Vegan Scones (Vegan, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

Soft, crumbly, and buttery scones, which can be whipped up in minutes and devoured just as quickly. Perfect for cream tea, afternoon tea, or any other sort of tea you can think of – and you'd never guess they were vegan! ↓ Jump to the recipe! My Summer holidays this year have largely involved visiting … Continue reading Vegan Scones (Vegan, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

A delicious summery smoothie, that's sweet, fruity, creamy, and packed with good things. Ideal for when strawberries and peaches are in season and at their sweet and juicy best. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Smoothies are such a great way to pack in the vitamins, especially in the Summer heat when you don't want anything … Continue reading Peach and Strawberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free option, Nut-free option, Soya-free option)

Vegan Miso Carbonara (Vegan, Gluten-free option)

A mound comforting, carb-y, deliciousness – this vegan carbonara is creamy, savoury, salty, only uses a few ingredients, and is incredibly quick and easy to make. Ideal for a speedy no-fuss dinner that tastes like you've made far more of an effort. ↓ Jump to the recipe! To look at the ingredients for this recipe … Continue reading Vegan Miso Carbonara (Vegan, Gluten-free option)

Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A lovely, light dal, fresh and delicately spiced, accompanied by the sweet and gentle aniseed of roasted fennel. Perfect with a mound of steaming basmati and some fresh chapati for a warming dinner, or as part of an Indian feast. ↓ Jump to the recipe! In Hindi, dal is the name for split dried pulses, … Continue reading Red Lentil Dal With Roasted Fennel (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

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)

Vegan Rhubarb, Orange and Almond Crumble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

There's nothing more comforting than a classic rhubarb crumble. For this recipe, delectably tart rhubarb is stewed with sugar, orange juice and fragrant orange zest, and covered with a crisp and crumbly topping of oats and almonds. Simple, but utterly delicious. ↓ Jump to the recipe! It might seem strange that rhubarb, a spring plant, … Continue reading Vegan Rhubarb, Orange and Almond Crumble (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free option, Nut-free option)

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 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)

Chickpeas Au Vin (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A loose take on the famous French dish, but completely vegan! This hearty stew of chickpeas and vegetables, bathed in a rich red wine gravy, makes a wonderful warming winter dinner. It's gloriously dark and glossy, packed full of good things, brimming with flavour, and really easy to make. ↓ Jump to the recipe! In … Continue reading Chickpeas Au Vin (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

Parsnip and Rosemary Soup with Toasted Hazelnuts (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

A sumptuous, warming winter soup with sweet, earthy parsnips, fragrant rosemary and with some added crunch from a scattering of toasted hazelnuts. This soup is really easy to make and even easier to eat – perfect when you need a bit of nourishment and comfort. ↓ Jump to the recipe! It is January, it's freezing … Continue reading Parsnip and Rosemary Soup with Toasted Hazelnuts (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free option)