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Tricolore chickpea salad

Chickpea salads are one of my go-to recipes when we have a BBQ. I normally throw in whatever salad veg I have but thought I would be more organised this time and focus on green, red and yellow. Ingredients 400g can of chickpeas, drained 5 cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 tablespoons tinned sweetcorn one quarter of […]

Creamy tomato and chickpea curry

One of the textures that I have missed most since going vegan is a creamy consistency. I love Thai curries so used the coconut milk idea to add a creaminess to a tomato and chickpea curry. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon oil 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 heaped teaspoon medium curry powder 2 tablespoons¬†tomato […]

Creamy rice with peas and green beans

I recently rediscovered one of my favourite recipes: a creamy rice dish with fake chicken chunks, peas and green beans. I used to eat this regularly when I was vegetarian but once I went vegan I didn’t have soft cheese often. I bought some so got cooking! 1-2 tbsp oil 1 small onion, diced 300g […]

Crunchy pasta crisps

Last year I noticed that the latest food craze were pasta crisps. I even found some gluten free vegan ones on holiday. But my attempt to make them in the oven was not a total sucess. The flavour was good but the texture wasn’t quite right. Last month I decided to have another go and […]

Quick chocolate and cherry brownies (vegan and gluten free)

Mmm chocolate, mmm cherry, mmm brownies. Chocolate and cherry brownies? Need I say more? Well, I will! I made this recipe last month for my mum’s birthday cake. It was a bit of a panic to make after school but this recipe can be whipped up in less than an hour including heating the oven […]