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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

Sesame Pretzels Ingredients 450 g/ 1lb /3 cups strong white flour bread-flour 1 tsp easy blend dried yeast 1 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp fine sea salt 4 tbsp bicarbonate soda 1 vegan egg 2 tbsp white sesame seeds 2 tbsp black sesame seeds (optional) Method 1.Mix the flour, yeast, sugar and salt in…

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…

Chocolate Ring Doughnuts

Ingredients 250 g/9 oz/1 2/3 cups strong white bread flour, extra for dusting 60 g/2 oz/ 1/4 cup vegan butter cubed 1 1/2 tsp easy blend dried yeast 1 1/2 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 1 tsp fine sea salt 2 vegan eggs, beaten Sunflower oil, for deep frying 100 g/3 1/2 oz /2/3 cup dark…

Creamy Potato Salad with Cheese

Ingredients 8 medium potatoes, wash and chopped with skin in bite size 2 medium carrots, chopped in medium chunks or cubes 1 cup Vegan grated, cheese 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise pinch of salt Handful of chives, chopped 1 tsp black pepper Method Full large pot with water to cover chopped potatoes (about halfway). Add potatoes…

Scottish Morning Rolls

These soft, spongy bread rolls are irresistible while still warm and aromatic. Made with vegan milk, rather than the more usual water, they have a rich flavor. In Scotland they’re a firm favorite for breakfast with fried eggs and bacon. To speed up rising time, place the rolls in the airing cupboard or on the…

Pumpkin and Tomato Pizzas

FOR THE PIZZA DOUGH Ingredients 400 g/14 oz / 2 2/3 cups strong white bread flour 100 g/ 3 1/2 oz / 2/3 cup fine ground semolina flour 1/2 tbsp salt 1/2 tbsp dried yeast 1/2 tbsp castor (superfine) sugar 350ml/12 fl. oz /1 2/3 cups lukewarm water FOR THE TOPPING 1 butternut squash, halved…

Potato and Onion Tortilla

This deep-set omelette with sliced potatoes and onions is the best-known Spanish tortilla and makes a deliciously simple meal when served with leafy salad and crusty bread. Tortilla are often made with a variety of ingredients-chopped red or yellow (bell) peppers, cooked peas, corn, or grated cheddar or Gruyère cheese can all be added to…

Cornmeal Muffins

1 cup whole grain yellow cornmeal, fine ground 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour/ gluten-free (optional ) 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp baking powder gluten-free 2 vegan eggs 1 cup vegan milk 2 tablespoons vegan unsalted, butter melted Method Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 400 degree F. Lightly butter or spray…

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…

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…

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…

Hemp and Sunflower Kale Chips:

The first time I tried kale chips was from an health store and the only ingredients on the packet was salt and olive oil which was natural and tasty. Since then every chance I got whenever I’m in the area where I got the kale chip I would stop the health shop and grab a…

Oat Cakes

If you aren’t too familiar with oat cakes, they’re quite simply crackers made predominantly from oats. Their mild flavour means they makes a great accompaniment to a variety of sweet or savoury dips and spreads, such as houmous or dairy free butter. Ingredients: 225g (2 ¼ cups) rolled oats ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1…

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…

‘Cheesy’ Kale Chips

This dehydrated vegetable is so delicious and yummy and nutritious. Ingredients: 6g (1/4 oz) thyme leaves Juice of 1 lemon 6oz (2 ½ oz) yeast flakes 100g (3 ½ oz/2/3 cup) cashews or chickpeas 100g (4fl oz/1/2 cup)water 60g(2 ½ oz) kale, chopped into 5cm (2in) pieces Nutritional Nugget: Source of B12 are limited for…

Roasted Afghani Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil or melted coconut oil Zest and juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp paprika ½ tsp turmeric 400g/14oz/scant 2cups Canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained Sea salt Method: Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.Line a baking sheet with baking parchment. Put the oil in medium bowl and add the lemon zest and…

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…

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…

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…

Panzanella Italian Bread Salad

This tastes like piece of Italy. A traditional salad, it is really filling thanks to the bread pieces, which a coated with good-quality olive oil before being baked. Cucumber and cherry tomatoes bring a wonderful freshness. Simple and good, the only missing from this lunchbox is a view of Italty! Ingredients: 5 slices of baguette,…

Spring vegetable penne

Ingredients: 500 g/1lb/2 cups penne pasta 2 tbsp vegan butter, or olive oil 100 g/3 ½ oz/1/2 cup broccoli 8 asparagus stalks, woody ends snapped off And cut into short lengths 2 tsp vegan Parmesan, grated Method: 1.Cook the pasta in boiling salted water according to the packet instructions. 2.Meanwhile Heat the butter or oil…

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…

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…

SPICY (CARROT) RICE

Ingredients: 200g/7 oz/1 cup basmati rice 2 large carrots, cut in strips 200g/7 oz green peas ½ tbsp olive oil ½ peeled and chopped 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed ½ tsp curry powder 2 drops of tobacco sauce ½ tsp cayenne pepper Method: 1.Cook the rice, with pinch of salt following the instructions on…

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…

Roasted chickpeas

Ingredients: 200g (7oz) canned chickpeas (Drained. Weight) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp sea salt and pepper 1 tsp onion powder & garlic granules Method: 1.Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas6.) Drain the chickpeas, carefully pat them dry with kitchen paper, and transfer them to a bowl. Add the oil, garam…

Orange and Pecan Scones

These orange scones can be served with lemon curd or, for a simple, unsweetened snack, fresh and warm with unsalted (sweet) butter, scones are best served on the day they are made, or they can be frozen. To freeze, place in a air tight container, to thaw, remove from the freezer and INGRIDIENTS: 225g 8oz…

Roti

Ingredients: 1 cup (150g) white plain (all-purpose) flour gluten free (optional) 1 cup (160g) wholemeal plain (all-purpose) flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ ground turmeric 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ cup (180ml) water, approximately 4 tablespoons dairy free butter. Method: 1.Sift flours salt and ground spices into a…