Easy Gluten-free Vegan Crunch Shortbread Cookies (with only 6 ingredients)

Oh my goodness, there the most heavenly aroma is flooding my kitchen right now. Easy baked gluten-free, vegan crunchy shortbread cookies are happening! I was so thrilled when I developed this recipe. Not only is it de-e-e-elicious, it is also super easy to make. I love that healthy eating can be delectable too. It's hard [...]

Gluten-free Vegan English “Sweet Mince Pies” for Christmas

Sweet mince pies are traditional British confectionary served during the festive season. If you are British, you'll know exactly how delicious these are already. If you've not yet heard of them, then you are in for a real treat! Today I am sharing a delightful version, made gluten-free, vegan and naturally sweetened. The filling is [...]

Parsley & Lime Guacamole – deliciously healthy vegan recipe

I think I could live on avocado! In fact when I go to visit somewhere where avocados grow naturally, then that's exactly what I do ha ha! I am visiting Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii at the moment. There are local avocados growing here in abundance. Not just any old avo's, but the mast [...]

Mushroom & Sweet Potato Vegan “Bolognese” or Pasta Sauce

OK so bolognese is traditionally made with minced meat - I know, I know! We call this mushroom bolognese, so I am keeping that name here. But we don't eat meat here, so this is our delicious vegan alternative. It's really just a mushroom & sweet potato sauce with Italian spices and serves well with spaghetti, noodles, [...]

Lentil Cottage Pie… gluten-free, vegan, feel-good comfort food

I've gone bonkers for potatoes lately, enjoying them most days in one way shape or form. Have rather bizarrely gone almost completely off grains at the moment. A temporary potato obsession perhaps ha ha. I am delighted to know that potatoes contain double the amount of B vitamins than pasta and 6 times more than [...]

Homemade Fruit n’ Nut Chocolates – vegan, healthy and mood elevating

There's nothing like a bit of chocolate to elevate the mood! To be completely honest, I've actually been down a lot lately - grieving the loss of the 'love of my life'. I'd lose my appetite for days and weeks at a time, hardly eating anything at all. And then there was chocolate! During the times [...]

Beetroot Hummus – naturally vegan, super healthy and gluten-free

Beetroot hummus! This is where I get really excited. It's the taste. It's the incredible nutritional profile. Oh my goodness - it's that colour! When I make food for groups, it brings me a lot of joy to make sure there is a magical dance of colours on the table at lunch time. Nothing quite [...]

Easy Ratatouille in 20 minutes – gluten-free, vegan meal

Ratatouille comes in many shapes and forms all over the world over. It typically consists of courgette (zucchini), aubergine (eggplant), onion, garlic, sweet bell pepper and tomatoes. It's basically a stew that can be served as a side dish or as part of a main meal with jacket potatoes, bread, rice or quinoa. There are [...]

Creamy Millet & Banana Porridge – and the health benefits of millet (vegan, gluten-free)

Millet is one of those grains that people often don't know what to do with. It is an ancient food that is still a staple in many parts of the world today. In its whole form it comes as small rounded grains. Although you can buy it in flaked form or use it when it [...]

Smoked Paprika Hummus – vegan, gluten-free deliciousness!

I think by now, most of us are well acquainted with regular hummus. Most of us love hummus because it fulfils that need for something creamy, tasty and filling. It has a sort of 'hard to describe' citrusy - tahini - garlic - chickpea fusion. It's the prefect plant-based food full of healthy essential fats, high [...]