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…

Beetroot, Banana, Blueberry snack bars

The 3 Bs….. which are all great for you! I went through an odd few months after I first started being vegan, where all of a sudden I became ill soon after eating a banana.. it only happened three times but I got the picture. It was so strange so I hit the internet but…

Red Lentil Lasagne… kiddie version

Charlie had a friend over after school the other day and I was trying to think of what to make for two energetic 5 year olds… with the added issue of my youngest not eating these days. So I eventually decided on making individual portions of red lentil lasagne for them. My kids love cheese…

Cranberry Raisin Oat cookies (gluten free and vegan)

Well I thought 2017 flew by, but we are already at the end of the 2nd week of January and I have not even said hi as yet! Happy Belated New Year everyone. I have been trying to get my head around the technicalities of my blog, ensuring that updates and emails make their way…

Chunky Corn Soup….. Trinidadian speciality!

Wow its been a frosty few days… frosty by my Caribbean standards anyway, but I am sure for many 2oC is not frosty. However we look at it, soup season has been here for a while and I am enjoying it. I’ve really only come to love soups since moving to the UK… very understandable…