Tag Archives: vegetables

sweet potato puree

The best sweet potato puree ever!

[wprm-recipe-jump]   So this side is compulsory in my household at Christmas! I always make a huge amount as it is perfect for leftovers. You can use it on a buffet, in sandwiches (Christmas sandwiches are the BEST), as a side……this really is the best sweet potato puree ever. This recipe is easily adaptable, so …

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butternut squash and chickpea chilli

Butternut Squash & Chickpea Chilli

This is a great dish to make in bulk, freeze in portions and pull out of the freezer when you you need to. By using tinned beans, legumes, chickpeas and tomatoes you are cutting the cost as well as preparation time, but sacrificing none of the nutritional benefits. This butternut squash and chickpea chilli can …

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A bowl of freshly cooked vegetables for salad

Cooking vegetables

There can be so many things involved with cooking vegetables. Nobody enjoys eating mushy vegetables right!? So how long we cook them for is very important. But this isn’t important purely for how it looks or tastes, we also don’t want to lose all those important micronutrients that can be destroyed during the cooking process. …

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Chicken noodle broth

The mighty Chicken broth

More than just a soup So this broth was an absolute lifesaver this week in our household. So my poor wife was very ill this last week and had absolutely no appetite, just the thought of food made her want to run to the bathroom and bow to the white porcelain god! After a few …

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fajita spiced smashed potato with a coriander oil

Fajita-spiced Smashed Potatoes

There’s just something about them Roasted New/baby Potatoes are awesome as they are, but believe me when I say they are sooooooo much better when you smash them up a bit. Like many recipes on The Urban Canteen, you can adapt them to suit your personal tastes and this one is no different. The flavour …

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Butternut squash, coconut & chickpea curry

Curry time!

Who doesn’t love a good curry? Well I have an epic recipe for you today that is not only a vegan curry, but also full of anti-inflammatory ingredients and we’re reducing the oil content making it that much healthier! This Butternut squash, coconut and chickpea curry is one to try. Butternut squash, coconut & chickpea …

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Watermelon and Goats Cheese Salad

Super Salads

Where to start? You know the great thing about Salads? Apart from being nutrient dense, full of Vitamins, Minerals and easy to pack up in a box and take with you. Anything goes!!! Let’s face it, you can’t really go wrong, as long as you keep it fresh and go easy with the dressing then …

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