Pasta is such a comforting food, but often laden with cream and cheese. If you prefer to avoid dairy, here are 10 essential vegan pasta sauce recipes to try. Some of them use nuts (which are brilliant at imitating dairy), others use pulses, others substitute cream and cheese with silky avocados. One thing is for sure, […]
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Are you thinking of adding more vegan dishes to your cooking repertoire but are not sure where to start? You are not alone. I meet many people who feel daunted by vegan food, unsure if it will be any good. When I first became flexitarian, my knowledge of vegan recipes was literally limited to salads. Looking for […]
Making your own pizza is fun, easy and so much healthier than ordering a takeaway. It is an ideal dish to prepare when you want to get the kids involved or if you are having a few friends around for a casual dinner. While a basic pizza dough will generally form the base, you can […]
November 1st is World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month. To celebrate, the Vegan Society is organising many events alongside a 30 Day Vegan Pledge. Their website is also listing some of the Special Offers running throughout the month. When it comes to food, I always found the word “vegan” quite daunting. A diet purely based on plant-based food was […]
“New traditions need to start somewhere . . ” this is how Yotam Ottolenghi introduced his vegetarian Christmas recipes a couple of weeks ago on twitter. New traditions… I like this especially as I see this is something we could be embracing as a family. Most people will not think about eating turkey the rest of the year, […]
Cauliflower might be a humble vegetable, yet it is full of delicious surprises such as cauliflower rice. Easy, healthy and gluten free, cauliflower rice makes a tasty and low carb alternative to rice, couscous or other grains. It is made by simply grating cauliflower florets or pulsing them in a food processor. Some people like […]
We often buy too much or simply forget what’s in the refrigerator and end wasting food, a lot of food. Overall up to 50% of the food produced ends up in the bin. Even though we are improving, UK households are still wasting around 21% of perfectly good food. By becoming savvier with using left overs, families could save on average £60 […]
Overripe bananas make the perfect ingredient for vegan cakes as they bind the batter so well you do not have to use eggs. You’ll find more ideas for baking with egg substitutes here. They are not only more flavoursome but are also easier to digest than unripe bananas as the high starch content changes to sugar during […]
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