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Searching for Spice is a family friendly food blog focusing on easy healthy recipes often using spices. Lots of simple midweek recipe ideas.

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Indian Chicken Wrap

Indian Chicken Wrap

This Indian chicken wrap combines spicy chicken with a sweet mango chutney and yogurt dressing to make a really tasty lunch or light meal. It's easy to prep the chicken in advance and then really quick to make when those Indian food cravings hit!

Syrniki - Ukrainian Cheese Pancakes

Syrniki - Ukrainian Cheese Pancakes

These light and fluffy Ukrainian cheese pancakes, known as syrniki, are slightly sweet and perfect for breakfast with jam and sour cream. They also make a lovely dessert, especially when dusted with icing sugar.

Green Pea Hummus

Green Pea Hummus

This green pea hummus is ideal as part of a light mezze meal. It's just perfect with bread, crackers and vegetable sticks. The beautiful green colour makes it so appetising as well. Why not take it on a picnic or serve it as part of a buffet meal?

Lime and Coriander Rice

Lime and Coriander Rice

This light and tasty citrus and coriander rice makes the perfect side dish for a rich stew.   You can also use it as a the base for a salad.

Roasted Garlic Beetroot Soup

Roasted Garlic Beetroot Soup

A smooth roasted garlic and beetroot soup that's perfect as a light meal or starter.

Roasted Garlic Beetroot Soup

Roasted Garlic Beetroot Soup

A smooth roasted garlic and beetroot soup that's perfect as a light meal or starter.

Tinned Mackerel Potato Salad

Tinned Mackerel Potato Salad

This easy main meal salad made with tinned mackerel is a really easy meal to put together. All you need to do is boil the potatoes and mix the dressing and then you've got a tasty light dinner or lunch.

Indian Kachumber Salad

Indian Kachumber Salad

This light Indian side dish is perfect with a hot creamy curry. The tomatoes, cucumber, onions and fresh herbs really cut through the richness.

Halloumi and Pomegranate Molasses Salad

Halloumi and Pomegranate Molasses Salad

This halloumi and pomegranate molasses salad is a perfectly balanced mixture of sweet, sour and slightly salty. It makes a delicious and healthy light meal and is a great way to get more of your 5 a day!

Spiced Celeriac Soup

Spiced Celeriac Soup

Creamy and comforting, this plant based spiced celeriac soup is an easy recipe you can make for lunch at home or a light dinner. It's a nutritious recipe packed with vegetables and a great way of using celeriac when it's in season.

Coca Cola Chicken with Chilli

Coca Cola Chicken with Chilli

This Chinese inspired coca cola chicken recipe with chilli and cashew nuts is a great alternative to ordering a takeaway.   The coca cola makes it deliciously sweet and sticky while the fresh vegetables and herbs keep it light and vibrant.

Easy Sweetcorn Fritters

Easy Sweetcorn Fritters

These easy sweetcorn fritters are a great kid-friendly recipe. They are quick and easy to make and perfect for a light evening meal or lunch.

Classic Tomato Soup Recipe

Classic Tomato Soup Recipe

Looking for a classic tomato soup recipe?   This simple tomato and basil soup will definitely hit the spot and is perfect for a light healthy meal!

Chicken Peach Salad with Peach and Basil Vinaigrette

Chicken Peach Salad with Peach and Basil Vinaigrette

This gorgeous basil and peach chicken salad makes a great light summer meal. If you're looking for a healthy peach and chicken recipe then you'll love it!  The peach vinaigrette is definitely worth making too.

Roast Chickpea Salad

Roast Chickpea Salad

This roast chickpea salad is a deliciously spiced vegan recipe that's full of warming North African flavours. Delicious as a light lunch, packed meal or as part of a buffet spread.

Vietnamese Rice and Chicken Salad

Vietnamese Rice and Chicken Salad

This tasty Vietnamese rice and chicken salad is full of punchy flavours.   It makes a tasty light meal and is perfect to pack in a lunchbox too!

Chorizo Cheese Straws

Chorizo Cheese Straws

This easy chorizo cheese straws recipe made with ready rolled puff pastry, cheddar cheese and chorizo is delicious!  They're also incredibly moreish and perfect for parties, light meals or snacks.

Halloumi Salad

Halloumi Salad

Fresh, zesty and low on carbs, this tasty halloumi salad makes a brilliant light vegetarian meal.   It's quick to prepare too so perfect for busy lunches or a light dinner.

Roasted Parsnip Soup

Roasted Parsnip Soup

Thick, smooth and creamy, this roasted parsnip soup is a deliciously healthy recipe that's perfect for a light lunch.  It's lightly spiced and so comforting as well as being dairy free, gluten free and vegan.

Mango Cheesecake with Quark

Mango Cheesecake with Quark

If you're looking for a healthier cheesecake then this mango cheesecake with quark is perfect!  A chocolate chip biscuit base topped with a light lower fat, lower sugar fruity topping, it's a delicious sweet treat!

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