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Caramelized Butternut Shallot lasagne

Caramelized Butternut Shallot lasagne is perfect for a Sunday lunch or dinner options. It stores pretty well too for a leftover alternative and fills all the holes and gaps for comfort food goodness that the winter creates. Not only is it so easy to prepare, but also a budget saver. This lasagne can go pretty far with a whole roasted butternut, couple slices of whole wheat pasta sheets and creamy bearnaise sauce.
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Turmeric chickpea curry

Turmeric chickpea curry and spelt naan is a perfect, quick and easy comforting meal for these colder evenings. In fact, it feels as though summer is still here with us, but it's quite obvious that winter is on the horizon. When the sun starts setting more earlier each day, I want curry. Not that I don't want to eat it always anyway. a True curry lover loves curry whether it's hot or not- in terms of the wheater that is. I like my curry pretty mild thank you very much and this curry ticks all the boxes for me.
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Broccoli quinoa corn patties

Broccoli quinoa corn patties are a quick lunch alternative when you're on the go. Loaded with plant-based protein and super filling for those days when you need it the most. Serve with a salad, healthy carbs or as a patty on a vegan burger bun. I made a whole batch of these and froze the rest to eat later. It's a win-win, healthy plus easy is what I need right now.
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Rooster koek waffles

Let me introduce you to Roosterkoek if you're not in the know. These are pretty legendary in South Africa. They are the perfect carb loaded bite with a braai (BBQ), a festival filled cheese loaded lunch snack or late night feast item. The best way to eat it is hot off the BBQ or let me tell you, these Roosterkoek waffles are a game changer.
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Summer potato salad

Summer potato salad is just a perfect combo when evenings are being spent outside. Lately, we have been firing up the BBQ almost every second night and that is a regular when you live in South Africa. Some families BBQ almost every night, just because it is so social, and we are pretty social people. It has been quite a change when we moved to France because first of all BBQing for yourself is not a lot of fun, haha and secondly what do you make with the meat that you can eat with the leftovers the next day? Potato salad of course...
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Squash blossom spelt pizza

Squash blossom spelt pizza is a lifesaver this week, just because I am pretty tired this week. It's gluten-free, healthy and easy to whip up for a couple of meals...It has been a long time since we have seen the sunshine and particularly this season we are hanging around a bit longer before we are heading home for vacation. So the reasons why I am tired is because my husband is away a lot recently and because my son has been heading into his one nap a day...I did not realize that meant if he napped, then well, that's it for the day...
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Sweet potato lentil falafels

Sweet potato lentil falafels are my new quick meal dinner addition. I have been through some cookbooks, apps ect. and there are sooo many to choose from. Where do you start? What to make when you have some time to meal prep, but you don't go overboard in the kitchen. These sweet potato lentil falafels are easy, minimal ingredients and super satisfying!
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Lentil hand pies

Lentil hand pies are that kind of snack that you can have any time of the day, especially when it's combined with this amazing tangy tomato sauce. I made a huge batch of lentil bobotie and I seriously can't get enough. It's so tasty and keeps me full for quite some time.
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Curry Lentil Chickpea pancake

Curry Lentil Chickpea pancake is my retake on the Oh she glows giant chickpea pancake that I made a couple of years ago and absolutely fell in love with. Its dough, chewy and filled with protein goodness. I love to use garbanzo flour quite a lot in my kitchen- in stews, quiches, pastry dough, cookies etc. It has a unique taste and does not go as well with sweet dishes, but aces savory!