Soup season is here and this creamy red lentil soup with carrots and parsnips is a real winter warmer. Spiced with cumin, turmeric and nutmeg with lots of fresh ginger and garlic, it is a crowd-pleasing soup that is vegan and gluten-free. I love soup season – any excuse to curl up with a warming … Continue reading Creamy Spiced Red Lentil and Carrot Soup
A flavour packed and vibrant, vegan and gluten-free curry for all the family. Filled with mild spices and herbs, tender roasted tomatoes, sweet potato and creamy coconut milk, it is easy to make and great for big batch cooking and meal prep. Curry season is definitely upon us here in the UK as it comes … Continue reading Burst Tomato and Sweet Potato Curry
Light and fluffy chocolate swirl buns studded with crunchy hazelnuts and laced with lots of creamy chocolate. These are easy, no-knead and no-yeast buns that deliver every time while taking less than 35 minutes. Plus they are naturally vegan, low sugar and a delicious treat. I asked, you answered, and I’ve delivered! A few weeks ago, on … Continue reading Hazelnut Chocolate Swirl Buns
A rich and fudgy chocolate mug cake that comes together in less than 3 minutes. This indulgent treat is vegan, gluten-free, refined-sugar-free and packed with chocolate. It is perfect for a quick dessert or snack with some ice cream, fruit and more chocolate. It’s about time that I had a super quick and easy recipe … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Mug Cake
Lightly spiced pumpkin pie muffins which are moist, fluffy and with a cinnamon sugar nutty crunch topping. These muffins are delicately infused with rooibos tea and are wonderfully rich thanks to the pumpkin puree – they are vegan, healthy, wholesome with gluten-free options. I am in a patch of pumpkin obsession right now, from spiced … Continue reading Rooibos Pumpkin Pie Muffins
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
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
A warming spiced and moist apple cake that is hearty and wholesome and full of wholefoods. It is naturally sweetened with dates and is vegan, dairy-free, nut-free and delicious for the whole family. It is perfect warm from the oven or served cold later on either as a dessert with custard or ice cream or … Continue reading Spiced Apple Cake
The ultimate summer salad – this really is packed with everything summery! A light but filling salad with quinoa, roasted squash, tropical fruits, summer berries, creamy avocado and sticky coconut clusters. This is my new favourite salad and I hope it will become yours, too, plus it only takes 30 minutes to make. Coconut Summer … Continue reading Coconut Summer Salad
Tribal smoothies are an industry leading brand when it comes to active nutrition and their range of exotic fruit smoothies are packed with organic baobab proving “natural fuel for life”. They are champions of “real-food” so their smoothies are great energising pouches for on the go fuel. Although, as you’ll see, they are also great … Continue reading Tribal Smoothies and Raw Cherry Chocolate Baobab Cheesecake
As I’m sat here in Pisa airport, after a busy week of catering at a yoga retreat I am really looking forward to getting back into my own kitchen and perhaps whipping up this Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding because it really is so simple and pretty much British comfort food down … Continue reading Vegan Cinnamon and Cardamom Bread and Butter Pudding
Is there ever a bad time for chocolate? I don’t think so… and with Easter only a few days away, these are the perfect treat to whip up in no time at all. Yes, they only take 10 minutes to make and 1 hour to set and then you have deliciously creamy, rich and indulgent … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
There is nothing better than making your own baked goods and hands-down the most rewarding thing to bake involves yeast. I have a love-love-hate relationship (I love them twice as much as hate them!) as I get nervous every time just in case the airing cupboard isn’t quite the right temperature and what about that … Continue reading Vegan Hot Cross Buns
Tangy, sweet and caramelised… this is the best way to enjoy sprouts.
With sugar and spice and all things nice…keep calm and eat mince pies!Homemade Mince PiesThese are just two little quotes I found when I googled “mince pie quotes” – yes, I actually did that as a way to inspire my writing here. Because, well, what more is there to say about the humble mince pie? … Continue reading Homemade Mince Pies
December is the time for Transformation.