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…

Taco Dahl

Ingredients: 250ml/1 cup Split peas 500ml/2cups water Keep topping up little by little Until spit peas is tender and Mushy 1tsp garam masala 1tbsp curry power 1tsp cumin seeds Pinch of salt 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1hot chilli pepper, whole 1tbsp olive oil 1tsp turmeric powder Method: Heat olive oil in saucepan, add crushed garlic…

Mississippi Mud Pie

An all-time favourite with chocoholics- the “mud” refers to the gooey, rich chocolate layer of the cake. Ingredients: 225 g/8 oz/ 2 cups plain (all-purpose flour flour) 25 g/1 oz/1/4 cup cocoa power 150 g/5 ½ oz/2/3 cup vegan butter 25 g/1 oz/5 tsp castor superfine) sugar About 2 tbsp cold water Filling 175 g/6…

SPICY (CARROT) RICE

Ingredients: 200g/7 oz/1 cup basmati rice 2 large carrots, cut in strips 200g/7 oz green peas ½ tbsp olive oil ½ peeled and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed ½ tsp curry powder 2 drops of tobacco sauce ½ tsp cayenne pepper Method: 1.Cook the rice, with pinch of salt following the instructions on…

Chocolate & Vanilla Loaf Cake

Ingredients 175g/6 oz /3/4 castor (superfine) sugar 175 g/6 oz /3/4 vegan soft margarine ½ tsp vanilla flavouring (extract) 3 vegan eggs 225 g/8 oz/2 cups self-raising flour, sieved (strained) 50 g/1 ¾ oz dark vegan chocolate Icing (Confectioner’s) sugar, to dust Method: 1.Lightly grease a 450 g/1 lb Loaf tin (pan) 2.Beat together the…

Sweet potatoes with Irish potatoes and freekeh salad

Simple Sunday dinner, last minute preparation couldn’t think what a I wanted to eat. I struggle sometimes with food, having severe allergies and reading labels in the supermarkets and health store before purchasing it’s frustrating. The simple things like a bottle of natural fruit drink making sure there’s no ingredients like black currants, mango, strawberries,…

Doughnut balls with blueberry glaze

Try scattering the the doughnut balls with a confetti of blueberry or other fruit powder and finely grated lemon rind, and even chopped nuts Ingredients: 4 teaspoons (14g) dry yeast 1/3 cup (125ml) warm water ¾ (180ml) unsweetened Almond vegan milk 80g(2 ½ ounces) vegan Margarine spread, melted 1/3 cup (75g) castor (superfine) sugar 1…

Ligurian Trofie pasta with Green Beans, potato and pesto

Trofie are short, thin knotted stripes of past, Liguria in north-western Italty. The region is also famous for its fresh basil, so pesto sauce is Trofie’s perfect parthner. Of course, you can buy decent ready-made pesto but making your own is pretty easy and gives the finished dish extra depth of flavour. Not to mention…