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Is Tempeh Gluten Free?

Is Tempeh Gluten Free?

Plant-based proteins are a great way to enjoy meat recipes without having to sacrifice flavor. Before plant-based options like tofu arrived on the scene, many meat-based dishes couldn’t be enjoyed by vegans. But tofu isn’t the only plant-based protein there is. We’re going to talk…

Vegan Spam: The Healthy Choice

Vegan Spam: The Healthy Choice

In this article, we’re checking out a food variety that might be the last product you’d think of when you think vegan – Spam! That’s right, the classic processed luncheon meat is now available in vegan options. We’ll be checking out an exciting new development…

What Does Tofu Taste Like?

What Does Tofu Taste Like?

In this article, we’re examining the taste profile of one of the most popular vegan and vegetarian options in the world – tofu! We’re giving a full rundown on how tofu tastes in all its forms. Our hope is that this will give you the…

Reviewing the Best Tasting Vegan Cream Cheese

Reviewing the Best Tasting Vegan Cream Cheese

In this article, we’re looking at a vegan alternative to a food that is so traditionally non-vegan – cream cheese. That’s right, you don’t have to miss out on your favorite cheese spread just because of your vegan lifestyle. There are lots of options available,…

Best Vegan Cereals For 2021

Best Vegan Cereals For 2021

Cereal is such a versatile food, and it’s become more than just a breakfast staple for many people. Finding vegan products can be difficult, but we’re happy to report that there are many options for vegan breakfast cereal. We’re going to take you through our…

JUST Egg Review – Plant-Based Egg Substitute

JUST Egg Review – Plant-Based Egg Substitute

In this article, we’re reviewing one of the most popular vegan egg products on the market – JUST Egg. JUST Egg is an egg mixture made entirely from plants. If you’re looking for a vegan alternative to a scrambled egg mix, then you don’t need…

Heart Shaped Pizza & Balsamic Beet Spread

Heart Shaped Pizza & Balsamic Beet Spread

Heart shaped pizza with a pretty pink balsamic beet spread <3 Anyway, to make a heart shaped pizza, I simply poured a few tablespoons of the lentil batter onto the frying pan and quickly spread into a heart shape. I made mini pizzas, but by…

Vegan Baked Spring Rolls

Vegan Baked Spring Rolls

Interestingly, veganism does have some origins in Chinese history. Taoism (a Chinese religious tradition) required monks and nuns to restrict their diet to a mainly plant-based one – mostly they were vegetarians, some were pescatarians, and others were vegan, depending on what food was available locally.…

Cheesy Leek Vegan Quiche

Cheesy Leek Vegan Quiche

The idea for this cheesy vegan quiche struck me, and the first attempt turned out soooo good. I’ve tried numerous variations, but I love the simplicity of using leek as the sole vegetable in this quiche. It’s also quite child-friendly. I also love using other…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Spicy Mexican Burgers

Spicy Mexican Burgers

As you probably know, I planned to eat a lot of Mexican meals this week. So with a big bowl full of cooked black beans in my fridge, I decided to make some Mexican themed burgers one day for lunch. Well, they turned out so…