Tag Archives : dairy free

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! πŸ˜€ Well, you wouldn’t want anything less than perfection for your Valentine or Galentine would you! πŸ˜› 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!Β  πŸ˜€ 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! πŸ˜€ This week it has suddenly been very cold here! Definitely stay in the house and bake tasty food weather! πŸ˜› Or is that just me! πŸ˜€ We’ve had soups, chickpeas and then this delicious hearty filling pasta dish!…

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Coconut Tarts


Who wants something delicious but light? Something to brighten up the dull weather and keep you cosy with a cup of hot chocolate!? These coconut tarts will whisk you away to a tropical paradise as you bite into the fluffy slightly sweetened coconut topping, before reaching that crisp pastry shell. Oh yes, these are real good! πŸ˜€ I’m not even…

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Back to Basics: Leek & Potato Soup


This to me is such an easy soup to put together but I realised that if you’ve never made it, you might not realise how easy it is! This version is a healthy vegan, gluten free and slimming world friendly recipe! πŸ™‚ This soup just contains leeks, potatoes, onions, water, a bit of mustard and paprika with some seasoning. That’s…

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Cauliflower, Chickpea & Potato Curry


This is definitely something for this colder weather! Bold and flavoursome spicy curry packed with protein and goodness! I believe this is Slimming World friendly too so there’s no excuses not to make it! πŸ˜€ It is most certainly chilly here today! The ground was frozen this morning and the temperature still hasn’t got above zero degrees! It is cold!…

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Vegetable & Nut Loaf


If you have cooked vegetables left over and don’t fancy reheating them, or making soup, how about turning them into a fantastic slice-able loaf!? This can be eaten hot with vegetables, cold with salad, or sliced to use in a sandwich! It stores for several days and can also be frozen – perfect! You can use any vegetables which are…

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Holiday Pancakes


Okay, so you can have pancakes any time of the day or year but most people have more time to make them when they’re not rushing off to work or school! πŸ™‚  Pancakes are a great breakfast food, especially when you have guests, and these ones are suitable for everyone! πŸ˜€ Of course, they are not just for breakfast! You…

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