Vegan tofu Kievs

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 20 MinutesServes 4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free, dairy- free and egg-free   I was having one of those weeks, feeling unwell, and sorry for myself, we all have those days when the world just seems too much to cope with and hibernation seems like a great idea. Well, I started... Continue Reading →

Lemon & herb crusted tofu

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 15-20 MinutesMakes 8 fingers or 16 large nuggets Vegan, Gluten-free, and Dairy-free I feel that I have learned so much about tofu and how versatile and delicious it can be in the last two years. This recipe came out of my love of lemon and thyme combinations. These are great... Continue Reading →

Creamy mushroom and pesto pasta

Preparation Time 20Cooking Time 15 MinutesServes 2 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free, soya-free Pasta for me and so many others is the ultimate comfort food. Lovely dishes can be made surprisingly quickly. If I need a dish in a hurry then it is always pasta with pesto. This dish takes that a little step forward with... Continue Reading →

Chocolate orange buckwheat granola

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25 Minutes Vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free and wheat free Many years ago, breakfast was something I just didn't eat. To be honest I had a very unhealthy attitude towards food. I told myself if I skipped breakfast, that I would lose weight. Oh, boy was I wrong. For me now,... Continue Reading →

Banana and walnut cake

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 50 Minutes Makes a 2lb loaf Vegan Vegetarian, Egg-free, Dairy-free and can be nut-free if you omit the walnuts In our house, over-ripe bananas mean only one thing, banana cake or muffins. Over the last 35 years, I must have baked more banana cake than any other cake. In... 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 →

Millionaires shortbread

Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and egg-free Preparation Time 25 MinutesCooking TimeMakes 16 Pieces One of my favourite chocolate bars has always been Twix, but for me, there was always a way to eat it. I like to peel the top from the biscuit and eat it separately( I know, mad). Once I discovered millionaires shortbread... Continue Reading →

Double chocolate & orange cookies

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 10-12 MinutesMakes 18-20 cookies Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, nut-free, egg-free I should start by saying that it is almost impossible just to east one of these cookies, even more so while they are still warm and fresh from the oven. These cookies are a real crowd pleaser and one of... Continue Reading →

Roast garlic

Preparation TimeCooking Time 35 MinutesTotal Time Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and nut-free Equipment: Aluminium foil, olive oil and sea salt { black pepper optional} Roasted garlic is nothing like the unroasted in texture or taste. If you are not keen on the taste of garlic in your food, finding it too strong or overwhelming I urge... Continue Reading →

Homemade nut butter

A few years back the only nut butter on the supermarket shelf would have been the humble peanut butter, only available then in either smooth or crunchy. Obviously, we all know that famous brand Sun  pat, some of us even remember the various adverts. For me, a peanut butter & banana sandwich has been my... Continue Reading →

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