Pomegranate, fig and vegan parmesan pizza with the best mint hummus!

The figs are delighted that they opted for pizza over a healthy breakfast and so am I. That said this pizza could almost fall into the “good for you” pizza category. Sort of… Same cheats dough as every week: 190g … Continue reading

No title required… Just photo drooling

Excessive with a giant E! Chocolate chip ice-cream sandwich you devilish little monster. How to: (typing as I lie on the floor in a food coma) 50g dairy free butter 150g coconut sugar 275g plain flour 50g of raw cacao … Continue reading

Easy peasy chickpea fritters with oodles of salady bits!!

A sharing platter of chili chickpea fritters on a salad of rocket, spinach, cashews, mango, cucumber, sun dried toms and a drizzle of last nights leftover garlic and coconut cream sauce. I do love myself a fritter! These are super … Continue reading

Last brunch of 2015! One pan three cheese wonder

Last brunch of the year woo hoo! It just had to be a one pan three cheese wonder. Simple, scrumptious sharing dish. Into a heated and oiled pan I popped: Chopped veggie sausages and seitan Crumbled tofu Spinach Canellini beans … Continue reading

Apricot and fig mince pies with vegan coconut “Baileys”

It doesn’t get much more festive than mince pies and “Baileys”! Vegan style…   For the faux baileys! I’ve read lots of varying recipes for this but here is my go to (so quick you’ll cry with happiness) recipe. In … Continue reading

Messy burrito alert! Cheesy tofu, seitan and mushroom scramble with pesto, cream and garlic tomato sauce.

I was edging towards a take away this evening but just managed to steer myself to the kitchen and gather up odd and ends for a super messy burrito. The perfect rainy day fix. Burrito filling: I mashed a handful … Continue reading

Festive sides: Aubergine, tomato and vegan mozzarella ring

  Another super quick festive veggie side to add to your list Day 5: Baked aubergine, tomato and vegan mozzarella ring.   Slice 4 tomatoes and one aubergine and layer into a circular oven proof dish. Add slices of vegan mozzarella … Continue reading

Festive sides: Balsamic, rice syrup carrots and borettane onions

      I couldn’t decide what way I wanted to serve up the dish hence the two different plating options. Oh indecision you cripple me at times… Day 5: Balsamic carrots with rice syrup and borettane onions   Slice … Continue reading

Festive sides: Asparagus spears with vegan parm, mint pesto, crushed almonds and dried cranberries

Next up on my week of festive sides are my beloved asparagus spears. Day 4: Asparagus spears topped with Art of zen foods violife parmesan, mint pesto, crushed almonds and dried cranberries and cherries. Oh the simplicity and oh oh … Continue reading

Festive sides: Horseradish, mint, seitan mash and my mums creamy thyme stuffing

I feel like I’m just teasing you all this week with small simple dishes but don’t underestimate the sides! They are the vegan glue that wholes the meal together ha ha. Day 3: My mums creamy thyme stuffing and a wow … Continue reading

Festive sides: Boozy breaded brussel sprouts

Following on from Day 1: cheesy creamy gratin we have the droolworthy breaded sprouts. Enjoy! Day 2: Boozy breaded Brussels sprouts. So b sprouts are always a contentious one! A serious split camp with these little fellas but I flippin … Continue reading

Festive sides: Creamy cheesy kale gratin

Super excited to start conjuring up delicious festive dishes over the coming month. Ho ho ho…. One simple dish a day to get you prepared for your merry vegan Christmas. So here we go. Day 1: Creamy cheesy kale gratin. … Continue reading

Sausage and bean casserole with a spicy kick

Hearty comfort food at its most delectable! Who doesn’t love simple, tasty recipes with just a handful of ingredients. I was too busy digging into this one pot wonder to take many pics but I see that as a positive … Continue reading

A vegan brunch sandwich to beat all brunch sanwiches!

If there was an imaginary medal for “best sharing brunch sandwich while watching the rugby World Cup” this would take gold. I was giggling with excitement constructing this. Grab a large loaf of arbutus bread and get layering: (photos below … Continue reading

Cheeky choccy chip dough balls with a healthy twist

What if I said I have a recipe that takes 5 min, requires no cooking, no equipment and is healthy but tastes oh so naughty! The lovely Iswari sent me a box of their delicious range aggeeeees ago and I … Continue reading

Sweet potato and split green pea veg balls in a spicy tomato sauce with cheesy courgette chips.

There isn’t much that can beat a hearty bowl of (non meat) meat balls (sweet potato, mushroom, mixed seeds and split green peas) in a spicy tomato sauce topped with cheesy courgette matchstick chips. For the meat balls: I have … Continue reading

Super green pancakes topped with pomegranate, beets, asparagus and a broccoli/avocado puree.

What this dish lacks in finesse it makes up for tenfold in flavour. I came back from a lovely morning run in the sun absolutely ravenous…. Beans on toast were looking like the fall out option but I pushed on … Continue reading

Sundried tomato and tofu curry (ish) one pot wonder with garlic and almond wild rice. Yum!

If you’re feeling lazy and have sweet chilli sauce and a tin of coconut milk there is always a scrumptious cheats dish just minutes away.   Sundried tomato, spinach, tofu and chickpea sort of curry ish dish with a garlic, … Continue reading

The perfect vegan crumpet! Simply delightful….

Oh crumpets you are simply delightful! Even saying the word makes me smile. I made a handful of crumpets yesterday that were quickly devoured by hungry mouths so I decided to shake it up this evening with the leftover batter … Continue reading

Double decker of tempeh bliss (and anything else I could find in the fridge)

Droolworthy double decker tempeh sandwich. Wow this was just heavenly! For the sambo: Tempeh glorious tempeh I don’t eat enough of you. I marinated 2 large slices early this morning in rice syrup, sriracha, garlic powder and balsamic vinegar and … Continue reading

Brunch kebabs, smoked potatoes, tofu scramble and vegan tartare sauce

Quick and delicious veggie brunch kebabs with roasted smoked paprika potatoes, cheesy tofu scramble and vegan tartare sauce left over from the other night. Chop and skewer veg of choice and cube 2 potatoes. Pop both into the oven at … Continue reading

Raw rainbow rice rolls with a mirin and soy dipping

Keeping it colourful and raw tonight. Lots of heavier dishes over the week so was craving a rainbow. Rice rolls filled with beetroot, carrot, cucumber, mint, coriander, avocado, scallion dressed with sesame seeds, chilli flakes, squeeze of lime and rice … Continue reading

Roasted tomato and garlic soup with dairy free cheese toasties

I’ve been a very good student this week and have been dedicated to the transfer of my recipes to the big bad world of the blog. I had just finished up for the day and was craving a comforting bowl … Continue reading

Rhubarb and vegan custard with sprouted buckwheat rolled in maca topped with goji berries

How I managed to consume this after my monster plate of mac and cheese yesterday I’ll never know but it is simply deeelicious! Just getting around to posting it now so here we go. Rhubarb and vegan custard with sprouted … Continue reading

Wasabi spinach pesto with romanesco broccoli and mixed nut spaghetti.

One delicious and seriously more-ish lunch dish. Wasabi spinach pesto with romanesco broccoli, mixed nuts and gluten free spaghetti. Snip off your little broccoli trees and into a pot of water. Bring to the boil and then simmer until tender … Continue reading

Baked polenta cake, oven roasted toms, creamy mushrooms and wild garlic pesto.

I had a 5 star mushroom experience with this dish thanks to Ballyhoura. I sautéed them like they were precious jewels ha ha. Oh the flavours! Introducing baked polenta cake with oven roasted cherry toms, wild garlic pesto and a … Continue reading

Beet, kohlrabi, grapefruit and pomegranate salad with a basil and pecan pesto

Oh sunny salads how I love you! This delicious combo is just bursting with flavour and as fresh as fresh can be. 1 cooked beetroot sliced thinly with a mandolin. 1 kohl rabi peeled and put through the spiralizer. If you’re … Continue reading

Poutine you devilish dish you…. Happy Canada day!!!!

If you’re on a diet of any description look away now…. Noooowww… It’s definitely the least aesthetically pleasing dish ive ever posted but man is it yummy. (In the deep fried cheesy sort of way.) I couldn’t let Canada day … Continue reading

Quesadillas filled with spinach, butter beans and avocado with a wasabi cream dressing

Super quick lunch time quesadillas filled with spinach, butter beans, avocado and yummy violife dairy free pizza cheese from Art of Zen Foods topped with cherry tomatoes, avocado, red onion and a wasabi cream dressing. Heat frying pan and drizzle with olive … Continue reading

Wild garlic and beet pizza with a broad bean and pea pate. This one makes me smile!

Stuffed crust using Dee’s​ spicy bean burgers with wild garlic pesto, broad bean and pea pate, beets, violife creamy and a milled dillisk. Yes! yes! yes!   Same dough as every week- 190g self raising flour 3.5g dried yeast 110ml … Continue reading

Stuffed bean curd crepes, spicy coriander and pickled radish with lime infused lotus seeds

Asian inspired vegan yumminess. This took no less than 15 min to make and I think I’ve found a new favourite snack! Lotus seeds where have you been all my life…Bean curd crepes stuffed with mixed veg, coriander chilli and … Continue reading