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Confession Of A Veg Dodger!

Everyone, meet our gorgeous Helen, head of all things logistics at HQ, Boxxfresh Mum and chief snack extraordinaire!

Each and every one of us are on our individual food journey, whether that means just starting out eating more of the good stuff to feeding a family in a healthier way or doing what we can though food to protect our amazing planet. These reasons, and everything in between is why, we here, at Boxxfresh have always been so passionate about helping you eat BETTER, FRESH & SIMPLER. 

Sticky Asian Orange Aubergines Recipe

This is a great way to cook & enjoy our delicious seasonal Blood Oranges - they have a distinct bitter sweet flavour which makes them wonderful  in savoury dishes.
These aubergines turn gorgeously sticky, gooey and are lip-smackingly delicious. 

Serve with rice or noodles with all the leftover juices in the dish!

 

Serves 2:

1 Aubergine

2 Blood Oranges OR ( regular oranges/ satsumas) 

1 thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

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 Lasagne Recipe

 

This is a family staple that we have tweaked into a completely plant based version. 

The finely chopped veggies mixed with lentils and tomatoes cooks down into an amazingly delicious sauce that would give any regular lasagne a run for its money!!! 

Serves 6

RAGU SAUCE :

2-3 red onions 

5 garlic cloves 

A good splash of tamari -  approx 2 tbsp

Woody herbs fresh or dried ( 1 1/2 tsp thyme, oregano if dried) 

Mushroom Chowder Soup Recipe

Think of this as a delicious cross between a Risotto and a broth - it's real comfort food, a complete meal and a soul soothing, warming bowl of goodness for a Wintery day! 

 

Ingredients to serves  4 - 6 :

450g x mushrooms grated or finely chopped 

1 x white onions finely chopped 

2 x garlic cloves peeled and finely chopped

200g Caulishoots washed and finely chopped

1 x tsp mixed herbs or fresh thyme (leaves removed and chopped)

1 carton Oatly cream ( 250ml)  

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

Fruity Oat Breakfast Pot Recipe

When it comes to breakfast, just 5 minutes of prep the night before will set you up for a delicious and satisfying start to your day. Plain rolled oats are inexpensive and hugely nourishing… jazz them up with fruit and a sprinkle of nuts and you’ve got yourself a powerhouse breakfast to get you through the morning!

This is an all-in-one method to save you time but if you prefer, you can add the grated or chopped fruit in the morning or just before you tuck into your delicious oats.

 

Healthy Speedy Chickpea Curry In A Hurry Recipe

This is a super healthy, quick, flavour packed curry - perfect for a speedy mid week meal, serve with cruncy popadoms, warm naan, fluffy rice or even piled into a baked potato. 

Ingredients to serve 4 - 6 people:

2 white onions, peeled and finely sliced

3 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped or grated

1 large thumb sized piece of ginger, peeled and grated

2 jars or tins of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tin of tomatoes

1 can of coconut milk 

Punchy Parsley Pasta Recipe

This is a SERIOUSLY GOOD pasta sauce which is really simple to make and packed full on lip-smacking flavour… not much more to say than “ You must give this go!!”

Serves 4:

4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced or finely grated

2 lemons

1 chilli, finely diced

100g / 2-3 big handfuls of flat leaf parsley

150g / 2 handfuls of tomatoes

Sea salt