Sarah’s Creative Concoctions

Lentil, Sweet Potato and Carrot Hummus

Lentil, Sweet Potato and Carrot Hummus   Method 1 sweet potato 2 small carrots 3 cloves garlic, skin on 1 1/2 cups cooked red lentils  2 tablespoons tahini  2 tablespoons olive oil Juice of a lemon Sea salt and pepper to taste Method Peel and cut the sweet potato and carrot into cubes Drizzle with …

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Yummy Cookies!

Yummy Cookies!   Ingredients 100g butter 50g brown sugar 50g mixed cranberries and blueberries 50g sunflower seeds 50g rye flour 50g plain flour 50g porridge oats Method Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Roll into balls and place on a baking sheet  Bake at 180 for …

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Sweet potato and Pumpkin bread rolls

Sweet potato and Pumpkin bread rolls Ingredients 200g strong white bread flour 75g rye flour 60g pumpkin seeds 2 tbs nutritional yeast 7g dried yeast (or one sachet) 5g salt (1tsp) 100g grated sweet potato 2tsp balsamic vinegar Method  Peel and grate the sweet potato Using cooled boiled water measure 130g tepid water into a …

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Quinoa, Lentil and Butternut Squash Salad

Quinoa, Lentil and Butternut Squash Salad Ingredients 1 cup of quinoa – any colour 1 cup of green lentils 1 butternut squash 2 onions Pumpkin seeds roasted are a great addition (roast on a tray in the oven for 5 – 10 ins) Seasoning: cumin and coriander For the dressing A big squeeze of garlic …

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Spicy Beans & Tortilla (v)

Spicy Beans & Tortilla (v) Ingredients: 1 tin of ratatouille 1 tin of lentils 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tin of mixed beans 1 tsp chilli powder I onion sliced Seasonings: Garlic Mixed herbs Fennel seeds Vegetable stock cube or bouillon Tortilla: 250g plain flour 2 tsp oil 150ml water Method: Fry the onion in …

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Vegan Lasagne (v)

Vegan Lasagne (v) Ingredients 1 carrot 1 fennel A colourful selection of peppers 1 leek Roasted butternut squash (this was left over from another dish) Green lentils Tin of tomatoes Tomato puree Seasonings: Mixed herbs, fennel seeds, black pepper, stock cube, bay leaf Tomato puree Vegan lasagne sheets For the sauce: 50g vegan margarine 50g plain …

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Prawn Buckwheat Pastry Quiche

Prawn Buckwheat Pastry Quiche Ingredients For the pastry 150g buckwheat flour 90g butter Cold water For the filling ½ leek 3 artichoke hearts, cut up small. (these were used out of a tin that was leftover) 2 garlic cloves 10 fl oz milk 3 eggs A spoonful of oat creme fraiche 1 tsp mixed herbs …

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Frittata Dish Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche or scrambled eggs, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses or vegetables. The word frittata is Italian and roughly translates to “fried.” I cooked this with my ELFT recovery college group – this was such a fun session, everybody added …

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Chicken Risotto

Chicken Risotto This was made out of a few bits and pieces but tasted fab! Ingredients Frozen peas Stock using either some bouillon or a stock cube Leftover chicken. I happened to have some thighs that had been cooked in cider. Risotto rice (long grain will work too) Cider or wine (around 100ml) Garlic A …

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Sea bass and lentils

Sea bass and lentils Ingredients for the seabass marinade 2 tbsp orange marmalade or honey 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp mustard Method Preheat the oven to 180. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade together. Brush the marinade onto the sea bass. Cover in foil, place on a baking tray …

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Carrot Risotto

Carrot Risotto Ingredients 8 – 10 carrots 2 tsp butter or oil 1 leek  2 garlic cloves, or a squeeze from a tube Risotto rice Thyme (fresh or dried) 1tsp fennel seeds 1tsp mixed herbs Stock cube 1 tsp sugar A little wine – optional Method Cut the carrots into small slices. There’s no need …

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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole I wouldn’t normally make this kind of meal but some people on one of my courses asked for it. Naturally, I decided to make it healthier! Ingredients Sausages. Buy some decent sausages! This might mean going to the butchers. For the batter 175ml milk (cow or plant-based) 140g plain flour 2 …

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Butternut Squash Falafels and Homemade Tortillas

Butternut Squash Falafels and Homemade Tortillas Ingredients Half a butternut squash 1 onion 1 tin chickpeas 2 garlic gloves Salt, pepper and other flavourings such as garam masala, coriander, cumin, mixed herbs. Method Cut the squash into cubes and slice the onion Preheat the oven to 180 Cut the squash into cubes and slice the …

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