Roasted Garlic & Butternut Squash Curried, Creamy Sauce

Roasted Garlic & Butternut Squash Curried, Creamy Sauce

  A flavoursome and creamy sauce made from butternut squash, a mixture of spices, coconut milk and stock.  You can make a large batch of this and portion it out for freezing for future meals.  It's perfect to use a s a pasta sauce or in a lasgane.  It could also...

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Black Bean, Butternut, Garlic & Thyme Pie with Potato Crust

Black Bean, Butternut, Garlic & Thyme Pie with Potato Crust

There's something special about turning a selection of ingredients into a pie - that crunchy topping just brings the whole dish together!  Pies are usually topped with pastry but here I have used creamy, mashed potatoes.  I need to feed a family of 5 each day and...

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Morrocan Vegetable Tagine – easy one-pot recipe

Morrocan Vegetable Tagine – easy one-pot recipe

This easy one-pot Morrocan Vegetable Tagine is a wonderful mix of several different vegetables and chickpeas, all cooked slowly in ras-el-hanut spiced, tomato sauce. Recipes which incorporate more vegetables into your diet are a great way to ensure you are getting a...

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4 Step Vegan Chocolate Mousse Tart with Butternut

4 Step Vegan Chocolate Mousse Tart with Butternut

Easy, 4 step, Vegan Chocolate Mousse Tart. It can be made a day in advance, served chilled and tastes amazing while still being full of healthy ingredients like almonds, oats, raw cacao, dates, coconut cream and even roasted butternut squash which is it's secret...

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Sweet Potato, Broccoli & Quorn Masala Curry

Sweet Potato, Broccoli & Quorn Masala Curry

This is one of my favourite curry sauces because it's naturally low in fat as it uses coconut milk from a carton instead of a can.  It gets its creamy consistency from using apple sauce which adds a nice tart flavour against the spices. This is a mild-tasting curry,...

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Chocolate Tahini Fudge Cake with Chocolate Topping

Chocolate Tahini Fudge Cake with Chocolate Topping

A super simple and very delicious vegan chocolate and tahini fudge cake.  Very moist and very chocolatey! Just one slice of this cake will satisfy your sweet tooth meaning you have 5 more to share with friends or family (if you're feeling generous 😉 ) It's very easy...

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Metis® Fruit & Thyme Baked Shortcrust Lattice Pie

Metis® Fruit & Thyme Baked Shortcrust Lattice Pie

Metis® is a new premium fruit to hit the shelves of the UK this year!  A wonderful mix of flavours from plum and apricot, juicy and crunchy with some beautiful colours ranging from deep reds to warm oranges and brighter tones.  There are 4 different ones to choose...

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Baked Smokey Butterbeans & Vine Tomatoes on Sourdough

Baked Smokey Butterbeans & Vine Tomatoes on Sourdough

Baked Smokey Butterbeans & Vine Tomatoes on Sourdough Baked beans1 tin butterbeans (rinsed, drained)1 tsp ground cinnamon1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp sweet smoked paprika1 tsp pure maple syrup1 tsp red wine vinegar2 TBSP tomato puree paste4 TBSP waterRemaining...

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Red Lentil, Carrot, Cumin, Ginger & Coriander Soup

Red Lentil, Carrot, Cumin, Ginger & Coriander Soup

One of the highlights of entering the cooler months is that I can make a new soup each week which I keep in the fridge, ready for heating up for a quick lunch. During a busy day, it's all too easy to skip lunch, so it's always handy to have something which can be...

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Turmeric, Thyme & Tomato with Red Onion Vegan Quiche

Turmeric, Thyme & Tomato with Red Onion Vegan Quiche

This quiche is the reason I haven't been dropping off to sleep so easily for the last few nights! How do I make the base gluten-free?  How will it all hold together without crumbling apart? How can I make the filling of tofu and gram flour not taste bland? What will...

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Nectarine and Peach Galette with Ice-cream

Nectarine and Peach Galette with Ice-cream

Nectarine and Peach Galette - one of the best ways to eat all that lovely stone fruit this season! You need few ingredients to make this dessert if you use readymade short-crust pastry, you need just a few nectarines, peaches, a dusting of flour plus some toasted...

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Heirloom Tomato Pizzas with Spinach Gremolata Topping

Heirloom Tomato Pizzas with Spinach Gremolata Topping

A twist to the traditional margarita pizza by using these beautiful heirloom tomatoes and a spinach gremolata topping, bursting with flavour! Heirloom Tomato Pizzas with Spinach Gremolata Topping Pizza Dough - makes 6 small pizzas 10cm dia400 g strong white bread...

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Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado & Spinach on Sourdough

Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado & Spinach on Sourdough

A simple dish to eat for breakfast, lunch or brunch!  A lovely way to improve on that regular avocado on toast is by adding some juicy heirloom tomatoes some shredded fresh spinach and ground black pepper.  I also added a drizzle of hep seed oil because I just love...

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Mexican Black Bean Chilli with Molasses, Quinoa & Avocado

Mexican Black Bean Chilli with Molasses, Quinoa & Avocado

The simple combination of beans with a whole grain provides a wealth of plant-based nutrition and protein. It's a fail-proof combination to have a meal which provides everything you need in one hit - around 20g of protein with a full amino acid profile, high fibre to...

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Orange and Ginger Health Shot Zinger

Orange and Ginger Health Shot Zinger

You do not need to use many ingredients to get a health boost - try this orange and ginger shot - full of vitamin C from the orange and anti-inflammatory properties of ginger - this combination of ingredients are great for the colder months to arm yourself against any...

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Toffee Apple, Hazelnut Porridge with Figs and Cacao

Toffee Apple, Hazelnut Porridge with Figs and Cacao

September has finally reached us, after a long and relaxing summer with my family spent between Cyrpus and Prague, we've made the most of our time together. But today, I said goodbye to each of my boys as they left for school to start another term.  It's a bittersweet...

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Mushroom, Lentil & Vegetable Ragu with Courgetti

Mushroom, Lentil & Vegetable Ragu with Courgetti

If I had to eat just one meal for the rest of my life, I think this would be it! A childhood favourite was pasta and passata with dried herbs and lots of cheese, but this version is much healthier, much tastier, is meat-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and wins 1st place...

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Peanut, Butternut & Cauliflower Stew with Wholegrain Rice

Peanut, Butternut & Cauliflower Stew with Wholegrain Rice

This recipe was created for Blas y Tir, using their quality Welsh produce. A really delicious, light and fragrant sweet butternut squash and cauliflower stew flavoured with creamy coconut, savoury peanut butter and a mix of fenugreek, nigella and fennel.  They all...

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Spicy Peanut Butter Tofu with Quinoa and Crunchy Vegetables

Spicy Peanut Butter Tofu with Quinoa and Crunchy Vegetables

A bowl full of flavour, texture, health and m m mmmmmm! Enjoy! Joanne 🙂 First, press and drain your firm tofu and cut into bite-sized cubes; Next, assemble the ingredients for the satay sauce. You will need 6 ingredients; Sesame oil Fresh garlic Tamari Smooth or...

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Warm Coconut Creamed Oats with Wild Blueberries

Warm Coconut Creamed Oats with Wild Blueberries

This is a quick but luxury tasting breakfast you can eat any time of year.  If it's Summer you can soak your oats overnight in thefirdge in the water and coconut cream and eat it with fresh blueberries but my favourite is to cook to oats slowly until soft and warm and...

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Vegan Chocolate Chip, Chickpea & Peanut Butter Blondies

Vegan Chocolate Chip, Chickpea & Peanut Butter Blondies

Making sweet treats and desserts which are also loaded with goodness is one of my favourite ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. It's also the only way I can get my 3 boys to eat any kind of bean without complaining! The chickpeas in these blondies provide a perfect,...

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Easy, One Pot, Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Easy, One Pot, Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

A really easy, one-pot dish with uses several different vegetables you can swap to suit what is in your fridge at the time.  You can also swap the chickpeas for another white bean if you would like to.  The hard work is in the preparation, but once all the vegetables...

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Pea & Brown Rice, Thai Spiced Soup with Coriander

Pea & Brown Rice, Thai Spiced Soup with Coriander

I am a huge fan of soup! I love how quick and easy it is to make and the endless combination of flavours and textures.  It's a real welcome home kind of meal when you return on a chilly day and fills you up whilst being nourishing too.  This recipe is definitely one...

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Tofu, Red Cabbage Ceaser Salad with Quinoa & Tomato

Tofu, Red Cabbage Ceaser Salad with Quinoa & Tomato

This is a filling, complete meal which can be eaten straight from the fridge after some time to marinate.  If you have a batch of pre-cooked quinoa, then this meal requires no cooking. It can be stored for up to 3 days in the fridge and contains so much amazing...

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Asian Slaw – Red Cabbage, Carrot, Chilli, Lime & Sesame

Asian Slaw – Red Cabbage, Carrot, Chilli, Lime & Sesame

This Asian Slaw using red cabbage, when left to marinate, really soaks up all the wonderful flavours of lime juice, sesame oil, tamari. It has the kick from the chillis and the sweetness from the rice malt syrup. It’s one of my favourite ways to eat red cabbage and...

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Tofu, Sweet Potato & Kale Curry with Tamarind & Ginger

Tofu, Sweet Potato & Kale Curry with Tamarind & Ginger

  Tofu, Sweet Potato & Kale Curry with Tamarind & Ginger 1 tsp rapeseed oil1 large brown onion (peeled and chopped)1 inch fresh ginger root (peeled, chopped finely)1 large clove garlic (peeled, chopped small)1 tsp curry powder1 tbsp tamari1 cup thick...

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Hearty Winter Vegetable Stew with Chestnuts and Rosemary

Hearty Winter Vegetable Stew with Chestnuts and Rosemary

An Autumnal / Winter Stew full of the goodness of vegetables with the added hearty bite and texture of chestnuts.  The colder months bring with it a desire for wholesome, slow cooked, warming stews.  It's a great way to cook and serve a large number of people or for...

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Almond, Apple, Blackberry & Pear Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Almond, Apple, Blackberry & Pear Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Savoury, breakfast muffins make for a great on-the-go lifesaver when you're in the morning run dash!  As these are made with wholegrain spelt flour and are sweetened with whole fruits and a little Maple syrup, they won't send your blood sugars sky high either.  The...

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Creamy Oats with Tahini, Choc, Cashews, Chia & Hemp

Creamy Oats with Tahini, Choc, Cashews, Chia & Hemp

This delicious, creamy bowl of oats, topped with so much goodness, I could eat all day every day!  I might even go as far to say that it's my favourite breakfast combination, ever.  I'm a big fan of tahini and 1 scoop of this provides enough to have a bit with every...

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Tamarind, Turmeric & Chilli Spiced Lentils with Crispy Kale

Tamarind, Turmeric & Chilli Spiced Lentils with Crispy Kale

One of those recipes which is perfect for the Autumn and Winter seasons.  Grab yourself a bowl and curl up in front of the fire! It combines tamarind paste with the sweetness of dates and tomatoes.  You could steam your kale if you'd prefer to skip the oil but a small...

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Stuffed Crust Plum & Blackcurrant Jam Breakfast Galette

Stuffed Crust Plum & Blackcurrant Jam Breakfast Galette

  Stuffed Crust Plum & Blackcurrant Jam Brekafast Galette Dough2 cups wholemeal bread flour 1.5 tbsp granulated sugar1 tsp salt1/2 cup coconut oil (softened but not fully melted )1 tsp apple cider vinegar1/2-1 cup very cold water (place an ice cube in the...

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Creamed Oats with Beetroot Swirl, Plum & Hazelnuts

Creamed Oats with Beetroot Swirl, Plum & Hazelnuts

Creamed Oats with Beetroot Swirl, Plum & Hazelnuts 1 cup oats1 cup coconut milk1 tbsp maca root powder1 tsp stevia 1 tsp cinnamon1 plum (washed, stoned, halved)1 handful hazelnuts1 juice from one small red beetroot (or use beetroot powder mixed with water) Place...

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Wholemeal Spelt Spaghetti Lentil Bolognese

Wholemeal Spelt Spaghetti Lentil Bolognese

Wholemeal Spelt Spaghetti Lentil Bolognese 2 servings wholemeal, dried, spelt spaghetti pasta250 g brown lentils (pre-cooked from a can or carton)500 mls tomato passata2 tbsp dried oregano1 brown onion (skin removed and diced)2 cloves garlic2 tbsp balsamic...

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Strawberry Smoothie Oat Bowl with Pomegranate Pips

Strawberry Smoothie Oat Bowl with Pomegranate Pips

  Strawberry Smoothie Oat Bowl with Pomegranate Pips 1 cup oats1 cup frozen strawberries1 cup plantbased milk (cashew or coconut will make it extra creamy!)2 tbsp pomegranate pips1 tbsp coconut flakes (optional)1 tsbp whit chia (or black) Add the oats, frozen...

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Tahini, Maca, Banana & Raspberry Oats with Hemp

Tahini, Maca, Banana & Raspberry Oats with Hemp

  Tahini, Maca, Banana & Raspberry Oats with Hemp 1 cup oats1 tbsp maca root powder1 tbsp dark tahini1 banana1 cup raspberries1 tbsp hemp hearts3 Brazil nuts1.5 cups coconut milk (from a carton, not the type from a can) Add the oats, banana, coconut milk,...

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Chia & Coconut Oats topped with Pecans and Goji Berries

Chia & Coconut Oats topped with Pecans and Goji Berries

Chia & Coconut Oats topped with Pecans and Goji Berries 1 cup oats2 cups coconut milk (from a carton not a can)2 tbsp chia seeds1 handful pecans1 handful goji berries (soaked in water for 15 minutes to rehydrate if using dried)1 tbsp pure Maple syrup Add the oats,...

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Raspberry Puree, Red Currants, Walnut & Oat Jar

Raspberry Puree, Red Currants, Walnut & Oat Jar

  Raspberry Puree, Red Currants, Walnut & Oat Jar 1 cup oats (see recipe notes)1.5 cups plantbased milk1 tsp granulated stevia or xylitol1 cup raspberry puree (blend the frozen raspberries in to a puree with a splash of water if needed)1 handful fresh red...

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Roasted Red Onion, Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Rosemary

Roasted Red Onion, Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Rosemary

  Roasted Red Onion, Red Pepper & Tomato Soup with Rosemary 2 red bell peppers (washed, core and seeds removed)2 red onions (skin removed, quartered)6 large tomatoes (washed, halved)2 cloves garlic4 tbsp olive oil4 sprigs fresh rosemary1.5 litres vegetable...

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Celeriac & Apple Soup with Garlic and Sage Croutons

Celeriac & Apple Soup with Garlic and Sage Croutons

  Celeriac & Apple Soup with Garlic and Sage Croutons Soup1 head celeriac (roots removed, outer skin removed and diced)1 cooking apple (cored, peeled and diced)1 large brown onion (skin removed, diced)1 clove garlic (minced)500 mls vegetable stockpinch sea...

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Fig , Avocado and Pomegranate, Green Leaf Salad

Fig , Avocado and Pomegranate, Green Leaf Salad

  Fig , Avocado and Pomegranate, Green Leaf Salad 1 handful watercress (rinsed)1 handful rocket (rinsed)1 handful alfalfa sprouts1 avocado (skin and seed removed, diced )3 figs (washed, quartered)1 tbsp black sesame seeds1 tbsp apple cider vinegar1 tbsp olive oil...

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Chocolate Orange Homemade Crunchy Granola

Chocolate Orange Homemade Crunchy Granola

Chocolate Orange Crunchy Homemade Garanola 1 zest only organic orange (washed and zest grated)1 tbsp granulated sweetener500 g jumbo oats3 tbsp coconut oil (melted)3 tbsp cocoa powder2 tbsp pure Maple syrup (optional for extra sweetness) Preheat the oven to 180...

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