• Turmeric, Carrot & Lentil Soup

    Well, I don’t know about where you live but up in Manchester, autumn has arrived with force! It came as a bit of a shock this past week, especially since I ended up in Prague on my birthday where it was 20°C and sunny, then returned to catch the edge of a hurricane. The sudden onset of wind and rain means I’m wanting hot lunches again, after a summer of salads and a few sneaky peanut butter and Marmite sandwiches. And what’s better than a delicious, flavourful turmeric, carrot and lentil soup?

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  • Homemade Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

    Yes, I know. Meatless shepherd’s pie isn’t shepherds pie BUT if I tell my mum or grandma I am making ‘shepherdess pie’ I can just picture the odd look they’ll give me. And, really, this is the pie my mum used to regularly serve for a weeknight tea. It’s got the baked beans and everything! Baked beans in shepherd’s pie seems to be relatively common among mums in England, and yet every recipe I found online neglected to add them. Perhaps I’m making some massive faux pas but… there’s beans in my vegan shepherds pie and there’s no going back now.

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  • Meatless Monday: Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

    It sounds like a walking contradiction doesn’t it? A vegan stroganoff? I mean, yes a vegetarian mushroom stroganoff is pretty common but… a vegan mushroom stroganoff? How can I remove the meat AND the sour cream and still dare to append the word ‘stroganoff’ at the end! Well… I’m not a chef, that’s how. I just like food.

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  • Simple Kale & Potato Soup (low fat, gluten free)

    Who want’s a simple, healthy soup that doesn’t even need a blender and comes together in under 30 minutes? Surely everybody?! Well, here’s one for your meal planning – an easy kale & potato soup that just needs some chopping and then a simmer on a stove.

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  • Simple Indian-spiced Curry Porridge

    Bring those eyebrows out of your hairline and give this a try. Savoury porridge is a real thing, and this Indian-spiced curry porridge combines two of my favourite things into a real food and flavour fusion that should be tried at least once!

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  • Vegan Carrot Cake Protein Pancakes

    One part cake, one part pancake! These vegan carrot cake protein pancakes are a great, healthy way to start your day. Plus, they taste amazing AND contain a cheeky ‘hidden’ vegetable.

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  • Chunky Carrot, Ginger & Kale Soup (Vegan, HCLF)

    I call this the Goldilocks soup, because it took me three tries to get it right! Packed full of nutrition, this carrot, ginger & kale soup recipe is perfect for preparing beforehand and taking to work, or whipping up for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner.

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