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Vegetable Stock

Vegan, Low Protein (PKU), Gluten Free and Dairy Fre

Total Protein Count: 0 g Protein

Making your own Vegetable Stock is easy and so much more healthy for you. Once you’ve made it once, you will never buy the store packaged stuff again. Homemade vegetable stock makes soups and dishes taste fresher and heaps less salty. Read More

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Vegan, Low Protein (PKU), Gluten Free and Dairy Free, Low Fructose

Total Protein Count: 2.6 g Protein

We always have pesto in the fridge. Simply put. We add it to everything; meats, veg, pasta, soup. It is a great way of adding a bit of green to any dish or making a bland meal turn interesting. The best part is that you simply cannot go wrong with it. Any green will do. Herbs such as basil, parsley, mint or coriander are traditionally used as the base; however, you can also add vegetables such as kale, broccoli, spinach or rocket. Extras such as chili and ginger give it a lovely heat.

charlotteats - pesto

charlotteats – pesto

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Roasted Pumpkin with Cinnamon

roasted pumpkin

Roasting pumpkin is so easy and much tastier than boiling. Add a little cinnamon, and the flavours are enough to eat it straight on it’s own or add to a dish for a more complex taste. I always bake the pumpkin pieces with the skin on. It is so much easier to take off after it’s baked then struggling with a knife and hard edge of the pumpkin. Read More