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Melissa’s 10 Spring Weekend Recipes

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    Hello, Melissa here, sharing 10 of my absolute favourite Springtime recipes to enjoy over the long weekend or whenever you please.  I’ve picked these out especially as they are all simple, cheerful and based on easy to get ingredients like seasonal veg, popular cupboard items and frozen produce too.     1. Chocolate Clusters Totally flexible chocolate bites – inspired by the rice krispie clusters that my Mum never let me have! Use whatever you have to hand in your cupboards; coconut flakes / seeds / chopped nuts work really well too. And look out for fairtrade chocolate. Get the recipe.     2. Asparagus Tray Bake This one pan tray bake makes use of frozen peas, broad beans or edamame if you have it in your freezer and if you can’t get asparagus yet, swap for broccoli of any kind or greens you already have. Get the recipe.     3. NEW: Broccoli & quinoa salad with pickled pink onions I love this with quinoa or len

Melissa’s Eat Green Book Tour Dates

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My new cookbook,  EAT GREEN: Delicious flexitarian recipes for planet-friendly eating  is out very soon on the 9th January 2020 ( Pre-order a copy here ). I’m so excited to be taking it on tour around the UK, sharing planet friendly ways to eat, cook and save and would love to see you all there. Here’s where I’ll be visiting so far but stay tuned for more dates announced for March through to the Summer. Where else would you like me to visit? Where are YOU?  I’ll be keeping you informed in my fortnightly newsletters so make sure you’re subscribed here. We all want to eat in a way that is  delicious ,  nourishing ,  exciting  and  good for the planet , while saving us time and money.  EAT GREEN  is about getting you cooking confidently to do just that whether you’re an omnivore, vegetarian or something in between. I’ve written more than 100 flavour-packed recipes that use UK-grown, easy-to-buy ingredients, that will help you cut food waste and save you time and money.  EAT GREEN  i

Melissa’s Eat Green Book Tour Dates

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My new cookbook,  EAT GREEN: Delicious flexitarian recipes for planet-friendly eating  is out very soon on the 9th January 2020 ( Pre-order a copy here ). I’m so excited to be taking it on tour around the UK, sharing planet friendly ways to eat, cook and save and would love to see you all there. Here’s where I’ll be visiting so far but stay tuned for more dates announced for March through to the Summer. Where else would you like me to visit? Where are YOU?  I’ll be keeping you informed in my fortnightly newsletters so make sure you’re subscribed here. We all want to eat in a way that is  delicious ,  nourishing ,  exciting  and  good for the planet , while saving us time and money.  EAT GREEN  is about getting you cooking confidently to do just that whether you’re an omnivore, vegetarian or something in between. I’ve written more than 100 flavour-packed recipes that use UK-grown, easy-to-buy ingredients, that will help you cut food waste and save you time and money.  EAT GREEN  i

Christmas With Jasmine

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12 days to go!!!! How does it go from “too early to think about Christmas” to “bloomin’ heck it’s just around the corner!” in a heartbeat?! Check out how I’ve prepped for this party season and the big day itself. In the run-up to Christmas 2019 I’ve created a brand new recipe for the Christmas table: a colourful roasted sweet potato wreath decorated with rosemary and cranberries that makes an impressive centrepiece, tastes amazing and is so versatile — just pop your favourite festive filling in the middle! I’ve also gathered together the rest of my celebration recipes here if you need a little inspiration. I’ll be serving the stuffed sweet potato wreath with pickled red cabbage, toasted hazelnuts and griddled apple for a delicious balance of tastes and extra crunch. I’m also getting down with some bake-off therapy and gifting delicious little baked bites in ribboned jars to friends as an eco gift that I know will go down a treat! I’ve got two new festive recipes, one for all-t

Christmas With Jasmine

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12 days to go!!!! How does it go from “too early to think about Christmas” to “bloomin’ heck it’s just around the corner!” in a heartbeat?! Check out how I’ve prepped for this party season and the big day itself. In the run-up to Christmas 2019 I’ve created a brand new recipe for the Christmas table: a colourful roasted sweet potato wreath decorated with rosemary and cranberries that makes an impressive centrepiece, tastes amazing and is so versatile — just pop your favourite festive filling in the middle! I’ve also gathered together the rest of my celebration recipes here if you need a little inspiration. I’ll be serving the stuffed sweet potato wreath with pickled red cabbage, toasted hazelnuts and griddled apple for a delicious balance of tastes and extra crunch. I’m also getting down with some bake-off therapy and gifting delicious little baked bites in ribboned jars to friends as an eco gift that I know will go down a treat! I’ve got two new festive recipes, one for all-t