Leek, Mushroom and Potato pie

Oh my where has the time gone. Last week was half term holiday so I got nothing done, and now it is already Thursday and it seems I have also done nothing this week… but I really have! I have been doing lots of cooking, and trialing new recipes, so I’ve got a few dishes…

Valentine’s Day Heart cookies…. vegan and gluten free!

Happy Valentines Day everyone! Might be a little late in the day to send this, but its Valentines still 🙂 Charlie had his school Valentines cake sale last week, and I wanted to do something appropriately themed and also vegan and gluten free, and without any nuts as school policy… tall order!!! I started looking…

Blueberry and Banana Vegan and Gluten Free Pancakes

I always remember as a child when my mom made pancakes, they were always prefect… how?!?! She would always make a big batch and then freeze some which were so easy to defrost and have at any time… maybe that is where I get my tendency to always cook more than needed for any meal…

Reflections on My Year Being Dairy, Meat and Gluten Free

Re sharing an article I wrote for CelebritySlimBlog, which is on their website. If you have any questions please add them into below comments. I found it was much easier than I had initially thought, and I felt really great… Where has the last year gone? On 9th January 2017, I began my journey to be…

Apple and Blackberry crumble

This recipe write up will be short and sweet, but still delicious and so easy to have in the fridge for a few evenings to give yourself a nice pudding and remove the temptation for anything naughtier! Traditionally the crumble topping is baked in the oven over its fruit filling, but I have simplified things…

Vegan Basil Pesto with Edamame Spaghetti

Pesto and pasta is one of the quickest dinners to knock together, and is always an enjoyable meal. However it is not always an available option to use a store bought bottle of pesto if you are vegan or nut free. However saying nut free is something I questioned before writing it. Hubby has a…

Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa salad

A warm, sweet and refreshing quinoa salad, packed with all wholesome ingredients… where can you go wrong? I have made this salad and eaten at the same time, nice and warm, but also had left overs the following day from the fridge… both times it tasted amazing. Its always great to make quinoa salads, not…

Vegan Red Thai Tofu Coconut Curry

I have always loved a curry, and it is generally my go to take away when hubby is not at home. Reason being is that he is allergic to nuts and some curries either use nuts or have a secret ingredient that give him a similar reaction to a nut reaction. Its so hard to…

Butternut Squash and Coconut Curry

Its always a great feeling when you cook a meal for someone and they love it, this meal is no exception. I initially made this for hubby and I, then tried again on a larger scale making it for a group of ten people, then again over the holidays for 6 people. Each time this…

Carrot Cake – vegan and gluten free

I have tried and tested this a few times and always very successful. I made this over the holidays and I remember when I told my father in law that it was vegan and gluten free… the look on his face… disbelief that it would taste good. He however was caught red handed going back…