Creative Nature

The gnawbles light and crunchy bites are really good! Highly recommended give them a try, they’re so delicious and now they’re stock in @ASDA supermarket. Trust me when I say they’re beautifully made and guess what?! They’re vegan and nut free which perfect for me! Make sure you use my code to receive 10% off…

Spiced Mushroom Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vegan butter 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 tsp chilli flakes 1 tsp coriander seed, crushed 1 tsp herbes de Provence 400 g/14/5 1/3 cups mixed mushrooms, sliced 1 litre/1 pint 15fl.oz/4 cups vegetables stock 100 ml/3 1/2 fl.oz/1/2 cup double (heavy) non-dairy cream 1/4 tsp nutmeg, freshly…

Chicken and Bacon Chop Suey

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 cup plant-based chicken sliced thinly into strips 1 cup plant-based bacon cut in strips 2 tbsp cornstarch dissolves in 1 cup of water 3-4 tbsp soy sauce 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 carrot sliced lengthwise 1 pak Choi cut lengthwise 1 small cabbage shredded 1…

Roasted Stuffed Cauliflower

Ingredients 1 large or 2 small cauliflowers about 850g 5 tbsp olive oil 4 tbsp gluten-free breadcrumbs For The Stuffing 250g kale, chopped 1 tbsp milled linseed 1 onion, chopped 1/2 pack sage leaves chopped 1/2 small pack rosemary, leaves chopped 150g roasted sunflower seeds, plus 30g for topping (optional) Method Trim and discard the…

Pumpkin natural doughnuts

Ingredients 1 cup+1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 tsp salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 tsp pumpkin spice 1/4 cup pumpkin pie puree 2 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1/2 cup oats or soya milk or any type of vegan milk do For the cinnamon-sugar coating 3 tbsp unsalted butter…

Ice cream

We are having a heatwave in the UK at the moment, which is hot and sticky I’m not someone who loves to eat ice cream unless I really feel like having some’ and when I do feel like having one for some reason, it has to be on a cone rather than a cup or…

Malted Chocolate Sauce For Waffles

Ingredients 175ml/6 fl.oz/2/3 cup double (heavy) cream 75 ml/2 1/2 fl.oz/1/2 cup golden syrup 25 g/1 oz/ 1/4 cup malted power / I replaced with vanilla power 100g/ 3 1/2 oz/ 2/3 cup dark chocolate 75 g/2 1/2 oz/ 1/2 cup milk chocolate chopped 2 tbsp butter, diced To Serve Freshly baked waffles icing (confectioner’s)…

Creamy spinach and Broccoli Lasagne

Spinach and broccoli stud alternating layers of creamy garlic sauce and a three-cheese spread for a family dinner that will satisfy cravings while getting some vitamins in your system Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1 small onion Salt and black pepper 2 garlic cloves 1 packet of frozen spinach 1 packet of frozen broccoli florets 1…

Chocolate Orange Waffles

Ingredients 250g/ 9 oz/1 2/3 cups plain (all-purpose) flour 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 orange zest finely grated, fresh sliced 2 eggs 300 ml/10 1/2 fl oz/1 1/4 cups oats or soya milk 2 tbsp butter melted Sunflower oil, for oiling the waffle maker 109ml /3 1/2 fl. Oz/ 1/2 cup maple syrup 125…

Chicken Enchilada

You can make the sauce ahead of time for these chicken enchiladas, served with coriander, avocado and soured cream. (optional) Ingredients For Enchilada Sauce.. 1 large onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 c clove, crushed 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp dried oregano   1 tsp chilli power ½ tsp ground cumin 500g/1lb 2oz passata   1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp…

6 Science-Based Health Benefits of Eating Vegan

Written by Alina Petre, MS, RD (NL) on September 23, 2016 Vegan diets are known to help people lose weight.  However, they also offer an array of additional health benefits. For starters, a vegan diet may help you maintain a healthy heart. What’s more, this diet may offer some protection against type 2 diabetes and…

My First Three Tier Sanwich Cake

Ingredients Layer Cake Mix 450g (16 oz) vegan margarine 450g (16 oz) castor sugar 8 eggs 450g (16 oz) self-raising gluten-free flour 2tsp vanilla essence 3tbsp baking powder 3tbsp oats milk food colorings to suit Frosting 285g (10 oz) butter, softned 575g (20 oz) icing sugar 4 tbsp oats milk Method 1.Preheat your oven to…

Shaping Cinnamon Wheels

Ingredients 500g strong white flour Plus extra for dust 1 tsp salt 20g fresh yeast 50g castor sugar 125 ml tepid water 1 small vegan egg 125 ml oats milk Oil, to grease 200g cold, but pliable butter Method Using a large knife, trim the dough to a large rectangle . Spread the cinnamon butter…

Ackee with Spinach and Bacon

In Jamaica majority of the time Ackee is mostly served with salt fish and fried dumplings, or cooked dumplings, boiled green bananas and yam! Or eaten with bread. Ingredients 1 can Ackee 340g Handful of baby spinach 1 pk vegan bacon chopped 1 small onion finely diced 1 tsp black pepper Pinch of salt 3…

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…

Using Aloe Vera has Multiple Benefits

Aloe Vera gel is typically used when you get a little too much sun and need some relief. However, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says Aloe Vera has multiple benefits for your skin. “Aloe Vera has lots of uses,” said Kim Chang, aesthetician with the Baylor Aesthetics Studio. “It contains antioxidants, enzymes, Vitamins…

Dream Delight

You get the best both worlds with thsese chocolate and vanilla cookies. They’re an appealing addition to any cookie tray, best serve during the holidays season when everyone is around and watch them disappear off the cookie tray so fast, although it doesn’t matter what time of the year you served them. Ingredients For Chocolate…

Sweet Potato pudding with Polenta

Ingredients cups fine yellow cornmeal 6 cups of sweet grated potatoes 2 cups of white grated yam 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup rice flour 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg or ground nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 cups plant based cream or coconut milk 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 2…

Tasty spinach with cabbage and none meatless Bacon

One meal dish, take a few minutes to prepare! Feel free to make it more interesting by adding some sweet peppers and mushrooms, I love mushroom and sweet peppers. My allergies will not allow me to have mushrooms or sweet peppers so I made mine’s as simple as possible for me. Ingredients Meatless bacon Mushrooms…

Creamy Carrots and Broccoli

A creamy sauce with cheese makes vegetables so much more appealing. This dish is more like a Christmas holiday, dish when making always go for a vegetable that’ll be around all year round. Ingredients 2 cups thinly sliced fresh carrots 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 vegan eggs 2 cups oats milk 1/4 cup vegan…

FRESH HERB NAAN BREADS

Ingredients 150-200ml vegan milk 20g vegan butter 15g fresh yeast 1 tsp Castor sugar 450g strong white flour 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp Nigella or black onion seeds 150g plain vegan yoghurt few coriander, mint and flat parsley sprigs oil, to grease Method the inclusion of lots of herbs in these naan bread gives them…

Granola Oaty Clusters

My quick easy ready-made breakfast with oats milk, this is the only brand granola I can eat, most granola is filled with nuts when I visit the supermarkets they’re no different so many different granola’s but still filled with nuts and raisins! I like my cereals, plain maybe if I wasn’t allergic to nuts, I…

Black-Eye Beans with Mushroom

The aroma of cumin that in the dish is whats makes this dish so special. Cook the seeds in oil and wait for them to sizzle, and change colour and develop an aroma. This takes no time at all. The colour should be golden brown, don’t allow to get dark that means you have burnt…

Quick Stir-Fried Spiced Red Cabbage with Apples

Ingredients 1 red cabbage, finely chopped 2 tbsp butter,melted 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 75 ml cider vinegar 2 apples finely chopped with skin 2 tbsp sugar Method Chop the apple quite small but leave the skin on to improves the flavour. Now in the large, heavy-based…

Hearty Chickpea and Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients 1 tsp cumin seeds 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 5 tbsp finely diced, cored and deseeded pepper 3 tbsp pomegranate seeds Generous pinch of castor sugar Dash of fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh coriander leaves Method Warm a small frying pan over high heat and add the cumin seeds (keep…

The Icebox Cake

Ever heard of the icebox cake? First introduced to the united states in the 1930s, it’s essentially a layered stack of cookies with whipped cream of cookies with whipped cream and raspberries, a little like trifle and James Martin’s giving us his take on it. This is a great pudding and is surprisingly simple to…

Homemade Crusty Rolls

Ingredients 400g/14oz/2 2/3 cups strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 1/2 tsp easy blend dried yeast 1 tbsp caster ( superfine) sugar 1 tsp fine sea salt 1 tbsp olive oil Method 1.mix together the flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Stir the oil into 280ml/10 fl.oz/1 1/8 cups of warm water, then stir…

Potato Bread with Caraway and Onion Seed

This unusual addition of potato keeps this loaf lovely and moist. With distinctive flavours of caraway and rye, this is the perfect sandwich loaf would go well with some cheese such vegan chosen cheese. You’ll need a 900g-1kg loaf tin. Ingredients 350g strong white flour,plus extra for dust 50g rye flour 1 1/2 tsp salt…

Sweet Spicy Corn on the Cob

Highlights: Corn was first cultivated in part Mexico and Central American Corn contain complex carbohydrate which gets digested at a slow pace It has many benefits during pregnancy, for both mother’s and babies About 10,000 years ago, corn was first cultivated in parts of Mexico and Central America. Corn is usually considered a vegetable but…

Spinach and Chickpeas

Spinach with chickpeas is a traditional Spanish recipe. Everybody loves it, even those who hate veggies, especially if you use finely chopped fresh spinach Ingredients Extra virgin olive oil 6 cups fresh spinach (650g) 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 onion finely, chopped 2 garlic cloves finely, chopped 1 tsp black pepper 3 1/2 cups cooked…

PAIN D’ ÉPICES

ingrdients 40g unsalted vegan butter 160ml oats milk 75g runny organic honey 2 eggs 60g castor sugar Finely grated zest of 1/2 orange Finely grated zest of 1/4 lemon 275g plain flour 60g dark rye flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tspground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger Pinch of finely grated nutmeg Pinch of salt…

Apple white Chocolate Crisp

Easy pudding with some leftovers, bread turning it some delicious apple crispy pie. Ingredients 1.5kg apples, peeled, quartered and cored Juice of 1 lemon 75g castor sugar, plus an extra 2 tablespoons for sprinkling 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 200g stale, crusty white bread, pinch into pieces 25g white vegan chocolate 100g unsalted vegan butter, melted…

Tofu and Bacon fried rice

Ingredients 4-6 cups cooked rice 1 block of firm tofu chopped, in small cubes 2 stalks scallion chopped. 2 vegan eggs. 2 cloves of garlic. 4 tablespoon soy sauce Season salt 1 pk vegan bacon finely, chopped Method Heat oil and add garlic Saute the tofu onion, and bacon in the cooking oil in a…

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…