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Aubergine Lasagne

RECIPE FOR APPROXIMATELY 4 SERVINGS:
2 to 3 aubergines, slices lengthways
2 shallots or onions finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
1/2 tube of tomato puree
1 x 400g tin butter beans ( drained and rinsed under cold water)
2 tbsp of mixed herbs
2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar
Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper
3 tbsp of pesto of your choice
1 handful of pine nuts
1 oven proof dish
 

Roast Squash & Red Onion Salad With Chilli, Garlic & Lime Dressing

This is a really hearty salad, tasty, filling, totally satisfying and great to feed a crowd for a spring picnic or to batch up and pack for mid-week lunches.

 

Ingredients to serve 8:

 

1 butternut squash, deseeded and cut into equal side chunks

3 red onions, peeled, halved then cut into slim wedges

1 cup cooked quinoa or wild rice

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely grated

1 red chilli, deseeded and finely diced

1 big handful of coriander leaves, roughly chopped

Roast Carrot & Curried Lentil Soup

At Boxxfresh we’re all about eating well for less and we love combining super fresh produce with inexpensive store cupboard ingredients. This is a delicious, satisfying and frugal soup, full of flavour and bag of goodness.

A pot of soup is a great thing to cook and portion up to pop in the freezer meaning you’ll have a ready made lunch or dinner for those busy days!

 

Ingredients to serve 4:

1 bunch of carrots, roughly chopped  

1 red onion, peeled and finely sliced

Fluffy Potato Cakes 

These are pure, delicious comfort food - fluffy in the middle & crispy on the outside! We love them served with a big mixed salad or a chunky salsa.

 

Ingredients to make 4 - 5 potato cakes:

4 or 5 medium sized potatoes, peeled and diced

1/2 a sprout top or a wedge of a savoy cabbage, finely shredded

2 sprigs of thyme, stalks removed

Sea salt

Winter Root Stew

This is a rustic, hearty vegetable stew so keep the veggies big and chunky - they’ll soak up all the juices as they cook resulting in a delicious, comforting dish. 

 

Ingredients to serve 4 - 6 people:

2 white onions or shallots, halved and sliced

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

4 sticks of celery, thinly sliced

1 swede peeled and chopped into big chunks, about 1 inch pieces 

3 Simple Snacks To Stay Focused

Being prepared with nourishing bites to eat isn’t only a great way to stay focused when hunger strikes but the best way to make sure you don’t reach for the crisps, chocolate or even so called ‘healthy’ snacks which are just as full of fat and sugar.

Try these 3 plant powered super snacks to keep you energised - they all follow the same principles, a pile of crunchy fruit of veg with something tasty to dip them into on the side! Take them to work, add them to school lunch boxes or pop them in you bag to have on the go!