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Crispy fried aubergine, with peanut sauce and coconut noodles, aka, Saturday night fakeaway!

I have been craving popcorn tofu chik'n, but, when i went to Asda for my Cauldron tofu, the shelf was bare! damn vegans... also, yey, lots of vegans out there woohooo, its a double edged sword for me! So, I had the craving and all the ingredients except the main one, which made me think,… Continue reading Crispy fried aubergine, with peanut sauce and coconut noodles, aka, Saturday night fakeaway!

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Mushroom Miso Soup, aka, ‘I’ve just come inside from a cold rainy day and my tummy needs comfort!’

Pros of this recipe: easy, yummy, comforting, makes enough for 3 big bowls, reheats to be just as perfect as it is when freshly made.... Cons of this recipe: NONE! grab the ingredients and get it made and get it in your tummy! Ingredients 4 table spoons of yellow Miso 4 cups of water 1… Continue reading Mushroom Miso Soup, aka, ‘I’ve just come inside from a cold rainy day and my tummy needs comfort!’

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Crispy sesame sriracha cauliflower wings

This is one of the scrummiest dishes in my list of favourite scrummy dishes. Its super easy, if slightly faffy, and it will leave you will a tingly mouth and a happy happy tummy! Perfect for a cold friday evening, curled up on the sofa with a cold beer and a film! As always, please… Continue reading Crispy sesame sriracha cauliflower wings

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Leftover Soup, with toasted pitta and crispy mushrooms.

I Love soup. Its one of those foods that is comforting  and nurturing and the easest damn thing in the world to make. . and its exactly what you need for your dinner at the end of a snowy day. This soup i call leftover soup. Because its soup. And its made from leftovers! And when… Continue reading Leftover Soup, with toasted pitta and crispy mushrooms.

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Is it still pizza if it has no cheese?

Listen. Cheese is the hardest thing to give up. No vegan is going to disagree with you. There are some fabulous vegan cheeses available, but to be fair, until you have been dairy free for at least a few months, I'd personally leave them alone. You will compare them and feel disappointed. Once you've moved… Continue reading Is it still pizza if it has no cheese?

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Supernatural Sunday pancakes… 

It's Sunday.  It's cold. It's raining. Half term is over and I'm back to work tomorrow. This is the kind of morning that requires magic. This is the kind of morning that requires pancakes! I do enjoy those small, round, fluffy American pancakes sometimes, but, like my pizza, I prefer my base thin and my… Continue reading Supernatural Sunday pancakes… 

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Blondies have more fun!(and what the hell is Aqua Faba?)

This recipe is vegan, gluten free and sugar free. And if you left out the baking soda and the baking powder, replaced the chocolate chips for some cacao nibs, you could put the cookie dough mixture in your fridge and have a lovely treat on your raw days! INGREDIENTS One tin of drained and rinsed… Continue reading Blondies have more fun!(and what the hell is Aqua Faba?)

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I need something warm on toast….what the heck has avocado got to do with it? 

When I first made the transition to being vegan, breakfasts were a struggle for me. After porridge and Linda McCartney sausages, I was lost. There was the scary sounding tofu scramble (which isn't scary and is super delicious and I will tell you and all about) and there was avo on toast. How the hell… Continue reading I need something warm on toast….what the heck has avocado got to do with it?