Spiced vegan flatbread

Makes 6Preparation Time 5 MinutesCooking Time 5 Minutes each This recipe is so easy and very quick to make. No yeast is required for this, just self raising-flour and an added tsp of baking powder. These crispy flatbreads are the perfect accompaniment to serve with curry, chilli or bolognese to mop up or dip in... Continue Reading →

Vegan Greek Salad

Preparation Time 10 MinutesServes 2 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free For me, when the sun is out there is nothing better than a nice salad. Salads do not have to be boring, gone are the ones from childhood. No floppy lettuce with just some tomatoes, cucumber and beetroot. Now, salads can be vibrant, crunchy... Continue Reading →

Hot & spicy cauliflower Buffalo wings

Preparation TimeCooking Time 45 MinutesServes 2-4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and egg-free This recipe is a sure-fire winner and a great way to ramp up the flavour profile of the rather bland and humble cauliflower. Forget the overcooked version of this vegetable we have probably all been served at one point in our life. We... Continue Reading →

Smashed & roasted new potatoes

Serves 4Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking Time 35 Minutes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, I I love this time of the year, most of all I love the available food. The bare skeletal garden of the winter is now gone. It is now lush and green. The fruit bushes are heavy with berries and other produce like beetroot,... Continue Reading →

Lemon & dill pesto

Preparation Time 10 MinutesMakes 10 servings Vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, milk-free I now have become a little obsessed with pesto, that is something I never thought would happen. Since becoming vegan a little over 3 years ago, I have made and eaten and whizzed up so much. I do prefer the green version, mainly because it... Continue Reading →

Loaded hash browns

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 35 MinutesMakes 8-10 I love sides and I especially love sides that make good brunch dishes. I have never liked the uniformly shaped frozen hash browns that you can buy. For me hash browns should be more than just potato, they should be made from an interesting array of vegetables... Continue Reading →

Southern-fried onion rings

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 2 Minutes eachServes 8 Vegan, Vegetarian, nut-free, gluten-free I love sides, to be honest, I prefer these to the main course. I would happily have a mixed platter of them for my meal. Onion rings or loaded potato skins are my favourites. Being gluten-free and vegan, I am usually cast... Continue Reading →

Lemon & thyme popcorn cauliflower

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking time 20 MinutesServes 4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free I love cauliflower, it is one of my favourite vegetables as it is so versatile. It has had a bad rap in the past, the boiled to death and no longer recognisable vegetable from my school days, which could be smelt from afar... Continue Reading →

Spicy vegetable fritters

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking time Approx 10 MinutesMakes 12 small fritters Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten -free, Dairy-free, Nut-free I was at a loss as what new savoury item I could up with for the blog. I wanted something I could have for lunch or a snack. Looking through the ingredients I had, I noticed that I... Continue Reading →

Falafels

Makes 24-26 falafelsPreparation Time 15 Minutes, plus soaking and chillingCooking Time deep fried 5 Minutes25-30 Minutes oven bakes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free, dairy-free Before I became a vegan I had never touched a falafel. I considered them a kind of hippy food, how misguided I was. Becoming a vegan has opened my eyes and... Continue Reading →

Rainbow quinoa salad

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 15- 40Serves 4-6 Vegan, Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Dairy-free This has to be one of my favourite salads this summer, and I have certainly made a few. Times have been difficult lately, and at times shopping for ingredients has been frustrating and sometimes near impossible. It was time to get inventive and... Continue Reading →

Basil pesto mash potato

Serves 4Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 25 Minutes CreamySilkyGarlickyZingyDeliciousComforting 600g of floury potatoes such as King Edward or Maris Piper, peeled and cut into small chunks60g dairy-free butter2-3 Tbsp of vegan single cream or milkFreshly ground salt & pepper20g of pine nuts2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil (optional)4 Tbsp dairy-free pesto, homemade or shop-bought If... Continue Reading →

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