Vegans and B12

Even though this particular topic is not one of the most famous i.e vegans that are deficient in protein, iron, calcium and other essential nutrients, this topic is one of the most important. Although we will cover all of them in due course. What is B12? In a nutshell B12 is a complex water-soluble (able…

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto Not going to lie, I came into the risotto game very late. When growing up I was never exposed to dishes like these. It was in my late teens and into my university days is when I started eating out and venture new cuisines. I always thought it was a complicated dish to…

Vegan Vegetable Pie

Ingredients • Filo pastry (ready made) – 5 large sheets • 1 red onion • 3 garlic cloves • 5 large tomatoes • 1 red chilli • 120g soy mince (can swap this out for 200g of diced mushrooms if you don’t eat soy mince) • 50g of green peas • 2 medium carrots –…

Green tofu and chickpea burgers

Green Chickpea Tofu burgers • 100g of chickpeas • 100g of tofu • 50g spinach • 200g of breadcrumbs • 2 tbsp. of water Spices and herbs • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika • 1 tbsp of olive oil • 1 tsp black pepper • Bunch freshly chopped parsley • Pinch of salt. Serves 10 –…

Pasta Mushroom Balls on a bed of tomato sauce.

Who says vegans can’t have fresh pasta! (Not us, and when I mean us I mean vegans). A lot of fresh pasta out there in the supermarkets are either egg washed or the fillings are filled with cheese, chicken or any other manner of none-vegan trickery. This dish offers you the experience of fine dining…

Stuffed Red Bell Peppers

Ingredients: 2 red bell peppers 1 large red onion 2 celery sticks 1 tin of tomatoes 1 tsp of tomato puree Half a bag of spinach 50g of couscous 2 garlic cloves 100g of kidney beans 50g of rapeseed oil Pinch of salt Pinch of black pepper Fresh Parsley Mixed herbs Chillie flakes Serves 2…

Vegetable Wellington

Who says vegans can’t have a heart full meal at Christmas? The amount of times I’ve had “what do vegans even eat at Christmas?” is scary how people can’t think past a “traditional” Christmas meal. This is just ONE of MANY types of dishes vegans enjoy at Christmas. Because it is the Christmas period this…

Falaful Bolognase

Falafels are in my opinion a culinary genius invention of the vegan ‘meatball’. If I don’t use them in either wraps or buns I make a mean ‘meatball’ falafel Bolognese, a twist to a classic. What are falafels made of? Well in its basis for its made up from chickpeas, basil, olive oil and garlic…

Lentil stew with a sweet potato mash

Red lentils are a storage cupboard staple in my onion. They are so versatile and be placed in almost anything. For us vegans lentils are protien heaven. Health beniftis of Lentils: Lentils help to reduce blood cholesterol – this is due to it being high in fibre Good source of protien Healthy way to increase…

Sweet Red Pepper, Tomato and Basil Pasta

Summer is coming! New season’s greetings. The temperature is heating up and  a really warm hearty meal will bring you to a sweat, which isn’t cute. So we are now lightening things up with a spring summer pasta dish that can bring the sun back any day of the week. This recipe is an inspiration…

A Way To Eat Healthy

The must do’s Eat high Fiber – keeps you fuller for longer and aids for a good digestive system. Must have your 2000 calories a day. This is how much your body needs each day to function with literally no activity. Lowering it encourages the Yo-Yo weight effect. KEEP YOUR CARBS! For energy, just not…