Category: Mains

Ethiopian Spicy Lentils – Misir Wot

  What feels like many moons ago, I spent the most amazing 6 weeks touring the majestic country of Ethiopia. Every now and again I like to recreate this period of my life by preparing traditional Ethiopian vegan food. Misir wot, spicy red lentil stew, being one of them.  This dish is very simple to prepare ...

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

  As the weather get slightly warmer it’s so nice to start to the transition from winter comfort food to lighter spring and summer salads. This vibrant Rainbow Quinoa Salad is one of my favourites. It has a wonderful balance of summer vegetables and nutrient dense quinoa that makes you want to dive straight in. Like all my ...

20-Minute Meals: Tasty Black Bean Tacos

This week I decided to go all Mexican and make some tasty black bean tacos. I love this recipe as it’s super quick and easy to prepare, packed with protein and full of fresh veggies. In less than 20 mins you have an utterly satisfying lunch or dinner. So good. Let’s say I went back for ...

Pitta Pizza

Pitta Pizza, for the days when you really fancy pizza but haven’t got enough time to make dough or you have run out of the pre-prepared base. Pitta Pizza is as simple as one, two, three. Quick, easy and healthy! Why not? Ingredients Pizza Sauce 1/4 cup passata pinch garlic powder 1/4 tsp dried oregano (or ...

North African Spiced Red Lentil and Chickpea Soup

We all know that red lentils are a vegan’s best friend and being so versatile, why wouldn’t they be. These little orange lovelies have the capacity to create a healthy, hearty meal and don’t require an overnight soak. So please let me introduce you to my gorgeous North African Spiced Red Lentil and Chickpea soup. It is packed full ...

Vegan Nut, Bean and Seed Loaf

On The Countdown to Christmas My Pantry Gave to Me… Ah, a nut roast. How could I not include this as part of my Vegan Christmas special! It may not be the most glamorous dish on your Christmas dinner table but a decent nut loaf always goes down well at Christmas. As usual, I have ...

On The Countdown to Christmas My Pantry Gave to Me…

Counting Down… On an average day my pantry shelves are normally full, but during Christmas they’re packed solid. I love food and food loves me, and Christmas gives me the green light to go full throttle. It’s the time of year when it’s customary to over indulge in all those naughty things; because come the ...

Spicy Kenyan Masala Wedges

Hold on a minute. Stop! Really? It’s not Friday! Don’t you just hate it when that happens? You are all geared up for that Friday feeling, eagerly anticipating a night in planted on the sofa, Netflix and a take out. Then you realise it’s only Thursday… Arghhh, not impressed! Although I love whizzing around my ...

Red Red (Ghanaian Black-eyed beans Stew)

It’s no where near lunch and I’m already famished. Lulu decided it was playtime an hour early, so my mega early wake up meant an uncomfortably early breakfast. Inevitably this had a domino effect on lunch. I’m currently contemplating breaking off the table leg and using it as a crudités.  Maybe I’ll pass on that ...