

Tipsy German Christmas Stollen Recipe

Summary: Independent Reviewer Pam Reichhartinger-Lawlor, who writes the blog 'thebreadshebakes', bakes her version of Stollen using Real Foods pre-packed organic fruit, using less sugar and butter whilst maint ... View recipe

Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Rustic Chestnut Bread Recipe

Summary: A special bread to celebrate the autumn and the coming Christmas holidays. ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free No added sugar Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Nut Roast With Caramelised Onion And Mushroom Gravy Recipe

Summary: Think nut roasts are boring ? Think again. This one is a rich, deliciously moist vegan nut roast for Christmas dinner. It has a base of red kidney beans, roasted peanuts and oat groats. Grated apples ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 4.5

Gluten Free Dundee Fruit Cake Recipe

Summary: Dundee cake is a lighter fruit cake perfect for Christmas, Christenings, or just anytime you want to treat your friends and family. To cater for gluten-free guests, simply use gluten-free flour and ba ... View recipe

Gluten Free Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Traditional French Twelfth Night Cake Recipe thumbnail image

Traditional French Twelfth Night Cake Recipe

Summary: The twelfth night after Christmas marks the end of the celebrations and is the time for taking down the decorations. The French still keep the medieval tradition of baking a cake containing a dried be ... View recipe

Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Festive Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

Summary: This orange flavoured cranberry sauce is incredibly easy to make. Make several servings, freeze them in portions and reheat gently to serve with Christmas dinner, but also several other meals over the ... View recipe

Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Egg Free Bara Brith Welsh Spiced Fruit Bread Recipe

Summary: Why don't you try bara brith this Christmas ? It is the famous freckled bread or fruit bread of Wales, of which there are many versions. This version is without eggs, a mixture of Vostizza currants, O ... View recipe

Nut Free Vegetarian

Vegetarian Or Vegan Gravy Recipe

Summary: Make your own vegetarian or vegan gravy in minutes this Christmas. Simply replace the wheat flour with rice flour or gluten-free flour of your choice, and replace shoyu soy sauce with tamari to make y ... View recipe

Gluten Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Vegetarian 5 Nuts Roast With Herb Stuffing Recipe thumbnail image

Vegetarian 5 Nuts Roast With Herb Stuffing Recipe

Summary: Delicious mixed nut roast for Christmas or any celebratory dinner. Use a combination of almonds, cashew nuts, Brazil nuts, walnuts and hazelnuts, or just one. Cashew nuts work very well. Serve with ro ... View recipe

No added sugar Vegetarian

Vegetarian Fruity Quinoa Recipe

Summary: This simple quinoa dish, with plump and sweet dried fruits, makes a great base for a salad or a lovely side for a Christmas meal. ... View recipe

Dairy Free No added sugar Nut Free Plant Based Vegan Vegetarian

Festive Spiced Red Cabbage Recipe

Summary: This is a lovely side dish for a Christmas dinner or any cold night. It is easy to make, yet so tasty everybody will love it, even children, thanks to the addition of nuts and raisins. ... View recipe

Grain Free No added sugar Vegetarian Wheat Free

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