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Eggplant Caponata | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Eggplant Caponata

Back in January a friend hosted an Italian-themed dinner party for his birthday and I brought along this eggplant caponata dish. It is tangy and delicious, and made a great counterpoint to the rich cheese and carb-heavy dishes on offer. Plus, it was super simple to whip up which was ultra important as I made it whilst simultaneously packing up my kitchen!

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Asparagus Bean Rice Salad | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Asparagus Bean Rice Salad

I love a rice based salad and this asparagus bean rice salad is no exception. It’s hearty enough to take to work for lunches, whilst still being full of flavour and packed with greens. It is super simple to whip up too – seriously, what’s not to love.

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Plum Compote | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Plum Compote & My 6th Blogiversary

So somehow yesterday was my 6th blogiversary! Yep, that’s right, I Spy Plum Pie has been kicking around for six whole years now! At this time every year I like to share a plum-themed recipe, and this year I’ve got the recipe for this deliciously simple plum compote. As always, my mum’s plum trees were bursting at the seams, so this is an excellent recipe to use up some of those rather ripe plums I had in my fruit bowl.

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Sweet Potato Avocado Salad | I Spy Plum Pie

Recipe: Sweet Potato Avocado Salad

I offered to whip up a salad for a BBQ recently and decided I wanted something hearty but simple. This sweet potato avocado salad was the answer, and it was delicious! The best part is, you can prep most of it in advance which makes pulling it together when you’re ready to serve a dream.

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