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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Slow Cooker Two Cheese Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1/4 cup vegan butter 2 medium onions, chopped 2 1/2 cups soy milk 3 cups vegetable broth 2 cups frozen or fresh broccoli, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic, power 2 cups vegan cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup vegan mozzarella cheese shreddeded Method Grease…

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…

Vegan Mayonnaise

Ingredients Make about 250 ml/8 fl oz 225 g/8oz siken tofu, drained 2 tbsp light olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp Dijon mustard Method Blend all the ingredients in a blender until smooth and creamy. Store in the refrigerator for up to a week. For added excitement add garlic, fresh…

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…

Tomato and Tapenade Tarts

These delicious tarts look and taste fantastic, despite the fact that they demand very little time or effort. The mascarpone cheese topping melts as it cooks to make a smooth, creamy sauce. Cherry tomatoes have delicious sweet flavour with low acidity, but plum tomatoes or vine-ripened tomatoes are also suitable for these tarts and will…

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…

Meatballs al Forno

Ingredients 200 g/7 oz/ 2 cup vegan mince balls 50 g/1 1/4 oz /1/2 cup vegan Parmesan cheese, finely grated 1 tsp dried oregano 1 lemon, zest only 25 g/1 oz sun- dried tomatoes, chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp chilli…

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…

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…

Courgette,Carrot and Tomato Rice

Ingredients.. 1 onion, finely chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tsp medium chilli powder (optional) 3 tsp tomato purée 1 carrot, peeled and coarsely grated 1 courgette, chopped in cubes 200g basmati rice, washed and drained Method.. Heat 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil in a heavy-based saucepan and fry the onion over a high…

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…

Cream of Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 900 g/2 lb pumpkin flesh (after peeling and discarding the seeds4 tbsp olive oil1 large onion, peeled1 leek, trimmed1 carrot, peeled4 garlic, peeled and crushed1.7 litres/3 pints waterSalt and freshly ground black pepper½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg150 ml ¼ pint vegan single-cream alternative ¼ tsp cayenne pepperWarm herby bread to serve Method.. Cut the…

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…

Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce..

Ingredients 50 g/2 oz blend roasted punk in seeds3 spring onions, trimmed and chopped2 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced1 tbsp freshly chopped parsley or basil5 tbsp freshly ground black pepper450 g/1 lb broccoli, cut into florets350 g/12 oz pasta shapes1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped (optional) Method.. Place the toasted pumpkin seeds in a…

Thai-Style Cauliflower & Potato Curry..

Ingredients.. 450 g/1 lb new potatoes, peeled and halved or quartered350 g/12 oz cauliflower florets3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped40 g/1 ½ oz ground pumpkin seeds, (blend the pumpkin seeds) if Not not allergic to nuts then use ground almond. Instead of pumpkin seeds.1 tsp ground coriander½ tsp ground cumin½ tsp turmeric3 tbsp olive oilSalt…

Beetroot Risotto..

Ingredients.. 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 onion, peeled and finely chopped2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped2 tsp freshly chopped thyme1 tsp grated lemon rind350 g/12 oz risotto rice150 ml 1 ¼ pint dry vegan white wine900 ml/1 ½ vegetable stock, heated2 tbsp vegan cream alternative or coconut cream225 g/8 oz cooked beetroot, peeled…

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…

Creamy Barley & Broccoli Risotto..

Barley is rich in vitamins, minerals and other beneficial plants compounds. It’s available in many forms, ranging from hulled barley to barley grits, flakes and flour. Almost all forms of barley utilise the whole grain-except for pearl barley to barley, which has been polished to remove or all the outer bran layer along with the…

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…

Brown Lentils..

Brown lentils are variety that hold their shape nicely, and can be used similarly to green lentils they are commonly in North America and have a little more mild and earthy flavour. They’re like the all-in one lentil. Because they are delicious mashed into veggie burgers, as a salad topper, or even blended into soup….

Spinach &Mushroom Pancakes with Bèchamel sauce

Ingredients: For the filling: 200 g/7 oz spinach 1 tsp sunflower oil 1 onion, peeled and diced 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 200 g/7 oz chestnut mushrooms, sliced ¼ tsp salt For the sauce: 300 ml/10 fl oz unsweetened soya milk 2 tsp sunflower oil 2 tbsp plain flour Salt and freshly ground black…

Pizza pittas

ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic, peeled and crushed 100 g/3 ½ oz canned chopped tomatoes 2 sun-dried tomatoes, in oil or rehydrated, chopped 1 tsp dried oregano Pinch of salt Pinch granulated sugar 4 pitta breads 2 large tomatoes, sliced 100 g/3 ½ oz grated vegan cheese (look for melts, mozzarella-style cheese) Oregano…

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…

Ginger & Garlic Potatoes

Ingredients: 700 g/1 ½ lb potatoes 2.5 cm/1 inch piece root ginger, peeled And coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped ½ tsp turmeric 1 tsp salt ½ tsp cayenne pepper 5 tsp olive oil 1 tsp whole fennel seeds 1 large eating apple, cored and diced 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced Diagonally…

Kale and Basil Soup

This soup is perfect for a cold winter afternoon, with some buttered bread rolls, very quick and easy to prepare very little is needed for preparation. Sometimes I have no idea what I’m going to do for dinner! Going through the fridge there’s so many vegetables especially when I’m in the mood for cooking, at…

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…

Creamy leek+ Broccoli Pie

A hearty pie with crisp crust and smooth, creamy filling-do you think this could be possible eating plant based pie, no meat. Well it’s possible and it’s delicious and filling.. Ingredients: 4 leeks, trimmed and sliced 1 whole broccoli, broken into small Florets Sauce 60ml ( ¼ cup) soy single cream) 1 tsp whole grain…

Shepherd’s Pie

This is an ultimate comfort food, perfect for a cosy winter afternoon in. This shepherd’s pie is includes a bit of lentils and carrots topped with lovely parsnips and potato. Ingredients: 100g (1/2 cup dried lentils 1 onion, chopped Olive oil 1 garlic clove peeled and Chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 200g (2 cups)…

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…

Creamy Carrot Soup Roasted Brussels sprouts This soup is quick and easy to make and a great way to get an abundance of nutritious vegetables into your diet. This carrot soup is creamy and velvety smooth, and when paired with the fiery garlic roasted Brussels sprouts it all comes to life. Ingredients: 2 tbsp coconut…

SQUASHETTI & MEATBALLS

Rather than looking at healthy eating as missing out, think of it as altering your favourite meals so that you can enjoy them knowing they’re loading your body with goodness while still satisfying your taste buds. Pasta is made from vibrant, nutritious butternut squash and the ‘meatballs’ from protein-rich whole foods. My pasta should look…

KHAO SOI-THAI CURRY NOODLES

Ingredients: 1 tbsp toasted oil 150g/5 ½ oz 1 cup cashew nuts 2 tbsp Thai red curry paste 2 courgette/zucchini, cut in half And sliced 1 carrot, chopped 400g/14 oz button mushrooms, Sliced 2 ½ tbsp tomato purée/paste 400ml/14 fl oz/1 ½ cups canned Coconut milk 2 tsp curry powder 3 tbsp tamari soy sauce…

Moussaka With Cottage-Feta Cheese

Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil, plus extra for greasing 1 large aubergine/eggplant, thinly sliced 2 courgettes/zucchini, thinly sliced lengthways 2 potatoes, thinly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 900g 2/lb/4 cups canned Chopped/crushed tomatoes 200g/7oz/1 cup white cottage-feta cheese Crumbled 200g/7oz/1 cup canned brown lentils, rinsed and drained 500ml/7fl oz/2…

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…

Thai yellow Curry with Jasmine Brown Rice

Ingredients: 3 shallots, chopped 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and chopped 2 small red chillies, deseeded 2 garlic cloves ½ handful of coriander (cilantro) 1 fresh or dried kaffir lime leaf 1 tsp of ground coriander seeds 1 ½ tsp mild chilli powder ½ tsp turmeric 2 tsp rice syrup ½ tsp Himalayan pink salt FOR…

Spinach and Chickpeas Hummus

Chickpeas are perfect base for any flavour or seasoning. Adding spinach gave it a lovely colour and made it even more yummy. Ingredients: 400g (13 oz/2 cups) canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained 60g (2 ½ oz) spinach 1 tbsp tahini Juice of ½ lemon 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small garlic clove About 125ml (4fl…

Puy Lentil, Coconut and Soy Cheese Bake

Ingredients: 125g (4oz/scant 2/3 cup) puy lentils 100g (3 ½ oz) butternut squash, diced 3 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves 200ml (7fl oz/generous ¾ cup) coconut milk Or soy single cream 80g (3oz) vegan cheddar, grated 40g (1 ½ oz) flat leaf parsley, chopped, to garnish ½ red red chilli, finely sliced, to garnish…

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…

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,…

Smoked Chicken risotto

Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 1 shallot, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 200g/7 oz/1 cup short grain rice 110ml/1/4 fl oz /1/2 cup dry white cooking wine 1l/1pint 16 fl oz/ 4 cups hot vegetable stock Meatless chicken pieces, cubed and cook 75 g/2 ½ oz/1/2 cup frozen peas Method: 1.Heat the olive…

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…

Red Rice and Beetroot Risotto:

This might take a little more time than normal risotto but but oh my, doesn’t it taste delicious? The vibrancy of the red rice along with the juice from the beetroot makes this dish look so beautiful.. not to mention the cheese the last addition of the (soy cheese) delicious. Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil…

Baked tomatoes with risotto

Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil 6 large vine tomatoes 250g/9 oz/1 ½ cups cooked Arborio rice 1 lemon, juiced Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan)/ 375F/gas. 5. 2.Heat the oil in a large sauté pan set over a moderate heat. 3.Sauté…

Butternut and Kale Risotto

Ingredients: 2tbsp olive oil ½ while onion, sliced 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed ½ lemon juiced 600 ml /1 pint 2 fl oz /2 ½ cups vegetable stock 200 g /7 oz/ 1 cup Arborio rice 100 ml /3 ½ fl oz/ ½ cup white cooking wine a handful…

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…

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/…

Curried Cabbage with Potatoes

Ingredients: 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp olive oil or coconut oil 120g/4 ½ oz/3/4 cup peanuts 2 tbsp curry powder 3 large potatoes, peeled or unpeeled and cut in cubes 1 garlic clove, crushed 1cm/1/2 In piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 1 tsp ground turmeric ½ tsp coconut sugar or brown sugar…