All posts tagged “vegetables

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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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Shepherd’s Pie

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

Total Protein Count: 13-18 g Protein
9 Serves = 1.6-2 g Protein per serve

Tell someone you are making Shepherd’s Pie and inevitably they will respond with, “I make a wicked Shepherd’s Pie. Do you want my recipe?” It is one of those great family dishes that  are passed down through the generations with pride. Luckily for those with PKU or just those who prefer not to add meat, this is a great vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie packed with flavour.

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Sicilian Eggplant Caponata

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

Total Protein Count: 1-2 g Protein
6-8 Serves = 0 g Protein per serve

Adapted from: Not Quite Nigella

Ever since I found this vegetable-heavy recipe, we make it every month for Charlotte’s lunches. This versatile meal is wonderful for all ages. Little ones can have it blended or lightly chopped while introducing them to stronger flavours. Children will enjoy a mild version while adults may like it spicy with cayenne pepper or tangy with red wine in place of the vinegar. Read More

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Roasted Pumpkin with Cinnamon

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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