Lentil Butternut Bolognese

Lentil Butternut Bolognese in the pressure cooker. Ready in just 30 minutes and no stirring! #vegan

This recipe is for a multi tasker of a meal. Not only is it a perfect accompaniment to pasta, it’s fantastic on baked potatoes, in wraps or with a little extra stock, it makes a lovely warming, hearty soup. You could even use it to make a vegan version of the classic American Sloppy Joes which kids would love! Continue reading

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Turmeric Coconut Rice

This vibrant Turmeric Coconut Rice not only tastes delicious, it's good for you too!

Can you believe it’s February already?

There was a lot of hype in January around dieting and detoxing after the festive season. I’m never good at getting on the New Years resolutions health bus right after New Year. It takes me some time to get back to normality and use up all that leftover vegan cheese and chocolate from Christmas. Continue reading

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Frangollo – Spiced Almond & Millet Pudding. Vegan & Gluten Free.

Frangollo - Spiced Almond & Semolina Pudding #vegan #glutenfree

I’m really excited to share this recipe which I have designed for the Monarch Island Cookbook to celebrate the food of Lanzarote. Continue reading

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10 Tips to Stay Healthy Over Christmas and a Really Easy Vegan Cheese!

10 Tips to Stay Healthy Over Christmas and a Really Easy Vegan Cheese! #vegan #christmas

You can still indulge over Christmas and the New Year without completely ruining your healthy eating regime or piling on as many pounds as you might usually. Just making a few small adjustments can make a huge difference to your overall health and, if you’re watching your weight, to your waistline. Continue reading

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Creamy Country Vegetable Chowder – Vegan & Gluten Free

Creamy Vegetable Chowder #vegan #soup #comfortfood #autumn

Soup is a certain ally of Autumn. As those nights draw in and the temperature drops, we need that soothing bowl of warming soup to ease us into the colder days ahead. We need comfort from our food. Continue reading

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The World’s Healthiest Apple Crumble – Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Oil Free!

The World's Healthiest Apple Crumble - Vegan, Gluten Free, Refined Sugar Free, Oil Free!

Is it too soon to talk about Christmas? Continue reading

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Proper Baked Beans – Vegan & Gluten Free.

Proper Baked Beans - Vegan & Gluten Free.

Baked beans are a staple in most, if not all, British households. And why not? They’re so versatile, nutritious, easy to grab and heat in a flash. Where there is a tin of baked beans, there is a meal.
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Rustic Rumpledethumps #BritishFoodFortnight

Traditional Scottish Rumpledethumps Veganized! Creamy Potato, hearty cabbage and sweet onions topped with cheese and baked until bubbling. Autumn Comfort Food. #vegan

What on Earth is Rumbledethumps? I hear many of you asking!

Rumbledethumps is a traditional Scottish dish much like a Scottish version of Bubble and Squeak or Irish Colcannon. Basically, mashed potatoes with yummy things added – onions, cabbage and cheese. Much like Bubble and Squeak, it is thought to have been created as a way of using up leftovers. Nowadays, it is delicious enough to make from scratch and even sold in supermarkets as a ready meal side dish. Continue reading

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Smokey Creamy BBQ Aubergine Pasta

Smoky Creamy BBQ Aubergine Pasta #vegan

It’s been a bit of a crazy couple of weeks between two days of funeral services for my dear guardian, then a weekend away for a wedding a day later, then the next day flying over to Portugal early in the morning. We arrived home on Tuesday, after an awfully long and uncomfortable journey full of delays and still don’t feel rested. Continue reading

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Healthy Banoffee Pie in 5 Minutes!

Healthy Decadent Banoffee Pie in 5 Minutes! Just 325 calories and 22% of your daily fibre! #vegan #glutenfree #healthy

I kid you not. Imagine, it’s a Sunday evening, you cooked a complex family meal earlier and feel like you’ve spent enough time in the kitchen to last a week. But you just can’t escape that nagging craving for something sweet. Continue reading

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