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…

Roasted Aubergine lasagne…. gluten free and vegan too

I was having a semi relaxing Saturday afternoon when I heard those dreaded words from my son…. “I’m hungry… whats for dinner?”.  Oh my word, how was it that time already? I hadn’t even thought about dinner…. what did I have in the house to make? I was in mini panic mode… but with utmost…

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Quinoa salad… so many options

I would say that Quinoa is new to my life… I tried it for the first time about 2 years ago at a picnic where a friend made a salad and it was just so yummie. So I asked for the recipe and tried it at home… well my first attempt at cooking quinoa failed……

Lentil Loaf…. perfect for Sunday Roast!!!

  Last night I got home and after a very frosty day I really felt like some nice hot food to warm me up. I have tried this recipe before and knew it would be perfect… a big task for starting cooking dinner at 7pm on a school night, while trying to get the kids…