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Festive Foods: Vegan ‘Butter’ Biscuits

Festive Foods: Vegan ‘Butter’ Biscuits

Because cookies and milk on Christmas Eve aren’t just for Santa to enjoy… When I was younger we had a neighbour who would always send us a tin of butter biscuits for Christmas; they were such delicious little biscuits, like shortbread but much tastier. This year when I was making my easy peasy mince pies (read the recipe here)I finally found a pastry mix that tasted the same as those amazing biscuits from my childhood. My first instinct was then to try recreate a…

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Festive Food: Mini Vegan Pizzas

Festive Food: Mini Vegan Pizzas

Whether you’re throwing a Christmas party at home, or thinking about finger food for Christmas week’s festivities, don’t forget to think about your vegan and veggie friends.

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Juice Recipe for Colds & Flus

Juice Recipe for Colds & Flus

Don’t let winter defeat you, beat the colds, flus and sniffles with this vitamin C rich juice recipe.

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Pizza Night

Pizza Night

Nothing says comfort food quite like a warm slice of pizza, however most slices of pizza aren’t exactly the healthiest options on the menu. This pizza is though, it’s vegan and gluten free, with a thin crispy base and a thick tomato sauce just bursting with flavour. The great thing about making pizza from scratch is that you can add toppings to suit the taste and diets of whoever is eating with you, for example I topped my half of the pizza with mushroom…

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Peanut Protein Powerball Recipe

Peanut Protein Powerball Recipe

I’m lucky to have grown up with a mother who is not only amazing in the kitchen, but also taught me everything I know about food groups and healthy eating. That’s why I’m excited to share one of her simple, yet delicious and healthy recipes. These protein balls are the perfect pre-workout snack, something I’ve had to be more mindful of since I started weight training in November; being vegetarian I have to be sure that I’m getting enough protein to help my muscles…

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Coconut Breakfast Muffins

Coconut Breakfast Muffins

When you live a busy lifestyle breakfast can often get over looked. Many people opt for something not-so-healthy with their coffee to go in the mornings. These muffins are my solution, fake-away breakfast for busy commuters.

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An Evening with Ella Woodward: The Launch of ‘Deliciously Ella Every Day’.

An Evening with Ella Woodward: The Launch of ‘Deliciously Ella Every Day’.

Last week I attended ‘An Evening with Ella’ and was truly inspired by the stories of this young woman as she sets off on the book tour for her second book, Deliciously Ella Every Day.

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Autumn at the Wild Food Cafe

Autumn at the Wild Food Cafe

Happy Wednesday people.. I can’t believe that it’s the last Wednesday in October and that I need to start thinking about my October favourites already! October has went by so quickly, and this week especially (since the clocks went back), I feel Winter is getting closer; to quote Game of Thrones “Winter is coming…”. This week my sister, TheNotSoPlainJayne, is staying with me in London; yesterday we went to Neal’s Yard to check out the Autumn Menu at the Wild Food Cafe, and we…

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Sunday Dinner- Vegetarian Lasagne (+Vegan Option)

Sunday Dinner- Vegetarian Lasagne (+Vegan Option)

This delicious veggie lasagne is perfect for Sunday dinner, and the leftovers will be great re-heated after a long Monday at work. Ingredients: 1 large butternut squash 200ml tinned coconut milk 1 jar of passata 1 punnet of chestnut mushrooms 1 medium aubergine half a red onion Extra virgin olive oil Salt and Pepper Cheese (omit this for vegan option) Peel, pit and chop the butternut squash into cubes. Put on a lined baking tray, drizzle with olive oil, season with salt and pepper…

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