ORANGE CUPS

Orange cups Ingridients 4 large oranges 240g ml/8 1/2 fl oz vegan butter milk or/ natural vegan yogurt 1 tsp clear honey 1 tsp vegan chocolate shavings (optional) Method Set the freezer to rapid freeze at 2 hours before freezing. to ensure that the oranges stand upright, cut a thin slice from the base of…

Dragon Punch with Ice Cream

Jamaica’s Dragon Stout, is a beer that has been around since 1920. But with Caribbean heritage, it’s not surprising that’s has molasses flavours. After all, molasses has been used to make rum in Jamaica for more than 260 years. Drangon Stout, a Foreign Extra Stout, is “sometimes referred to as Red Stripe’s darker and stronger…

Cheese & Spinach Muffins – with a pinch of paprika!

Great for breakfast or brunch on the run, these savoury muffins are quick and easy to put together. Makes: 12 Preparation: 15 minuets, once the flax egg is made Cooking: 25 minuets 150g (51/2 oz 1/3 cups ) baby English spinach 200g (7 oz 1/3 cups) self raising flour 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon…

Guinness Vanilla Cake

Delicious moist rich dark cake, a mixture of stout, vanilla power, and dark brown sugar, and cocoa powder. The only mistake I made was my daughter was making some dinner and decided to used the vegan cream cheese that I bought for my cream cheese frosting, I had more than one in the fridge! different…

Sriracha Tofu with Salad

Delicious tofu made with soy sauce and sriracha sauce. Great summer food served with salad, on a hot day no one wants to be in a hot kitchen cooking a meal. This is the easiest way to have a delicious meal during summer holidays when you’re not having a barbecue. Ingredients 1 block of firm…

Cream Spinach with Bacon

you are using fresh mature spinach you’ll need to clean it thoroughly. Cut off the thick stems of the spinach and discard. Clean the spinach by filling up your sink with water and soaking the spinach to loosen any sand or dirt. Drain the spinach and then repeat soaking and draining. Ingredients 1 pound fresh…

Lemon, Courgette & Polenta Traybake

This traybake tastes absolutely beautiful if you don’t like courgette, trust me! You can’t taste it why’ the polenta soaks all the lemon syrup just like a lemon drizzled cake, making it even moister and light. Then sprinkled with sunflower seeds if you’re not allergic to nuts then feel free to use your chosen nuts….

Easy Fruit Tarts

Ingredients 400 g/14 oz/2 cups ready-roll puff pastry You can choose what fruits you want to use like apple, pears, with plums, both work well together. Then use 3 tbs icing (confectioners’) sugar and add 2 tsp cinnamon and mixed spice. Method 1Preheat the oven to 220°C(200°CFan) /425F/Gas7. 2.Roll out the pastry into rectangular a…

Cheese and Bacon Bread

Ingredients 400g/14 oz/2 2/3 cups strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 1/2 tsp easy-dried yeast 1 tsp caster (superfine) sugar 1 tsp fine sea salt 100 g/3 1/2 oz/1 cup streaky bacon, chopped 100 g/3 1/2 oz / 1 cup cheddar, grated a small bunch of spring onions chopped. Method 1.mix together the…

Cheesy pasta broccoli and tomatoes salad

Penne Pasta with broccoli, tomato sauce, garlic, onion and oil cooked in one pan and topped with cheese for an easy healthy pasta recipe. if you want it with juice add can tomatoes and vegetable stock, or not. Ingredients 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin 14 oz can plum tomato…

Lemon and walnut teacake

The unusual combination of earthly walnuts and fresh zesty lemons tastes so good in this teacake, whisked with vegan egg whites are added to the batter, making it light and airy. Keep for three days in a airtight container. Freeze for two months wrapped in foil. Ingredients 115g/4oz/ 1/2 cup butter, softned 100g/3 3/4oz/generous 1/2…

Courgette and double ginger cake

Both fresh and preserved ginger are used to flavour this unusual teabread Which is made with oil rather butter. Courgettes, like several other vegetables, bring moisture to a cake mix, making it soft and tasty. Keep up to five days in an airtight container or freeze for two months. Ingredients 3 vegan eggs 22g/8oz/ generous…

Squash Stuffed with Bean Stew

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 400g/14 oz/2 cups canned tomatoes, chopped 400g/14 oz/2 cups canned haricot beans, drained 2 small squash a handful of basil leaves salt and pepper Method 1.Preheat the oven to 180°C(160°fan)/350°/gas 4. 2.Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onion…

Rock buns

Once these rock cakes made, they are best eaten on the day they are baked. Not the same if eaten the following day. Should be sprinkled with brown sugar I was doing so things at once totally forgot to sprinkle with sugar. Ingredients 225g/8oz/2 cups plain (all-purpose ) flour 1.5ml/1/4 tsp spice 10ml/1/2 tsp baking…

Sweet Potato Salad with New Potato And Peas

Usually, we’re having a party and thinking of salads some people would include potato salad. I have never thought of using sweet potato in my salads or combining both knowing one is sweet while the other has a different taste and texture, adding peas which are also a little sweet and fresh spinach not knowing…

Finger Food

Tasty morsels of food tempt the appetite. Serve these sausage rolls, crackers and cheese straws alongside sandwiches, pâtés and cheese at tea time as a filling accompaniment. The salty flavours are winner with children and adults alike. Sausage rolls Vegan sausages cut sizes 175g/6 oz/1 1/2 cups plain flour Pinch of salt 6 oz vegan…

Lemon Syrup Cake

Ingredients 175g/6 oz/1 1/4 cups gluten-free self-raising, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 175g/6 oz/3/4 cup caster ( superfine) sugar 175g/6 oz/3/4 cup butter, softened 3 vegan eggs 2 lemon zest, finely grated For the soaking syrup 2 lemons, zest finely pared 100 ml/3 1/2 fl.oz/1/2 cup lemon juice 100 g/3 1/2 oz/1/2 cup caster (…

Inspired Mixed Bean Salad

This is a dish I put together, with a can of mixed beans and courgette, and some fresh ingredients not sure if it’s Greek or Mexican! Pretty simple and quick to prepare. Ingredients 1 medium courgette, quartered lengthways and sliced 1-4 garlic cloves 2 tsp dried oregano (or 1 ½ tbsp fresh chopped ) ½…

Simply Pumpkin Corn, Flavoured Soup Mix.

By using grace brand! It has no additives apart from the wheat flour. It has no artificial colours flavours or preservatives. If you are not in the mood to stand in the kitchen preparing a big meal, especially at the beginning of the weekend. All you need is a handful of spinach and a few…

Twister

Forever Aloe Vera Gel, this new drinking gel boasts 99.7% inner leaf aloe gel, lovingly extracted by hand so that you can experience the true power of nature. Aloe is great for skin, the immune system and it’s an ideal digestive aid, and now this purifying gel also contains vitamin C. Vitamin C contributes to…

White Chocolate and Pumpkin Seeds and Burberry fruit cookies

Ingredients 1 cup plain gluten-free flour 1 cup gluten-free corn starch flour 1 cup semolina 1/2 cup of vanilla power 2 tbsp sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup raspberries 1/2 cup Burberry 1/2 white chocolate Method Line a 9 x 9 dish with a baking sheet and set aside, combine the flour sugar, and…

Treacle, Apple and Sponge Pudding

Ingredients 110g/4oz/1/2 cup self-raising gluten-free flour 110g/4oz/1/2 cup dark muscovado sugar 110g/4oz/1/2 cup vegan butter, softened 2 vegan eggs 2 tbsp of ground ginger 2 Bramley apples, peeled cored and chopped 4tbsp of treacle Vegan custard or heavy cream to serve Method 1.Preheat the oven to 190°C/170°C fan /375F/Gas 5 and line a small roasting…

Super-fast Thai Blender Curry

Thai food that is the perfect cuisine for those moments when you need a quick and tasty meal and not in the mood for cooking. Thai dishes are based on quick-cooking techniques using fresh aromatic and spicy ingredients. By making this curry in a blender, you save a lot of time and you’ll have a…

Apple and CinnamoyBrioche Buns

Ingredients 1/2 quantity brioche dough flour, to dust 2 sweet desert apples 1 tbsp lemon juice 75g vegan butter, softened, plus extra to grease 50g soft dark brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon plus extra to sprinkle on top In the recip, brioche dough is swirled with delicious apple and cinnamon mixture, rather like a…

Minted Cauliflower Rice with Red Pepper

Cauliflower grated into rice-like grains is an ideal way to enjoy Indian flavours without the carbs and calories that rice has. When I first made cauliflower rice, I came to realise how filling and satisfying it can be it can be if flavoured well. Best of all, it takes only a few minutes to cook….

Mediterranean Parmesan Tearing Bread

This great is made with a large quantity of fresh yeast and so is quite quick and easy to make. It has a craggy, rocky finish. Place it in the middle of the table on a board and allow everyone to help themselves by pulling off pieces. It is highly flavoured and so perfect for…

Spicy Carrot and Parsnip Latkes

Ingredients 2 carrot shredded 1 parsnips sherred 1/2 cup gluten-free flour 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried pepper flakes Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil for deep frying 1 handful of spring onions, finely chopped 1 sprig of fresh cilantro, finely chopped Method…

French toast

Breakfast made by my youngest daughter with brioche bread, whipped cream, fresh strawberries and blueberries. As for my breakfast, I had sliced French toast with blueberries and whipped cream due to allergies I couldn’t have the brioche bread because it wasn’t homemade and I can’t have strawberries either. her breakfast was much more appealing for…

Healthy Greek Freekeh Salad

Ingredients 1 cup cracked freekeh 2.5 cups of water 1/2 cucumber 1 red bell pepper (optional) 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4 cup vegan feta crumbled cheese salt and pepper to taste Optional Extras Black olives fresh tomatoes Extra veggies Greek Dressing 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red…

Parmesan Grissini

Ingredients 50g parmesan vegan  cheese 7g fresh yeast 150 ml tepid water 2 tsp castor sugar 225g strong white flour Plus extra for dusting 1 tsp salt 1 tsp olive oil, plus extra to grease 1 tsp sesame or Mason sea salt Method Grissini are cooked at a much lower temperature than other breads, as…

Jalapeño poppers Baked Potatoes twice

Ingredients 2 large baking potatoes 2 large baking potatoes 1 large jalapeño pepper diced 4 ounces vegan cream cheese 4 ounces vegan cheddar cheese shredded 3 tablespoons vegan butter 1/4 cup oats milk 3 vegan slices bacon (crumbled or more as desired) Paprika for sprinkling Salt to taste For Serving Vegan Sour Cream Method 1.Bake…

Summer berry smoothie

Ingredients 3/4 cup frozen mixed summer berries 1 1/4 cups vanilla flavour soy yogurt 1 tsp clear honey (optional) 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbsp organic powder Method Place the berries, soy yogurt, and honey if using and orange juice and turmeric in a blender and process until thick. Serve immediately, decorated with berries…

Banana and Walnuts Brioche Buns

Not one of the easiest recipe to make! It took a lot of time and patience to make if you decide to try this recipe make sure it’s an early start of the day. It’s time-consuming and fiddley to make, if you’re not in a good mood I would suggest that you not attempt to…

My Life Journey Living with Multiple Allergies

Living with allergies, as many of you know, isn’t easy. Eating out can be impossible, and being invited to dinner parties can be terrifying. Especially when you have a latex allergy, mainly because it’s in everything! From food to washing up gloves, it’s literally all around you. Following recipes and preparing, what should be, simple…

Meatless mince pie

ingredients 500g (17.5oz) meat less  mince 1 onion finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic 1 large carrot, diced in small cubes 2 tablespoons of tomato paste 1 cups  vegetable stock 1 teaspoon of thyme 1 cup Vegan cheese 1kg/2.25lbs of potatoes, peeled and diced in medium pieces Method Preheat oven to 220°C/gas mark 7. And…

CHELSEA BUNS

250ml oats milk 20g fresh yeast 100g castor sugar 500g gluten-free or strong plain flour, plus extra to dust 1/2 tsp salt 100g vegan butter, at room temperature, plus extra to grease 1 Vegan egg Oil, to grease 1 tsp ground mixed spice 50g sultanas 50g currants apricot glaze to finish The aroma of these…

Seasoned sweet Corn on the Cob

When roasting corn it’s best roasted with the husk, I completely forgot to roast my corn with the husk, when roasting in the husk it stops the corn from been charred! If you’re going to try this recipe remember to leave the husk on, when almost cooked remove the husk and add all your reasoning…

Fragrant Lime Rice

This rice is bursting with tangy citrus flavour and aroma of lime and the crunchy pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds. You can use lemon or lime to give it a fresh, summery aroma. Ingredients 200g basmati rice, washed and drained 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 10 pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon ground turmeric…

Homemade Pineapple Juice

Sometimes we may buy fruits like pineapple, which needs peeling before eating! Most likely we dispose of the pineapple Peel. Pineapple peel is pretty good when used to make pineapple drink, it takes very little ingredients to make, and few minutes then leaves overnight. Pineapple also has a few health benefits. As for me everything…

Noodles with Spinach and Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 12 ounces gluten-free pasta3 Tablespoons vegan buttery spread3 cups vegan mozzarella shreds1 teaspoon garlic powder1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk1 teaspoon salt1/3 teaspoon pepper1 cup fresh spinach leaves Method Cook the pasta according to package directions.While the pasta cooks, make the sauce. Melt the vegan buttery spread in a large pot. Add the cheese mozzarella…

Honeyed Pineapple Tarts

Ingredients 450 g/1 lb ready to roll puff pastry1 vegan egg beaten50 g/1 ¾ oz /1/2 cup ground almonds8-9 canned or fresh pineapple rings, drained75 ml/ 2 ½ fl. oz /1/2 cup runny honey Method 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°Cfan)/400f/gas 6. 2.Roll out the pastry on a floured surface. To make large tarts to…

Sweet Potato And Pumpkin Seed Rolls

These require less kneading than other yeasted bread rolls so they are quick and easy to make. If possible, use a bright orange variety sweet potato, as it will give the rolls a fantastic vibrant colour. Ingredients 200ml oats milk or soya milk 200g sweet potato 450g strong white gluten-free flour 2 tsp salt 40…

Apple Pie Cinnamon Swirl style

Ingredients For the Apple 1 recipe pastry for a 23cm pie125g unsalted butter3 tablespoons plain flour4 tablespoons water100g caster sugar100g dark brown soft sugar8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced Method Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas mark 7. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste….

Vegan vegetables Chop Suey

Ingredients 2 Carrots, cut lengthways1 cup Cabbage , shredded1 cucumber cuts, lengthwaysSpring onions, sliced lengthways2 tsp Garlic, finely chopped2 tbsp Oil200 gram Noodles shiitake washed and (drained well)1 ok meatless ham1/2 tbsp Soya sauce1 tsp sugarto taste SaltHandful pak Choi, cut lengthways240 ml/1 cup vegetable stock1 tsp cornflour Method How to Make Vegetable Chop suey…

Cornmeal porridge

Cornmeal porridge, the smoothest recipe you’ll find! Traditionally this is a breakfast meal, as it fills you up and keeps you full for the majority of your day! We’ve made this recipe extra smooth with no lumps I remember growing up with having cornmeal porridge first thing in the morning before going to school mostly…

Italian Tomatoes

I used mozzarella grated vegan style cheese, which is not good at melting, so I would advise you to try the block cheese instead of the grated cheese. Ingredients 5 tomatoes 2 x 175 g/6 oz mozzarella cheese Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method 1.Wash the tomatoes, pat dry, slice off the stalk ends…

Four Vegetables in Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 small cauliflower 300 g/10 1/2 oz broccoli 2 carrots 1 a handful of baby potatoes 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley For cheese sauce 2 tbsp vegan butter 25 g/1 oz/1/4 cup flour 300 ml/10 fl oz 1 1/4 vegan milk 55 g/ 2 oz/ 1/2 cup vegan grated cheese Method Wash and peel…

Buttermilk Pancakes with Raspberry Jam

Ingredients 359 g/12 oz/ 2 1/3 cups spelt-flour 2 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp bicarbonate of (baking) soda 2 vegan eggs 300 ml/10 1/2 fl oz/ 1 1/4 cups oats buttermilk 300 ml/10/ 1/2 oz 1/4 cups soy milk 75 g/ 2 1/2 oz /1/3 cup vegan butter 175 ml / 6 fl oz/…

Pumpkin pie

Ingredients 500g (1 1/4 lb) pumpkin, cooked and pureed1 (410g) 1 box single oats cream2 vegan eggs175g (6 oz) dark brown soft sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon salt For The Pastry 350g (12 oz) plain spelt flour1 teaspoon salt200g (7 oz) butter125ml (4 fl oz) cold water Method Preheat…

Stew Peas and Squash

I remember when I was young, my mom and grandma used to cook a lot of stew peas. Never with any vegetables always with meat and that’s the only time I’ll ever eat red kidney beans! I don’t usually like any peas or beans as a child growing up. Once my mom cooked peas soup…

My Snacks

These are some of my favorite snacks I like to eat, I struggled to find snacks that I actually like, most time I’ll buy snacks that I don’t even like, not until I purchased, then realized it’s not tasty as it sounds, from the reading on the packets especially the kale and spinach, beetroot and…

Creative Nature

”Thank you @creativenature for the vegan snack box. I haven’t had any dairy malteasers chocolate for the past 25yrs which is similar in…”Dairy Free Vegan Queen on Instagram: “Thank you @creativenature@gnawbles @amazon #HazelNOT #treenutFREE and #NibbleMyGnawbles for the vegan snack box. I haven’t had any dairy malteasers chocolate for the past 25yrs which is similar…

Sesame Pretzels Ingredients 450 g/ 1lb /3 cups strong white flour bread-flour 1 tsp easy blend dried yeast 1 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp fine sea salt 4 tbsp bicarbonate soda 1 vegan egg 2 tbsp white sesame seeds 2 tbsp black sesame seeds (optional) Method 1.Mix the flour, yeast, sugar and salt in…

Salted Caramel Profiteroles

Ingredients 50g /1 3/4 oz/1/4 cup vegan butter, cubed 75g/2 @/2 oz/1/2 cup strong white gluten-free bread flour, sieved 2 vegan eggs, beaten 250ml/9 fl, oz/1 cup whipping vegan cream 2 tbsp icing (confectioner’s) sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 100 ml/3 1/2 fl, oz/1/2 cup salted caramel sauce Method 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°Fan)…

Mushroom Stroganoff

his creamy mixed mushroom sauce is ideal for a dinner party. Serve it with toasted buckwheat, brown rice or a mixture of wild prices and garnish with snipped chives. For best results, choose a variety of different mushrooms-wild mushrooms such as chanterelles, ceps and morels add a delicious flavour and texture to the stroganoff, as…

Body Cleansing Lemon Zest, Ginger and Lemon Juice

Instructions Wash and grate few pieces of ginger and lemon zest with the lemon juice, then add to a medium saucepan with boiling water and cover with pot cover tightly and leave over night. Strain the water the following day and bottled the water and place in refrigerator, add chia seeds (optionalnal) and drink through…

Cheese Sauce for Fries and Nachos

Ingredients 125 g/ 4 1/2 oz /1 1/4 cups mature vegan cheddar cheese, grated100 g /3 1/2 oz/1 cup red vegan Red Leicester cheese, grated 1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)1 tbsp mustard 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper300 ml/10 1/2 fl. oz/1 1/4 cups single oats cream French fries or nachos, to serve. Method 1. Toss cheese with…

My Life Journey with Multiple Allergies

   Covid 19 came about in a storm, taking with it many lives and the hopes for 2020. People who are sensitive, and would struggle to survive are told to stay inside, stay alert and stay safe. But what happens when you catch it? I can’t help but wonder about the lives of people like me…

Buffalo-style ”tofu” with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce.

This recipe was for a chicken vegan recipe, didn’t have any chicken all I have in my refrigerator, was tofu, so I decided to make use of what I already have in the frig. I really like the flavours of the Buffalo sauce and the cool creamy dip Once I made it I really don’t…

Orange curd & plum pie

Ingredients 700 g/1 1/2 lb plums/stoned And quartered 2 tablespoons of light brown sugar Grated zest of 1/2 lemon 25 g/1 ounces dairy freeRepeat margarine, melted 1 tablespoon olive oil Six sheets of fila pastry 1\2 411 g jar luxury orange curd 50 g/2 oz sultanas Icing sugar, to decorate Vegan yoghurt to serve Method…

Orange Curd & Plum Pie

Ingredients 700 g/1 1/2 lb plums/stoned And quartered 2 tablespoons of light brown sugar Grated zest of 1/2 lemon 25 g/1 ounces dairy freeRepeat margarine, melted 1 tablespoon olive oil Six sheets of fila pastry 1\2 411 g jar luxury orange curd 50 g/2 oz sultanas Icing sugar, to decorate Vegan yoghurt to serve Method…

No Chicken Bake

Ingredients 500 g/1 lb 1 oz/4 cups pasta 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion diced 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 400 g/14 oz/ 2 cups of non-chicken bite size 400 g/14 oz/2 cups canned chopped tomatoes 100 g/3 1/2 oz/2/3 black olives, pitted a small bunch of fresh basil, chopped 159 g/5 1/2…