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Pumpkin Gnocchi

I'm always looking for creative recipes that are suitable for a plant based diet. I first spotted pumpkin gnocchi in whole foods and thought it sounded like a great combination, as I love both pumpkin and gnocchi. I tried and tested a few combinations but found this one turned out the best. Pumpkin is a super nutritious squash worth including in your diet at anytime, not only for Halloween! Did you know? Pumpkins are actually scientifically fruit because they contain seeds, however nutritionally they are similar to vegetables. Pumpkins have a high water content, are low in calories and high in nutrients. Pumpkins contain high levels of vitamin A, as well as being a good source fibre and vita

Sweet Potato Curry

Satay sweet potato curry, this is one of my absolute favourite dishes, can you guess the secret ingredient? Peanut butter! Nut butters tend to be a stable in many plant based diets and they are also great to cook and bake with. Nut butters are a great source of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals. Be aware that nut butters are high in calories but evidence suggests as part of a balanced diet they can help improve cholesterol levels. Opt of nut butters without added salt, sugar and palm oil. The cooking time with this recipe is approx 40 mins but it is very simple to cook and the majority of the cooking time it can be left to simmer. Servings: 4 Prep: 5-10 mins Cook:

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