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Spaghetti with Purple Sprouting Broccoli

This is a super simple spaghetti with just a few ingredients. Celebrating our seasonal Purple Sprouting Broccoli and using every bit up of these leafy stems of colourful goodness.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

SERVES 4

1 large handful of purple sprouting broccoli (washed)

3 garlic cloves grated or finely chopped.

A handful of olives roughly chopped

Dried spaghetti - enough of for 4 people

Hard cheese of choice - we used kindaco Italian

Black pepper to season

Optional - chilli oil to serve.

Veggie Pilaf Jumble

Inspired from Dr Alan Desmonds book - The Plant- Based Diet Revolution. I adapted the recipe to what I had at home, made a few tweaks and thought I've got to share with you all at Boxxfresh

 

A gently spiced jumble that is delicious, using seasonal winter veggies and nutty wild rice. This veggie Pilaf makes a nourishing bowl of goodness!!  

WHAT YOU WILL NEED: MAKES 4 PORTIONS

1 Small Cauli broken into florets

2 sticks celery fined chopped washed

1 leek finely chopped and washed

The Club Sarnie Recipe

Arguably the best sandwich is the one you lovingly pile up using the glorious, delicious leftovers from your Sunday roast! This triple decker tower of deliciousness is a sandwich to top them all!

 

Ingredients per sandwich:

3 slices of bread, we love using Vegbred Sweet Potato Bloomer or Tin

2 leftover roast potatoes, sliced

A handful of leaves

1-2 spoonfuls of leftover red cabbage

1-2 tomatoes, slices

Mayo of your choice - plain or spiked with other funky flavours

Sticky Apple & Crunchy Oat Cinnamon Crumble Recipe

Is there anything quite like the smell of apple and cinnamon in Autumn?!

There is no fancy or modern twist to this recipe - just a wholesome, familiar celebration of our amazing UK apples baked into a comforting crumble. We’ve used good old fashioned Bramley apples for thick fluffy base, a couple of eating apples to add texture to the filling and added oats to the topping for extra extra crunch!

Make it gluten free by swapping the plain flour for gluten free plain flour.

Leek & Potato Pie Recipe

Sometimes - you’ve just got to have pie! 

This leek & potato pie is delicious, indulgent and a great alternative to a Sunday roast served with some roasted root veggies and a pile of braised cabbage.

 

Ingredients:

2 leeks, halved lengthways and finely sliced

3 potatoes, peeled and cut 2 cm pieces

1 large or 2 medium white onions, diced 

3 cloves of garlic, grated or finely minced

4 sprigs of thyme, leaves only

Garlicky Kale With Butterbeans And Chilli Recipe

This delicious jumble of kale and soft garlicky beans is a bowl of whole food goodness that will become a favourite. 

The goodness of kale needs no introduction - we all know its good for us with its high VITAMIN A, K and C content, let along HIGH FIBRE! Butterbeans are not only buttery pillows of loveliness there also pack a punch when it comes to nutrition… they're a great source of PROTIEN, FIBRE & GOOD WHOLE FOOD CARBS. 

 

Serves 2 or a side for 4 

Ingredients: 

Veggie Noodle Miso Bowl Recipe

Nourishing, filling, hydrating, packed with delicious veggies and a tangle of slurp-worthy noodles… this Miso bowl will never fail to re-set, revive and energise! 

 

Ingredients to serve 4:

2 handfuls of mushrooms, sliced

2 tbsp miso paste or 2 sachets of miso granules

2 cloves of garlic, finely sliced

2 thumb size pieces of ginger, sliced into skinny matchsticks

1 green or red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced

1 - 2 handfuls of Tenderstem broccoli

Cabbage Ceasar Salad Recipe

This is a delicious way of enjoying a cabbage - charred, steamed tender leaves, crispy torn pieces of bread and a tongue tingling punchy garlic dressing! It makes a great lunch, light dinner or a side. The key is to be brave with the dressing - tasting it by itself will be full on and intense but once it’s drizzled over the cabbage and dished up with the crusty bread pieces, cheeze and olive oil - it’ll all make delicious sense!

 

1 cabbage

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

2 tablespoons of plant based mayo

Healthy Watercress, Avocado & Lime Smoothie Recipe

This super simple & healthy smoothie is what you call a glass of delicious goodness!

* Smoothies are a great way to up that daily veg count! 

* Perfect to make the day before for an on the go re-fuel. 

* Veg-dodgers this is one for you... even if you don't like eating your greens, we think you'll enjoy drinking them!

 

To make 2 large smoothies, you will need:

1 x large handful of watercress washed and chopped 

Veggie 'Fridge Raid' Jumble Recipe

 

This veggie jumble is an amazing way of getting in the fridge for rogue and random bits and bobs - from the last onion, carrot, garlic, any greens, herbs to a handful of nuts or seeds...⁠

When all these bits add up and what we call 'jumble' them together this turns into a delicious pan of goodness AND at the same time reducing your food waste AND saving you money!

Ingredients to serve 4-6:

2-3 cloves garlic, finely diced

1 chillies, seeded and finely diced