• Linzer Cookies

    Linzer Cookies with Raspberry Chia Jam | Vegan | GF

    Janine
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    Linzer Cookies with Raspberry Chia Jam These Linzer Cookies are the sweetest, cutest cookies, and while they are fiddly if you do the cutouts, they are so incredibly satisfying when completed. We’ve used 3 different cutter shapes; love hearts, daisy flowers and circles. And then as a bonus, you can bake the cutouts themselves and sandwich those with the jam too, for some super cute mini cookies. Just a whole bunch of cuteness all around really! These gorgeous biscuits originate in Austria and Germany and refer to a biscuit that is sandwiched and has a cut out that exposes a preserve. In our version, we have used the traditional shortbread and made a delightful homemade chia jam using nothing but raspberries, chia seeds and sweetener.…

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  • Trifle – Berry Trifle | GF | DF

    Janine
    • Prep time: 6 hours 30 minutes
    • Cook time: 30 minutes

    Trifle – Berry Trifle | GF | DF What a wonderful dessert for celebrations. Without a doubt, it’s a big favourite for Christmas and end of year parties. In England it comes close behind the fruit pudding in popularity, and…

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  • Shepherd’s Pie | Gluten free & Dairy Free & Paleo

    Janine
    • Prep time: 45 minutes
    • Cook time: 20 minutes

    Shepherd’s Pie | Gluten free & Dairy Free & Paleo Shepherds Pie is a whole lot of goodness, with delicious rich lamb mince in a lovely thick tomato and stock gravy. This recipe is traditionally topped with mashed potato which…

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  • Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Cake

    Janine
    • Prep time: 15 minutes
    • Cook time: 1 hour

    Gluten Free Lemon Blueberry Cake Yep, lemons and blueberries taste spectacular together, and as a gluten free lemon blueberry cake, they are fabulous!!!  And I know I keep coming back to this combo, but that’s because it is SO GOOD!…

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  • Cold Poached Salmon with Horseradish Dill Mayo

    Janine
    • Prep time: 2 hours 20 minutes
    • Cook time: 10 minutes

    Cold Poached Salmon with Horseradish Dill Mayo Cold Poached Salmon; a beautiful whole side of salmon, slowly poached with aromatics and herbs, cooled then presented on blanched asparagus and served with fresh horseradish and dill mayonnaise. I love cooking salmon…

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  • Zaatar Recipe

    Janine
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 5 minutes

    Zaatar Recipe Growing up in a Middle Eastern household meant that our snacks were quite different from our neighbourhood school friends houses. While they were making themselves a toasted cheese sandwich, baked beans on toast or 2-minute noodles, it was…

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  • Fig and Walnut Bread

    Janine
    • Prep time: 20 minutes
    • Cook time: 40 minutes

    Fig and walnut bread recipe Do you love fruit loaf? Well, here’s a variation that is so much better… Fig and walnut bread! I love fruit loaf but often feel really disappointed when I eat it. I think it’s because…

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  • Prawn Quinoa Paella

    Janine
    • Prep time: 10 minutes
    • Cook time: 20 minutes

    Prawn Quinoa Paella This Spanish inspired Prawn Quinoa Paella is high in protein with the use of Quinoa and jumbo Prawns (shrimp). It only takes 30 minutes to make so is a wonderful mid-week easy-peasy, one-pan dinner for the family.…

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  • Easy Rocky Road Recipe

    Janine
    • Prep time: 15 minutes

    ROCKY ROAD RECIPE I must confess I wondered where Rocky Road came from, and the origin of this chocolate slice. So I looked it up and this is what I found: The origin of the dessert is debated, but the…

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  • Plant Based Buddha Bowl

    Janine
    • Prep time: 1 hour
    • Cook time: 1 hour

    Plant based buddha bowl Why a Plant Based Buddha Bowl? There are nights when all you want is a big bowl of veggies, when your body is saying, “that’s enough meat for now, thanks”. But for some, going vegan is…

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