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Melissa’s Satisfying Salads for all weather

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    Hello, Melissa here! If like me, you’re in the UK, it usually means your salad needs to fit all weather and these ones really do. So here are 7 Summer salads for rain or shine; a delicious mix of hearty and wholesome with fresh and zesty. Lots of great ones to share as well as ones to make double and have the next day or take to a picnic. As ever, feel free to add in any ingredients you’ve got that need using up to minimise your kitchen waste and make your food go further.   1. Lentil Salad with Sumac Dressing This lentil salad with a delicious sumac dressing is a winner with everyone! If you haven’t been swayed with lentils just yet, maybe you will after this. A great hearty salad for a sunny weekend and great to take on a picnic too. Get the recipe.     2. The Big Chickpea Chopped Salad This was pretty much born out of me having an *ingredients check in* and trying to use up everything hiding in my fridge and cupboards before t

Having a BBQ? Jasmine’s Best Recipes for Grilling

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In anticipation of National BBQ Week, which starts in just over a week’s time on the 25th of May, and in a bid to spend as much time outside as possible, here are some of my favourite recipes for a barbecue party — whether for one person, 2 or more! Even if you’re just cooking up these recipes using an oven grill, griddle or regular pan, I’m sure you’ll agree that summer vibes are always welcome. Here are some recipes that have become firm favourites over on jasminehemsley.com . BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond Aioli A recipe that can easily be made vegan by substituting your fav cooking oil for the ghee, and that works with whatever veggies need using up in the fridge. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled Apple This recipe says to griddle the apples on a pan, but you can just as well do them on the barbecue for an extra special touch. Plus this makes a wonderful crunchy and tangy side to richer dishes. Black Rice BBQ Salad A lovely filling salad that works as a main o

Having a BBQ? Jasmine’s Best Recipes for Grilling

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In anticipation of National BBQ Week, which starts in just over a week’s time on the 25th of May, and in a bid to spend as much time outside as possible, here are some of my favourite recipes for a barbecue party — whether for one person, 2 or more! Even if you’re just cooking up these recipes using an oven grill, griddle or regular pan, I’m sure you’ll agree that summer vibes are always welcome. Here are some recipes that have become firm favourites over on jasminehemsley.com . BBQ Basted Veggies With Almond Aioli A recipe that can easily be made vegan by substituting your fav cooking oil for the ghee, and that works with whatever veggies need using up in the fridge. Pickled Red Cabbage With Hazelnuts and Griddled Apple This recipe says to griddle the apples on a pan, but you can just as well do them on the barbecue for an extra special touch. Plus this makes a wonderful crunchy and tangy side to richer dishes. Black Rice BBQ Salad A lovely filling salad that works as a main o