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Vegan blueberry blondies

Have you heard of blondies? Tried vegan or gluten free dishes? Don’t be scared! We’ve had blueberries from our garden sat in the fridge for a while so I needed to get on and use them! I fancied a cakey dish so experimented with blueberry and chocolate flavours. Ingredients: 1 flax egg (1tbsp flax with […]

Asparagus and pea risotto

If you had told me 20 years ago that I would ever voluntarily eat peas, I would have laughed in your face! But now I do! I had a craving for asparagus and thought I could do with some more green veg after a very busy few weeks with very little cooking. So I added […]

Oven baked garlic mushrooms and rice

Things have been manic recently so finding time to experiment in the kitchen has been difficult to find! I was hankering for some proper home cooked food and had some mushrooms that were glaring at me from the bottom of the fridge… I have cooked garlic mushroom rice on the hob before but wanted something […]

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 […]