This is the ultimate comfort food – a tomato-based and vegetable-packed stew with added peanut butter. Have you tried peanut butter in curries and warm dishes before? Notwithstanding my numerous peanut satay sauces, I was a bit wary (despite my love for the nutty stuff) but I am totally sold because of this recipe. This … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Tomato Peanut Butter Stew
I am all aboard the comfort food train at the moment, what with the cooling weather conditions and the shorter daylight hours. My body is craving something warming but equally nutritious and vegetable packed. This recipe is like a hug in a bowl. It is one of those meals you can whip up after a … Continue reading Rich Red Pepper and Chickpea Stew with Hazelnut Dukkha
It may be summer, but here in England, the cold and grey days are still around and there are times when the sun never seems to have his hat on. That said, I could eat this Lightly Spiced Quinoa and Black-Eyed Bean Stew even on the hottest of days, especially if allowed to cool down … Continue reading Lightly Spiced Quinoa and Black-Eyed Bean Stew
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
Light and fluffy carrot cake muffins, with an orange vegan cream cheese frosting and crushed nuts, these are easy to bake this Eastertime and beyond. With simple ingredients, they come together quickly for a delicious treat with a cup of tea. I always love being creative in the kitchen and carrot cake (or something typically … Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake Muffins
Warming and packed with Mediterranean flavours, plump butterbeans and juicy tomatoes, this one-pot is a deliciously simple and easy meal using store-cupboard ingredients. Served with crispy cumin potato wedges, it’s vegan, gluten-free and healthy. Without a doubt, it is a difficult time for us all right now, with the Coronavirus pandemic affecting us. So it’s … Continue reading Mediterranean Butterbean and Carrots with Potato Wedges
A vibrant and fresh plant-based shakshuka packed with herby flavours, and light and summery lemon. Served with simple, homemade gluten-free fluffy flatbreads, this meal is great any time of the day. I am really focusing on simple, home-cooked meals at the moment with fuss-free and easy to find ingredients. I want as many of you … Continue reading Green Shakshuka with Gluten Free Flatbreads
A comforting, wholesome and simple vegetable-packed dinner that’s easy to make from staple ingredients. This dahl is perfect with rice or flatbreads and some fresh crunchy slaw for a vegan, gluten-free and healthful meal. Dahl is a staple meal in many households and for good reason. It is simple to make with only a handful … Continue reading Simple Red Pepper and Spinach Dahl
A fresh, crunchy and vibrant salad that takes 5 minutes to come together and is great alongside hearty meals or curries and toasts. Packed with colourful vegetables, fruity pomegranate and hazelnuts. This slaw is my ideal kind of side salad – it makes the most of Brussel sprouts, which are oven forgotten about after Christmas … Continue reading Brussel Sprout Red Cabbage and Hazelnut Slaw
A quick and easy flavour-packed tempeh stir fry that’s great for brunch, lunch or dinner depending on what you serve it with. With a medley of fresh vegetables, protein-rich tempeh pieces and lots of warming harissa flavours, this meal is vegan, gluten-free and healthy. I am really enjoying tempeh more than even at the moment … Continue reading Harissa Tempeh Stir Fry
A hearty, wholesome and easy no-yeast, no-knead loaf of bread inspired by the traditional Irish soda or wheaten bread. It takes less than 40 minutes with only 6 main ingredients and is naturally vegan, dairy-free and nut-free. This loaf of bread has been a long-time coming. Ever since my Irish flatmate at uni (in 2012!!) … Continue reading Seedy Wholemeal Soda Bread
A creamy yet light and vibrant soup of broccoli, peas and spinach finished with roasted broccoli croutons and pumpkin seeds. This healthy and nourishing soup is naturally vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free and comes together in 25 minutes. There is nothing more comforting in the cold weather than a bowl of warming soup (or, I also … Continue reading Broccoli and Pea Mint Soup with Roasted Broccoli Croutons
A rich and warming tomato and coconut based dahl with golden roasted cauliflower – this is a deliciously simple and healthy vegan, gluten-free and wholesome lunch or dinner for all the family. The season for warming food is most definitely here and all I am craving is lots of warming dishes. There have been so … Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Dahl
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
A thick and creamy breakfast recipe that takes 5 minutes to prepare and is a perfect way to start your day stress-free to feel nourished. Serve these oats with some sticky and juicy homemade cinnamon plum jam and lots of fruit and other toppings. Adaptogens have been getting a lot of air time recently and … Continue reading Adaptogenic Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Plum Jam
A colourful, zesty and flavour packed noodle bowl made from sweet potatoes! This vegan lunch or dinner bowl is also gluten-free, healthy, full of protein and is highly versatile depending on the vegetables you have to hand – plus it comes together in one pan in 20 minutes.
Light and fluffy homemade flatbreads topped with crunchy paprika chickpeas, juicy roasted vegetables, crispy kale chips and lashings of creamy hummus. The ultimate finger food that is as comforting as it is fresh, healthy and vibrant. “This is my favourite kind of meal” are the exact words I said as I finished my last mouthful … Continue reading Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads
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
Fragrant Thai-style stir fry with ginger, garlic and chilli with a creamy, sticky peanut butter satay sauce – a deliciously quick and easy vegan dinner.
The perfect Mediterranean salad with nutty black rice and lentils, smokey sundried tomatoes and olives. Dressed in a simple balsamic-olive oil dressing, this is a delicious, vegan, gluten free and healthy meal.
Naturally sweetened, this mincemeat is filled with juicy, plump dried fruits and flavoured with warming winter spices.
This is one of the meals I come back to time and time again to make for my family. It is one of the meals that they also suggest I make when I offer to cook the evening meal. I keep telling them it’s so simple and there’s really nothing to it but still they … Continue reading Sicilian Caponata with Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes
A gentle and warming bowl of Kitchari is one of the best and most loving things you can give to yourself, in my opinion. Full of nutrients, it is easy to digest and every time I take my first spoonful, I am so glad I took the time to nourish myself. I feel as though … Continue reading Nourishing Kitchari
The seasons are definitely changing and with the longer nights, shorter light hours and cooler weather, comes a shift in eating habits. While I still do enjoy a colourful vegetable packed quinoa salad or a crunchy kale salad, the evenings have me craving warming bowls of stews or curries. Both are a great way to … Continue reading New Potato, Red Lentil and Coconut Curry
Allow me to let you all in on a little secret: this post makes me feel like I’ve sort of made it, ever so slightly, in the food blogging world. My favourite inspirations often share reviews of upcoming cookbook releases either by friends or strangers and I think “wow, they must be big for so-and-so … Continue reading The Perfect Pasta Salad and The Vegan 8 Cookbook
Cornbread is definitely an American traditional element to the festive season and about this time of year, my social media feeds are chock full of sweet yet savoury breads. Before last year I had never tried cornbread, believe it or not?! Although, I don’t think that’s unusual living here in the UK. It’s not something … Continue reading Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Corn Bread
This review has been a year-long dream of mine after first being introduced to Mordechai and his extensive range of 100% nuts nut butter. Still today, I can remember the colourful set up on display and his offers to try all the flavours – and believe me, there are many! From original single nut butters … Continue reading A Nourishing Review: Nutural World
A food blog wouldn’t be a food blog without at least one granola recipe, so here is my first (of many) offering to you all. This is my go-to recipe when I don’t have any fancy ingredients in the house and want to make a simple, nutritious and delicious breakfast cereal – but don’t limit … Continue reading My Everything Granola
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!