Tag Archives : vegetarian recipes

Mixed Bean Soup (Vegan & Free-From)


Ooo I’ve been cooking this week! SO many delicious dishes in the Life Diet Health kitchen this week I don’t know which to share with you first! The weather has changed, school is now back in full swing and Autumn is well and truly here. It is definitely soup for lunch weather and this week I’ve made a delicious hearty soup…

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Plant Based 1 – 0 Meat Munchers!


Plant Based 1 – 0 Meat Munchers! It’s hot!!! VERY hot! UK has suddenly had #hottestdayoftheyear ! Yesterday it was 32c/90f degrees… again ! This might not seem hot to you (depending where you are), but the UK July average is only 21c / 70f degrees! H. O. T. ! Which means salads and fruits and picnics and barbecues 😀 Which we’ve…

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Aubergine & Chickpea Vegan Bake


Aubergine & Chickpea Vegan Bake So, I am another year older 😀 and have spent almost the whole week being spoilt one way or another! I’ve seen friends, eaten out, been to my parents, had presents, cake, chocolate, been shopping and even been to the park! 😀 Have a look… Anyway, the recipe which I am sharing today is inspired by two…

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Balsamic Dressing… umami those veg!


Balsamic Dressing… umami those veg! It’s cold! No two ways about it! Over the weekend the UK has suddenly gone from ‘okay to leave the house without a jacket weather’ to ‘thick socks, gloves and hat weather’! Last week it was 16 degrees most days and suddenly there’s a frost when I wake up! Colder weather means more warming foods – soups,…

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Spicy Lentil & Chickpea soup


Spicy Lentil & Chickpea Soup It’s cold! No two ways about it! The UK weather is changing rapidly… we’re still waiting for this Indian Summer but right now it’s jumpers and log fire weather! 🙂 This luscious hearty soup came about to warm us up and stave off the temptation of turning on the central heating before October! Gather Coconut…

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Mouthwatering Meaty Mushrooms! Mmm!


Mouthwatering Meaty Mushrooms! Mmm! 😛 🙂 A-Z Challenge… this is the half way post! 13 down… 13 to go! 🙂  Wow! Yesterday was an absolutely glorious day in the UK! The sun was shining and it reached 23 degrees on the coast! 🙂 So… it must be barbeque weather! 🙂 This is a simple dish but so very very tasty…

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I = Incredible Invention


I = Incredible Invention! Hello all and welcome to ‘I’ of my A-Z Challenge! It would have been all to easy to make ice-cream for my ‘I’ post so I thought I’d do something a little bit different! This recipe has a bit of a story and I’ve been waiting to post it for a ages as I created it…

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Mothers Day Goodies!


Mothers Day Goodies! <3 Happy Mothers Day to all you Mums out there! (in the UK or not)! 🙂 No recipe today…just lots of love and well wishes to you all (Mums or not)! I got my hotcakes for breakfast… in bed too! 🙂 and some lovely goodies including Maca, Cacao and vegan coconut chocolate… looks like I’ll be making…

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Tasty Tricolour Quinoa Salad (DEGF)


Tasty Tricolour Quinoa Salad (Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free.) Quinoa! That grain (it is actually a seed!) that’s full of protein! 🙂 Standard quinoa (at least in the UK) is the white variety and more frequently available now from local sources. However, quinoa also comes in red and black varieties. I cooked some of the black as a side to my…

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Choc n Nut Raspberry Sundae Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. (DEGF)


Choc n Nut Raspberry Sundae Dairy. Egg. Gluten. Free. (DEGF) Something different from what I was going to post today because the sun is shining and it looks like ice-cream weather! Plus, I got distracted from writing this and I’m now short of time… but I did sort out my recipe for tomorrows post along the way! 😛 🙂 So…

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Pie week… DEGF Caramelised onion, potato and bean pies.


Pie week… DEGF Caramelised onion, potato and bean pies (Yes, they really are Dairy, Egg & Gluten free!) I had seriously forgotten how much I liked loved pies! The light but crisp crunch of the pastry breaking away to reveal a delicious mouthful of pure complimentary tastes. The meatiness of all that food in one bite (without the meat!) but…

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North African Inspired Tagine Style Chickpeas


North African Inspired Tagine style Chickpeas How exciting! I’ve just received my bespoke organic vegetable delivery and it looks like I’m going to be busy! As well as the regular vegetables I also have some red Jerusalem artichokes (grown locally in the UK), a very large purple kohlrabi, a tub of mixed sprouts, some golden globe beetroot, fresh horseradish and……

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