Linguine With Courgettes, Mint, and Lemon (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-free option)

A delicious and delectable pasta dish, celebrating the best of summer produce. Sliced courgettes are grilled until charred and sweet, stirred through a tangle of pasta in a simple, creamy sauce, and scented with lemon and fresh mint. ↓ Jump to the recipe! After a slow start, the summer vegetables are really going for it … Continue reading Linguine With Courgettes, Mint, and Lemon (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Soya-free, Nut-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)

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)

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)

Smoky Jackfruit Chilli with Black Beans and Roasted Butternut Squash (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soya-free)

A spicy, smoky, sumptuous chilli, bursting with flavour. Succulent, meaty jackfruit is bathed in spices and a rich tomato sauce, accompanied by black beans, and sweet and charred roasted squash and red pepper. Perfect for cold days, or any time you need a little comfort. ↓ Jump to the recipe! Bean chilli is absolute classic … Continue reading Smoky Jackfruit Chilli with Black Beans and Roasted Butternut Squash (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-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)

Vegan Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chickpea Brownies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free)

An indulgent-tasting flourless treat, made from a few wholesome and nutritious ingredients; chickpeas, banana, peanut butter and cacao powder, with a little maple syrup for sweetness. These brownies are deeply chocolatey, super fudgy, sweet and salty, totally delicious, and made entirely from good things. ↓ Jump to the recipe! There was a minor disaster in … Continue reading Vegan Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chickpea Brownies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free)

Indian Potato Cakes with a Spicy Tomato Chutney (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Crispy potato and chickpea patties, spiced with tumeric, mustard seeds, and garam masala, with a side of a quick and easy, sweet and tangy tomato chutney, spiked with chilli. Loosely based on the delicious Indian street-food Aloo Tikki, these potato cakes are ideal as an appetizer, light lunch, or as part of an Indian feast. … Continue reading Indian Potato Cakes with a Spicy Tomato Chutney (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free, Nut-free)

Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut, Chilli and Lime (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free option)

Spiralized sweet potato noodles, with crunchy stir-fried veg and spicy chilli, smothered in a creamy satay sauce, and lifted with a hit of lime juice. Fresh, creamy, zingy, and packed full of flavour – plus they're vegan, gluten-free and grain-free! ↓ Jump to the recipe! I admit I am very late to the game with … Continue reading Sweet Potato Noodles with Peanut, Chilli and Lime (Vegan, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Soya-free option)

Tomato and White Miso Pasta (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free option)

There is something truly glorious about spaghetti and tomato sauce. When I am tired, or feeling uninspired, or just in need of a little comfort, it's one of the easiest things to whip up from store-cupboard ingredients and still feel like you've made a proper meal. While white miso might not be a staple in … Continue reading Tomato and White Miso Pasta (Vegan, Gluten-free option, Nut-free option)