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Healthy Linzer Cookies (Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan)

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Two raw, soft and sweet heart shaped cookies with a layer of tangy raspberry chia jam sandwiched in between them – The perfect healthy sweet treat to make for that special someone whether it’s for valentine’s day, an anniversary, or just as cute gesture of love and appreciation.

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Healthy Smooth Guacamole (Avocado Dip)

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Guacamole goes with everything: salads, vegetables, meat, in sandwiches…I make so many different variations all the time depending on what ingredients I have, but mostly how lazy I’m feeling! Usually, I’ll scoop a ripe avocado onto a plate, mash it with a fork, add lots of fresh lemon juice and a sprinkle of pepper and call it ‘Guacamole’. It tastes so good and fresh simply like that, but if you’re having Mexican food (say Fajitas!) then you have to do it properly.

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Healthy Peanut Butter Cookies (Dairy-free, Gluten-free)

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I’ve been on a massive peanut butter kick the last few days when usually I’m more of a Tahini girl. I go through these phases where I crave a specific food and want to eat it everyday and right now, peanut butter is that food! I’ve been eating it straight out of the jar with a spoon.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

Nadia Christmas, dairy free, gluten free, main meals, maple syrup, Sauces and Dips, Side dishes, sugar free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian 3 Comments

I feel that Brussels sprouts are neglected all year round apart from Christmas. I can only find them locally around this time and it makes me sad, because I LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS! I realise not everyone shares my passion for the humble sprout and I guess I can understand why. I always used to boil or steam my Brussels sprouts which I must admit did get boring after a while. That’s before I discovered roasting them instead!

Chocolate Date Truffles (Video)

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I’ve finally uploaded my first YouTube video (whoop whoop!) showing you how to make simple yet so delicious chocolate date truffles. Please subscribe to my YouTube channel, like and leave me a comment. It would be so lovely to hear your thoughts 🙂

Healthy Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

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Traditional Shepard’s pie can often be on the fatty, starchy side what with all the meat, thick layer of potato mash mixed with generous amounts of butter and cheese. This healthy vegetarian Shepherd’s pie is much lighter and full of vegetables and pulses packed with nutrients and mineral, and the best thing about it is that it tastes just as delicious and satisfying as the traditional!

Turmeric Spiced Roasted Nuts

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These turmeric spiced roasted nuts are my favourite new thing to snack on, especially mid-morning time. I usually start feeling peckish 2-3 hours after breakfast and need to have something between breakfast and lunch to keep me going otherwise I start feeling a little irritable. When I say ‘a little’ I actually mean ‘very!’.