Tag Archives: vegan comfort food

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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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 25

This has been a week of nots. I’ve not managed to finish my final version of “Death by Meths” yet, and it’s due on the 11th May which is giving me the screaming abdabs. I like to have my assignments completed well in advance….just in case my computer breaks/I get …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 22

Bit late posting this today, but I’ve been busy baking for an event tomorrow. Meanwhile, in doctorate land I’ve realised that I need to ensure my research question(s) investigate whether my VRLE is leading to improvements in patient care and safety. So, I’ve made those changes now, and will use …

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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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Smoked Carrot

This is by far my most favourite recipe created during my kitchen play day last weekend. It’s great on its own, in salads, on a jacket potato….in fact it’s so tasty that I’ve eaten it every day since I made it! There are loads of recipes for this dish to …

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Snuggets

I managed to find a little bit of time to play in the kitchen this weekend. Not as much as I would have liked mind! I created a recipe for these savoury little morsels that I have decided to call ‘snuggets’ (like snack nuggets, geddit?). Inexpensive, crunchy, low fat, low …

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Chewy coconut raisin cookies

I’m not keen on raisins really, but my husband thinks they make most food taste better. My giant chewy cookies are one of his favourite sweet treats, and they are super easy to make. Ingredients: 125g dairy free butter 125g brown caster sugar 150g self raising flour 50g coconut 50g …

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Turmeric Truffles

Ingredients 25g desiccated coconut 65g  almond flakes 3 tbsp peanut butter 40g cranberries 125g dates 20g flax seed 80g coconut oil (melted) 2 tsp vanilla extract Method Combine all dry ingredients in food processor and blend until fine Pour into large bowl Add coconut oil and vanilla extra and mix …

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BBQ Jackfruit

 This is my recipe for BBQ sauce: 3 tbsp liquid amnios (or use soya sauce) 1 tbsp mushroom ketchup (or use vegan worcestershire sauce) 1 tbsp brown sugar 3 tbsp ketchup 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tsp hot sauce 3 tbsp vinegar Combine, add jackfruit, marinade for a few hours …

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