Tag Archives : vegetarian

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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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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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! 🙂 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! 😀 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! 🙂  Pancakes are a great breakfast food, especially when you have guests, and these ones are suitable for everyone! 😀 Of course, they are not just for breakfast! You…

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Perfect Pastry for Mince-pies


Today I’m adding a new section to the website: Family Friendly Recipes! We’ve been doing loads of baking at home to try and reduce our use of pre-packaged additive and preservative laden goods. Whilst I am the only vegan in the house, I’ve discovered that by carefully selecting my ingredients, I can make delicious goodies that everyone loves…without realising they…

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World Vegan Month: November


If you haven’t noticed the ever increasing vegan ranges appearing in stores, cafes and restaurants over the past few months… then I don’t know where you’ve been hiding! 😛 In the UK, supermarkets are increasingly both their vegetarian and their vegan (or plant-based) ranges. Coffee shops and cafes now not only have the option of soya milk but coconut milk…

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