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Cajun Burger Patties

These high-protein, gluten-free burger patties have a wonderfully complex texture and moreish flavours. They make a lovely light weekend lunch. Ingredients 1 can of red kidney beans 2 Tbsp chickpea flour ¼ cup soy or nut milk ⅓ cup grated carrot ⅓ cup grated baby courgette ½ cup grated red bell pepper 1 cup grated onion 1 […]


Boozy Cinnamon Butternut Trifle

This recipe for a boozy festive season tradition has a surprisingly flavoursome twist: cinnamon butternut. Give it a try! Ingredients FAIRY CAKE 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup soy milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 tsp baking powder 2 Tbsp vegan margarine 1 pinch of salt 2 Tbsp sugar TRIFLE 1 cup cooked butternut […]

These high protein vegan snack bars are perfect for long cycle rides or for a pick-me-up on a busy day. Photo © Jen

Hi-Protein Snack Bars ©

These high protein vegan snack bars are perfect for long cycle rides or for a pick-me-up on a busy day. They are gluten-free and will take you just a few minutes to prepare. – makes 6 bars Ingredients ½ cup almonds ½ cup cashew nuts 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup pitted dates 2 Tbls […]

Yummy custard, that

Dairy-Free Vanilla Custard

Here is a yummy custard recipe for you, that is free from eggs and dairy. Ingredients 1½ cup soya milk 2 tsp brown sugar 2 Tbsp vegan margarine 3 heaped Tbsp corn flour 1 Tbsp Vanilla extract Method Bring all ingredients to a gentle simmer, whisking continuously. Enjoy this lovely smooth, vegan custard poured hot […]

Vegan recipe for Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese. Sliceable, and deliciously spreadable. You will find it is certainly superior in taste to any dairy version.

Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese

In this pic Jen has made two delicious non-dairy cheeses. Below is the recipe for the Sunny Coloured Cream Cheese© . The lovely colour is due to the magical ingredient Turmeric. The cream cheese was set in an oblong container and, while it was cold, was easy to slice. Although it remained deliciously spreadable! You […]

Chicken-less and Mushroom Pies

Chicken-less and Mushroom Pies

These hearty chicken-less and mushroom pies will soon be a favourite lunchtime treat for your kids. – makes 6 pies Ingredients Today or PnP rolls puff pastry Fry’s chicken style strips 1 punnet button mushrooms, sliced 1 chopped onion 1 small bunch chopped spring onions 1 finely chopped carrot ½ cup frozen peas 2 medium […]


Easy Peasy Chocolate Mousse

Did you say ‘vegan’ chocolate mousse? Yes! This divine recipe will have everyone’s eyebrows raised. They simply will not believe how easy it is to make. – serves 2 so you might need to double or treble up Ingredients 2 ripe bananas 2 heaped Tbsp cocoa powder 2 Tbsp smooth peanut butter ¼ cup soymilk […]