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…

‘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…

Sweet and Sour Tofu

This an alternative to sweet and sour Chinese dish but with tofu, much healthier. Ingredients: 100g (3 ½ oz) carrots 1 tbsp soya bean paste 300ml (1/2 pints/scant 1 ¼ cups) boiling water 100g (3 ½ oz) fresh root ginger, sliced thinly 1 lemongrass stalk, peeled and finely chopped 10 plum tomatoes, diced ½ green…

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…