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seasonal summer soup

Make this delicious soup full of seasonal produce

Soup in summer! You may think that soup is only for the Winter months, but when you have a glut of homegrown produce, soup is a great easy nourishing meal to make. In the UK, it is time for courgettes (zucchini), aubergines and beans to be harvested, with some tomatoes and peppers almost ready too! What a fantastic way to…

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Love these four fantastic ways with seasonal rhubarb

Love these four fantastic ways with seasonal rhubarb Rhubarb is one of those fruits which I think is often overlooked. We have always grown rhubarb. We had it at home growing up, I have it in the garden and of course, I have a plentiful supply on the allotment! If you are looking for rhubarb recipe ideas, then keep reading!…

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seasonal soup

Seasonal Soup

Soup! I know! Technically it’s still summer, but as I write this the rain is drizzling down with no looks of stopping! The temperature has suddenly dropped this last week by about 10 degrees centigrade so soup is definitely on the menu! This soup uses totally seasonal produce, freshly picked from the allotment. Tomatoes form the base, with onions, then…

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Spring has Sprung!

Spring has Sprung! Woohoo! Finally Spring is here! Daffodils and narcissi are in full bloom, violets and crocuses are popping up, and pink blossom is adding a welcome burst of colour everywhere. 😀 The allotment has had a ‘bit’ of attention and we’ve even managed to plant several things outside already! Hooray! Early and second early potatoes have been in a while,…

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The best green beans ever!!!

The best green beans ever!!! Seriously! Oh my! I cannot believe we never thought of this before! You might think there’s only so many green beans you can eat, but these… these are totally amazing! AND… really simple!!! I was actually being lazy and didn’t want to chop any more beans to steam and decided to throw them in the…

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Brilliant Banana Bread Muffins VEGAN & GF!

Brilliant Banana Bread Muffins VEGAN & Gluten Free Well, it certainly seems like summer here in the UK with temperatures staying in the 20’s (68f+) all week BUT that doesn’t mean we haven’t had rain! Oh we’ve had two thunderstorms with sheet lightning AND a hail storm with hail the size of chickpeas! Oh yes! It was noisy! Real noisy!…

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Lovely Lollies, Garden Update & Free-From Goodies!

Lovely Lollies, Garden Update & Free-From Goodies! Wow! First of all a BIG thank you to my wonderful hubby for battling through London just because I wanted to go to the @Allergyshow & Free-From show! 🙂 Yes, London has the tube (metro/underground) but unfortunately it’s not very mobility scooter friendly! PLUS the parking for the whole day was less than a third of…

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