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Sublime Faux Gras : a Vegetarian Alternative to Foie Gras Recipe thumbnail image

Sublime Faux Gras : a Vegetarian Alternative to Foie Gras Recipe

Summary: Who knew that a mixture of onion, mushrooms, green lentils, nuts, beetroot, fresh herbs and lemon juice could produce such an incredibly delicious and realistic alternative to one of the most controve ... View recipe

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Avocado and Cucumber Sushi Maki Rolls Recipe from Real Foods thumbnail image

Avocado and Cucumber Sushi Maki Rolls Recipe from Real Foods

Summary: Making sushi rolls is very easy, and the more you practise your rolling technique the better your rolls will look. You could use white sushi rice if that is all you have, but brown rice has a lower gl ... View recipe

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Strawberry Watercress Hazelnut Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Strawberry Watercress Hazelnut Salad Recipe

Summary: This Strawberry Watercress Salad is a light and refreshing spring salad, perfect as a Valentines' Day meal starter or to celebrate the start of the Summer. Try using apple balsamic vinegar, which is l ... View recipe

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Leek, Carrot and Feta Savoury Cake Recipe thumbnail image

Leek, Carrot and Feta Savoury Cake Recipe

Summary: This Leek, Carrot and Feta Savoury Cake is a delicious alternative to the more traditional sweet carrot cake. Perfect as the centre piece for an Easter lunch gathering, or a quick lunch served with a ... View recipe

No added sugar Nut Free Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Raw Vegan Cauliflower Tabouleh Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Cauliflower Tabouleh Recipe

Summary: Did you know that you can 'make' couscous from cauliflower ? A great trick for those avoiding gluten or just wanting to make their diets as nutritionally dense as possible : replace regular wheat cous ... View recipe

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

Quick and Easy Vegan Chinese Carrot Dumplings or Dim Sum Recipe thumbnail image

Quick and Easy Vegan Chinese Carrot Dumplings or Dim Sum Recipe

Summary: If you love Dim Sums but you are always disappointed by the lack of vegetarian ones and the fact that they seem to always have so much dough and so little filling, these uncooked, quick and easy, Vega ... View recipe

Alkalising Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Macrobiotic No added sugar Plant Based Raw Food Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Raw Vegan Nettle Superfood Pesto Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Nettle Superfood Pesto Recipe

Summary: Despite their unpleasant sting, the humble wild nettles are actually tasty and very nutritious: they are high in Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, Zinc, Chromium, B vitamins and trace minerals in ... View recipe

Alkalising Dairy Free Egg Free Gluten Free Grain Free No added sugar Plant Based Raw Food Vegan Vegetarian Wheat Free

Customer Rating: 5.0

Raw Vegan Avocado Faux Egg Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Avocado Faux Egg Salad Recipe

Summary: Who knew that avocado, cashew nuts and a little secret ingredient can be turned into a delicious and very convincing vegan faux egg salad ? In this Raw Vegan Faux Egg Salad recipe, avocado replaces th ... View recipe

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Red Bell Pepper And Feta Egg Muffins Recipe thumbnail image

Red Bell Pepper And Feta Egg Muffins Recipe

Summary: These are effectively omelettes baked in a muffin tray or individual silicon cupcake or muffin moulds instead of cooked in a frying pan on the hob. High quality protein, and rich in healthy fats and l ... View recipe

Gluten Free Grain Free Paleo 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

Beetroot Potato And Ginger Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Beetroot Potato And Ginger Salad Recipe

Summary: I’m not a big fan of beetroot. It’s just too earthy for me. But I know how healthy beetroot is. From previous experience, I know that ginger successfully offsets the grassy taste of green smoothies so ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Roasted Squash And Fresh Rosemary Pesto Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Roasted Squash And Fresh Rosemary Pesto Salad Recipe

Summary: This colourful and simple salad will be a great addition to any meal. You can use a leftover pumpkin/squash or roast a fresh one. Rosemary and garlic infused pesto is a perfect combination with sweet ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Mulligatawny Soup Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Mulligatawny Soup Recipe

Summary: Mulligatawny Soup is an Anglo-Indian speciality. The name originates from Tamil language and translates as pepper-water. This version includes wholesome lentils and chickpeas for a delicious, satisfyi ... View recipe

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Customer Rating: 5.0

Moroccan Vegan Harira Soup Recipe thumbnail image

Moroccan Vegan Harira Soup Recipe

Summary: Harira is a very popular soup in Morocco and in all of the Maghreb, where it is often eaten to break the fast every night during the Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting. Harira is hearty and satisfyi ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Beluga Lentils and Goats Cheese Salad with Homemade Croutons Recipe thumbnail image

Beluga Lentils and Goats Cheese Salad with Homemade Croutons Recipe

Summary: Cheese and lentils might not be a very common salad combination, but the Beluga Lentils and the goats cheese combine incredibly well in this recipe to deliver a filling and satisfying, yet light and f ... View recipe

Egg Free No added sugar Nut Free Vegetarian

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Gluten Free Bean Free Sweet Potato Burgers Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Gluten Free Bean Free Sweet Potato Burgers Recipe

Summary: These Spicy Rice And Sweet Potato Burgers are a lighter, easier to digest alternative to vegan bean burgers. They are perfect served cold for summer picnics or as a delicious warm main served with you ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Gluten Free Haricot Beans Burgers Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Gluten Free Haricot Beans Burgers Recipe

Summary: Take the beans of your choice, some rice or quinoa for bulk, seasonings of your choice, and there you have it : vegan bean burgers. These ones are made with haricot beans and left-over brown rice and ... View recipe

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Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Buticha Ethiopian Hummus Dip Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Buticha Ethiopian Hummus Dip Recipe

Summary: This tasty vegan chickpea spread is traditionally served alongside other dishes on injera, the Ethiopian teff sourdough crepe. Feel free to add more or less water to reach you desired consistency. Thi ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Raw Vegan Indian Sprouted Mung Bean Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Indian Sprouted Mung Bean Salad Recipe

Summary: Sprouts truly are a powerhouse of nutrition, as the nutritional content is exponentially multiplied when you sprout a seed or a grain. Mung beans (also spelled Moong Beans) are one of the easiest to s ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

High Protein Vegan Puy Lentil and Smoked Tofu Casserole Recipe thumbnail image

High Protein Vegan Puy Lentil and Smoked Tofu Casserole Recipe

Summary: Le Puy Lentil are dark green lentils from France which are renowned for their flavour and the fact that they hold their shape during cooking. They are the only lentils in the world to have a Protected ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Raw Vegan Swedish Cabbage Pizza Salad Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Swedish Cabbage Pizza Salad Recipe

Summary: As unlikely as the association might sound, it seems like everywhere in Sweden, pizza is always served with a simple side salad of cabbage. The salad is delicious, and is a welcome addition to a pizza ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Raw Vegan Alkalising Green Soup Recipe thumbnail image

Raw Vegan Alkalising Green Soup Recipe

Summary: This is a basic raw vegan green soup that you can customise to your very own personal preference. I like to use spinach as my greens, but feel free to substitute weeds or your favourite greens if you ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Nutritious Alkalising Courgette Basil And Spirulina Soup Recipe thumbnail image

Nutritious Alkalising Courgette Basil And Spirulina Soup Recipe

Summary: This starts off as a delicious Courgette and Basil soup, taken to the next level of nutrition with the addition of one of the most-loved superfoods, spirulina. ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 5.0

Vegan Gluten Free Tofu and Apple stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe thumbnail image

Vegan Gluten Free Tofu and Apple stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Summary: Everyone loves stuffed bell peppers. They often look stunning and impressive, yet they are really easy to make : just halve the peppers, fill them with the tasty mixture of your choice, pop them in th ... View recipe

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

Customer Rating: 4.7

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