Gluten Free | Holiday Food | Nuts | Vegetable sides | Vegetable-related

Roasted butternut squash with pistachio pesto, feta and pomegranate seeds

There are limitless ways of having your roasted butternut squash, but this has to be one of the prettiest and tastiest out there. Wonderful Persian inspiration behind this dish! For the butternut squash 1 large butternut squash, quartered lengthways (skin-on) and seeds removed (You could try other squashes too) 4 tbsp olive oil sea salt […]

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Gluten Free | Poultry

Lime and Pomegranate chicken thighs

This is a recipe from another great food blog, “A View from Great Island” Very clean and zingy tasting and great for a healthy, light dinner. Serves 2 For the chicken 1 cup Greek yogurt (I used 1/2 cup) 1/2 cup pomegranate juice (not the juice drink) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic powder 4 […]

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Meat | Poultry

Braised Turkish chicken

So many interesting flavors going on here, and all in one pot! I love “one-pot cooking. Serves 4 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 large free range chicken thighs 1 yellow onion, sliced 2 garlic cloves 1 red pepper, sliced in rings 1 small eggplant, diced into 1 inch chunks 1 green chile, sliced, […]

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Grains | Salad | Vegetable-related

Kisir

Delicious and very simple. (Ottolenghi) Serves 4 2 large onions, finely chopped 2 fl oz olive oil, plus extra to finish 2 tbsp tomato puree 4 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped 4 fl oz water about 14 oz medium bulgar wheat 1&1/2 tsp pomegranate molasses 1 tbsp lemon juice 6 tbsp chopped parsley 3 tbsp […]

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