Recipe: Divine Strawberry Cheesecake

An amazing cheesecake recipe if I do say so myself, with no baking required. This can be the delectable showpiece of any dinner party, and will have everyone begging for more!  INGREDIENTS250g crushed digestive biscuits160g soft butter400g cream cheese75g icing …

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What is a Legume?

A legume is, by dictionary definition “a plant that has its seeds in a pod, such as the bean or pea”. Peanuts, often referred to as nuts, are actually legumes and not tree nuts at all.  Some people who are allergic …

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How to Eat a Legume-Free Diet

The main issues will be sourcing other suitable forms of proteins and fresh vegetables, and of course checking the labels of any pre-packed foods that you buy. Some products such as cooked meats include pea protein or fibre, and ‘gram …

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Checking labels for legume allergens

Some members of the legume family, peanuts, soya and lupin, are easier to check for because they are in the group of allergens that legally have to be declared on EU food packaging and therefore will be listed in red …

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Nut and Legume Free Recipes

Family favourites of mine. Check every label every time as things can and do change. Always check ingredients for your own allergens! Spaghetti BologneseA firm favourite in our house. It’s also my favourite way of sneaking a lot of vegetables into …

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Recipe for Secret Veg Sauce

Here’s my take on this fantastically versatile recipe which my children will willingly eat, and which my husband raves about also! I cook a vat and then freeze it in 400g portions so that when I want to make an …

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