Vegan Pesto Tart

I have been experimenting with this dish for ages, first as a puff pastry option and now as a shortcrust pastry tart. Can you tell I love pastry? HA! This vegan dish is super quick to make, looks great and is very filling. It serves 4 as a main dish and even more as a…

Pistachio & Parsnip Puff

I love pastry. All my favourite things are made with pastry; sausage rolls, pies, cinnamon rolls…. now I can add this delicious, super simple dish to that list. I have made variations of this for a while (usually with a red pepper pesto) but I was experimenting with a pistachio pesto I make and it…

Vegan Ramen with sticky tofu

I bloody love Japanese food and ramen is one of my favourite comfort foods. It’s like a huge hug, and I needed it today after celebrating the new year with a couple too many drinks! This recipe feeds 4 people (and reheats perfectly for lunch the next day!) Ingredients For the broth 1 pint of…

3 easy courgette recipes

3 Easy Courgette Recipes Courgettes are great for weight management because they are low in calories. Every 100 grams contains just 17 calories. Plus, this particular vegetable packs a lot of health benefits. The Guardian reports that courgettes are rich in Vitamin C as well as potassium, which is vital for managing blood pressure. Courgettes…

Vegan Pesto Spaghetti & Balsamic Veggies

As I don’t eat dairy, I find it hard to find a pesto that I can enjoy without stomach aches. I concocted this through sheer frustration and think it is the best pesto to ever have been created! It is vegan, inexpensive to make and absolutely delicious… I promise. If you are looking for a…

5 tasty quick dinners

Working full time doesn’t mean having to eat boring food during the week. I try to cook delicious food during the week, as quickly as possible. I try to keep all midweek dinners under 30 minutes for my housemate and I, including all prep time. There is so much I need to do when I…

Vegan chocolate brownies

The thing I seemed to miss most during Veganuary was chocolate. There is an amazing vegan chocolate from Aldi with a hint of sea salt but because it isn’t my usual supermarket I would often forget to grab some. I missed walking into the freshly baked or snack aisle of my local supermarket and grab…

5 fabulous vegan recipes

As you may know, I have been taking part in Veganuary, giving up meat, fish and dairy products for the month of January. The reasons for this are varied but include trying to challenge myself in the kitchen, cut down on the meat products I eat and trying to see if it would save me…

Vermicelli Miso Ramen

I love rice noodle soup. Vermicelli miso is one of my favourite dishes. I really enjoy cooking Japanese food and you really don’t need meat to fill you up. Try this, I am sure you won’t be disappointed! Ready in 10 minutes and serves 2 and 500 calories. Ingredients 2 tbsp Miso paste 2 tbsp…

Harissa Aubergine Kebabs

This recipe is in the 15 minute vegan recipe book from Katie Beskow, AKA Little Miss Meat Free. It has become a regular in our house over the last 3 weeks and is fantastically quick and simple. There’s minimal effort but maximum impact with this recipe. I urge you to grab the recipe book HERE…

Thai Laksa

This vegan Thai laksa is amended from a Jamie Oliver recipe. It is from his 15 minute meals cook book and with a little practice it does only take that long. It’s quick, tasty and filling and guaranteed to impress your friends!