side dishes

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Coconut Quinoa with Black Beans, Kale and Blistere...

This is perfect post holiday food. If what you need is tumble together platters that can be assembled over splinters of free time, served either hot, or at room temperature, are sustaining and gluten/dairy free/suitable for Meatless Mondays/the visiting vegans – I think I can help. This coconut quinoa platter-  joyous with spiced black beans, […]

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Brussels Sprout and Mustard Cream Slaw

Do you need a nifty slow carbohydrate side dish for pulled pork, sticky grilled chicken or slow braised beef? Rephrase; do you need a side in your repertoire which is not sweet potato wedges, hasselback potatoes (as fun as they are to make- and say), or a well intentioned tumble of roast root vegetables, quinoa […]

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Roast Tomato, Pesto, Bocconcini and Lentil Salad

We all have kryptonite foods. It’s the stuff we secretly make when we think nobody is watching, or caring. It’s the fodder we use to refuel when we’re flagging. And it’s very rarely that great for us.  The Hungry One’s is chicken schnitzel. Anytime he’s away on business, or left alone for a spell you […]

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Vegan/Paleo Chai Tagine

Do you need another make ahead, vegetarian/vegan friendly/ Paleo friendly/ meal in your arsenal for when those folks drop in that isn’t a curry or bowl of pumpkin and coconut soup? If so, skip straight to the recipe at the bottom. This aromatic, slovenly easy vegetarian tagine is possibly what you’re looking for. Again, if […]

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Warm White Salad

Inspiration for dinner can come from the darnedest places. If what you’re after is a cracking recipe for your next Meatless Monday supper, something to feed the visiting vegetarians, or a lovely side for roast lamb or pan seared pink fish, click straight to the bottom. If you have some time for a little whimsy […]