Sundried Tomato and Olive Ragu with Tahini Butter Bean Mash

Sundried Tomato and Olive Ragu with Tahini Butter Bean Mash

A richly flavoured Mediterranean-style ragu with sundried tomatoes, olives and vegetables served with roughly mashed and creamy tahini butter beans. This vegan, gluten-free and healthy dish is packed with protein, comforting flavours and takes 20 minutes to make. Gratitude is a wonderful thing and I try to always think of things I am grateful for … Continue reading Sundried Tomato and Olive Ragu with Tahini Butter Bean Mash

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

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

Vegan Koftas with Charred Peppers and Coconut Yoghurt Dip

Vegan Koftas with Charred Peppers and Coconut Yoghurt Dip

The ultimate veganised dish that will please meat-eaters and non-meat-eaters. These Vegan Koftas are packed full of rich and earthy flavours and served with cooling cucumber yoghurt dip, they make a delicious and hearty dinner. Throw in some roasted vegetables and this is one vibrant, nourishing and wholesome meal for all the family. I am … Continue reading Vegan Koftas with Charred Peppers and Coconut Yoghurt Dip

Roasted Metis Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

Roasted Metis®, Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

Summer fruit welcomes a brand-new stone-fruit variety to the shelves this year and it’s called Metis®. Pronounced Me-teece, this natural cross between a plum and apricot is firm and crisp on the outside while being sweet and juicy on the inside. Metis® fruit has been naturally bred using bees to cross-pollinate apricot pollen and plum blooms … Continue reading Roasted Metis®, Mint and Cream Cheese Crostini

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. Sticky Sweet Chilli Aubergine and Hummus Rainbow Bowl There is nothing better than a … Continue reading Sticky Sweet Chilli Aubergine and Hummus Rainbow Bowl

Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads

Crunchy Chickpea, Kale Crisp and Burst Tomato Flatbreads

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

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. Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates Toasted Cashews and Tahini This is one of my favourite meals that I keep making on repeat but hadn’t yet written down … Continue reading Moroccan Cauliflower Rice with Dates, Toasted Cashews and Tahini

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

Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

Hello! Welcome to a new favourite meal of mine. Why is it a new favourite, you ask? Well, it combines the much-loved but perhaps over-done chickpea-based falafel ball with my love for tofu. Enter: tofu balls. What is even better is the Spicy Tomato Sauce that they are served with. You may know I love … Continue reading Spicy Thai Style Tofu Balls with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Miso Caramelised Onions

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

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