Quinoa Courgette Patties (Gluten Free)

If you have a garden or an allotment, then you will be familiar with the following dilemma ‘what do I do with all these courgettes??” – a question that many gardeners are asking this time of the year.  After giving loads of them away, stuffing them, baking, roasting, even pickling and marinating, you may still…

Courgette Lemon Drizzle Cake (gluten-free, vegan)

This Courgette Lemon Drizzle Cake is gluten-free and Vegan. It’s a good way of using up courgettes/marrows when they are in abundance over the Summer months!

Falafels (gluten and dairy free)

After making this quick and easy falafel recipe, you will not want to buy ready-made falafels ever again! Great in toasted pitta bread with tomato, red onion and avocado, drizzled with sweet chilli sauce and accompanied by a green salad. Perfect as finger foods for kids. This Falafel recipe is dairy and gluten free. Opt…

Mediterranean Scones (Dairy-Free)

These dairy-free scones are light, fluffy and bursting with Mediterranean flavours. This mouth-watering recipe is adapted with permission from Filippo Berrio’s booklet ‘Baking with Olive Oil’, available from Filippo Berrio website.

Courgetti Satay with Marinated Tofu

I must admit, I have been bit sceptical about courgette ‘noodles’ ( or as some call it, ‘Courgetti’). I have seen them making their appearance on the supermarket shelves, and as absolute noodle and spaghetti fan, I didn’t see how a humble courgette could possibly be transformed into anything that resembles noodles. Then I saw…

Plant-based tomato and avocado pasta salad

If you fancy making something tasty and nutritious for lunch/dinner that is quick and easy to prepare and guaranteed to please even the fussiest of eaters, than this quick plant-based tomato and avocado pasta is your recipe.

One Pot Bulgur Wheat and Quinoa Recipe

One pot dishes are perfect on busy days when there’s not much time to cook and you don’t fancy lots of washing up afterwards. This One pot bulgur wheat and quinoa recipe can be made in half an hour – time it could take to order a take-away or to put pizza in the oven!…

Spinach, Sweetcorn and Veg Fritters

These dairy-free Spinach, Sweetcorn and Veg Fritters are quick, tasty and nutritious. They can be adapted to Vegan diet by replacing eggs with flax egg or other egg replacers. Kids will love getting involved in the preparations.

Quick Chickpea, Potato and Spinach Curry with Cucumber and Dill Salad

This quick and easy curry recipe is full of aromatic flavours of ginger, garlic and coriander. It is not only tasty and easy to make, but also very filling and nutritious. The cucumber salad is a lovely, cooling accompaniment to the dish. Delicious with some fluffy rice, poppadums and mango chutney.

No-bake Nut and Date Bites

If you are short of time and in need of some protein boost, then these no-bake date and nut bites are a perfect way to keep your energy levels up. They are incredibly quick and easy to make and nutritious. They are Vegan, raw, Gluten Free and Paleo.

Curried cauliflower ‘couscous’ (‘rice’) with pistachio nuts

This cauliflower ‘rice’ or ‘couscous’ is a healthier alternative to regular rice or couscous. It can be served as a side dish or as a main dish if accompanied by other side dishes, for example a green salad and a dip.

Creamy Cauliflower and Butter Bean Soup

This creamy, plant based soup has only few ingredients and is incredibly easy and quick to make. It took me less than 30 minutes from start to finish. This is perfect on a busy day when you want to eat something tasty and healthy, but don’t have much time to spare, and not that many…

Vegan Lentil Burger

With the weather getting warmer and barbeque season approaching, lentil burgers are second to none where it comes to veggie burgers. I just love lentils. As well as being incredibly tasty, they are packed with nutrients and  health benefits.  In fact they are so yummy, that I can easily eat a bowl of cooked lentils…

Leek, Mushroom and Chicken-style Pastry with Celeriac Mash

Stuck for a quick meal idea that everyone will love? Check out this yummy and versatile pastry recipe. It is so easy to make, that it can be prepared for a quick family meal, but it also has the ‘wow factor’ that makes it suitable to be served at a dinner with guests. This is…