Archive of ‘Recipes’ category

Chocolate Coconut Sorbet (Vegan)

Chocolate coconut sorbet – rich and chocolatey but lighter than a traditional ice cream; this vegan chocolate coconut sorbet is an easy to make, refreshing treat.

Chocolate coconut sorbet - rich and chocolatey but lighter than a traditional ice cream; this vegan chocolate coconut sorbet is an easy to make, refreshing treat. #vegan #sorbet #coconut #chocolate #dairyfree

The year seems to be hurtling towards Autumn at a rapid pace and I am almost ready to start sharing pumpkin and Halloween recipes. Summer is not quite over yet however, so for now I’m posting this chocolate coconut sorbet recipe while the weather is still warm. (more…)

Roasted Sweet Potato, Lentil and Rocket Salad

Roasted sweet potato, lentil and rocket salad – this hearty salad is filled with Ras el Hanout spiced roasted sweet potato and carrot, puy lentils, rocket and toasted pecans. Post sponsored by Appletiser.

Roasted sweet potato, lentil and rocket salad – this hearty salad is filled with Ras el Hanout spiced roasted sweet potato and carrot, puy lentils, rocket  (arugula) and toasted pecans. #vegan #salad #healthy

The UK has been having the hottest Summer I have ever experienced in my life. It has been too warm out most days to eat heavy dishes and I have been craving lots of salads and barbecue foods to help beat the heat. Also, with all this hot weather, nothing beats an ice-cold glass of Appletiser to help you relax and cool down! (more…)

Vegan Ginger Bundt Cake With Lime Glaze & Macerated Strawberries

Vegan ginger bundt cake with lime glaze and macerated strawberries – a moist, spicy, easy to make cake served with juicy strawberries; perfect for afternoon tea! Post sponsored by JING.

Vegan ginger bundt cake with lime glaze and macerated strawberries – a moist, spicy, easy to make cake served with juicy strawberries; perfect for afternoon tea! #gingerbread #vegan #vegancake #veganbaking #dairyfree #eggfree #bundtcake

Flavour pairings is a fascinating subject – working out what ingredients go together, whether complementary or contrasting; and what should be served with what for the best possible combination and taste experience. It is a topic that I enjoy researching and experimenting with, so when the lovely people at JING Tea asked me to come up with an afternoon tea recipe to pair with their new Green Apple and Hibiscus herbal tea, I happily took on the challenge and came up with this vegan ginger bundt cake. (more…)

One Pot Mushroom Pasta (Vegan)

One pot mushroom pasta – a quick, easy to make creamy vegan mushroom spaghetti recipe that is all cooked in one pot. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, camping, or just for saving on washing up!

One pot mushroom pasta - a quick, easy to make creamy vegan mushroom spaghetti recipe that is all cooked in one pot. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, camping, or just for saving on washing up! #vegan #onepotpasta #veganpasta #mushrooms #easymeal

During the week I love a quick and easy meal that is simple to make yet healthy, and leaves you with minimal washing up to do afterwards. This delicious vegan one pot mushroom pasta ticks all of those boxes! (more…)

Vegan Banana Cake With Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting & Kenwood Kmix Review

Vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting – easy to make, fluffy, moist banana cake filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter and chocolate buttercream. The perfect cake for all occasions!

Vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting - easy to make, fluffy, moist banana cake filled with smooth, creamy peanut butter and chocolate buttercream. The perfect cake for all occasions! #vegan #bananacake #vegancake #bananabread #baking

The weather has been so hot recently that every time I buy bananas they ripen so incredibly quickly that we are unable to eat them all before they get too ripe. For me, once they have got black spots they are just too ripe to eat as they are. They are excellent for baking with however; and an excess of blackened bananas is the perfect excuse to make this vegan banana cake with chocolate peanut butter frosting. (more…)

Energy Balls And Fresh Vegan Kitchen Review

Energy balls – the ultimate high protein, energy boosting healthy snack. These easy to make vegan energy bites are loaded with seeds, nut butter and dried fruit for a convenient snack that is good for you too.

Energy balls - the ultimate high protein, energy boosting healthy snack. These easy to make vegan energy bites are loaded with seeds, nut butter and dried fruit for a convenient snack that is good for you too. #vegan #energybites #snack #healthy

Energy balls; also known as energy bites, power balls, snack bites, bliss balls and protein balls; are the perfect snack. They are full of healthy ingredients like nuts, seeds and dried fruit; they provide you with a boost of energy and protein, they are so quick and easy to make, and they keep well in the fridge ready to grab whenever you need one. (more…)

No-Bake Chocolate Tart With Stem Ginger (Vegan)

No-bake chocolate tart with stem ginger – an easy vegan chocolate tart with Oreo crust, chocolate ganache and stem ginger. This tart is super quick and easy to make but looks impressive and tastes incredible! Post sponsored by Opies.

No-bake chocolate tart with stem ginger - an easy vegan chocolate tart with Oreo crust, chocolate ganache and stem ginger. This tart is super quick and easy to make but looks impressive and tastes incredible!

What do you make when it is a bazillion degrees out and you can’t bear the thought of switching on the oven but you still want a delicious dessert that isn’t yet another ice cream? Make this vegan no-bake chocolate tart with stem ginger of course! (more…)

Mushroom Lentil Burgers (Vegan) And Win A BBQ With Stokes Sauces

Mushroom lentil burgers – savoury, umami flavoured vegan veggie burgers made with mushrooms, puy lentils and walnuts. Packed with veggies and protein these burgers make a delicious healthier option that will satisfy even the meat eaters. Post sponsored by Stokes Sauces.

Mushroom lentil burgers - savoury, umami flavoured vegan veggie burgers made with mushrooms, puy lentils and walnuts. Packed with veggies and protein these burgers make a delicious healthier option that will satisfy even the meat eaters. #vegan #burger #veggieburger #mushroomburger

One of my pet hates is going out to eat and the only vegetarian/vegan burger option on the menu being a portobello mushroom “burger”; as in, a grilled mushroom in some bread. That my friends, is NOT a burger; that is a disappointing sandwich. More and more restaurants seem to be partaking in this annoying trend, and quite frankly, it needs to die. (more…)

Mango Lassi Sorbet (Vegan)

Mango lassi sorbet – a smooth, tangy vegan sorbet made with fresh mangoes, coconut yogurt and lime. The perfect refresher for hot weather!

Mango lassi sorbet - a smooth, tangy vegan sorbet made with fresh mangoes, coconut yogurt and lime. The perfect refresher for hot weather! #vegan #icecream #sorbet #mango #yogurt

The UK is in the midst of a seemingly never ending heatwave at the moment. I have been walking Ringo early in the morning and late in the evening to escape the heat, and staying out of the sun with plenty of iced coffee in between. Obviously it is perfect weather for ice cream and a batch of this vegan mango lassi sorbet has been helping to keep me cool! (more…)

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