Tag Archives : vegan

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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You need chocolate cake! Your special reward!


Yes! Sometimes we just need cake! 🙂 If you’ve had a week like mine… cake is most definitely in order! A good cake will make you forget everything and a good chocolate cake, well, that’s just doubly good! 😛 This chocolate cake is layered with fresh raspberry puree and a creamy coconut layer. So good! 😀 You can layer with…

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Need an Energy Boost? – Make this Veg Soup


Hands up if you have eaten your weight in chocolate, cake or biscuits recently?! ✋ Me! 😛 But how could I resist this lovely vegan carrot cake which arrived in the post! Yes! In the post! 😀  I ate over HALF of it! (no… not in one sitting)! Then there were the pretzels and the shortbread, and the pizzas… that’s…

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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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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! 😀 I’m not even…

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