Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Slow Cooker End of Season Vegetable Stew with Mushroom Dumplings

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew with Mushroom Dumplings

Autumn, Dinner, Giveaways, Leftovers, Vegan | 21st November 2015 | By

A slow cooked vegan vegetable stew using all the odds and ends from the late autumn plot. Mushroom dumplings complement this already rich and flavoursome dish.

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Summer Green Soup with Parsley and Almond Pesto

Green Summer Soup

Dinner, Leftovers, Soup, Summer | 7th August 2015 | By

A delicious summer green soup using seasonal vegetables and enhanced with parsley and almond pesto. It’s a good one for using up any garden gluts or produce that’s been lurking in the fridge for a bit too long. There’s plenty going on flavour wise and it’s substantial enough to be the main meal of the day.

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Cheese and Leek Bread Pudding with Cranks

Cheese and Leek Bread Pudding

Dinner, Events, Leftovers | 9th April 2015 | By

An easy vegetarian savoury pudding flavoured with leeks and cheese which is just as good (if not better) than its sweet counterpart. If you’ve not tried this cheese and leek bread pudding recipe from Cranks, you’re definitely missing out.

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Nutella French Toast – An Easy But Indulgent Breakfast

Nutella French Toast

Breakfast, Leftovers | 20th February 2015 | By

French toast for breakfast is a bit of a classic, but have you tried Nutella French toast yet? It’s an indulgent way to break your fast for sure, but it’s oh so satisfying. Why not treat yourself this weekend?

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Beetroot and Orange Cupcakes with a Jammy Surprise

Shocking Pink Beetroot and Orange Cupcakes with a Jammy Surprise.

Cupcakes, Leftovers, Vegetable Cakes | 21st September 2014 | By

Orange flavoured sponge cakes with a note of cardamom, dyed pink with beetroot water and a surprise blob of plum jam in the middle. They’re topped with a creamy white chocolate and shocking pink beetroot icing. I’ve called them beetroot and orange cupcakes, not so much for the flavour, but for the colour.

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Chocolate Bean Burgers To Go – With Hot Chilli Sauce

Chocolate Bean Burgers served with hot chilli sauce.

 A versatile and tasty veggie burger with a good grating of chocolate to give extra richness and flavour. Although quick and cheap to make, these chocolate bean burgers contain egg so are not suitable for vegans.

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Jammy Flapjacks – Only Three Ingredients

Three Ingredient Jam Flapjacks

A quick and simple recipe to get something sweet and delicious onto the teatime table in record time. These jammy flapjacks contain only three ingredients and can be gluten-free if you use the right oats. For extra pizazz you can drizzle some chocolate over the top if you like.

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Leftover Easter Egg Chocolate Ice Cream

Leftover Easter Egg Chocolate Ice Cream

A creamy but light and not overly sweet no churn choc-chip ice-cream flavoured with vanilla and a hint of mint. Ideal for using up all those leftover bits of Easter chocolate. Serve this leftover Easter egg chocolate ice cream with chocolate sauce if desired.

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Leftover Mincemeat Buns with Optional Banana

Leftover Mincemeat Buns

Do you ever have an annoying bit of mincemeat left in the bottom of the jar post Christmas? These leftover mincemeat buns provide a solution. They’re quick and easy to make and are really tasty too. In fact, many will argue they are nicer than mince pies.

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The Leftovers Handbook and Quick Banana and Chocolate Ice-Cream

Banana Chocolate Ice Cream
Earlier this year, fellow Cornish food blogger Suzy Bowler published the most fabulous book of ideas and recipes for using up leftovers. This is a hot topic now and quite rightly so. The UK wastes a phenomenal amount of food and with rising food prices and people going hungry, this really isn’t on. However, this isn’t your average how to be frugal cookbook. It is, in Suzy’s own words, “about getting the utmost pleasure out of every single scrap of food available to you“. Suzy is a chef by profession and very obviously loves good food. Do take a look at her blog Sudden Lunch where you will find more inspiring ideas to convert leftovers into “eating opportunities”.

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