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Winter veg soup

Just spotted this winter veg soup post from before Christmas still lurking in my drafts folder! Winter is a great time for snuggling up with a warm bowl of soup. There is something cosy and hearty about it! Ingredients: half an onion or leek 100g parsnip 100g carrot 100g swede 250g potato 1 stock cube […]

Vegan sweet treats for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with Swizzels

Love is in the air, Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and vegans don’t need to be left out! Did you know that Swizzels offer vegetarian and vegan hampers to show some sweetness to your loved one this Valentine’s Day? I was kindly sent a vegan hamper and personalised Love Hearts Tube. I was presented with […]

Spicy tomato and mushroom one pot pasta

One pot rice and pasta dishes are my favourite meals to make, and I eat them about 4 times a week! So quick and easy to throw together. This spicy tomato and mushrooom pasta is all made in one pan so less washing up. The spiciness is determined by the chilli and can be adapted […]

Meat substitutes are NOT wrong for vegans

I have heard it a lot recently. ‘If you are a vegan then why are you eating sausages and burgers which replicate meat?’ Easy answer is: ‘I’m not’. I am trying to eat a meal with my family and not stand out as diffferent. I am trying to normalise vegan choices to encourage others to […]

Orange and lemon aquafaba cake (vegan and gluten free)

One of my favourite cakes before going vegan was a lemon cake with a sugar glaze crust. I saw it again in my recipe book and realised I hadn’t made it in over a year! I decided to tweak it to make it vegan and also include oranges as we had some looking forlorn in […]