Crunchy red cabbage slaw with a zingy juniper dressing

Red cabbage slaw with juniper dressing, from above.

A crunchy red cabbage slaw with deliciously zingy spices. This gorgeous, vibrant, raw vegan salad will brighten any plate. January may not seem like the most natural time of year for salads. When the days are short and the weather is cold, I think most people, myself included, prefer hearty,…

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Flourless chocolate chip cookies – gluten-free & delicious

Chocolate chip cookies

Crispy-edged, chewy-centred, chocolate chip cookies made with creamy almond butter – naturally gluten-free and perfect for Passover! Do you ever find yourself with loads of something that needs eating soon? That was what happened to me – I had a ton of almond butter that had to be used up, and I…

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Grandma’s fruit compote & sweet Tu B’Shevat memories

Grandma's dried fruit compote

Succulent spiced fruits in a rich syrup, Grandma’s dried fruit compote makes a delicious dessert or a healthy, nutritious breakfast. Do you ever prepare a dish whose aroma transports you while it is cooking? The fragrance of this sweet and spicy dried fruit compote is like a culinary time machine…

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Courgetti (zoodles) with avocado pesto dressing & baby plum tomatoes

zoodle salad with avocado pesto

Fresh crisp courgette noodles – or “zoodles!”  – are tossed with olives, ripe juicy tomatoes, & a creamy avocado dressing, for a delicious summer lunch or side dish. Do you ever start cooking with a clear idea in mind, only to change pretty much everything before you’re done? That’s what…

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