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  1. chocolate and oat breakfast bars

    Chocolate Oat Biscuit Bars

    Sometimes it can be really difficult to find delicious, quick and wholesome breakfast options. These are packed full of oats for slow release energy to keep you going all morning, chia seeds which are great for pretty much everything, and the chocolate and dried fruit adds some delicious flavours to get you through the day.

    This is such an easy recipe, you literally just throw it all together and put it in the oven, and then you have breakfast for the whole family sorted for the week. 

    If you’re not a big fan of dried fruit, you can always leave them out or swap them out for dried cranberries or anything else you like! If you’re a little more health conscious too, you can leave the chocolate out and double the dried fruit.

     


     

    Recipe

    Yield: 12 bars

    Total Time: 50 minutes 

    Ingredients:

    • 3 cups / 270g rolled oats

    • ½ cup / 80g mixed dried fruits or just raisins

    • 3 tbsp chia seeds
    • 1 ½ cups / 375g apple sauce

    • 1 cup / 250ml water

    • 1 tsp salt

    • ½ cup / 75g dark chocolate chips

    • ¼ cup / 60ml olive oil

    • ½ cup / 60ml syrup of agave

    • 2 tsp vanilla extract

    Method:

    1. Preheat oven to 180c. Mix all your ingredients together in a large bowl and then press into a 9x9 inch lined pan.

    2. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove from the oven and leave in the tray to cool completely.

    3. Remove from the tray, cut up and store in an airtight container for up to a week!

     


     

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    Written by Amy Northwood
    Her-Bivore
    My passion for food and conservation has led me to where I am now! My aim is to show people that veganism can be diverse, tasty and adapted to fit every lifestyle and budget! 
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  2. Balsamic Sprouts

    Roasted Balsamic Sprouts

    If you’ve ever heard someone say they don't like Brussels sprouts, thats because they haven't tried these ones. These are a must have at any roast dinner and are absolutely delicious.

    These are also a great option for throwing into a salad for some extra added depth of flavour!

     


     

    Recipe

    Yield: 6 portions

    Total Time: 30 minutes 

    Ingredients:

    • 7 cups / 700g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

    • 3 tbsp olive oil

    • 1 tsp salt

    • 1 tbsp syrup or agave

    • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar

    Method:

     

    1. Preheat oven to 180c. Toss the sprouts in your olive oil, salt and pepper and then place in a large roasting tray.

    2. Roast for 20 minutes, then remove from the oven and add your syrup/agave and balsamic. Stir well and place back into the oven for another 3-5 minutes. 

     


     

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    Written by Amy Northwood
    Her-Bivore
    My passion for food and conservation has led me to where I am now! My aim is to show people that veganism can be diverse, tasty and adapted to fit every lifestyle and budget! 
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  3. golden cauliflower rice

    Golden Cauliflower Rice

    Low carb, paleo, vegan (of course) and one of your five a day. If you haven’t tried cauliflower rice, then now is your chance. It works great with stir fries, but is so versatile im sure you’ll find plenty more to pair it with too!

    You can leave this to cool and use it in salads or as a delicious alternative to rice salad at bbq’s or parties.

     

     


     

    Recipe

    Yield: 4 portions

    Total Time: 30 minutes 

    Ingredients:

    • 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets (you can use the stem too!)

    • 1 tbsp olive oil

    • ½ tsp turmeric 

    • ½ tsp garlic powder

    • 1 tsp onion powder

    • Pinch salt

    Method:

    1. Working in as many batches as you need, place your florets into a food processor (being careful not to overfill) and blitz in pulses until they form small rice sized pieces.

    2. Heat your oil in a large pan, then add in all your ingredients, including your cauliflower rice. 

    3. Stir continuously and cook for 3-5 minutes, being careful not to overcook otherwise your rice will be mushy.

    4. Serve immediately or allow to cool and then keep for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge!

     


     

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    Written by Amy Northwood
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    My passion for food and conservation has led me to where I am now! My aim is to show people that veganism can be diverse, tasty and adapted to fit every lifestyle and budget! 
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  4.  

    Biscoff Bars

    This is not for controlling your sugar intake… this will not help your diet… this does not contain any of your 5 a day… but this recipe is absolutely delicious and is going to impress EVERYONE you know!

    These bars are perfect for birthdays, dinner parties, or just about anything. I like to make a batch of these from time to time to take into work or a family event, just to remind everyone that vegan food is not only just as good, but even better!

     


     

    Recipe

    Yield: 12 bars

    Total Time: 30 minutes 

    Ingredients:

    • 200g margarine, melted

    • 250g biscoff spread, melted + extra for decorating

    • 300g icing sugar

    • 300g biscoff biscuits, crushed up fine + extra for decorating

    • 200g Bournville chocolate

    • Vegan decorations (I used white chocolate and some extra biscoff spread)

    Method:

    1. Mix your melted margarine and melted biscoff together in bowl.

    2. In a large separate bowl, place your icing sugar and your 150g of crushed biscoff biscuits and mix well. Then add your wet ingredients into the dry and combine well. 

    3. Press the mix into a lined baking tray and place in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes

    4. Gently melt your bournville chocolate either over a bain marie, or using the microwave and heating for 10-20 seconds at a time and then mixing well (you don’t want your chocolate to get too hot or it won’t set properly!) 

    5. Pour your melted bournville over the top and spread evenly on the tray. Add some blobs of melted biscoff and melted vegan white chocolate or other tasty decorations and use a cocktail stick to gently merge together on the surface and create patterns. Top with anything else you like!

    6. Place in the fridge till fully set, then cut with a hot knife.

     


     

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    Written by Amy Northwood
    Her-Bivore
    My passion for food and conservation has led me to where I am now! My aim is to show people that veganism can be diverse, tasty and adapted to fit every lifestyle and budget! 
    You can find me on Instagram

    Amy Northwood

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  5. Minted pea tart

    Minted Pea, Asparagus and Beetroot Tart

    These are a great summer dish, the mint flavour in with the pea puree makes this dish so refreshing for a light meal on a hot day. There’s caramelised onions in this one too, but adding that to the title would’ve been a little overkill so hopefully if you’ve read this far, you’re now even more excited!

    There's a lot of different flavours here that all compliment each other beautifully, and I can't wait to hear what you all think about it!

    I have this one either on its own, or with a fresh crispy side salad.

     


     

    Recipe

    Yield: 4 tarts

    Total Time: 30 minutes 

    Ingredients:

    • 4 tbsp olive oil

    • 2 large red onions, finely sliced

    • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

    • 1 tbsp brown sugar

    • Salt and pepper

    • 1 tin garden peas

    • A good few sprigs of mint

    • 2 tbsp water

    • 50g beetroot, diced

    • 1 bunch asparagus spears, halved lengthways

    • One sheet of ready rolled puff pastry

    Method:

    1. Preheat your oven to 180c. Place 2 tbsp of olive oil, your red onions, balsamic vinegar and brown sugar in a small pan and heat on a medium heat for about 5 minutes, until your onions have nicely caramelised, then place to one side.

    2. In a food processor, place your drained garden peas along with your mint and 2 tbsp water, then blend until a puree is formed and place this to one side too!

    3. Unroll your pastry and cut it into 4 even sized rectangles, placing them onto a lined baking tray at this point before you fill them will make your life much easier. Firstly you want to spread your pea puree onto each one, leaving about 2cm gap around the edge of each tart. 

    4. Next, layer up with your caramelised onions, followed by some diced beetroot and finally share your asparagus out equally. 

    5. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown; then remove from the oven and serve!

     


     

    What did you think of this recipe? Did you do anything differently? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below. Don’t forget that you can share all your foodie makes with us using the hashtag #HBivore.

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    Written by Amy Northwood
    Her-Bivore
    My passion for food and conservation has led me to where I am now! My aim is to show people that veganism can be diverse, tasty and adapted to fit every lifestyle and budget! 
    You can find me on Instagram

    Amy Northwood

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