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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

Jasmine’s 6 Supreme Summer Salads

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It’s salad time! I’m not one for craving or missing salads, but when that sun kicks in, I definitely get that salad feeling. With a dish that’s light, seasonal and nourishing, there’s truly something for everyone. Here are some of my favourites that play with textures and ingredients to keep things fresh and delish. Vata Pakti Bowl: Sautéed Cucumber, Green Beans, Beetroot and Carrot Designed to ground you when you’re feeling wired, this bowl of sautéed veggies is a great one to wind down from stressful summer days. Pitta Pakti Bowl: Caramelised Celery, Avocado and Radicchio Salad Bowl ( East by West page 144) Designed to cool you off with that creamy avocado and crunchy veg, this is the ultimate hot summer day recipe. Kapha Pakti Bowl: Roasted Broccoli, Cauliflower and Aubergine Salad Bowl ( East by West page 145) This bowl is perfect for when you need a bit of a kick — slow, sweaty August days, anyone? Caramelised Celery, Courgette and Pumpkin Seeds With Mint, Manchego and

Jasmine’s 6 Supreme Summer Salads

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It’s salad time! I’m not one for craving or missing salads, but when that sun kicks in, I definitely get that salad feeling. With a dish that’s light, seasonal and nourishing, there’s truly something for everyone. Here are some of my favourites that play with textures and ingredients to keep things fresh and delish. Vata Pakti Bowl: Sautéed Cucumber, Green Beans, Beetroot and Carrot Designed to ground you when you’re feeling wired, this bowl of sautéed veggies is a great one to wind down from stressful summer days. Pitta Pakti Bowl: Caramelised Celery, Avocado and Radicchio Salad Bowl ( East by West page 144) Designed to cool you off with that creamy avocado and crunchy veg, this is the ultimate hot summer day recipe. Kapha Pakti Bowl: Roasted Broccoli, Cauliflower and Aubergine Salad Bowl ( East by West page 145) This bowl is perfect for when you need a bit of a kick — slow, sweaty August days, anyone? Caramelised Celery, Courgette and Pumpkin Seeds With Mint, Manchego and