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winter warmer – dumpling soup recipe

winter warmer – dumpling soup recipe

Now, I have no idea what non-vegan dumplings are supposed to be like or even what they are made of, but these dumplings are like over-sized gnocchi. Doughy goodness! (Yes, I’m one of those people who enjoys eating cookie dough more than baked cookies 😐…

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Thai-inspired noodles with a spicy peanut sauce. Vegan, delicious, and quick to make for a tasty lunch or an easy dinner. picy peanut noodles Soooo good. These spicy peanut noodles are: Ready in about 10 minutes Satisfyingly creamy Extra tasty Full of wholesome ingredients

Wild Herb & Quinoa Sushi

Wild Herb & Quinoa Sushi

Quinoa sushi with herbs, radish and avocado. Quinoa sushi I usually just add avocado to my sushi but when I make sushi for myself, I love to add radishes. They add a peppery flavour, a bit of heat – plus it’s a great way to…

Apricot chickpeas with spiced coconut rice

Apricot chickpeas with spiced coconut rice

After much thought, there was one homecooked meal I remembered fondly: apricot chicken. Maybe it was the sweetness that I loved so much…it was definitely tastier than a plate of mashed potato, peas and carrots, something else that I remember being served (and refusing to…

Creamy Pasta & Lemony Broccoli

Creamy Pasta & Lemony Broccoli

The lemon gives the broccoli a really nice tang. I believe that is the secret to getting my kids to eat broccoli – disguising that cruciferous flavour! It kind of makes this recipe an adult version of mac and cheese. And the main thing I…

Brown Lentil Pizza Crust

Brown Lentil Pizza Crust

A brown lentil pizza crust, made from a can of lentils! Vegan, gluten free, oil free. Once again, I was inspired by this lentil pizza crust which I made a while ago. I’ve been meaning to make a spin on that popular pizza crust, using…

Lentil Pizza Crust [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Lentil Pizza Crust [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

One week, I made a quinoa crust, which I enjoyed but no-one else quite liked it. Going to have to play around with that one… Another week I made pizza crusts using spelt flour, which isn’t gluten-free so I guess that was cheating And this…

Ratatouille Kebabs

Ratatouille Kebabs

Ratatouille is more of a dish I would make during the winter, as a lovely warming casserole to bake in the oven. So this is my summer version of ratatouille – ratatouille kebabs! Ratatouille kebabs I was a bit unsure about including the eggplant on…

Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza

For my fusion challenge, I decided to make things easy and simply combine two of my favourite cuisines: Italian and Mexican. My favourite Italian dish? Pizza, of course. And my favourite Mexican dish? Nachos <3 So I combined them. Well, I made a Mexican pizza…with…

Spider Pizzas

Spider Pizzas

These pizzas are a spooky twist on a kid’s favourite meal. While they may seem like a bit of extra effort, these pizzas are truly simplistic with only two toppings – a cashew cheese “web” and olive “spiders”. To make the web, I used a…

French onion soup with cheese toasts

French onion soup with cheese toasts

French onion soup with VEGAN cheese toasts. Yes, it’s vegan! Usually I’ll serve French onion soup with some sort of bread, usually homemade garlic bread. I made these awesome vegan cheese toasts to go with our French onion soup. Oh. My. God. That cheese! I…

Sweet Potato Lentil Flour Pizza Crust

Sweet Potato Lentil Flour Pizza Crust

This sweet potato lentil flour pizza crust is a delicious healthy spin on vegan & gluten free pizza. The all-time most popular recipe on the blog is this lentil pizza crust. I don’t even know how that happened. That pizza crust was a totally spontaneous…