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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 31

Last Sunday was my last day of ‘hols’ (a.k.a. the hol I spent revising the Future Technologies Conference (FTC18) article, instead of relaxing like a normal person) and I thought it would be prudent to go through my work email inbox. I know, loser. Shaddap. Anyway, glad I did as …

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St Clement’s Pie

My vegan citrus curd pie topped with fluffy vegan meringue  is a refreshing and palate cleansing treat any time of the year. I created the recipe by accident when I was making a lemon meringue pie and didn’t have enough lemon juice – life can be wonderful like that. Ingredients …

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Triathletes’ Trio

I was asked to contribute some recipes to my local triathlete club’s newsletter so I decided to offer up a trio that would take the athletes through the stages of training. The three recipes are vegan and gluten free. Recipe one – Rawr snax (every day healthy fuel) Ingredients: 65g …

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Carrot dogs

These smoked carrot dogs are ideal for BBQ season -they’re SO tasty. Never thought I would say that about carrots pretending to be meat. I kind of hate this whole lets not eat meat but make veg taste like meat trend, I mean what’s the point? But, I am glad …

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Banana, date and walnut loaf

This loaf is sweet and delicious -perfect with an afternoon cup of tea or for a weekend breakfast treat. Best of all it uses up banana that have turned black and it’s very simple to make. Ingredients 100g coconut sugar 2tsp dairy free margarine 1tsp flax flour made up with …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 24

Have to say that the experience of presenting at the Open Educational Resources (OER) conference was pretty kick ass…. what? That is SO a doctoral level language phrase. It was an awesome experience and privilege to be invited to present to delegates who had travelled to the conference from all …

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Peach cupcakes

Cupcake batter: 1 small – med banana and enough dairy free margarine to add up to a combined weight of 75g 150g light brown sugar 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 200ml unsweetened plant milk 75ml vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla Frosting: 75g dairy …

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Blueberry Orange Hot Cross Buns

My recipe for these light and floofaaaay buns is an adaptation of the original recipe which I found on the Hungry Herbivores blog. I often sing along (badly) to music while baking but this time my husband entertained me by singing Onward Christian Soldiers. It seemed appropriate given that I …

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Smoked Carrot

This is by far my most favourite recipe created during my kitchen play day last weekend. It’s great on its own, in salads, on a jacket potato….in fact it’s so tasty that I’ve eaten it every day since I made it! There are loads of recipes for this dish to …

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Snuggets

I managed to find a little bit of time to play in the kitchen this weekend. Not as much as I would have liked mind! I created a recipe for these savoury little morsels that I have decided to call ‘snuggets’ (like snack nuggets, geddit?). Inexpensive, crunchy, low fat, low …

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