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…

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…

Shirataki Noodles

Shirataki noodles are long, white noodles they’re often called miracle noodles or Konjac noodles. They’re made from glucomanna, a type of fiber that comes from the konjac plant. Konjac grows in Japan, China, and southeast Asia. It contains very few digestive carbs-but most of its carbs came from glucomannan finer. Shirataki noodles contains a lot…

Spiced sausages and basil tofu, with sweet onion, chilli and coriander

Flavored vegan sausages with basil tofu, which is my favourite and caramelized onions, pretty simple dish to prepare if you’re in the mood to spend a few hours in the kitchen. Can be served with rich creamy potatoes. Ingredients 2 red onions, diced 1 teaspoon medium -hot chilli power 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 red…

Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a variety of sqush Pumpkin is a variety of squash that people often think of a traditional Halloween decoration or thanks giving pre filling. However, the flesh of the pumpkin plant provide a range of health benefits outside festivities. Pumpkin is a plump, nutritious orange vegetables, and highly nutrient dense food. It is…

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…

Health Benefits of Eating Lentils

Lentils are plentiful source of fibre, folic acid and potassium, theses nutrients all support heart health. According to the American heart association (AHA), increase fibre intake can reduce levels of low density lipoprotein (LDL), Cholesterol, or bad cholesterol. Not only does fibre have links to a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, but it might slow…

Plant-Based Bacon with Cabbage

There’s so many ways of preparing bacon, not sure what to have for dinner! Wanting something simple and easy. And will take a few minutes to prepare knowing you’ll also enjoy it. Ingredients Half of a medium sized cabbage, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely diced 1 small tomato, finely diced 175g 6oz plant-based bacon,…

What’s Okra?

Okra, also known as “lady’s fingers,” is a green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plants family as hibiscus and cotton. The term “Okra” most commonly refers to the edible seed pods of plant. Okra has long been favoured as a food for the health–conscious. It contains: .Potassium, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Folic Acid,…

Ackee Dish with Bacon..

Ackee is the National fruit of Jamaica, it’s actually Native Tropical Fruits of west Africa. It’s believed that samples of the tree were bought to the Caribbean island in the 18 century and its been there ever since. The health benefits of ackee it’s rich in finer, which can helps regulate bowel elimination by adding…

Chilli & Rice..

Ingredients.. 3 tbsp olives oil 1 onion peeled and diced Handful of broccoli florets 1 red pepper, cored deseeded and Diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed ½ tsp of hot chilli, powder 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp ground cumin 2 tsp dried oregano 400 g/7 oz cooked red kidney beans 1 tbsp lime…

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…

Vegetable Biryani

2 tsp olive oil, plus a little extra for brushing 2 large onions, peeled and thinly sliced lengthways 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2.5 cm/1 inch piece fresh root ginger,peeled and finely Grated 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into sticks 1 small parsnips, peeled and diced 1 small sweet potato, peeled and…

Coconut Dhal & Pilau Rice

Method: 1 tbsp coconut oil/olive oil 1tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander 1 small onion, peeled and diced 1 large dried red chilli 1 tomato, chopped 100 g/3 ½ oz dried red lentils 200 ml/ 7 fl oz coconut milk/soy single cream 125 ml/4 fl oz…

Cheesey corn..

Boil corns in salt water with 1 chilli pepper (optional) in a saucepan Boiled for 20-25 minutes, then remove from heat and drain and served hot with vegan butter or grated vegan cheese… Corn was first cultivated in parts of Mexico and Central America. Corn contain complex carbohydrates which gets digested at a slower pace…

Singapore fried rice vermicelli

2 vegan eggs 1 tsp curry powder 2 tbsp linseed oil Block of tofu 1 birds eye chilli, chopped 1 in piece of root ginger, grated 1 red pepper, thinly sliced ¼ white cabbage, shredded 150 g/5 ¼ oz rice vermicelli, cooked and drained 200 ml 7 fl oz/1/4 cup vegetable stock 1 tsp sesame…

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…

pumpkin tackari

Ingredients: 1 block of tofu, diced 1 tbsp curry powder 1 tsp coriander power 1 tsp masala powder Salt to taste 1 chilli (optional) 500ml 2 cups diced, pumpkin 1 ½ pint of water 500ml 2 cups basmati rice 2 sprigs of spring onion chopped Method: Prepare the pumpkin and all spices in a saucepan…

Broccoli Miso Hot Pot

Ingredients: 300g (1 ½ cups) brown rice 150 g 1 ½ cup broccoli florets 1 leek, trimmed sliced and rinsed 1 tbsp miso paste 1 fresh chilli, deseeded and Finely sliced 1 tbsp tamari 1tsp brown sugar ½ x 400g packet firm smoked Tofu, cut into small cubes 1 tbsp olive oil 1 spring onions,…

Pulsed Broad Bean and Pearl Barley Salad:

This combination of beans and grain, provides all eight essential amino acids for building and repairing your whole body.. very easy and quick to prepare and really tasty as well. Ingredients: 40g (1 ½ oz/scant ¼ cup) pearl barley 1 tsp vegetable stock powder 30g (1/4 oz) broad (fava) beans 2 tbsp olive oil Juice…

Cauliflowers ‘Steak’ with Chimichurri

Cauliflower can be transformed into something totally different to the vegetables you may be used to, it can be replaced for meat. “No” it doesn’t taste the same the best accompaniment for this is herby garlic chimichurri sauce which originates Argentina. Ingredients: 2 large cauliflowers 1 tbsp olive oil Chimichurri Sauce 2 shallots, peeled and…

Chinese Cauliflower Rice with Pak Choy

Ingredients: Cauliflower rice 1 head of cauliflower, quartered 1 tbsp chickpeas 1 tbsp desiccated coconut (optional) 1tbsp linseed oil 1 garlic crushed 2 tbsp tamari ½ tsp ground cinnamon 3cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and Chopped 1 x190g tin sweetcorn, drained 200g (1 ½ cups) Frozen peas a handful of beansprouts ¼ bunch of…

Chickpea and Sweet potato Stew

Feel free to leave the skin on the sweet potato as it contains so many nutrients and very tasty- just make sure you scrub well before cooking. Vine tomatoes are very tasty but you use plum or beef tomatoes instead. This is a perfect cosy lunch or dinner on a cold rainy day. Ingredients Heat…

Baked Polenta with Tomato &Basil Sauce

Ingredients: 1 tbsp plus 1 tsp olive oil or coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 150g/5 ½ oz/1 cup polenta/cornmeal 30g/1oz1/4 cup ground almonds (optional) 11/35fl oz 4cups vegetable stock 2 tsp lemon juice 60g/2 ¼ oz/heaped 1/3 cup pine nuts (optional) 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 400g/14oz/scant 1 2/3 cups canned/crushed Tomatoes…

Tomato and Mushroom Dahl

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, diced 1/2 tsp dried coriander (cilantro) 1/4 tsp dried parsley 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 200g (7oz) baby vine tomatoes 2 portobello mushrooms, sliced 900ml (1 1/2 pints 3 2/3 cups) water 400g (13 oz/2 cups) Split red lentils 5cm (2in) piece of red chilli,…

Mung Bean Curry

I have never tried mung bean before, only bought it a few days ago and couldn’t find it anywhere in the supermarkets, I got it from a health food store. Everyone loves this dish, even children, will love this dish it’s so warming and comforting but leaves you feeling light. Ingredients: ½ tsp coconut oil…

Sweet potato Curry

Ingredients: 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes skins removed and chopped into large cubes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste (vegan) A bunch of fresh spinach, leaves roughly chopped 400 ml/14 fl oz/1 2/3 cups soya cream or coconut milk 1 tsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 large red chilli, 🌶 (optional) sliced Fresh…

South African Sweet Potato Stew

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into dice (optional) 1 tsp crushed chillies/hot pepper flakes (optional) ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp coconut ground or brown sugar 300g/10 ½ oz sweet potato, cut into cubes 400g/14 oz/scant 12/3 cups…

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…

Friday Night Curry

Wild rice and chickpeas for the high fibre content, and the chickpeas also give a protein punch. Ingredients: 190g (1 cup) wild rice, rinsed 1 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 5 cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled grated 1 fresh red chilli,deseeded and finely chopped 1 red…

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…

Boiled corns

Ingredient: 3 large corn Vegetable stock 2 tbsp vegan butter 2 stalks spring onion Pinch of salt 1-2chillies peppers (optional) Method: Prepare large saucepan with enough vegetables stock, and combine all ingredients with corn and leaves on a medium heat to cook for ½ hours to or until tender. Then remove and drain and served…

Greek Farmer’s Salad

Ingredients: For the “feta” 1 small red onion 1 garlic clove (optional) Squeeze of lemon juice 100ml (3 ½ oz) extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp herb vinegar 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp ground mixed coloured peppercorns 1 tsp pinch of chilli powder 250g (9oz) smoked tofu For the salad ½ cucumber 1 large…

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…

Spicy Kale Crisps

Ingredients Delicious crunchy yummy kale, perfect to have while watching sitting in front of the tv watching a movie. 175g (6oz) curly kale 1 tbsp flaxseed oil Pinch of sea salt Pinch of cayenne pepper Method 1.Preheat the oven to 170°C (340°F/Gas 3 ½ ). Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Wash the kale…

Spicy Oven-Roasted Cauliflower

Ingredients: 1 small cauliflower, (500g 1lb 2oz) 1 tbsp chilli oil 2 tbsp olive oil Pinch of chilli powder Salt and pepper ½ tsp ground cumin Pinch of ground turmeric 3 slightly heaped tsp top Thai chilli paste Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F/Gas 5). Split the cauliflower into florets and place in a…

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…

Butternut &Coconut curry

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 2 green chillies, seeded And sliced ½ cup peeled and grated Fresh ginger root 4 teaspoon Thai curry paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 ½ cups low-fat coconut milk/or soy milk ½ butternut squash, peeled, Seeded, cut in bite size pieces ½ cup red lentils 7…

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…

Cauliflower & beans biryani with crisp onions

This can be time-consuming as it has a few stages so it is worth making a larger quantity to serve when there is a bit of family or friends gathering- any leftovers are good too. Ingredients: 500g/1lb 2oz/2 ¾ cups white basmati rice 1 bay leaf About 6 cardamom pods, crushed 2 tbsp olive oil…

Potato, chickpea & peanut tamarind curry

This is fusion of tamarind, coconut/ single soy cream and tomato and it works beautifully. You can control the heat by increasing or decreasing the number of chillies you add. It seems like a lot of ingredients but most of them will be in the store cupboard or refrigerator already. Ingredients: FOR THE SPICE MIX:…

Thai Brussels Sprouts Curry

Use A Mixture Of Asian Mushrooms Such As Oyster, Shimeji And Straw Mushrooms. Ingredients: 2 cups (500ml coconut milk 1 ½ cups (375ml) vegetable stock 2 fresh kaffir lime leaves, torn 300g (9 ½ ounces) baby Brussels sprout, halved 1 tablespoon lime juice 2 teaspoon coconut sugar 150g (4 ½ ounces) green beans, halved diagonally…

Roast chilli Jam Vegetables with Thai Cucumber Salad

Ingredients: ½ (150g) Thai chilli jam paste ½ cup (50g) coconut oil, melted 800g (1 ½ pounds) Kent pumpkin, Cut into wedges 400g (12 ½ ounces) baby carrots, trimmed 2 Lebanese cucumbers (260g), seeded, sliced on the diagonal 2 green onions (scallions), sliced thinly 2 cups (160g) beans sprouts ½ cup loosely packed fresh Thai…

Rich & Creamy Vegetable Curry

Making curry paste might seem like a palaver but it’s easy. Most of the work is done in the food processor and the flavour is deeper and fresher than the shop-bought paste. This paste is quite mild so add another fresh chilli and/or more chilli powder if you prefer more heat. Ingredients: FOR THE CURRY…

Crispy crumbled tofu With curry sauce

This is a Japanese dish that uses chicken or pork fillets.. why not turn into a Tofu dish dish which works exceptionally well. Ingredients: FOR THE CURRY SAUCE: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 small piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 3 small carrots, diced small 2…

Sweet Potato & Coconut

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 teaspoon grated, fresh ginger Grated rind and juice of 1 lime 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 600 ml (1 pint vegetable stock 400 g (13 oz) can Coconut or soy single cream 150 g (5 oz) baby spinach leaves Salt…

Tomato and Coconut Curry

Ingredients: 1 tbsp of olive oil 1 tsp or yellow mustard or black mustard ½ tsp cumin seeds 10 curry leaves 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or grated 5cm fresh ginger, peeled and finely grated 2 green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped Pinch of turmeric Pinch of ground coriander 4 cardamom pods 4 cloves (optional)…

Toasted cashew nut fried rice

Ingredients: 200 g (7oz/1 cup) basmati rice 1 pinch fine sea salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 100 g (3 ½ oz)raw cashew nuts 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped, Plus extra to serve (optional) Swiss or rainbow chard, or spinach shredded…

Potato chickpea curry

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 teaspoons grated fresh root ginger 2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon cumin ½ ground turmeric ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼-1/2 teaspoon chilli powder 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped 300ml(1/2pint) water 500g (1 lb) potatoes, cubed 400g (13 oz) can chickpeas, drained 250g (8 oz) button mushrooms,…

Fluffy Indian chickpea omelettes with Spiced tomato curry

Ingredients: OR THE OMELETTES: 1 red onion,sliced 1 tsp olive oil 150g (5 ¼ oz) gram (chickpea) flour 1 tsp sea salt A twist of black pepper 1 tsp garlic granules 3 tbsp nutritional yeast 450ml (6fl oz) water 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp black mustard seeds OPTIONAL ADD INS Fresh…

Aubergine in black bean sauce with broccoli and haricots verts

Ingredients: 300g (10 ½ ) rice, preferably wholegrain rice 2 tbsp sesame seeds (optional) 250g (9 oz) broccoli (broccolini) 150g (5 oz) haricots verts 150g (5 oz) green peas Sesame oil FOR THE AUBERGINE 🍆 400g (14 oz) aubergine, diced Rapeseed (canola) oil, for frying 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 300g (10 ½ oz) firm…

THAI RED CURRY WITH NOODLES

Ingredients: ½ celeriac (celery root), peeled 60g/2 ¼ oz/1/2 cup cashew nuts, soaked for 2 hours 225ml/8 fl oz/1 cup low-fat coconut milk ½ onion, finely chopped 3 cherry tomatoes, rinsed Juice of ½ lime ½ small red chilli, chopped ½ avocado, peeled and stone remove 1 tsp fresh root ginger, grated 1 clove garlic…

Thai-Style Squash and Noodle Soup

Ingredients: 2 tsp coconut oil 1 red chilli 5 cm (2 in) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped Into matchsticks 2 shallots, sliced 400g (14 oz) squash, peeled and chopped into 1-2cm (1/2-3/4in) cubes 1 litre (35 fl oz) cubes 1 litre (35 fl oz) hot light vegetable stock 100g (3 ½ oz)…

Vietnamese peanut rice and lemongrass tofu

Ingredients: 300g (10 ½ oz) jasmine rice 100g (3 ½ oz) peanuts, preferably unsalted 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt FOR THE TOFU: 400g (14oz) firm tofu 3 lemongrass stalks 2 garlic cloves, Finely chopped 1 red chilli, seeded And chopped 3 tbsp Japanese Soy sauce Juice of ½ a lime 1 tbsp sugar 2…

Rice Paper & Nori Rolls

Ingredients: 50g/1 ¾oz rice noodles 8 rice paper sheets 2 carrots, cut into Matchsticks strips ½ red pepper, deseeded and cut into matchsticks 80g/2 ¼ oz/oz/1/2 cup almonds, finely chopped 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 handful of mint leaves, finely chopped 1 handful of coriander/cilantro leaves, finely chopped 2 nori sheets, cut into quarters Sesame…

Mixed Bean and Tomato Chilli

Here, mixed beans, fiery red chilli and plenty of freshly chopped coriander are simmered in a tomato sauce to make a delicious vegetarian chilli. Always a popular dish.chilli can be served with a variety of accompaniments-choose from baked potatoes, baked potatoes,baked rice, crusty bread or tortillas. Garnish with slices of tomato, chopped celery or sweet…