Zesty crispy “parmesan” Fingers

Preparation Time 15 Minutes Baking Time 15-20 Minutes Makes 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.... Continue Reading →

Comforting cottage pie

Preparation Time 20 Minutes Total Cooking Time 1 hr 30 Minutes Serves 4 I have never been a fan of meat cottage or shepherds pie, even though it has been the family's favourite for years. It is probably the reason I have dragged my heels putting it on the blog. I have experimented with different... Continue Reading →

Chickpea & vegetable curry in a hurry

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 25 Minutes Serves 4 with sides I have always loved curry, to be honest, I have always preferred a veggie curry. This was good news for me when I switched to a vegan diet. There is such an array of vegetables, lentils, pulses and legumes to choose from. This... Continue Reading →

Vegan Bolognese sauce

Serves 6Preparation Time 30 minutesCook 1 Hour 20 Minutes Spaghetti bolognese is a firm favourite in most households or families A go to dinner where the recipe has been passed down from family or perfected from the constant cooking. I had used the same recipe when cooking a meat-based sauce for many years and at... Continue Reading →

Vegan Ultimate Chilli

Preparation Time 10 Minutes Cook Time 35 Minutes Serves 6 Come October, when the rain is beating against the windows and the temperatures drop, my thoughts turn to comfort food. The type of food that feels like a hug in a bowl and warms you from the inside out. Chilli con Carne is a perfect... Continue Reading →

Hot & smokey macaroni bake

Serves 4  Preparation Time 15 Minutes      Cooking Time 15 Minutes Macaroni cheese has always been one of my most favoured comfort foods. My earliest but not the most pleasant memory of this wonderful dish was from a tin of Heinz macaroni cheese. I can still remember the cloying texture and artificial flavour. Now, mac n... Continue Reading →

Pesto & tomato Mac n cheese

Serves 5-6    Preparation Time 10 Minutes   Cook Time 30 Minutes This gorgeous dish is probably at the top of the list of dishes people think they have to miss out on when becoming a vegan. This recipe proves that one of the best-loved comfort foods can still be enjoyed. I wanted to make the... 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 →

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 →

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