Simple squash

Winter is squash season! And this may be the most simple way to get that sweet goodness into your gob with the least effort. This avoids the absolute mission and sore hands you get from trying to remove that thick skin. Life is WAAAAY to short to spend time wrestling squashes. Chop it! Just cut…

Mum’s cobblestone chilli

I remember eating cobblestone chilli I was a kiddilywink, so called mum for the recipe and tried my own vegan version (which mum makes too now!). It’s pretty simple and carb-tastic, so particularly good if you are training and carb loading. Also a lovely hearty meal for your Halloween or bonfire night party (don’t forget…

The best thing you could ever do with aubergine

Some people go to church every Sunday morning, but I religiously watch Sunday Brunch! I do worship food after all. Those guys are not afraid to show vegan recipes or tell you how to veganise dishes. Nearly every week I see a recipe and think “I’ll have a go at making that”. This week I…

Fresh to death chilli and lemon pasta salad

Hands up if you have had one too many tomato pastas. Fantastic and versatile as it is, sometimes you just want something fresh for your fusilli! Here is a light and zingy pasta that is perfect for lunch boxes, pot luck or family buffet.  You should be able to prepare and cook the veg in…

Chick-less and vegetable pie

Chickens are emotionally intelligent, playful and sociable animals – way too sweet to eat! But without harming a feather on our chicken friends backs, you can still have a deliciously creamy chicken and vegetable pie, if only you’ll follow these simple steps! Ingredients 1 Packet of Fry’s chicken style strips 1 tablespoon margarine 4 carrots,…

Caribbean inspired nutty stew and sticky jerk glazed cauliflour

Caribbean food offers some of the most interesting and inspiring combinations of ingredients and vast array of spices and flavours. But for anyone short of time, you can easily get the delicious caribbean spice combination in pre mixed pots like the one used here. That way you also don’t end up having to stock loads…

Smokey veggie Wellington 

Christmas is coming and the vegans are getting fat! Well you certainly will with this amazing dinner centrepiece. It’ll blow the Christmas themed socks off of anyone who is used to boring old turkey meat, and perfect for sharing with all the family, possibly giving you a focus for a non vegan meal! Providing a…

2 ingredient BBQ jackfruit

It can’t get easier than this. For all you short of time, food loving folk, here is a jackfruit recipe that even the busiest of bees can knock up! Take one can of jackfruit in brine – search your local Chinese supermarket for such goodies – and a bottle of your favourite BBQ sauce, whether…

Seriously simple Spring slaw

Why choose claggy, eggy chicken bum shop bought coleslaw when you can make a really fresh and delicious version of your own in ten mins?!  Put a spring in your slaw with this simple recipe. Lacianto kale is softer, so the texture is nicer with along with the crunchy cabbage, but you could use any…

Quick tip: Spice up your soup!

Obviously you COULD make your own soup. Starting from scratch means you can have the exact flavour you fancy or that you can use up that bunch of veg that you don’t know what else to do with. But no one ALWAYS had the time for farting around in the kitchen. And although vegan tinned…

Lasagne full of love

Full of love because no one got hurt making it! Share the love of this delicious heart warming cow free dish with your family and friends. Choose between soya mince or keep it simple with a cup of lentils instead. Serves 6 – or eat what you can and freeze the rest in portions. Reheat…

Simple cockle warming stew (no cockles harmed)

  “That’ll warm your cockles” is a phrase from my good old cockney nans. As with all the great old phrases my nans come out with, I don’t know its origins, but it’s sentiments fit this dish perfectly. This is a lovely heat inducing stew with a rich flavour. I used the Vbites beef roast which…