Spinach Dhal

Simple one-pot meal that celebrates the humble pea! A great source of vitamin A, C, Iron and protein! This recipe uses whole spices to give a deep rounded flavour, but be careful as they can spit in the hot oil! *pick out any hard bits and leave covered with a few inches of water for…

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Mexican Quinoa One-Pot

Quinoa provides so many nutrients like iron, fibre, magnesium and B-vitamins. They’re technically a seed, but this easy recipe also contains black beans, so we’re including it in Pulses Week! This recipe also provides 20g of protein in each serving so it’s great for hungry mouths, and if you buy from our refill stations and…

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Super Quick Hummus Recipe

This is a super quick recipe for hummus for those days you have run out and shops are closed or you need a filling fast. Most of these are things you will probably have in your cupboards anyway. It takes ten minutes or less to make from start to finish and is yum! Method: Peel…

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Homemade Stuffing recipe – at a few price ranges

  Festive Stuffing base recipe   Okay okay we admit: stuffing is hardly the costliest part of the festive dinner, but we thought this recipe was too versatile and cost-effective not to share:   1 cup medium oatmeal 1 finely chopped large onion 4tbsp oil of choice Salt   Cook the onion in the oil…

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Halloween Leftover Loaf

Hold up!! hold up… We are all trying to make our pennies go further, and what better way than using up leftovers and even by eating your Halloween pumpkin or decorative squash? This take on a classic banana loaf cake uses up the flesh of your carved pumpkins and nearly or overripe bananas for a…

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Autumn Apple and carrot flapjacks

  This is a good way to have a snack for the week cheaply using up any older apples you might have that aren’t so good fresh. I leave the skins on for more fiber and better nutrients. This tray should last a week in an airtight container. Being a nutritious snack of oats fruit and…

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Superfood Pumpkin Spice Latte

Superfood Pumpkin Spice Latte   Our twist on the classic Autumn drink uses Chaga mushroom powder, used for generations to boost immunity and support the respiratory system. It tastes very coffee-like so the added espresso shot is optional!   Place 2tbsp pumpkin puree (see our recipe) into a large mug or heatproof glass Add a…

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Do you sell pumpkin puree?.. How about make it

Pumpkin Puree   With the influx of seasonal pumpkin spice-type recipes for pies, tarts and soups around, our customers really get into the seasonal swing of all things spicy and squashy!    This time of year we always get a lot of requests for pumpkin puree, and whilst we don’t sell a canned version, making…

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Apple, Squash and Sage Sausage Roast

It’s not only apples that are in season at the moment. Squash and pumpkin varieties are also filling our veg section shelves. The sweet and earthy flavours pair beautifully with each other, and when combined with some hearty veggie sausages and bold herbs like sage and rosemary, you’ll be throwing them all in the oven…

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3 Ingredient Crumble!

This month we continue to combine our long established love of seasonal local apples with frugal recipes to bring you flavour and ethics on a budget. Just because you’re saving money doesn’t mean you have to skip pud! We took up the challenge to figure out an apple crumble recipe that only uses 3 ingredients….

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