Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party January 11

The Hearth and Soul Hop Link Party
Welcome to the January 11th edition of the Hearth and Soul Hop. The Hearth and Soul Hop is a ‘no rules’ link party and we welcome any family friendly posts as well as, of course, food from the hearth to feed your soul.

Veganuary on AprilJHarris.com
It’s not just January, it’s also Veganuary! It’s not too late to join in! To find out more, just click on the link. Although I’m not taking on the challenge to eat like a vegan for a month completely, I am endeavouring to serve my family lots more vegan meals like my Vegan Pad Thai.

This week I also shared a new vegetarian recipe with a vegan option:

Parsnip Topped Vegetable Pot Pies on AprilJHarris.com

My Parsnip Topped Vegetable Pies taste great and have a hearty texture even meat eaters will love.

Thank you so much to everyone who shared posts with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop last week. This week I’m featuring:
Hearth and Soul Hop Features January 11
Delicious Dijon Mustard Roasted Salmon from Teczcape

Design inspiration in A Look Back at 2015 from Lovely Livings

Encouragement and comfort in Rest Assured – a book review from Create with Joy

Right, let’s go! It’s easy to join in – just share your post(s) below. All family friendly posts are welcome. 

There’s no obligation but it would be lovely if you could include a link back in your post or share our Hearth and Soul Hop badge (code is in the sidebar).

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You can follow my co-host Swathi of Zesty South Indian Kitchen on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and Google+.

By linking to the hop you are giving permission for your properly credited posts and photographs to be featured here on AprilJHarris.com as well as in my newsletter and on social media. If you have any questions please contact me at april@apriljharris.com.

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April is a writer, recipe developer, frequent traveller and blogger sharing travel, food, and style. Based in the south of England, April is a British Canadian who is passionate about family, hearth and home, healthy living (with treats!) and the transformative power of travel.

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  1. I love your newest recipe! Parsnips are really delicious if we will only give them a chance 😉

  2. Good evening April and thank you for hosting this party 🙂

  3. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

  4. Thank you April for hosting AND for featuring my review of Rest Assured – a book that will benefit so many of us!

    I hope your week is off to a fabulous start! 🙂

  5. Thanks for featuring Dijon Mustard Roasted Salmon 🙂 I like the idea of parsnip-topped vegetable pie, and hope to make it someday.

  6. Can’t do vegan for a month, but I do eat vegetarian several nights a week. So glad I brought a tofu dish this week. To go health.

  7. Thanks for the party April! I hope your New Year is off to a great start!
    – Nancy – Nancy On The Home Front

  8. A belated Happy New Year to you, April! There’s definitely lots of good stuff to check out this week, once again. Thanks for pointing us to a few of the great posts. I’m drawn to that one on relaxing and recovering. 😉

    I’ve linked up two comfort food recipes this week. Ideal for our very cold weather this week!


    • Happy New Year to you too, Shirley! Thank you so much for visiting and sharing your delicious recipes 🙂 I was drawn to the post on relaxing and recovering too – 2016 has started off very quickly!!

  9. Veganuary? Interesting. Thanks for sharing that and for the party. Best wishes for tasty dishes!

  10. I can’t get away with too many meatless meals, but we certainly have cut back on using meat as a main course. We mix it with beans and use it in soups and casseroles to stretch it for our family of 7.

    Thanks for hosting! Have a great week.

    • That’s a great way to use less meat, Jamie, especially if your family are not keen to eat something totally meatless 🙂 Thank you for visiting and sharing. Hope you have a lovely week too!

  11. Your recipes always look so yummy. I’ve never cooked with parsnips before — I’ll have to give them a try with this recipe!

    • Thank you so much, Nina! Parsnips are really versatile. My favourite way to eat them is roasted with olive oil and maple syrup but this is a much healthier (yet still delicious) alternative!

  12. Hello April, thanks for hosting the fun party. Thanks too for your sweet comment on my new blog design, I appreciate it. Enjoy your day and the week.
    Julie xo

  13. Happy New Year & thank you for hosting us.
    You have a great blog & it is always interesting!
    All the best, Mimi

  14. Your Parsnip Topped Vegetable Pot Pies look like the perfect winter comfort food dish and would make a wonderful and satisfying meal! For this week’s Hearth and Soul Hop, I am sharing Meal Planning Maven’s Pudge-Busting Recipe Favorites to help get rid of those pesky holiday pounds! I also brought by one of our favorite one-dish meals Crockpot “Rotisserie” Chicken ‘n Vegetables. Have a wonderful week and thanks for hosting such a fantastic party!

    • Thank you, Linda 🙂 I’m looking forward to both your posts, especially Meal Planning Maven’s Pudge-Busting Recipes – I’m working hard on making healthier choices as part of my New Year’s Resolutions and I know they will help. Wishing you a wonderful week too!

  15. April, thank you for hosting! Have a great week!

  16. Thank you, April, for hosting. Have a great week ahead 🙂

  17. Thanks dear for hosting the lovely party, have a nice week.

  18. Thanks so much for the party April. Phew! I got here. It’s been a busy day. A hot day and the chores never end. Hope you have a lovely weekend!

    Anne xx

  19. April, thank you for hosting. I see some links I’m going to check out right away, including minimalism (though I don’t think I’ll ever achieve it!).


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