Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation!


Sizzled Tofu Steak with a sprinkling of motivation! Tofu!? I hear you! 😀 You’re probably thinking seriously!? There’s a ton of tastier foods to eat! 😛 Well, this is my best tofu yet! It is so good! Can I say that again?! This is so amazingly good! 😀 You might have heard me say before if prepared properly that tofu soaks…

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Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from)


Apple Crumble Slice (vegan & free-from) Back to school day 🙁 It always saddens me when the holidays end, more so this time as we had some great plans but then coughs and colds took over and we were stuck indoors. It’s not that we don’t have fun at home – we watched LOADS of films, played some board games,…

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2018… Goals…Veganuary… Happy New Year!


2018… Goals…Veganuary… Happy New Year! Happy New Year to you all! 🙂 I wish you a wonderful evening of celebrations, followed by an amazing 2018. YOU… yes YOU reading this! YOU have the ability to change your life and make it the best you can! YOU have the ideas, the dreams, the aspirations to be whatever you want to be…

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Sausages… of the non-meat variety!


Sausages… of the non-meat variety! I love these so much I’ve made them twice in a week! I still can’t decide though if I like them better hot or cold! 😛 I’m glad I’ve got some ready made in the fridge because my cooker… well, my cooker is waiting for an engineer! These are such a handy food to have about…

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Moroccan Inspired Casserole


Moroccan Inspired Casserole If you’re celebrating Christmas next week I hope you’re all sorted?! I haven’t actually spoken to anyone yet who ‘is’ ready! Oh and do you know what they were talking about on the radio yesterday?! Christmas Eve Boxes! Yes! Christmas Eve Boxes! If you’re in the USA maybe you understand this? Maybe you can help with the…

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Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake (Vegan & Free-From)


Spiced Orange Drizzle Cake (Vegan & Free-From) Are you getting all festive and seasonal now!? Not long left until many of you stuff your faces with all manner of foods only to decide a few days later it’s time to go on a diet! 😛 Why not switch your usual foods for a few healthier options so you don’t feel…

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Cheers! Make your own (vegan) Christmas drink


Cheers! Make your own (vegan) Christmas drinks! Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? Have you written all your cards? sorted all your presents? written your Christmas menus? organised parties, meals or get-togethers? I’m sure there’s not that many ‘sleeps’ left and you better start to get yourself organised! 😀 Me, erm, well, strictly speaking we don’t actually ‘do’ Christmas but…

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Back to Basics: Falafel


Back to Basics: Falafel What! No falafel recipe on my blog! HOW could that happen! Oops! It’s something we make quite a bit in some shape or form! 😀 I also realised that I haven’t posted in the Back to Basics series for a while, so here is a delicious falafel recipe for you. In the oven five minutes after you’ve…

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Chana Saag Paneer Tikka Masala (Vegan)!


Chana Saag Paneer Tikka Masala (Vegan!) Yummy!!! Easy! Seriously! 🙂 My dishes seem to be getting easier and easier as my diary fills up with more and more things. This is another ‘why didn’t I do that before’ dish! It’s creamy, it’s spicy, it’s baked, it’s nutritious, it’s protein packed and it’s simple to make!!! 😀 Hooray! No frying, no slaving,…

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Spiced Tofu… try it you might be surprised!


Spiced Tofu Love it or hate it? 😛 I haven’t posted a tofu recipe for a while! It’s one of those foods you either love, and try all different ways, or hate and avoid at all costs! I used to fall into the latter. I could never see the point of eating a bland lump of disintegrating mush. Boy was I…

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Chickpeas & Chard


Chickpeas & Chard Who knew! Apparently chard grows all year round! Every time we visit the allotment there’s delightful greens, deep reds and yellows to greet us popping up through the bare soil. Not much else is growing now especially since we’ve had frosts this week but the chard… the chard is still there, steadily growing. We use it like…

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Winter warming spiced cake


Winter warming spiced cake Cold! Yes, winter is definitely approaching! SIX degrees centigrade this week (43f) after a balmy average of 16c (61f) over the half term holidays. So we need something warm and yummy whilst we curl up on the sofa with a cup of hot chocolate and a good book! 😀 This is one of those recipes that I’d bookmarked…

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Easy Crowd Pleasing Food!


Easy Crowd Pleasing Food Ahhh the school holidays! 🙂 In the UK it is half term this week – earlier than usual as it would usually fall at Halloween. Nonetheless there are Halloween themed events happening everywhere with Pumpkins taking centre stage and people competing for outdoor grown ‘largest pumpkin’… 1,498lbs!? Yes, you read that correctly! Not far from us, someone has once…

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Speedy Vegetable Curry


Speedy Vegetable Curry You know when you fancy something but can’t be bothered to cook? Well, this flavoursome vegetable curry can be ready in under half an hour! No kidding! 🙂   The main ingredients are the chickpeas and the spices, but other than that you can play around with the veg and use whatever you have! 🙂 I think…

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Bread…but not as you know it!


Bread…but not as you know it! Oh this is good! 🙂 Really really good! It’s not your fluffy white bread. It’s not your crusty topped loaf. It’s not a flat bread, nor a pitta, but this is good! 😀 There is no wheat, no gluten, no yeast, but this loaf is so tasty! If you’re gluten free, dairy free, yeast…

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Crispy Vegetable Bhaji


Crispy Vegetable Bhaji Yum Yum! 😀 These are easy, quick, customisable and so yummy! We’ve been having a lot of soup this week but we do tend to make enough for a couple of days and then just have something easy with it. These are one of those easy things which go well with soup, or just on their own!…

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Life, Time & Solutions!


Life, Time & Solutions! Where’s the recipe for that! I’ll take it! 😀 There are of course only 24 hours in a day! Some of these MUST be used for sleeping – to rejuvenate your body from the days stresses – I’ll give you 6-9 hours for that, so you’re left with 15-18 hours. That’s a lot of time!  …

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Tofu veg bowl


Tofu veg bowl I never used to like tofu. I didn’t get it! Now I love it as I know how to cook it properly! 🙂 That said, I hadn’t had tofu for at least a month and this… well, this was something different to anything I’ve cooked before! I was intending to make soup as the weather in the…

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