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Paella

You may have wonderful memories of eating Paella on holiday and thought that it’s far too complicated to cook at home… here is a simple version that has developed over cooking it lots of times that’s super tasty, uses lots of veggies and works well swapping ingredients to whatever you like or may have at home. See this simply as a one pan full of deliciousness that just happens to look and taste amazing too.

 

Ingredients:

I bag of Paella Rice approx 500g

I pepper

2 onions red or white

Veggie Kebabs

Veg Packed Kebabs

 

This is a great way to enjoy veggies in the hot weather! Long skewers of delicious, fresh Summer veggies with a smokey sweet marinade either charred on the BBQ or roasted in the oven - we love then served with a fresh crisp salad or a summer slaw and crusty bread for a sizzlin’ Summer feast!

All veggies for these kebabs are completely changeable - if your want to leave out one of the ingredients or double up something - go for it!   

 

Ingredients:

6 Mushrooms, left whole

Chilled Summer Soup

Gazpacho, or chilled soup is a delicious, refreshing, tasty lunch or light dinner to enjoy in the hot weather - it’s full of fresh flavour and all it takes is a little chopping and blending. We’ve topped it with freshly chopped onion and cucumber to add a little crunch but its also lovely served with big crunchy croutons!

 

You’ll need a freestanding blender or a hand blender and a tall jug.

 

For the soup:

1 slice of bread, roughly chopped

1 clove of garlic, peeled and halved

Coronation Chickpea Sandwich

Recipe for the filling, enough for 4 portions:

1 jar or tins of chickpeas drained and rinsed

3 tablespoons of plant based mayonnaise of your choice

2 tsp curry powder

2 heaped teaspoons of mango chutney

1 small clove of garlic, peeled and grated

The juice of half a lime

Sea salt and pepper

 

For each sandwich:

2 sliced of bread of your choice, pitta bread or wrap

Finely sliced red onion

A big handful of mixed leaves

 

Greek Salad

This classic combination is fresh, crunchy and just delicious! To create this awesome salad it just takes a bit of chopping and some love.

Ingredients to serve 4-6:

1 cucumber washed and chopped into 1 inch chunks

6-8 tomatoes washed and chopped into chunks

1 red onion peeled and diced

1 handful of fresh parsley washed and roughly chopped

2 handfuls of olives

1 pack of violife greek block, drained and chopped into chunks

4 tbsp of olive oil

Herby Lemon Couscous

Herby Lemon Couscous

 

This Herby Lemon Couscous is a wonderful summer staple to serve alongside salads, roast veggies, BBQ’s and Middle Eastern stews and Tagines. It takes minutes to cook and feel free to add or swap ingredients to your taste - use different herbs, spices, chilli or citrus that suits you!

 

Ingredients for 6 portions:

2 cups of dried couscous

1 teaspoon of ground turmeric

1 veggie stock cube

2 cups of boiling water

The zest and juice of 1 lemon

Veg & Roll Puff Pastries

Mouthfuls of delicious puff pastry, spring veggies and melted cheeze.

 

Serves 6-8:

200g Asparagus or Tenderstem

1/2 packet of Violife Mediterranean block / or mozzarella grated

1 pack of ready made puff pastry

Plain flour for dusting

Dried herbs (optional)

Pepper

Olive

Plant-based milk for brushing over the pastry before cooking.

 

Method:

1. Pre heat your oven to 180c/ 350f/ gas mark 4.

Get Juicy! Boxxfresh Juicing Guide

Juicing Boxx

Our juicing Boxx is full of all the fruits and veggies you need to make 15 delicious, cold pressed juices!

We’ve put together 4 of our favourite juice recipes for you to follow OR you can make up your own - it’s totally up to you!

 

Your Juicing Boxx includes all the ingredients to make:

 

4 x 250ml Breakfast Boosters

4 x 250ml Kickstarters

3 x 250ml Scarlet Sunrise

4 x 250ml Kalin’ it

 

Toasted Tamari Seeds

A super snack, salad sprinkle, stir-fry scatter, avocado toast topper and all round delicious pops of flavour and texture - you’ll love having a batch of these Tamari seeds in the cupboard… if you don’t eat them all first!

 

Ingredients:

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 cup of pumpkin seeds

1-2 tablespoons of Tamari

 

Method:

 

1. Place a large frying pan over a medium heat.

Teriyaki Noodle Salad

This salad is super tasty, takes very little time to prep and packs in the good stuff! The delicious, salty-sweet NOJO Teriyaki sauce - does a lot of the heavy flavour work so all you need to do is a little bit of prep!

 

Ingredients to serve 4:

2carrots

200g tender stem broccoli

1 shallot

4-6 tablespoons of NOJO Teriyaki Sauce

1 pack of noodles of your choice

A handful of tasted nuts or seeds

 

Method: