Oven roasted Aubergine and Tomato soup

With the seasons easing their way into winter and the hustle of autumn leaves bustling about our feet as we move homeward bound after a hectic day at work or just out and about doing the parenting chores, what better way to nest up for the afternoon or evening than with a hearty healthy and…

Red and Green Cabbage Stirfry with Spirulina sauce 

Today’s lunch comprised of a quick and easy Stirfry with a beautiful green spirulina sauce! It was light and refreshing and adding the edamame and broccoli meant it was jammed with plant based protein!  The content of goodness within this dish is off the cuff with an ancient algae form of anti-depressant : spirulina. (As…

Strawberry & Kale Salad

When the sun comes out it means it is time for fresh summer food. And this delicious strawberry & kale salad is freshly made in minutes and jam packed with one of Summer Times natural remedies for Hay Fever – Strawberries! Nature usually provides a solution to cope with ailments – and in the case…

Brussels sprout with cauliflower 

Sometimes simple is best. This Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower combo is tasty, full of nutrition and packed with natural vitamins and minerals not to mention plant based protein. It is also low in calories. Which makes it an optimal food for watching the weight.  One cup of cooked Brussels sprouts contains just 56 calories but…

Rosemary and Thyme vegan potato cakes 

I’ve declared today a Rustic food day. And what better comfort eating rustic food is there than potato cakes?! Here is a recipe I’ve come up with that includes one of my favourite herbs : thyme.  Potato cakes are such a wonderful rustic warm comfort food- served either hot or cold- I hope you enjoy….

Irish Vegan Brown bread with Dillisk seaweed 

This bread recipe is one that’ll please any bread lover. It echoes of the past and tastes like a staple of old Ireland. Fully gluten free and vegan with the salty addition of Dillisk seaweed- its rich flavour will leave anyone oblivious to the fact that it’s vegan and gluten free because it simply tastes…

Vegan Protein bars 

These protein bars  are a great source of natural energy. They allow for a healthy digestive system and help keep cravings at bay by being a slow energy release food. They also have an abundance of dietary fibre making them great for avoiding constipation. It’s high content of potassium outdoes bananas (which are overrated anyway!)…

Vegan paella with cucumber & avocado salad 

Paella is deemed the national dish of Spain but it is actually a Regional Valencian rice dish with its ancient roots originating in its modern form in the mid-19th century near Albufera lagoon on the east coast of Spain adjacent to the city of Valencia. Usually made with sea food, this is my own vegan…

Nutty lentil loaf 

What Sunday would be complete without something baking slowly in the oven as the aromatic flavours come wafting through your home?  Since becoming vegan I learnt that Sunday roasts were not a thing of the past and not something exclusive to meat eaters, with this meaty nutty lentil loaf you’ll be sure to rekindle memories…

Brown lentil vegan curry

I am a late bloomer when it comes to lentils. I actually only tried them recently! I know I know, being a vegan and not knowing what glorious recipe bases them fantastic lentils could make. So I’ve gone all out the last month and made lentil burgers, stews, currys… You’ll see the recipes I’ve come…

Healthy Vegan flapjacks 

These flapjacks are delicious, packed with healthy proteins and organic dates instead of sugar. They are an instant energy boost and easy to make anytime. Recipe / ingredients 1 cup of ready-to-eat stoned organic dates 3/4 cup of low-fat vegan spread 3 generous tbsp agave syrup 1/3 cup of chopped toasted hazelnut 3 tbsp chia seed…

Summer Vietnamese rolls

Summer Vietnamese rolls (Vegan) Ingredients you’ll need for this specific recipe are listed below- but really you can add what you want! This is a splendid recipe, fresh, full of flavour and very low on the calorie counter and it’s super easy! Raw food at its very best!  Recipe / ingredients :  1 Cup of Sauerkraut …