Tag Archives : dairy free

Hot Cross Bun Loaf


Here’s an early Easter present to yourself! Make this delicious hot cross bun loaf and have a slice or two for breakfast or afternoon tea (or elevenses if that’s still a thing?)! So, the school holidays are already drawing to a close but we’re making the most of it! As you’re reading this, hopefully I am sitting by a pool…

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You’ll want to eat this veg! Your perfect centrepiece!


Have you seen whole cauliflowers turning up everywhere recently! Well, I didn’t think I could manage a whole one to myself, so I chopped one in half and made this delicious feast! 🙂 Okay, so you might think this is not really a recipe… but if you’ve only ever had boiled cauliflower, or stretched to cauliflower cheese, you really should…

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Crumbly topped sticky date slice


Yay! Today is the last day of term before Easter! 🙂 I must be one of those that are in the minority (nothing new there!) as I love it when the children are off school! 😀 Okay, so as they grow up and become teenagers they really don’t want so much parent time, but it’s still nice to have them…

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Need Vegan Umami? Wow with this easy Stew


No, it’s not meat! 😛 I almost didn’t post it as it looked too meaty, but it was so easy and tasted so good that I couldn’t not share it with you! You know sometimes you can’t be bothered to cook and wish you could just throw it all in a pot and hey presto, a delicious meal comes out?…

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Brighten up your weekend with this Brilliant breakfast


Breakfast! You know you should always eat something first thing right? Well, you wouldn’t drive your car without putting fuel in it (or charging it 😛 !) I know some people can’t face anything first thing, but we should all try to eat within a couple of hours of waking – even if it’s just a piece of fruit! 🍌🍏🍇…

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Impress the best with easy homemade bread


I had great plans for today’s post! Why? What’s special about today? Today is a day of remembrance. It was this day last year when I received a phone call that changed my life forever. It was on a Friday evening exactly one year ago, that my estranged sister (the eldest one), phoned and literally stated “Dad died”. My Dad…

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Win their heart this Valentines – make perfect cookies!


You can do this! You need to do this! This is the perfect recipe, which makes perfect cookies, perfectly easily! Perfect! 😀 Well, you wouldn’t want anything less than perfection for your Valentine or Galentine would you! 😛 This a plant based shortbread recipe which can be customised to your liking with different shapes, different fillings, left plain, sprinkled with…

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Quick Chickpea soup


It is most definitely soup weather! It is cold and wet and this soup is perfect for a very quick nutritious meal. We haven’t had the snow here like the South of the UK, but we had a smattering earlier in the week which was enough for the boys to make snowballs with!  😀 I don’t know how the snow…

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Vegan Cannelloni


Pasta tubes with a soft creamy centre flecked with spinach and slathered in a rich tomato sauce (with hidden veg)! Perfect! 😀 This week it has suddenly been very cold here! Definitely stay in the house and bake tasty food weather! 😛 Or is that just me! 😀 We’ve had soups, chickpeas and then this delicious hearty filling pasta dish!…

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