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Lucy

Gluten Free/ Recipes/ Sweet/ Vegetarian

Gluten-Free Lemon Pancake Bites

Pancakes don’t just have to be reserved for Shrove Tuesday. They make for a fabulous indulgent brunch, a delicious after-dinner dessert or just a fun excuse to have a tasty treat. Some people worry about getting out the frying pan and pancake mix for fear of sticking a pancake to the ceiling (does that really ever happen?), making a mess all over the cooktop when trying to flip them or…

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Recipes/ Sweet/ Vegetarian

Go Bananas for Banana Bread

Do you remember during the first lockdown when everyone went mad for banana bread? At the time I thought everyone had just gone a little stir-crazy from being told to stay at home, but recently I have had the chance to give it a go for myself. A local shop was giving away large amounts of bananas which were starting to go black, so I took a box and here…

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Recipes/ Savoury/ Vegan/ Vegetarian

Crispy Baked Polenta Fries

Gone are the days that having a portion of chips meant being restricted to potatoes. Ok, we all love spuds, but now there are many more options! From sweet potato to portabello mushroom fries to aubergine, yucca and chickpea fries we don’t have to stick to regular potatoes if we are feeling a bit more adventurous. An Italian storecupboard staple, polenta has its roots in the peasant cuisine of northern…

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Plant-based beer-battered cauliflower tacos

Mexican is the perfect cuisine for meatless Mondays! Their love of all things veggie means it’s super easy to make their well-known dishes veggie or vegan friendly. Seriously, you only have to check this list of 21 vegan taco ideas to discover the amazing world of plant-based Mexican dishes. From tofu and faux-meat products to lentils, nuts and seeds and of course beans there’s no excuse. One of my favourite…

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Drinks/ Recipes/ Sweet

Frozen Mixed Berry Margarita

Tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice are combined to make the traditional Margarita. This light, icy cocktail is a popular tipple that can be enjoyed shaken with ice, without ice or blended with ice and is usually served in a salt-rimmed glass. Although there's something to be said for the tried and tested versions of cocktails, it's always fun to try something different! …

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Drinks/ Recipes

Matcha Mojito Mocktail

Are you a little intimidated by cocktails? I was too when I first stocked my home bar, but I soon learned there’s no need to be worried. There are tonnes of simple mixes which you can enjoy at home, using only a small selection of ingredients and tools – with or without alcohol. The Mojito is a traditional cocktail that comes from Cuba. It is traditionally made with white rum,…

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