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Christmas Ham & Potato Cakes w/ Rocket Pesto

A perfect recipe to use up any leftover ham from Christmas! Ham & Potato CakesWhat you will need: 800g desiree potatoes, peeled, chopped 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard 2 tablespoons chopped chives 1 egg, lightly beaten 150g leftover Christmas ham, roughly torn 2 tablespoons plain flour Coconut oil or macadamia oil, to shallow-fry 1 bunch rocket 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts 1 preserved lemon quarter, flesh and white pith removed, rind finely chopped WILD ROCKET PESTOWhat you will need: 60g wild rocket 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts 1/4 cup chopped chives Juice of 1 lemon, plus wedges to serve 100ml extra virgin olive oil Method: Place potato in a saucepan of cold, salted water, bring to the boil, then cook over medium-high...

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Watermelon & Coconut Ice Pops

  What you need: 2 cups of chopped watermelon 1 cup of coconut water Optional- 1⁄4 bunch of mint leaves Method: Place ingredients into a high speed blender for 1-2 minutes. Make sure it's smooth and mixed well. Place into ice block molds and freeze overnight or minimum of 5 hours

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Christmas Rum Balls

What you will need: Dry Ingredients: 2 cups nuts almonds 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tsp dried ginger 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp cacao powder 2 tbsp chia seeds Wet Ingredients: 7 medjool dates pitted 1/3 cup dark rum 3 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract Other: Cacao powder for coating Method: Add nuts to a non-stick ceramic skillet and cook on medium heat for about 4 minutes or until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a food processor with remaining Dry Ingredients and process until small crumbs form. Do not over process, especially softer nuts like pecans, otherwise nut butter will start forming. Add Wet Ingredients and process for a...

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Christmas Roast Butternut Pumpkin Stuffed with Wild Rice

Serves 8 | Prep 30 mins | Cook 60mins Not only does it cater for just about every dietary requirement (vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free), you can also create it a day in advance so that's less time in the kitchen on Christmas Day. Yay! What you will need: For the pumpkin: 1 large butternut pumpkin, washed and halved lengthways Kitchen twine to tie pumpkin For the wild rice: 1 cup wild rice, rinsed 3 cups vegetable stock liquid ½ tsp salt For the stuffing: 1 tbsp olive oil (or saute in 1/3 cup water instead for an oil free version) 2 carrots, peeled and diced 2 celery sticks, diced 1 large red onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/3 cup pine...

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Mango Magic Smoothie

Mango Magic SmoothieServes 2 peopleWhat you will need: 2 cups of frozen mango or if using unfrozen mango add 1⁄2 cup of ice 1⁄2 avocado 1 handful of baby spinach (optional) 1 cup of milk of your choice (1⁄3 cup more if the consistency is to thick) 3 tablespoons of coconut or greek yoghurt 1⁄2 teaspoon of cinnamon Method:1. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and enjoy! 

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