Seasonal recipes for the month January. January still offers a variety of some delicious fresh ingredients. It's also time to bring out the pickles and other stored vegetables.


  • Banana Cupcakes with chocolate cream

    Who doesn't want chocolate on cold, January days? What's even better is that these cupcakes are dairy free and gluten free and made with low GI ingredients!

    • Serves: 8 • Preparation Time: 30-40 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes

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  • Bean & Leek Pie

    Fresh tomatoes are not in season in January, but you can use canned tomatoes. Go for organic ones if you can, because they have been sprayed a lot less.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 120 minutes

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  • Brussels Sprouts with hazelnuts, tatties and Tofu

    A delicious classic seasonal recipe with a twist. By using tofu of choice instead of real meat, this vegetarian recipe is a treat for everyone.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 15 minutes • Cooking Time: 10 minutes

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  • Dry-Roasted Curried Chickpeas

    Chickpeas are the perfect & utterly delicious way to get protein into your diet! Rich in fibre, they are also great energy-boosters, making this recipe a healthy ‘on the go’ savoury snack. Super easy to make, these crunchy roasted chickpeas are made with only 4 ingredients!

    • Serves: 2-3 • Preparation Time: 2 minutes • Cooking Time: 35-45 minutes

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  • Dutch Blue Podded Pea Dish

    In the Netherlands these blue podded peas are known as 'Kapucijners'. They grow very well in the UK and have beautiful blue pods. You can dry the peas for using in winter dishes, like this traditional Dutch recipe.

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  • Leek and sausage pie

    Although pretty high in saturated fats, if you only have this dish occasionally, it is quite nice. Leeks are in season most of the winter.

    • Serves: 2 • Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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  • Miso Maple Winter Roast

    Simply pop your seasonal veg in the oven and glaze with this deliciously versatile dressing.

    • Serves: 2-4 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

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  • Nutty Spiced Porridge

    Make this warming gluten free porridge with dairy free almond milk. Cinnamon is great to start the day with. Try not to use table sugar as it will make the blood sugar spike, use low GI substitutes.

    • Serves: 1 • Preparation Time: 2 minutes • Cooking Time: 5 minutes

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  • Pizza with brussels sprouts and 'bacon'

    What a brilliant way to get children to like Brussels sprouts!

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 15-20 minutes

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  • Pizza with mushrooms and kale

    You can make this seasonal pizza recipe in Summer or Winter as kale is in season in both.

    • Serves: 3-4 • Preparation Time: 30-60 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes

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  • Potato & Leek Soup

    Warming winter soup. If you serve it with 100% rye bread and (dairy free) cheese you'll have a simple and nutritious meal.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10 minutes • Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes

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  • Salad with spelt, winter vegetables and eggs

    A hearty winter dish with spelt, curly kale, carrots, eggs and veggie bacon. Spelt is an ancient grain eaten by our ancestors thousands of years ago. Some people with wheat intolerance can tolerate spelt, but beware; spelt still contains gluten!

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes • Cooking Time: 10-15 minutes

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  • Sauerkraut with goat's cheese

    Another dish which uses sauerkraut. Sauerkraut can be eaten year round, but is more of a winter vegetable as it is preserved white cabbage.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes • Cooking Time: 60 minutes

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  • Vegetarian Turnip Quiche

    This is a vegetarian seasonal recipe using turnips, tofu and eggs.

    • Serves: 4-5 • Preparation Time: 20 minutes • Cooking Time: 60 minutes

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  • Winter Vegetable Soup

    You can still eat fresh vegetables in winter time as this hearty winter soup proves. Just go for root vegetables and onions.

    • Serves: 4 • Preparation Time: 20 minutes • Cooking Time: 25 minutes

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Please Note: May still contain traces of gluten, egg and dairy.