Artichoke & Mint Pesto

Vegan and delicious. This pesto is super quick and easy to make and is great mixed with pasta, courgetti or served on the side of grilled vegetables. 5 min Makes one small jar Ingredients: 70g artichoke (from a jar of antipasti) 20g oil (from a jar of antipasti) 2 large handfuls of fresh mint leavesContinue reading “Artichoke & Mint Pesto”

Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew

A slow cooker is fantastic for easy healthy eating. What’s not to love about that? 10 min prep time 4 hour cook time 4 hours & 10 min Total Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 350g dried black-eyed beans, soaked in water for 12 hours and then drained 1 can jackfruit, drained 3-4 potatoes, chopped 400g passata 100gContinue reading “Jackfruit & Black Eyed Bean Stew”

Vegan “Chicken” & Bean Casserole

Such an easy dish. You can throw this together in 20 minutes and it’s fully nourishing and delicious. We loved this one. 5 min prep time 15 min cook time 20 min Total  Ingredients: 160g vegan chicken (I used The Vegetarian Butcher, What the Cluck) 1 tin butter beans, drained 1 pak Choi, chopped 100gContinue reading “Vegan “Chicken” & Bean Casserole”

“Meaty” Mushroom & Cabbage Chipotle Soft Tacos

Serves 4 15 mins Total 5 mins prep 10 mins cooking time Ingredients: ¼ red cabbage, chopped (275g)  1 small red onion, chopped (75g) 175g chestnut mushrooms, chopped 2 tsp vegan chipotle chilli paste 2 tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp ground ginger Pinch of HimalayanContinue reading ““Meaty” Mushroom & Cabbage Chipotle Soft Tacos”

Feel Good Falafels

These falafels are full of healthy ingredients and are baked rather than fried, making them a much healthier option than a lot of recipes out there. They’re delicious, vegan, gluten free and easy to make. Not to mention they stay together. Serves 4 45 mins Total 15 mins prep 30 mins cooking time Ingredients: 2Continue reading “Feel Good Falafels”

Canelo Celebration Cake

Named after the boxer, Canelo, this cinnamon roll inspired cake is anything but healthy. As a wellness coach, it’s not the sort of thing I’d usually post but we all need treats sometimes and this is just too good not to share. It’s vegan, gluten free and totally delicious. 45 mins total  15 mins prepContinue reading “Canelo Celebration Cake”

Veganuary Blues: The Surprising Challenge With Going Vegan

When I decided to go vegan, I thought my toughest challenge would be life without Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Cup ice cream. As a Wellness Coach, I don’t like admitting that this thought momentarily put into question my entire decision.  But, sense prevailed. Values come before cheap pleasures and so I pushed ahead. GoingContinue reading “Veganuary Blues: The Surprising Challenge With Going Vegan”

Sweet Potato Nut Roast

1 hour 10 mins total 10 mins prep 1 hour cook time -2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes -1 medium carrot, grated -1 small red onion, chopped -100g chestnut mushrooms, finely chopped -8 almonds, chopped -8 brazil nuts, chopped -8 walnuts, chopped -8 cooked chestnuts, chopped  -1 tbsp dairy free butter/spread -2Continue reading “Sweet Potato Nut Roast”

Spiced Carrot Bagel Sandwich

5 mins total 5 mins prep time -1 medium carrot, grated -2 slices of raw leek, chopped -1 tbsp vegan mayo -7 cashews, chopped -½ tsp cajun spice -I tbsp fresh coriander chopped (optional) -1 GF bagel -1 leaf of Romaine lettuce -3 slices of cucumber -Vegan butter Mix the first six ingredients together inContinue reading “Spiced Carrot Bagel Sandwich”