January 2023

Sweet Potato, Red Pepper & Red Lentil Soup


  • 300g sweet potato, diced⁣
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced⁣
  • 1 onion, diced⁣
  • 2 red peppers, diced⁣
  • 4 large plum/vine tomatoes, diced⁣
  • 70g lentils⁣
  • ½ tbsp basil⁣
  • 1 tsp oregano⁣
  • ¼ or ½ tsp cayenne pepper (depending on how much heat you like)⁣


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1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a saucepan and fry the garlic and onion on a low heat until softened. Season with a little salt and black pepper.⁣

2. Add the red pepper and tomatoes and fry on a medium heat until softened, around 5 mins, stirring frequently.⁣

3. Add the basil, oregano and cayenne and cook for 1 minute.⁣

4. Add sweet potato, red lentils and 1.5 litres of vegetable stock. Bring to the boil then reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes.⁣

5. Remove the pan from the heat and use a hand blender to blend until smooth

To make the croutons:⁣

Chop bread into cubes then fry in olive oil and salt & pepper until crispy. Enjoy.

Air Fried carrot ‘bacon’


  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 medium carrots
  • cooking spray


1. Make marinade by combining maple syrup, soy sauce and spices together in a small bowl

2. Use a mandolin or a vegetable peeler to cut carrots into long thin strips.

3. Place carrot strips into a container and pour over marinade. Leave to marinade for 15 minutes.

4. Preheat air fryer to 380 degrees F, air fryer setting, and spray basket with cooking oil.

5. Place carrot strips in a single layer and cook for 3 minutes, then flip over and cook for another 2 minutes or until crispy. Repeat with remaining carrot strips.

Plate, serve, and enjoy!