Mince pies & Christmas

We had a wonderful bread circle Christmas lunch with amazing contributions from everyone and the freshly baked bread of course. A veritable feast.

I decided to put the recipe for mince pies on the blog as they were so tasty.

Click on link below to get recipe:

mince pie recipe

Also Roasted Brussel Sprout and Lentil Salad (https://naturallyella.com/roasted-brussels-sprout-and-lentil-salad/):

  • Salad
  • 1/2lb Brussels Sprouts
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup Puy Lentils
  • 2 cups water
  • 3-4 handfuls lettuce
  • 2-3 ounces goat cheese
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar*
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, optional

  1. Preheat oven to 400˚. Cut off stems and slice Brussels Sprouts in half. Toss with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and pinch of salt. Roast until tender and browned, 25-30 minutes.
  2. Rinse lentils and combine with water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and cook until tende5; 25-35 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Assemble salad by tossing lettuce, lentils, goat cheese, sunflower seeds, and roasted Brussels Sprouts. Whisk together vinegar, olive oil, and lemon juice if using. Toss with salad.

Happy Christmas everyone,



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