Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

The ultimate Middle-Eastern chickpea dip, flavoured with tahini, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. Delicious, creamy, and so quick and easy to whip up, you'll wonder why you ever bought it ready-made. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I am old enough to remember the days when the British public considered hummus to be a weird … Continue reading Quick Classic Hummus (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

The classic buttery sauce, veganized, and with a little umami twist. This vegan hollandaise is incredibly easy to make, needs only a few ingredients and is dangerously delicious. Perfect for slathering over grilled asparagus, or drizzling on a tofu and spinach breakfast muffin. ↓ Jump to the recipe! There are few things more delicious than … Continue reading White Miso Vegan Hollandaise Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free option)

Vegan Chocolate And Peanut Protein Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

Delicious and nutritious chocolatey bars, crammed full of good things. Peanut butter, maple syrup, and cacao powder are combined with peanuts, seeds, oats, and an optional flurry of protein powder, for the ultimate post-gym treat or a protein-packed pick-me-up. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Energy bars are not usually my thing. Given that I have … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate And Peanut Protein Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free)

Pea And Mint Samosa With A Smooth Mint Raita (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Traditional Indian samosa with a little herby twist. Beautifully crisp pastry surrounding a mouthwatering filling of spiced potatoes, peas, and mint with an optional, but delicious, tangy raita. These golden parcels are fragrant, full of flavour, spicy, and deeply satisfying. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I would need far more space than this blog post … Continue reading Pea And Mint Samosa With A Smooth Mint Raita (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Vegan Pasteis De Nata – Portuguese Custard Tarts (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free, Soya free option)

These little tarts are an absolute delight; rich, smooth and sweet custard encased in tender, flaky pastry, for a few bites of heaven. These are surprisingly easy to make, and even easier to eat – perfect as a sweet treat with a cup of tea, and an ideal provision for picnics. ↓ Jump to the … Continue reading Vegan Pasteis De Nata – Portuguese Custard Tarts (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free, Soya free option)

Grain-free Sun-dried Tomato Crackers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Perfectly crisp sun-dried tomato crackers, made with mixed seeds and gram flour. Super simple, really tasty, packed full of good things, and ideal for transporting your favourite dip, spread, or topping straight into your mouth. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I've always enjoyed a picnic but after a year of varying covid restrictions, the idea … Continue reading Grain-free Sun-dried Tomato Crackers (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Easy Chickpea Omelette (vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, soya-free option)

This soft, fluffy and buoyant chickpea omelette makes for an excellent start to the day. Made with gram flour, it's low in fat, high in protein, and perfect for encasing all manner of exciting fillings. Plus it's really quick and really easy to make! ↓ Jump to the recipe! Eggs are often a major sticking … Continue reading Easy Chickpea Omelette (vegan, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, soya-free option)

Vegan Hot Cross Buns (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

The ultimate Easter bun – soft, sticky, beautifully spiced and wonderfully fruity. This easy vegan recipe is every bit as heavenly as traditional versions; I'd defy anyone to tell the difference. Serve warm with lashings of vegan butter and a cup of tea, for ultimate Spring vibes. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Hot cross buns … Continue reading Vegan Hot Cross Buns (Vegan, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

Vegan Apple Flapjacks (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Soft and chewy flapjacks, bursting with sweet and fresh apple and studded with juicy raisins. A little lighter and healthier than the classic, but just as delicious. ↓ Jump to the recipe! I am a big fan of occasional indulgence (and frequent indulgence for that matter), but I tend to shy away from flapjacks. Given … Continue reading Vegan Apple Flapjacks (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Easy Vegan Cookie Dough Bites (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Soya-free option)

Delicious chocolate chip cookie dough that's vegan, gluten-free and really quick to whip up! You can eat it straight away, or if you can resist a little longer, make these chocolate-coated cookie dough bites, for peak levels of sophistication. ↓ Jump to the recipe! If you asked me to choose between cookies and cookie dough, … Continue reading Easy Vegan Cookie Dough Bites (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Soya-free option)