I love the heat. Please, heat and sunshine, don’t go away! Is it just me who eats a lot less on a hot day, and fancies mostly fruit and veg? Food I plan for a hot day in our home is generally fruit kebabs, ice cream and salad.
In the hot weather, I tend to carry around a water bottle that’s been in the freezer as well as a water spray. I also make sure I have ‘emergency snacks’ in my bag. Last week, Chloe at ‘Pinkiebag’ reviewed a few snack bars that sound really nice. Some of them have sweeteners (Xylitol) in them and I’d rater have plain old sugar or natural sweeteners like honey, date syrup or rice syrup. ‘Very Nutty and Very Good’ sounds perfect to me, with a mix of nuts, cashews, hazelnuts and almonds, dates, raisins, date syrup, rice bran and salt.
Who doesn’t love an ice pop in the heat? Emma’s Frozen Yoghurt pops are perfect to cool down and satisfy cold treat cravings!
Now we’ve got sweet treats out of the way, let me show you this little beauty of a veggie burger by my lovely friend Vicki, aka ‘The Free From Fairy.’ Vicki’s burgers are full of goodness with nuts, butter beans, onion, herbs, oats… now that’s vegetarian food at its best!
Photo Credit: ‘The Free From Fairy’
This kale and avocado salad by Emma at ‘The Free From Farmhouse’ would go beautifully with Vicki’s burgers!
Who doesn’t love vegetable sticks and houmous (or is it hummus?). Eb shares her vegan recipe here.
Photo Credit: ‘Easy Peasy Foodie’
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