Attempting to give up or limit single-use plastic during Plastic Free July can have its challenges. Here are some recipe ideas for meals you can make without ingredients packaged in plastic.Read More
Determined to veganise a pie that I used to whip up without thinking twice in my vegetarian days (especially because it's one of my partner's favourite desserts), I figured it wouldn't be too difficult to swap out a few ingredients to create a dairy-free and egg-free version of Pecan Pie which is every bit as delicious as the traditional recipes.
And this is the result! Pure Yum!!Read More
Just in case you needed another reason to eat more chocolate.. Friday 7th July is World Chocolate Day!
Here are some deliciously indulgent plant-based recipes to get your chocolate fix in today..Read More
This vegan ‘cheesy’ chickpea tart is a recipe I’ve been meaning to attempt for a while now. Chickpeas are blended with tahini and nutritional yeast ('nooch') to give the body of this tart a delicious creaminess. It's sort of like a baked hummus in a way, but firmer.Read More
There's really nothing quite like beetroot is there? It's so fresh and vibrantly coloured. I had this sudden craving for some the other day, so I decided to make this nourishing and creamy beetroot and greens salad.Read More
Ice cream that's healthy? Yes please!
Have you tried making banana nicecream before? If not, you definitely need to!
It's so crazy simple to make, and it's dairy free, vegan, low fat, wholesome, and just down right delicious.Read More
These sesame tahini oat crackers are super simple to make, and are a useful healthy snack to have on hand at all times. They're deliciously crunchy, and pair fantastically with hummus, nut butters and plant-based cheeses.Read More
What happens when you top a chocolate brownie base with layers of fluffy coconut creme, smooth caramel and finally a deeply darkly delicious chocolate layer? Very very good things..Read More
It really is amazing what you can do by combining plant-based flavours and textures.
I love recreating classic dishes I used to eat into vegan versions, and this creamy chickpea 'tuna' salad is something I've been meaning to try for a while now.Read More
Want to know a secret sneaky way of getting your greens in at breakfast time? (And no I'm not talking about green smoothies, as much as I love them). I'm talking about good old hearty, creamy, wholesome oats.Read More
It may sound a little different, but trust me, this tastes absolutely delicious.
And the best part? It's super good for you! This nourishing dessert is packed full of plant-based protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals.Read More
With summer in full swing around here, there's smiles all round when Ice Cream is mentioned. But we wanted to experiment with versions which are lighter and healthier than traditional Ice Cream, which can be made without an Ice Cream maker, as we don't have one.
The result is a variation on our earlier Baked Alaska (without the meringue so therefore it's refined sugar free.) And the outcome? YUM!Read More
Baked Alaska, that favourite, classic dessert featuring layers of ice cream and billowing meringue is updated in this healthier, vegan version.
It's a show-stopping dessert - and a sure-fire way to impress your guests at your next gathering....Read More
A simple recipe for a show-stopping wholemeal focaccia, perfect served warm from the oven. This version can be on the table in less than 2 hours. Made with nutty spelt flour, studded with juicy black olives and fresh rosemary, it's a classic dairy-free recipe you can also use for a pizza dough.Read More
Have you ever cooked with purple wheat before? I came across it at my local organic grocer the other day, and decided to combine it with some seasonal greens to create this vibrant, nourishing salad.Read More