I’m not usually one for calorie counting or avoiding fat but I have seen a lot of recipes for oil-free fries around and was curious to try it out for myself. I decided to try making my favourite crispy new potatoes recipe but without the fat and with a low sodium option for dieters. I...Read More »
The Vegan Slow Cooker: Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto -
So here we are, the penultimate recipe from my Vegan Slow Cooker week. First up I cooked the butternut squash in the slow cooker, and despite accidentally turning off the slow cooker socket when I thought it was the toaster socket, it cooked pretty well. I sort of mashed up the squash rather than pureeing …
Squash and ricotta pasta bake Added in two red peppers and roasted them with the butternut squash; added in large onion & chilli flakes with the garlic. Used 3 very generous tbsp ricotta. Added in 80g chopped kale (which worked well) The sage leaves on top were delicious - use lots. Next time: use a very large butternut squash, add in even more veg, e.g. courgettes &/or mushrooms. I served it with steamed broccoli, but salad or green beans might be better.