Homemade Baked Beans

I used to love Baked Beans on toast with cheese on top, particularly as a quick, easy meal, but now I prefer to make my own healthier version. Fry some onions, mushrooms & peppers, add garlic and herbs (I like basil, organo & thyme – you can also add some chilli powder or paprika or […]

Veg Curry with Eggs

I love a good Farmer’s Market, particularly for the veg you get. It’s often cheaper, you get more for your money, it’s super fresh and you get varieties that aren’t available in the supermarket. This week I got Purple kale (anything purple fruit & veg wise is excellent), heritage carrots i.e. not just orange!, Purple […]

‘Undone’ Spicy Cottage Pie

I found this recipe many years ago and have adapted it to suit my current dietary needs. It’s both gluten and dairy and absolutely yummy. In fact it’s so good my husband asked me to marry him the first time I served it to him!! It’s also easy to make and contains plenty of veg.

Baked Veggie Loaf

A friend of mine, who is vegetarian, came for Christmas dinner. I didn’t want to trot out something safe nor did I want to do a standard nut roast. So having looked at a few different recipes I created this veggie loaf. It is quite crumbly when just out of the oven, but tastes great, particularly with […]

Chicken Stir Fry

A super easy, chicken stir fry recipe using ingredients from your storecupboard and whatever veggies you have in the fridge. Serve with either egg noddles, rice noodles (gluten free) or rice of choice (gluten free) and a green salad.

Spicy Coconut Sweet Potato Wedges

I had these at a couple of events over the weekend and they are delicious. They work well on their own, with a variety of salads & dips, definitely with avocado and would work equally well as a side with chicken or fish. This recipe uses curry powder, but you could easily substitute this for […]

Coconut Chicken

A quick easy way to cook chicken and one that should go down well with the kids as well as the grown ups. This would go well with the Mango Salsa, sliced avocado and your choice of salad or green beans with some new potatoes on the side buttered (if you eat dairy) or dressed […]

Sausage & Veg Roast

This is an easy to make family meal (although any leftovers can be frozen for another day if there’s less of you), gives you loads of veg in one meal (I tend to serve with a green salad on the side or a green veg such as broccoli – you can’t have too much broccoli!). […]

Veggie Burger & Tahini Slaw

I wanted a  veggie burger that didn’t use breadcrumbs, included sweet potato and is simple to make.  So here it is Bean & Sweet Potato burger.  These are quite soft so don’t work well in a bun (however you could firm up the mixture with some buckwheat flour (if you are gluten free) or plain flour […]