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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

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