Recipe

Vegan Coconut Rum Cake

I created this cake recipe one cold and gloomy winter day but it’s tasty any time of the year. It’s a floofaaaay spicy delight and a huge favourite with everyone I’ve offered a slice to. In fact, one day I had to bake it twice because we ran out! Ingredients …

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Cranberry coconut cookies

A vegan diet is plant based and one which contains no meat or animal by products such as gelatine, eggs, dairy. I am surprised by how many people ask how I get enough protein when they find out I eat a vegan diet. I’ll let you into a secret, there …

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Spicy Marinara Sauce

This is super simple and quick to make and good for so many dishes from lasagna to subs. The recipe below will make enough for topping subs and extra for dipping, if you want to make enough for spaghetti sauce then double the recipe and if you want to make …

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St Clement’s Pie

My vegan citrus curd pie topped with fluffy vegan meringue  is a refreshing and palate cleansing treat any time of the year. I created the recipe by accident when I was making a lemon meringue pie and didn’t have enough lemon juice – life can be wonderful like that. Ingredients …

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Triathletes’ Trio

I was asked to contribute some recipes to my local triathlete club’s newsletter so I decided to offer up a trio that would take the athletes through the stages of training. The three recipes are vegan and gluten free. Recipe one – Rawr snax (every day healthy fuel) Ingredients: 65g …

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Carrot dogs

These smoked carrot dogs are ideal for BBQ season -they’re SO tasty. Never thought I would say that about carrots pretending to be meat. I kind of hate this whole lets not eat meat but make veg taste like meat trend, I mean what’s the point? But, I am glad …

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Speedy vegan burgers

These super quick burgers are perfect for a comfort meal. If you want to be all smug healthy then simply swap the chips and baked bean sides for a salad. 1 tin butter beans 1 tin of other beans (any kind) 2 fresh chillis diced 1tsp lemon juice 1/4 cup …

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Peach cupcakes

Cupcake batter: 1 small – med banana and enough dairy free margarine to add up to a combined weight of 75g 150g light brown sugar 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 200ml unsweetened plant milk 75ml vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla Frosting: 75g dairy …

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Blueberry Orange Hot Cross Buns

My recipe for these light and floofaaaay buns is an adaptation of the original recipe which I found on the Hungry Herbivores blog. I often sing along (badly) to music while baking but this time my husband entertained me by singing Onward Christian Soldiers. It seemed appropriate given that I …

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Banana bread

This is sweet and delicious -perfect with an afternoon cup of tea or for a weekend breakfast treat. Best of all it uses up banana that have turned black and it’s very simple to make. Ingredients 100g coconut sugar 2tsp dairy free margarine 1tsp flax flour made up with 3tsp …

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