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

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

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

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

Mediterranean Butterbean and Carrots with Potato Wedges

Mediterranean Butterbean and Carrots with Potato Wedges

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

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

Broccoli and Pea Mint Soup with Roasted Broccoli Croutons

Broccoli and Pea Mint Soup with Roasted Broccoli Croutons

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

Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast

Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast (Gluten-free)

This roasted butternut squash nut roast is hearty, wholesome and full of festive flavour. It is easy to make, packed with vegetables and is naturally vegan and gluten-free. It makes an impressive centrepiece at a roast dinner table and can be sliced and saved for later. After my previous favourite recipe for Veggie Nut Roast … Continue reading Vegan Roasted Butternut Squash Nut Roast (Gluten-free)

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

Baked Pumpkin Falafel Bowl with Herby Hummus and Roasted Carrots

Baked Pumpkin Falafel Bowl with Herby Hummus and Roasted Carrots

Light and fluffy savoury pumpkin-filled falafel made with less than 10 ingredients and coming together in less than 30 minutes. These falafel are seasonal, vegan, gluten-free and are easy to make. Served with a refreshing herby hummus, cumin roasted coloured carrots, a fruity tabbouleh and fresh greens, this bowl is a feast for all the … Continue reading Baked Pumpkin Falafel Bowl with Herby Hummus and Roasted Carrots

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

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

Thick and creamy overnight oats filled with pumpkin pie spices perfect for a quick and easy breakfast. Serve with sticky and fruity cinnamon baked pears for a juicy and wholesome combination that is great this time of year (or any!). My love for oats continues along with my current obsession with anything and everything pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Spice Overnight Oats with Cinnamon Pears

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