Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Maple-Glazed Chickpeas

In today’s post, I’m sharing a recipe for the perfect Winter warmer – Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Maple-Glazed Chickpeas 💛 With its delicious, sweet flavour and golden orange hue, this soup is so bright and cheery that it’s bound to put a smile on your face. It also happens to be packed full of immune-boosting nutrients to help keep those pesky Winter bugs at bay.

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Maple-Glazed Chickpeas with Oregano

In today’s post, I’m sharing the recipe for one of my favourite sweet ‘n’ savoury snacks… Maple-Glazed Chickpeas with Oregano ❤️ I’d been hoping to include this recipe in my cookbook, but sadly run out of space, so I’m delighted to be able to share it with you today. These pan-fried chickpeas not only make a great snack, but they are also perfect for topping soups and pasta dishes. They’re really simple to make and ready in less than ten minutes!

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Chickpea, Sweet Potato & Peanut Butter Curry

In today’s post, I’m sharing a recipe for a delicious curry that’s simple to prepare and ready in just 30 minutes. It’s budget friendly too, costing less than £1 per portion. It’s mild enough to serve to all family members and contains an abundance of nutrients to keep them in tip-top condition, including plenty of protein, complex carbohydrates, fibre, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It’s proven to be a winner with my family and we hope you enjoy it too!

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Optimum Vac 2 Air Vacuum Blender Review and Reader Offer

One of the perks of being a Froothie ambassador is that I get the chance to review their new kitchen gadgets. Their latest gadget – the Optimum Vac 2 Air Vacuum Blender – has been creating quite a buzz on social media so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one and see what all the fuss was about. A shiny, new Vac 2 landed on my doorstep just over a week ago and I’ve already used it multiple times to make smoothies, juices, sauces, soups and chia puddings.

In today’s post, I thought I’d share the lowdown on this new blender and what sets it apart from other blenders. I’ll also share what I’m loving about the blender as well as any first impression niggles.

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Family-Size Festive Sweet Mince Pie. Vegan.

Hello everyone! I hope your preparations for the festive holiday are going well. Hopefully you’ve been a bit more organised than me. As usual, I’ve left a lot of shopping and food preparation to the last minute, so today – Christmas Eve – is going to be one very busy day for me! However, before I crack on with the preparations, I thought I would share one last recipe on the blog before 2017 comes to a close. The recipe is for a giant-sized mince pie, which is just perfect for sharing with friends and family this season. I’ve already made three of these pies in the past week, and no doubt I will making more in the lead up to the New Year.

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