Sweet Potato Hummus for a lighter delicious hummus (naturally vegan)

Hummus is fabulous stuff. You can add it to a salad, have it in a sandwich or wrap, enjoy a hearty dollop on a baked potato, dunk veggies or potato wedges in it or simply pop it in some pita bread with falafels. Traditionally hummus was made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon, oil, garlic and salt, [...]

Walnut & Raisin Cauliflower Raw-slaw Salad with Tahini Sauce

Finally! I can't believe I haven't shared this one on my blog so far, especially since it is one of the most common types of salads that I make - a constant crowd-pleaser and a 'must make' when creating a healthy buffet for groups of people. I have been making this (in its various guises) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vegan Cashew Lime Pesto – Cauliflower Salad – 2 ways

If you've been tuning in here for any length of time, you might have noticed that I am a bit of a fan of cauliflower salads. In this recipe, I am sharing a totally new variation, dressed with a delightful vegan pesto. I am using cashews, lime and basil as the main ingredients for the [...]

Black-eyed Bean & Beetroot Salad with Tahini Sauce

Black-eyed Beans (known as 'Black-eyed peas in the US - even though they are actually a bean) are a fabulous addition to conscious cuisine. In today's recipe, I am using black-eyed beans, in a delicious beetroot salad with tahini sauce. You can buy black-eyed beans in a tin or carton, although if you buy the [...]

Creamy Baba Ganoush with a Hint of Smoked Paprika (easy vegan recipe)

In some parts of the world the aubergine is called eggplant. I live in England, so in this article, I am going to refer to it as 'aubergine'. What's not to love about the aubergine! When picked raw it has a sort of spongy, proud texture. It comes in lots of different colours and varieties [...]

Hemp & Lemon Hummus – a delicious recipe with Hemp Seed Hearts

Hemp seeds play a rather important role in my life, featuring almost daily in my cuisine. In fact, if you ever came over to my house for dinner, you'd likely find them appearing somewhere on the plate. If they aren't in a topping, sauce or pie base, you'd likely see them appearing as part of [...]