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Homemade Seeded Bagels

It’s been a year since I started making my own bagels and they’ve become a staple in our house. Not just for weekend lunches, but also for packed lunches. They’re so soft you don’t always need to toast them. If you like a bit of a different texture and flavour to your bagel, but don’t […]

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Bowls Chicken Comfort Food Recipes Salads

Honey and mustard chicken salad

Honey and mustard chicken, roasted new potatoes with rosemary and sea salt, green salad and yogurt dressing About 12 years ago (before kids) this was one of my go-to midweek summer dishes. We were living in London and particularly after a long day and sweaty commute home this was easy to rustle up and full […]

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Bakes Cycle Snacks Recipes Sweet

Peanut butter and pretzel vegan bites

Simple tasty homemade cycle snacks – sweet, salty and simple to make. I’m always looking for something new to snack on while riding and my stomach seems to react to most shop bought bars unfortunately. This is a really simple cycling snack, and if you love salty and sweet they’re perfect for you. You just […]

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Bowls Comfort Food Fries halloumi Recipes Side dishes Sides

Halloumi Fries

To be blunt if you’ve never tried them you’re missing out and if you’ve never made them yourself you should, because they’re so simple and amazing. All you need is: Ingredients A block of halloumi 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tsp of harissa or paprika Vegetable oil Greek or plain yogurt to serve They need […]

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Bowls Comfort Food Fries halloumi Recipes Side dishes Sides

Halloumi Burgers

Another take on halloumi fries, great as a Friday lunchtime treat or to replace your normal beef burger. Crisp and soft – I serve mine in a brioche bun, with some roasted garlic and mint yogurt, grilled peppers and chilli jam. All you need is: Ingredients – serves 2 A block of halloumi 2 tbsp […]

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Aubergine Comfort Food Every thing tastes good in tortilla Lunch Recipes Roasted Vegetables Sauces Side dishes Sides Sweet Potato Vegetables

Roasted Aubergine and Sweet Potato Salsa

Roasted Aubergine and Sweet Potato Salsa – it’s amazing… all sticky, smokey, sweet and packed full of flavour. It also goes well with chicken shawarma or in a toastie. Once you’ve made it, it’ll keep in the fridge for a couple of days. Ingredients: 1 aubergine 1 sweet potato 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic […]

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Bakes Breads Lunch Recipes

Easy Single Rise Daily Seeded Bread

My daily bread – half seeded loaf This is a single rise easy loaf that is perfect to make everyday or every other day. It’s quick and simple to make. Easier than going to the shops and not full of preservatives. You can either cold rise overnight and bake first thing or mix in the […]

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Breads Focaccia Lunch Recipes Sandwich Board Sandwiches

Yellow Pepper and Goats Cheese Focaccia

This is somewhere between a focaccia and a pizza. Lovely soft dough with basil and goats cheese tucked in the dough, topped with sweet charred peppers. This recipe makes one big focaccia, but I normally make the full dough recipe, then cut in half. Making one salami and tomato and another a yellow pepper and […]

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Breads Focaccia Lunch Recipes Sandwich Board Sandwiches

Salami and tomato Focaccia

This is somewhere between a focaccia and a pizza. Lovely soft dough with sweet tomato and crispy salty saucisson sec tucked into it. This recipe makes one big focaccia, but I normally make the full dough recipe and with half make a salami and tomato focaccia and the other half a yellow pepper and goats […]

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Peanut Butter, Banana and Cocoa Vegan Flapjack Bars

Sticky gooey fulfilling homemade vegan cycling snacks I run, I cycle and I snack. This means I normally have a bar of some description in my back or pocket, whether it’s for me or to provide sustenance on a family outing. My problem is I don’t like buying processed products if I can avoid it. […]