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 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 (…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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)…

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…

Vegan Style pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

These muffins were a challenge, I followed the instructions from a vegan recipe by adding the cream cheese to the batter before baking somehow when I baked them with the cream cheese on top, and remove from the oven they looked like something from an alien movie all the cream cheese spread all over each…

Cheesy Summer Vegetable Bake

Dinners like this are best in the summer, fast easy and you can conveniently grab most of these ingredients at the supermarket or from your back garden or allotment if you’re someone who love to plant your own vegetables. Of course you can make this recipe all year long, not just in the summertime. Go…

Spaghetti with Lemon

This is the dish to make when you get home and find there’s nothing to eat, if you keep spaghetti and olive oil in in the store cupboard (pantry), and garlic and lemons in the vegetables rack, you can prepare this delicious meal in minutes. You can also add some freshly grated vegan Parmesan cheese…

Shirataki Noodles with Broccoli

Ingredients 250g/9 oz shirataki noodles 1 garlic clove finely, chopped 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 onion finely, chopped 100g/ 3 1/2 oz/1 1/2 cup broccoli Pinch of salt and pepper Method Wash and prepare shirataki noodles, in the meantime preheat saucepan and add 1tbsp olive oil, then add onion, garlic and broccoli florets. Allow to…

Broccoli and courgette Lasagne

Ingredients 8 oz Broccoli cut in florets 2 courgettes cut in circles 480 ml/ 2 cups vegan mozzarella cheese, plus extra cheese to make the sauce and 2 tablespoons cornstarch/ cornflour to thicken the sauce 1 tsp dried basil, 1 tsp dried Italian herbs, 1 tsp dried oregano 700ml 5 cups tomato sauce Pack of…

Tiny Pasta with Fresh Herb Sauce

Ingredients 375g /13 oz small bows pasta with rounded ends or small farfalle 2 tbsp freshly chopped basil 1 tbsp freshly snipped chives 1 tbsp freshly chopped chervil 1 tbsp freshly chopped tarragon 1 tbsp freshly chopped sage 1 tbsp chopped marjoram 1 tbsp freshly chopped thyme 1 tbsp freshly chopped rosemary Finely grated zest…

Italian Bean Soup

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil1 leek, washed and chopped1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed2 tsp dried oregano75 g/3 oz green beans trimmed and cutInto bite-size pieces410 g/ can cannelloni beans drained andRinsed75 g/3 oz small pasta shapes1 litre 1 ¼ pint vegetable stock8 cherry tomatoesSalt and ground black pepper3 tbsp freshly shredded basil Method.. Heat…

Ripe Banana

Most of us tend to throw away our ripe bananas, fearing they would no longer be fresh, and therefore, not fit to eat. Although over ripe bananas may really look very appetising the fruit turn soggy while the banana peel may then turn black or brown-they are very good for our health. Here are the…

Fishless Tuna Pasta Salad..

Ingredients.. 400 g/14 oz canned chickpeas56 g/2 ¼ oz vegan mayonnaise1 tbsp Dijon mustard1 tsp red wine vinegarLarge pinch of salt100 g/3 ½ oz penne pasta (gluten-free)2 gherkins (pickles), sliced2 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp lemon juiceSalt and freshly ground black pepper1 tbsp spring onions (scallions) Method.. Pulse the chickpeas in a food processor 2 or…

Superfood and greens powder are an important supplement to your Diet..

Green smoothie have become more popular as people more have become conscientious of the importance of phytonutrients in their diet. Although juicing your veggies and fruits through a juicer can provide a way to ingest these foods, although the shopping, preparation and clean up can be time consuming. On the other side f the spectrum,…

Thai stir fry with tofu..

Ingredients.. 450 g/1 lb tofu 2 tbsp cooking white wine 125 g/4 oz naked gluten-free noodles 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely sliced 2.5 cm/1 inch piece fresh root ginger 125 g/4 oz beansprouts Handful of baby corn 2 tbsp light soy sauce 1 tsp…

Apple pie..

If you’re looking for a healthy alternative or fatty or sugary desert, stewed apples make an excellent option. Easy to prepare, stewed apples work well as a slightly sweet topping or as a fruit compote. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture, the average. Adult should half fill their plate of each meal with fruits…

Italian Baked Tomatoes With Mixed Vegetables:

Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 4 beef tomatoes Salt 59 g/2 oz fresh white gluten-free breadcrumbs 1 tbsp freshly snipped chives 1 tsp freshly chopped parsley 125 g/4 oz button mushrooms, finely chopped Salt and ground black pepper 25 g/1 oz fresh Parmesan style vegan cheese grated For Salad Mixed salad with beetroot and radish…

Jamaican Fruit Cake

For Jamaican fruit cake, usually the fruits are soaked white rum and red label wine which is made from Jamaican plums! The fruits normally would be soaked for a few months, which would be raisins, currants and prunes, when ready take out the portions needed for your cake and liquidised until smooth. Ingredients: 100 g/3…

Saucy Chocolate Pud:

In the recipe, the mixture separates out during cooking to produce a cream sponge topping and Delicious chocolate sauce on the bottom. Ingredients: 300 ml1/2 pint/1 ¼ vegan milk 75 g/2 ¾ oz vegan dark chocolate ½ tsp vanilla flavouring (extract) 100 g/3 ½ oz/7 tbsp castor (superfine) Sugar 100 g/3 ½ oz/generous ½ cup…

Fragrant vegetable pot

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cinnamon stick, bruised 3 star anise Small piece fresh root ginger, grated 1 bird’s eye chilli, deseeded and chopped 300 g/10 oz Thai fragrant rice 1.2 litres 2 ¼ pints vegetable stock 225 g/8 oz broccoli, divided into tiny florets 225 g/8 oz french beans, trimmed and half 1…

Caramel apple crumble

Ingredients: Spray oil, for spraying 750 g (1 ½ lb) Bramley Cooking apples 75 g (3 oz) unsalted vegan butter, Diced, plus extra for greasing 3 tbsp soft light brown sugar 6 whole cloves 50 g (2 oz) sultanas 75 ml (3 fl oz) cold water For the crumble topping 75 g (3 oz) rolled…

rice noodles with pickled vegetables

Ingredients: ½ onion, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 2 carrots, shredded 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tbsp rice wine 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 300g/10 ½ oz rice noodles 1 tbsp sesame oil (optional) 1 tbsp light soy sauce Small bunch of coriander (cilantro, chopped) Method: 1.Place the onion, pepper and carrots into…

Broccoli Creamy chives Pie

Sometimes I have no idea what I really want for dinner, I’m a very fussy person especially when it come food! Not knowing what do I really want to eat, I haven’t had pie for a long time I already had some broccoli and a chives so I decided I’ll try some pie with broccoli…

Lamingtons

Ingredients 6 vegan eggs 2/3 cups (159g) cornflour (cornstarch) ½ cup (75g) plain gluten-free (all-purpose) flour 1/3 cup (50g) gluten-free self-raising flour 3 cups (225g) shredded coconut Chocolate Icing: 4 cups (649g) icing (Confectioner’s) sugar ½ cup (50g) cocoa powder 15g (1/2 ounce) vegan butter, melted 1 cup (250ml) vegan milk Method: 1.Preheat oven to…

Banana and chocolate chip muffins

Ingredients: Dry ingredients 200g (1 ½ cups) spelt flour 1 tsp baking powder 3 tbsp coconut sugar ½ tsp vanilla powder 50g (1/4 cup) dark sugar Chocolate chips (dairy free) Wet ingredients: 3 heaped tbsp coconut oil 3 ripe bananas, peeled 80 ml (1/3 cup) Unsweetened almond vegan milk 1.Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°f/ gas…

Spicy Asian Tofu Salad

Ingredients: ½ x 400g block firm tofu 100g buckwheats noodles 1 tsp coconut oil 1 carrot, peeled ¼ red cabbage, thinly sliced A handful of beansprouts A large bunch of fresh coriander, Chopped, with a few leaves Reserved to serve 2 tsp unsalted raw peanuts, (optional) chopped to Serve 1 tsp sesame seeds, (optional) to…

Sweet Potato Bread

I made this bread with sweet potato, not sure what to make of it, it’s more like Sourdough bread, it’s edible! But interesting. Ingredients: 12.5g (1/2 oz) fresh yeast 150ml (1/4 pint/scant 2/3 cup) Warm water 115g (3 ¾ oz/scant 1 cup) Whole grain spelt flour 100g (3 ¾ oz/generous ¾ cup) Rye flour 280g…

Sweet-Potato Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients: 175g (4 oz/generous ¾ cup) rice flour 75g (3 oz/3/4 cup) raw cacao powder ¼ tsp gluten free baking powder 175g (6 oz) sweet potato, cooked And mashed to purée 250g (8 oz/scant ¾ cup) date syrup 175g (6oz/scant ¾ cup soy butter, melted 1 vegan egg ¼ tsp vanilla extract Method: Preheat the…

Pea Carbonara

Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 1 shallot diced 2 small garlic, cloves thinly sliced 225g (7 ½ oz/scant 2 cups) Frozen peas, defrosted and drained) Himalayan pink salt 100g (6 oz) gluten-free spaghetti 2 vegan eggs yolks 80g (3oz) soy cheddar, grated Leaves from 2 large handfuls of Fresh mint, half chopped and half left…

Meatball noodles with or without pineapple

Ingredients: 450g/1 lb 3 cups minced non-meat beef balls 1 tsp fresh root ginger,finely grated 4 spring onions (scallions) finely chopped 50ml/1 ¾ fl oz ¼ cup shaoxing rice wine 1 tbsp linseed oil 3 vegan eggs 1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch) 100 g/3 ½ oz /1 cup spinach 2 tbsp olive oil 30 g/1 oz/…

Singapore fried rice vermicelli

Ingredients: 2 vegan eggs, beaten 1 tsp curry powder 2 tbsp linseed oil 180 g/6 oz tofu 1 bird eye, chilli chopped 1in piece of root ginger, grated 1 red pepper, thinly sliced ¼ white cabbage, shredded 150 g/ 5 ½ oz rice vermicelli, cooked and drained 200 ml/ 7 fl oz/2/3 cup vegetable stock…

Rich Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are packed with both vegan milk and plain chocolate instead of adding sugar to the mixture. Serve them in small squares as they are very rich. When buying plain chocolate, bear in mind that the higher the percentage of cocoa solids, the higher the quality of the chocolate, and the less sugar it…

Spinach and tofu Lasagne

Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 tsp chopped, thyme 500 g (1 lb) frozen leaf defrosted Spray oil for oiling 350 g (11 ½ oz) firm tofu, sliced 200 g (7 oz) fresh gluten-free lasagne sheets Salt and pepper For Cheese Sauce 1.2 litres (2 pints) vegan milk 2 fresh bay…

Spicy tomato tagliatelle

Ingredients: 1 ½ tbsp olive oil 1 red chilli, seeded and diced 2 inch fresh ginger root, peeled and grated 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 2/3 cups canned diced tomatoes 1 tsp sugar 2 handful of spinach 2 tbsp parsley, chopped (optional) 1/3 oz gluten-free tagliatelle Salt and pepper 2 tbsp shredded vegan cheese,…

Nasi goreng

Ingredients 2 tbsp vegan eggs 3 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp tomato paste 1 tbsp gluten free sweet dark soy-sauce 3 cups cooked rice 1 tbsp light soy sauce 2 inch piece of cucumber, quartered lengthwise and sliced 8 scallions, thinly sliced on the diagonal Salt and pepper Spice paste 2 tbsp olive oil 4…

Polenta Chocolate Cookies

Ingredients: 1 vegan egg 3 tsp vegan butter 2 tbsp instant polenta 2 tbsp plain (all-purpose) gluten free (optional) ½ tsp baking powder gluten free (optional) 2 tbsp vegan chocolate chips Method: 1.preheat the oven to 180°/C/160°C fan/350°F Gas mark 4. 2.In a bowl, whisk the eggs with sugar then add the butter and mix…

Chia And Gluten-free Pizza:

Ingredients: For the dough 2 tbsp ground chia seeds (from health food shop) 200g (7oz) plain-all purpose flour ½ tsp salt Gluten-free flour, for dusting For the topping 100g (3 ½ oz) tomato passata 2 tbsp tomato purée ½ tsp olive oil Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 small onion ½ plum tomato 250ml/1…

Vegetarian Lasagne

Ingredients: 450 /1 broccoli ½ tsp vegetable stock powder Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 handful of spinach 2 tbsp vegan butter 2 handful of kale 250 ml/8fl oz/1 cup cream 500 g/1 lb 2 oz lasagne 3 tbsp gluten-free (optional) breadcrumbs Vegan grated cheese Method: 1.Wash the broccoli, then cut off and reserve…

Devil’s Food Cake

This is an American Classic, consisting of a rich melt-in-the-mouth chocolate cake that has a citrus-flavoured frosting. Ingredients: 100 g/3 ½ oz dark vegan chocolate 250 g/9 oz 2 ¼ cups self-tasing flour 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda (baking soda) 225 g/8 oz/1 vegan cup butter 400 g/14 oz/2 2/3 cups dark Muscovado sugar 1…

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…

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…

Blueberry & Lemon Muffins

Ingredients: 2 tbsp chia seeds 250g/9oz/2 spelt flour, sifted 125g/4oz/1 cup plain/all-purpose Flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder, sifted 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda/baking soda, sifted 1 tsp ground cinnamon Zest and juice of 1 lemon Pinch of salt 125g/4oz/2/3 cup light soft brown sugar 250ml/9fl oz generous 1 cup almond milk 100ml 3/1/2 fl…

Vegan CHEESE WITH JAMON, & TOMATO

This pizza-style is a total flavour bomb with a Spanish vibe: dare to eat just one. Ingredients: Olive oil, for brushing 1 quantity crèpe batter 120g ((4oz) vegan bacon or thinly sliced vegan ham 320g (11oz) ripe tomatoes, chopped 120g (4oz) vegan cheese grated 40g (1 ½ oz) blanched almonds, toasted in a dry frying…

Freekeh salad

Went to a convention and I had no idea what to take for lunch, this was my lunch for the day. With other bits and pieces. Ingredients: 250 ml 1Cups freekeh 2 tbsp olive oil Pinch of salt 250 ml/1 cup vegetables stock 1 ripe tomato, finely diced ½ cucumber, finely diced 1 stalk spring…

Onion, Apple Bacon & Comté Crépes

Onion, Apple Bacon & Comté Crépes The combination of the nutty cheese, soft, sweet onion and sharp apple is a french classic that makes a gorgeous light lunch- it’s kind of a pancake tart. Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil, plus an extra splash 600g (1lb 5oz ) onions, chopped leaves from 1 thyme sprig pinch…

Smoky Chilli agadashi tofu

For a milder broth, remove the seeds and membrane from the chillies, or use one chilli 🌶 Ingredients: 2 fresh long red chillies 3 teaspoons black rice 3 cups (750ml) salt-reduced Vegetable stock 1 cinnamon stick 2 star anise 1 ½ tablespoons tamari 1 strip orange rind 1 litre (4 cups) rice bran oil 2…

Tagliolini Alla Novma

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large aubergine, diced 2 shallots, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1 pinch dried oregano 400g fresh tomatoes, roughly chopped, or 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 200ml water 400g dried tagliatelle pasta 1 small bunch fresh basil, roughly chopped 50g…

Broccoli aranicini with rocket & almond pesto

Bluntness-free Breadcrumbs are available from some supermarkets and health food stores. Check the label for any dairy products. Ingredients: 3 cups (750ml) vegetables stock 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium leek (359g), Chopped finely 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 cup (209g) arborio rice 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine 150g (4 ½ ounces) broccoli Cut…

Cauliflower with Garlic Crumbs

Ingredients: 1 large cauliflower, cut into bite sized florets 90-120ml/6-8 Tsbp olive oil 130g/4/1/2 oz/2 ¼ cups dry white or whole meal bread crumbs 3-5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced or chopped Method: 1.Steam or boil the cauliflower in salted water until just tender. Drain and leave to cool. 2.Heat 60-75ml/4-5 tbsp of olives oil in…

Rice And Bean Burritos With salsa

Ingredients: For the rice 1 tbsp olive oil 100g (3 1/2 oz) jasmine rice 100g (3 ½ oz) vegan hot salsa ½ tsp sea salt For the beans ½ onion 200g (7oz) canned kidney beans 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for frying ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder Pinch of sea salt…

Potsticker noodles

So simple, so good: rice noodles, pak Choi, and deliciously aromatic ginger, curry paste, and Linseed oil all mingle splendidly in this Asian concoction. Broccoli joins the assembled ranks of delicious ingredients to add a nice crunch- and a little green goodness-to the noodles. Ingredients: For The Sauce 5 tbsp soy sauce 1tbsp rice vinegar…

Raspberry Almond

Ingredients: 125g (4 ounces) vegan butter, softened ¾ cup (165g) castor (superfine) sugar 3 vegan eggs ½ cup (75g) plain (all-purpose) (gluten-free) optional ¼ cup (35g) self-raising gluten free flour) optional ½ cup cup (60g) ground almonds (optional) 1/3 cup(80g) sour vegan cream 150g (4 ½ ounces) fresh raspberries Icing 2 ½ cups (400g) icing…