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

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

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

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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