Banana Mug Cake – Ready in 6 Mins

Banana Mug Cake - Beat Cravings The Healthy Way | hurrythefoodup.com

Yesss…it’s finally here! The banana mug cake! If people asked me to name two things I love in life then bananas and cakes would definitely make it onto that list. Mugs might not, although for the sake of this recipe I’ll also add mugs somewhere near the bottom, as I …

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Baba Ganoush – The Father of all Eggplant Dips

Baba Ganoush - The Father of all Eggplant Dips | hurrythefoodup.com

Ahh Baba Ganoush. Even the name is cool. While eggplant dip or aubergine dip is what this is, it’s so much more at the same time. Baba Ganoush is smoky, soft and delicious. Hailing from the Arab and Levantine (Eastern Mediterranean) world, it’s also known as Baba Ghanoush and Baba …

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Killing for no reason – are vegetarians wrong?

Killing for no reason - are vegetarians wrong? | hurrythefoodup.com

To take a life in a premeditated manner is murder. To kill an animal for its meat is murder. My road to that conclusion, and therefore not eating meat, was a long one. In my younger days I ate a lot of it. I mean a real lot. Steaks, burgers, …

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Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad (Ready in 25 mins)

Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad - The New Superdish | hurrythefoodup.com

Do you like surprises? Not all surprises are good, but when they’re like this broccoli and cauliflower salad, then damn right I like surprises. Imagine my astonishment when Jansen, our newest kitchen crew member, brought this beast to the table. Not normally a fan of little green trees and big …

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Damn Delicious Vegan Potato Salad

Damn Delicious Vegan Potato Salad - No Oil, No Mayo | hurrythefoodup.com

Barbecue season. The only time my cravings for meat really ever come back. And the reason this vegan potato salad was born. I think the main reason for my craving is the terrible quality of the veggie and vegan sausages or burgers available. In my (humble) opinion they all taste …

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How to Make Authentic Dukkah in Four Easy Steps

How to Make Authentic Dukkah in Four Easy Steps - take your spices to the next level | hurrythefoodup.com

Before we get into to the hows of Dukkah, let’s take a look at the whats. Every now and then a complete game-changer comes along, and Dukkah is one of them. An incredible fusion of nuts, herbs, seeds and spices, it’s an easy to make mix that can completely revitalise …

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Vegetarian Mushroom Soup – Quick, Creamy, Delicious

Vegetarian Mushroom Soup - Quick, Creamy, Delicious. We sort out the myths from the facts | hurrythefoodup.com

Have you ever noticed anything missing from our blog? Something that has never ever been featured, never even mentioned in a passing whisper? If you’re not looking for it, you’ll never find it. We’ve ignored them so well, found their substitutes so good that they never really needed to appear …

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Irresistible Pea and Mint Soup

Irresistible Pea and Mint Soup - perfect for any season | hurrythefoodup.com

Pea and mint soup has been around for a very long time. It’s one of the first dishes I remember (I’m not that old, I’m just making a point, bear with me) and been has been cited throughout history on countless occasions. Well-known around most of Europe, pea soup comes …

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Easy Tomato Omelette – Perfect Every Time

Easy Tomato Omelette - Perfect Every Time | hurrythefoodup.com

There are certain skills that need be learnt when improving in the kitchen, and mastering the art of a good omelette is one of them. It’s not uncommon for chefs to ask potential apprentices to show their omelette skills – and there’s a reason for that. Preparing an omelette shows …

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Kaiserschmarrn – Delicious torn pancake. Ready in 20 Mins!

Kaiserschmarrn - a dessert pancake fit for a king | hurrythefoodup.com

Wanna know what they eat in hip Berlin and trendy Hamburg? Kaiserschmarrn. Yep, this is it. Sure, they eat other things from time to time too – but just say ‘Kaiserschmarrn’ to any German’s face and it’ll light up a treat. Unless you tell them you’re gonna cook up a …

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Avocado Hummus (or how to be the cool kid at the party) – Ready in 10 mins

Avocado Hummus (or how to be the cool kid at the party) | hurrythefoodup.com

What do hummus and guacamole both have in common? Answer: ‘they’re both awesome!’. Also acceptable answers would be: ‘they’re both beasts of the nutritional world’, ‘they’re both really quick to make’ and ‘they both taste great, especially when dipped into’. When we released this homemade hummus back in November (thanks …

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How To Make Homemade Hummus – In Just 5 Minutes!

How To Make Homemade Hummus - a delicious and filling three minute version of the classic dish - makes a fantastic snack and dip! | hurrythefoodup.com

If you’ve been keeping any sort of an eye on this blog (or are signed up to our newsletter), then you’ll know we’re engrossed in finding healthy snacks right now. And hummus is at the top of our list. We’re slightly obsessed with it. Well, really obsessed. Particularly with carrots. …

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Amazingly Quick and Healthy Sweet Potato Soup (30 mins)

Amazingly Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Sweet Potato Soup | hurrythefoodup.com

This Sweet Potato Soup is so damn good that not one, but TWO people with peanut allergies couldn’t resist having a bowl after they witnessed it being cooked. TWO. Sure, they had to take a load of anti-allergy pills afterwards, and probably felt rough for days, but they knew it …

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