Grilled Tomato Asparagus and Chickpea Panzanella Salad

Grilled Tomato Asparagus and Chickpea Panzanella Salad

A summery and light Panzanella salad with juicy burst cherry tomatoes, asparagus and chunky bread to soak up all the delicious flavours. With a simple balsamic vinaigrette, this makes a simple 20-minute lunch or dinner that’s vegan and gluten-free. Panzanella salads are one of my favourite kinds of salad – there’s lots of fresh leaves, … Continue reading Grilled Tomato Asparagus and Chickpea Panzanella Salad

Tempeh Taco Salad

Tempeh Taco Salad

A fresh, vibrant and hearty Mexican themed salad with homemade crunchy tortilla chips and a tangy coconut sour cream dressing. Easy to make with simple ingredients while being protein-packed and gluten-free and plant-based. Salad season is fast-approaching, and I am so excited. As much as I love soups, stews and curries, I think salad and … Continue reading Tempeh Taco Salad

Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Tricolore Gnocchi Salad

Sweet Potato Gnocchi (Vegan and GF) and Tricolore Gnocchi Salad

Pillowy soft vegan and gluten-free homemade gnocchi made from sweet potato, flour and salt. Whip these up to serve with pasta sauce or vegetables and salads for an impressive, wholesome and comforting meal. After becoming recently obsessed with gnocchi and using the store-bought kind, I knew I had to make my own and this is … Continue reading Sweet Potato Gnocchi (Vegan and GF) and Tricolore Gnocchi Salad

Roasted Cumin Carrot Lentil Salad with Cashew Cheese

Roasted Cumin Carrot Lentil Salad with Cashew Cheese

Tender toasted cumin carrots and golden cauliflower with protein-packed lentils and a green leaf salad with fresh tomatoes.  Served with a thick, creamy and easy homemade cashew cheese, this vegan, gluten-free and balanced salad is great for lunch or dinner. I love to buy baby carrots when I see them, there’s something so satisfying about … Continue reading Roasted Cumin Carrot Lentil Salad with Cashew Cheese

vPaprika Roasted Squash and Apple Salad with Ginger Tahini

Paprika Roasted Squash and Apple Salad with Ginger Tahini

A simple and flavour-packed seasonal winter salad of roasted squash, apple and crunchy kale. Finished with a ginger tahini dressing, crunchy walnuts and juicy pomegranate seeds, this salad is a vegan, gluten-free and delicious lunch or dinner. Roasted vegetable salads are my absolute favourite, especially in winter. There is nothing more comforting than a bowl … Continue reading Paprika Roasted Squash and Apple Salad with Ginger Tahini

Zhoug Roasted Aubergines with Crunchy Chickpeas and a Goldenberry Pumpkin Seed Buckwheat Salad

Zhoug Roasted Aubergines with Crunchy Chickpeas and a Goldenberry Pumpkin Seed Buckwheat Salad

A richly flavoured, light yet hearty vegan and gluten-free dinner or lunch that is packed with fresh vegetables, wholesome grains and colour. Juicy tender roasted aubergine, crunchy protein-packed chickpeas and chewy zingy goldenberries make for a feast for the senses. A quick and easy meal option that works well both warm and cold – save … Continue reading Zhoug Roasted Aubergines with Crunchy Chickpeas and a Goldenberry Pumpkin Seed Buckwheat Salad

Crunchy Coconut Kale and Chickpea Salad with Figs and Tahini Dressing

Crunchy Coconut Chickpea Kale Salad with Figs and Tahini Dressing

Banging. That would be one word to describe this salad. A feast for the senses. That would be 5 more words to describe this salad. A rainbow bowlful of deliciousness. That would be 5 more words to describe this salad. Crunchy. Salty. Sweet. Tangy. Fresh. Zesty. Creamy. Colourful. That would be 8 more words to … Continue reading Crunchy Coconut Chickpea Kale Salad with Figs and Tahini Dressing

Bacon Bits Tempeh Kale & Lentil Salad w/ a Creamy Turmeric dressing

Bacon Bits Tempeh Kale & Lentil Salad w/ a Creamy Turmeric dressing

2018 has been the year I fell in love with Tempeh. Truly, madly, deeply. On my journey to veganism, I travelled through a ‘raw diet’ stage, a ‘superfood healthy’ stage and a focus on consuming next to no ‘processed foods’. Now, while I still incorporate all factors into my day to day eating, I have … Continue reading Bacon Bits Tempeh Kale & Lentil Salad w/ a Creamy Turmeric dressing

Roasted Squash and Kale Slaw Salad w/ Buckwheat and Lemon Miso Dressing

When you’re cooking for one, you either become incredibly bored with eating the same thing on repeat, or you become inventive with how to use leftovers. Or better yet, how to meal prep and plan in advance when you’ll use that other ¼ of a butternut squash. I have become the latter. I love being … Continue reading Roasted Squash and Kale Slaw Salad w/ Buckwheat and Lemon Miso Dressing

Lemon Turmeric and Poppyseed Muffins

Lemon Turmeric Poppyseed Muffins and Eat Your Week Orange

Light, fluffy, zesty and delicious lemon and poppyseed muffins perked up with turmeric for a golden glow. Topped with a lemon-y coconut frosting, these vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free bakes are simple and packed with whole-foods. These delicious muffins come part of a recent challenge I accepted from Bioglan Supplements (see here). The challenge was: … Continue reading Lemon Turmeric Poppyseed Muffins and Eat Your Week Orange

Cauliflower Gnocchi (Vegan and GF) with Balsamic Tomato and Basil Sauce

Cauliflower Gnocchi (Vegan and Gluten-Free) with Balsamic Tomato Basil Sauce

Fluffy and soft gnocchi made from cauliflower that is vegan, gluten-free and easy to make. With 4 ingredients, these are a great alternative to shop-bought gnocchi and great served with your favourite sauces. I have gnocchi obsession this quarantine period and after mastering my Sweet Potato Gnocchi a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to … Continue reading Cauliflower Gnocchi (Vegan and Gluten-Free) with Balsamic Tomato Basil Sauce

Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash

Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash with Chesnut Brussel Sprouts

A simple and delicious festive centrepiece or side to enjoy throughout the season – or all year long. Chestnut and cranberry lentils stuffed into tender squash topped with fresh herbs and pomegranate make for a vegan, healthy and gluten-free family meal. It’s time to kick start the festive season and what better way than with … Continue reading Festive Lentil Stuffed Butternut Squash with Chesnut Brussel Sprouts

Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash with Glazed Walnuts and Tahini Cream

Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash with Glazed Walnuts and Tahini Cream

Sweet and tender roasted butternut squash stuffed with a rich and nutty wild rice salad with the creamiest tahini dressing. This vegan, gluten-free lunch or dinner is hearty, wholesome, packed with nutrients and is warming comfort food at its finest. Autumn calls for squash and lots of it. From pumpkin to butternut squash to all … Continue reading Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash with Glazed Walnuts and Tahini Cream

Charred Red Pepper Corn and Black Bean Bowl with Avocado Crème

Charred Red Pepper Corn and Black Bean Bowl with Avocado Crème

A Mexican feast in a bowl. This vegan, gluten-free and nut-free meal is ideal for meal-prepping for your lunchboxes throughout the week. A zingy blend of lime-infused beans, grilled corn and peppers with a cooling creamy avocado dip served with brown rice. This buddha bowl packs in 10 different plant-based wholefoods and a rainbow of … Continue reading Charred Red Pepper Corn and Black Bean Bowl with Avocado Crème

Sticky Sweet Chilli Aubergine and Hummus Rainbow Bowl

Sticky Sweet Chilli Aubergine and Hummus Rainbow Bowl

The ultimate bowl to celebrate the best of homegrown British vegetables – a sticky sweet aubergine rainbow bowl filled with colour, texture and flavour. Served with hummus and buckwheat this is the perfect vegan, gluten-free and vibrant dinner or lunch bowl. There is nothing better than a buddha bowl in my opinion for lunch or … Continue reading Sticky Sweet Chilli Aubergine and Hummus Rainbow Bowl

Cauliflower and Sun Dried Tomato Breakfast Fritters

Cauliflower and Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Fritters

Flavour-packed, vegan and gluten-free fritters packed with vegetables, protein and rich sun-dried tomato Mediterranean flavours. These fritters are perfect for a lazy weekend brunch with friends or to make and eat on the go mid-week. They are great with a side salad and some simple lime guacamole or served with pitta breads as a sandwich … Continue reading Cauliflower and Sun-Dried Tomato Breakfast Fritters

Sticky Asian Aubergine with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

Sticky Asian Aubergines with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

I’ve recently found myself talking and thinking a lot about spices, Asian and Indian cuisine. For a long time I wouldn’t really enjoy an Indian takeaway as so often they are loaded with a lot of excess oil and are highly Westernised version of the authentic Indian cuisine that it is replicating. But then since … Continue reading Sticky Asian Aubergines with Coconut Rice and Curried Chickpeas

Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates Toasted Cashews and Tahini

Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates, Toasted Cashews and Tahini

A vibrant and fragrant spiced cauliflower rice salad with chickpeas, carrot ribbons, spinach and juicy dates topped with toasted cashew nuts, a creamy tahini drizzle and fresh herbs. This is one of my favourite meals that I keep making on repeat but hadn’t yet written down a recipe and published it on here to share … Continue reading Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates, Toasted Cashews and Tahini

A Nourishing Review: Avocado Toast Around London

A Nourishing Review: Avocado Toast Around London, Part II

Hello avocado-lovers and welcome to Part II of my Nourishing Reviews Series: Avocado Toast Around London. If you haven’t already read Part I then check that out here for more green goodness. Without further ado let’s see who else has made my top Avo-licious dishes (scroll down for some avo-fun outside of London, too!). Lele’s, … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Avocado Toast Around London, Part II

Just Do It

A sage woman once said “Just Do It”. No, I’m not talking about anything to do with Nike, but rather my first interaction with Welltodo founder, Lauren Armes. It was April 2017 and I was experiencing my first ever Health Bloggers Community event at The Hoxton, London. I remember feeling so overwhelmed and out of … Continue reading Just Do It

Egg-less Egg-Mayo

Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? But no, after all the ‘cheese-free’ cheeses, the ‘milk-free’ milks and the chilli-non-carnes, there is another vegan saviour to take centre stage: vegan egg-mayonnaise. I’ve never been a fan of egg-mayo sandwiches. As a child, the thought of boiled eggs, mashed up with mayonnaise repulsed me and the smell?! … Continue reading Egg-less Egg-Mayo

Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates Toasted Cashews and Tahini

Lunch & Dinner

My journey into blogging was led first and foremost with my colourful lunch and dinner bowls. I am passionate about eating the rainbow – fresh, wholesome, plant-based foods in every colour to make for a truly irresistible meal. Below are some of my favourites, including Raw Salads, Buddha Bowls and Warming Stews. Buon appetito!