Hot & Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings

Serves 2-4    Preparation Time 20 Minutes   Cooking Time 45 Minutes 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. We have all heard of buffalo... Continue Reading →

Spicy vegan pasta bake

Serves 4 Preparation Time 35 Minutes Cooking Time 35 Minutes Ingredients 2 small red onions finely chopped1 tbsp olive oil or spray oil1 red and 1 orange pepper finely chopped2 cloves of garlic crushed2 carrots diced1 small courgette diced300g meat-free substitute as in mince, fake beef or chicken strips2 tbsp chilli tomato pureeDash of chipotle... Continue Reading →

Vegetable cassoulet (stew)

Serves 6 Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 1 hr 45 Minutes Cassoulet is a slow-cooked casserole originating from south of France which usually contains meat such as sausage and pork. Obviously, this is not the traditional version but a great vegan one. Hearty, warming and full of flavour, a comforting dish on a cold... Continue Reading →

Quick Mushroom risotto

Serves 2 as a lunch dish Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 18-20 Minutes I love this simple risotto dish, it does not require me to stand by the stove protecting it as I lovingly ladle the stock a little at a time while constantly stirring. The stock goes in all in one go and... Continue Reading →

Green Lentil Bolongese

Serves 4 Preparation 10 Minutes Cooking Time 45 Minutes I love a homemade ragu sauce for a bolognese and this is one of my favourite ones. The green lentils replace the meat part wonderfully. It is a real stick to your ribs hearty sauce which is what is needed for these cold months. It is... Continue Reading →

Low Fat Garlic Potatoes

Serves 4 Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 1 Hour Roast potatoes are a stalwart of many a Sunday dinner. To me, they should be golden and crispy where they caramelize in the tin. This is normally achieved by using oil or some type of fat. These days or especially this time of the year... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Biryani

Serves 4 Preparation Time 20 Minutes Cooking Time 30 Minutes The weather is still decidedly chilly and will be for a few months yet. We need food to warm our bellies. Also after the splurge of the festive season, it is good to have a meal that is low in calories but also loaded with... Continue Reading →

Sundried Tomato Quinoa Burgers

Makes 5  Preparation     Time 15 Minutes     Cooking Time 8-10 Minutes I really struggle to buy a burger that is both vegan, gluten-free and a reasonable price. There are so many vegan burgers on the market now as there are gluten-free. This difficulty has sort of forced my hand a bit into making my own burgers.... Continue Reading →

Mince Pies

Makes 12    Preparation Time 40 Minutes      Cook Time 25 Minutes Mince pies are my very favourite thing about Christmas and for about the last ten years I have made my own mincemeat too. It gives me the chance to include the fruits and spices that I love. When I became coeliac it took me quite... Continue Reading →

Cranberry & Orange Sauce

This is one sauce I eat all year around as I love it. To me it adds such a wondeful flavour to vegan gravies or compliments lots of vegan meals, especially a nut roast. Although really it is both gluten-free and vegan, being Christmas I feel that it had to be included. It really is... Continue Reading →

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