Posts in the Category: Healthy Recipes

Porridge with Spiced Syrup, Berries and Sunflower seeds

Posted in - Breakfast & Healthy Recipes & Recipes & Vegetarian on September 15th 2016 0 Comments 20160915_070428

When I wrote Afternoon Tea  I included a recipe for Spiced Tea Syrup on page 54 (just in case you have a copy!), fashionable in the Edwardian Era to both sweeten and flavour.  Being out of the habit, despite writing this book, a jar has been sitting by the kettle for quite some time and …

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Gluten and Dairy Free Tangerine Almond Cake

Posted in - Bake & Healthy Recipes on December 27th 2015 0 Comments tangerine cake

This cake allows you to enjoy the end of Christmas indulgence without being too indulgent. It is dairy and gluten free and will remain so if served with a tangerine and sugar drizzle.

Ingredients
75g/2½ oz brown sugar
140g/5oz ground almonds
1 ½ tsp baking powder
1 heaped tsp mixed spice
2 eggs
60ml/1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tangerines
2 tbsp flaked almonds

To serve – …

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Courgette, Haloumi and Garlic Salad with Borage flowers

Posted in - Healthy Recipes & Lunch / Dinner & Salads & Vegetarian on July 30th 2015 0 Comments IMG_0189

Tonnes of courgettes, green and  yellow, lightly fried in olive oil and garlic, decorated with borage flowers.  Served with haloumi, this is a light lunch with crusty bread and some homemade pesto – (just because I had some).

Ingredients
Olive oil
4 spring onions, chopped into small circles
2 medium courgettes, chopped into small rectangles about 2cm in length
Garlic …

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