Ruby rhubarb and pear crumble

Preparation Time 20 MinutesCooking Time 40 minutesServes 8-10 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free For me, there is nothing more warming dessert than the simple crumble. No matter what season it is, there is always some fruit or a combination of fruits available to make the humble crumble a delightful dessert. Comforting, warming, and it sticks to... Continue Reading →

Moroccan spiced roast carrot hummus

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Cooking Time 35 Minutes Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and nut-free Hummus grew on me very slowly, one minute I could not imagine eating it then the next it was my go-to snack. Sometimes being a coeliac vegan can be extremely hard, especially on a day out or on the road. If... Continue Reading →

Pretty in pink beetroot hummus

This recipe features two of the foods that appear on my plate with great regularity which are beetroot and hummus. .From a small child, I can remember my mum cooking up great big saucepans of home-grown beetroot which I loved to eat warm in my hand with just a little salt and pepper. Not even... Continue Reading →

Comoros Pilau Rice (African spicy rice)

Preparation Time 15Cooking Time 12-15 MinutesServes 4 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free We are all used to the Indian style pilau rice but this one is a little different. It contains a lovely mix of heady Moroccan spices. It is warming spicy rather than blow your head off and can be eaten hot or cold. I love... 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 →

Mexican quinoa stew

Preparation Time 15 MinutesCooking Time 25 MinutesServes 4-5 This time of the year nothing beats a good thick tasty stew. Something that sticks to your ribs and warms you from the inside out. This one fits the bill in so many ways, packed with flavour and spices, just what you expect from Mexican food. Containing... Continue Reading →

Potato, chickpea and Aubergine curry

Preparation Time 10 MinutesCooking Time 45 MinutesServes 4Calories per portion 547 Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, dairy-free I love a good curry, although I am not the sort of curry that burns your mouth and throat and has smoke coming out of your ears. I like the gentle taste of spices and their warming flavour. Vegetable and... Continue Reading →

Loaded peanut butter American cookies

Preparation Time 40Baking Time 15 MinutesMakes 24 cookies Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free Nothing quite beats a cookie or a biscuit to have with a cuppa. For me, if they contain peanut butter or chocolate chips then I am a happy bunny I love baking cookies and I always like to make double batches, thus way... Continue Reading →

Bang on chocolate cake

Preparation Time 10 MinutesBaking Time 35 MinutesServes 12 Vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, Dairy-free There is always a need for a good chocolate cake in your repertoire. Whatever the celebration or occasion, it will be remembered. I like to think that before my gluten-free days, my chocolate cakes were legendary, especially at Easter time, when my cake... Continue Reading →

Chocolate brownies

Preparation Time 15 MinutesBaking Time 20-25 MinutesMakes 12 Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free I started the day thinking of chocolate brownies or more to the point making them which in my book is a pretty good way to start the day. Inspired by a few online recipes which I had baked and enjoyed in the past I... Continue Reading →

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