Recipes

Sweet Potato Lasagna

This delicious lasagna has been created to highlight the Veganuary campaign. Veganuary is held every January to encourage more people to move towards a plant-based diet, leading to a healthier and more sustainable lifestyle. This recipe has been created in collaboration with the European Food Information Council to highlight how to reduce animal protein consumption …

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Cucumber Christmas Trees

This is a lovely recipe to make with children but it also makes a lovely centrepiece for a Christmas party. Ingredients 1 whole cucumber 2 carrots 1 red pepper Method Peel the carrot and remove the top and tail. From the thicker end of the carrot, cut a base for your Christmas tree. Make as …

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Christmas Wreath with Celeriac Dip

I wanted to create a recipe which would capture the flavours of Christmas, use seasonal produce and was also eye-catching so I came up with this beautiful Christmas Wreath. Ingredients Roasted chestnuts Shredded white cabbage Watercress Cooked Beetroot Celery Carrots Celeriac Low fat-natural yoghurt Reduced-fat mayonnaise Black pepper Ground nutmeg Method To make the dip, …

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Taste of Christmas Traybake

To support the #SeasonalVeg #LoveYourLeftovers campaign from Veg Power, I have created a traybake using loads of British seasonal veg with a link to Christmas to get you in the mood for the festive season. Ingredients You will need 2 handfuls of each type of veg. Butternut squash Seasonal winter squash Parsnips Shallots Brussels sprouts …

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FRUITY FIREWORKS

As fireworks displays are cancelled this year, how about making these Fruity Fireworks? They are fun and easy to make with your children.

Savoy Cabbage Parcels

Ingredients 9 large Savoy cabbage leaves 1 leek, thinly sliced 1 butternut squash, peeled and diced 2 tsp dried thyme/fresh thyme, chopped black pepper Method Steam or boil the leek and butternut squash until soft. Mix the leek, butternut squash, thyme and black pepper together in a bowl. Boil the Savoy cabbage leaves for 5-8 …

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Beetroot Dip with Crudités

This is such a simple recipe to make but with a beautiful flavour and colour. Ingredients 250g cooked beetroot, chopped 200g reduced-fat cream cheese Sunflower and pumpkin seeds Method Use a liquidiser to blend the beetroot and cream cheese until smooth. Pour into a bowl and top with sunflower and pumpkin seeds. Serve with crudités …

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Gold Medal Naan Bread

Have you or your family been inspired by the Olympics? I wanted to create a recipe inspired by the Olympics which is easy for children to make and tastes great too. I also wanted it to be a healthy option so I created this recipe. I have coloured the dough using turmeric. As turmeric is …

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