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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Banana and Walnuts Brioche Buns

Not one of the easiest recipe to make! It took a lot of time and patience to make if you decide to try this recipe make sure it’s an early start of the day. It’s time-consuming and fiddley to make, if you’re not in a good mood I would suggest that you not attempt to…

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…

CHELSEA BUNS

250ml oats milk 20g fresh yeast 100g castor sugar 500g gluten-free or strong plain flour, plus extra to dust 1/2 tsp salt 100g vegan butter, at room temperature, plus extra to grease 1 Vegan egg Oil, to grease 1 tsp ground mixed spice 50g sultanas 50g currants apricot glaze to finish The aroma of these…

Seasoned sweet Corn on the Cob

When roasting corn it’s best roasted with the husk, I completely forgot to roast my corn with the husk, when roasting in the husk it stops the corn from been charred! If you’re going to try this recipe remember to leave the husk on, when almost cooked remove the husk and add all your reasoning…

Homemade Pineapple Juice

Sometimes we may buy fruits like pineapple, which needs peeling before eating! Most likely we dispose of the pineapple Peel. Pineapple peel is pretty good when used to make pineapple drink, it takes very little ingredients to make, and few minutes then leaves overnight. Pineapple also has a few health benefits. As for me everything…

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…

Honeyed Pineapple Tarts

Ingredients 450 g/1 lb ready to roll puff pastry1 vegan egg beaten50 g/1 ¾ oz /1/2 cup ground almonds8-9 canned or fresh pineapple rings, drained75 ml/ 2 ½ fl. oz /1/2 cup runny honey Method 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°Cfan)/400f/gas 6. 2.Roll out the pastry on a floured surface. To make large tarts to…

Apple Pie Cinnamon Swirl style

Ingredients For the Apple 1 recipe pastry for a 23cm pie125g unsalted butter3 tablespoons plain flour4 tablespoons water100g caster sugar100g dark brown soft sugar8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced Method Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas mark 7. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste….

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…

Cornmeal porridge

Cornmeal porridge, the smoothest recipe you’ll find! Traditionally this is a breakfast meal, as it fills you up and keeps you full for the majority of your day! We’ve made this recipe extra smooth with no lumps I remember growing up with having cornmeal porridge first thing in the morning before going to school mostly…

Pumpkin pie

Ingredients 500g (1 1/4 lb) pumpkin, cooked and pureed1 (410g) 1 box single oats cream2 vegan eggs175g (6 oz) dark brown soft sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon salt For The Pastry 350g (12 oz) plain spelt flour1 teaspoon salt200g (7 oz) butter125ml (4 fl oz) cold water Method Preheat…

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…

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)…

Mushroom Stroganoff

his creamy mixed mushroom sauce is ideal for a dinner party. Serve it with toasted buckwheat, brown rice or a mixture of wild prices and garnish with snipped chives. For best results, choose a variety of different mushrooms-wild mushrooms such as chanterelles, ceps and morels add a delicious flavour and texture to the stroganoff, as…

Cheese Sauce for Fries and Nachos

Ingredients 125 g/ 4 1/2 oz /1 1/4 cups mature vegan cheddar cheese, grated100 g /3 1/2 oz/1 cup red vegan Red Leicester cheese, grated 1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)1 tbsp mustard 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper300 ml/10 1/2 fl. oz/1 1/4 cups single oats cream French fries or nachos, to serve. Method 1. Toss cheese with…

Buffalo-style ”tofu” with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce.

This recipe was for a chicken vegan recipe, didn’t have any chicken all I have in my refrigerator, was tofu, so I decided to make use of what I already have in the frig. I really like the flavours of the Buffalo sauce and the cool creamy dip Once I made it I really don’t…

Corn Dogs

Ingredients sunflower oil, for deep-frying 6 vegan sausages 225/ 8 oz/ 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal 100 g/3 1/2 oz/ 2/3 cup plain (all-purpose) flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 vegan egg, beaten 259 ml / 9 fl oz/ 1 cup vegan buttermilk America mustard for dipping Methods 1.Soak six…

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…

Creamy Pumpkin/ Butternut Squash

This is pumpkin although using butternut would be better I think! t’s more creamy than pumpkin. This is an experiment for me, I remember doing this for my children when they were babies, not with cheese only butter. The silly thing is, I use grated Parmesan soya cheese which didn’t melt instead of cream cheese….

Cinnamon Doughnuts Cookies

Ingredients 175 g/6 oz/ 1/2 cups/ plain-all purpose or splelt flour 75 g/ 2 1/2 oz 1/2 cup castor (superfine) sugar 1 tbsp ground cinnamon 150 g/5 oz/ 2/3 cup vegan butter cubed at room temperature 1 vegan egg 2 tbsp demerara sugar Method 1.Preheat the oven 180°C (160°C fan))/350°/ gas 4 and line baking…

Apple and Calvados Cakes

The subtle bouquet of calvados (normally Apple brandy) and the earthly, fruity flavour of quince add depth to tea time cakes. Quince paste is always available, but when the fruit is in season replace a third of the chopped apple with finely grated fresh quince to add extra flavour. Ingredients 250g/9oz cooking apple, peeled and…

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…

Vegetable Muffins

Onions, Courgettes, Cream Cheese and herbs have a healthy appeal. When combined in these vegetarian muffins, they have a sharp and tangy flavour and a moist texture. Serve them warm to accompany finger food. Keep for up to two days in an airtight container. Ingredients 150g/5 oz courgettes (zucchini ) 250g/9 oz/2 1/2 cups self-raising…