This Tuesday Trio of recipe suggestions definitely has more of a vegetarian theme. 

Vegetable dishes and a carrot cake, read on and see if you’d like to try one, or all, of these ideas.

Red Roasted Carrots

Somehow the colour is just right for Autumn, and they are simply delicious. 


half teaspoon each of

cinnamon, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder and sea salt

5 or 6 diagonally (oval) cut carrots

1TBS olive oil and 1tsp sesame oil.

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Cauliflower, Leek and Cheese Gratin

A recipe for a creamy side dish , cauliflower and leek gratin,

baked in a cheddar cheese sauce with thyme, it’s a popular dish.


30g butter

30g plain flour

400ml whole milk

3 tbsp. double (heavy) cream

100g mature Cheddar, grated

1 leek, cut into chunks

Medium head of cauliflower, broken into equal-size florets

Few thyme sprigs, leaves picked

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Carrot Cake

A low carb carrot cake makes a fabulous treat with your morning tea or coffee, 

and also works well as a dessert.


3 cups grated carrot

5 eggs

1 cup Butter melted

3 tbsp Natvia (granulated)

1 ½ cups Almond meal/flour

2 tsp Baking powder

1 tsp Cinnamon

½ cup Chopped walnuts

1 tsp Mixed spice

2 tsp Vanilla essence

½ cup Coconut (desiccated or thread)

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I hope you’ve enjoyed this Tuesday Trio, have you a favourite out of these three?

You can see more Tuesday Trio posts here
If you need help with weight/measurement conversion – see here

Dear reader, you will find a variety of recipe ideas within this blog. Please note, not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

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