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Vegan burger stack with salad and skinny bun

Vegan Vegetable & Tofu Burgers


Vegan Vegetable & Tofu Burgers These are what they say – vegan and vegetable tofu burgers! No nuts, no breadcrumbs, just vegetables, tofu and some spices of course! These can be quickly whipped up when you realise you’ve nothing to have dinner, or when you want something easy to snack on. Yes, nothing complicated about these burgers, just tasty delicious…

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Chickpea curry in a bowl with baked potato, salad and yogurt

Easiest chickpea curry ever!


Easiest chickpea curry ever! Oh my gosh, this really is the easiest chickpea curry ever! If you ever told me that curry could be made so easily, I really would not have believed you! This recipe was created from my laziness and the want for something warming, comforting and nutritious. If you can open some tins, measure spices, chop an…

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Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins


Fluffy Cornmeal Savoury Muffins You know when you crave some carbs but think you should be healthy and not stuff yourself with white bread? Well, enter the fluffy cornmeal savoury muffins! Oh, don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with white bread but sometimes you just need something a bit ‘more!’ The Muffin recipe We wanted to make something…

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Houmous… mint & spinach


Convenience Houmous is one of those wonderful easy to make foods which we tend to pick up in the supermarket rather than bother to make our own! Sure, it is easy to pick up tub or two of plain, low fat, sundried tomato or caramelised onion houmous, but why not try making it? and you’ll save on the plastic too…

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Need Spice? You’ll love this Salsa!


Are you in a food rut and need to spice up your meals? Do you need something quick and easy to add flavour to your lunch or dinner? Fancy a quick dip for your nachos or a spread for your sandwiches? Serve this with sausages, burgers, or scrambled egg. This spicy salsa can be on the table in less than…

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You’ll love this money savvy Dal


This lentil dish is spicy, warming, nutritious, protein packed and a fantastic budget meal for when you need to stretch your money a bit further! πŸ˜€ Where do I get lentils? More and more supermarkets are now stocking a wider range of lentils so you can easily add these to your weekly shop. I have used Yellow Mung Dal in…

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Season’s Eatings!


πŸ™‚ It’s the time of year where everywhere you look there are delicious displays of everything seasonal! In the UK it’s traditional to have Turkey with roast potatoes, roast parsnips, loads of vegetables including Brussels Sprouts, all served with gravy, cranberry sauce and bread sauce. Of course, if you are vegetarian or vegan then the traditional turkey is foregone in…

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Meatballs…vegan style!


Meatballs are the perfect food for the colder weather! Serve them with pasta and a tomato-based sauce, pop them in some bread with some salad and mayo or just pop them in your mouth when nobody is looking (or is that just me?) The meatballs do take a bit of effort in the preparation (lots of fine dicing) but they…

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Homemade Mincemeat for Mince Pies


Mincemeat is always a word which appears to get people confused! Yes, mincemeat is a term used for shredded meat (usually beef or lamb), but it should probably be minced-meat as technically, that is what it is! Simple solution, adopt someone else’s word for it – we go with ‘Kiyma’ which is what hubby calls it at home! Sorted! Oh,…

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