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Tomato rice and salad

Vegan Tomato Rice

Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups Basmati rice (you can use white or brown) 1 red pepper 4 tbsp tomato puree Pinch of saffron Pinch of turmeric Pinch of smoked paprika 1/8 tsp sea salt Pinch of chilli flakes (or more if you like it spicy) 2 tbsp olive/coconut/sunflower oil Method Pre-wash the rice in cold […]

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Roasted pumpkin seeds

Toasted Soy & Paprika Pumpkin Seeds

These seeds are so delicious and packed full of nutrients and natural fats.  They are great as a snack or an accompaniment in salads or sprinkled as a garnish on soup.  This also works great with sunflower seeds. Ingredients 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 tbsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp smoked paprika Method Heat a frying […]

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falafel hummus salad

Vegan Falafels

Falafels are a great source of protein for veggie/vegans and can be versatile in terms of adding many different types of herbs and spices to change its flavour, taste and texture.  Here I have chosen a recipe for a herby falafel, packing in a fresh flavour with each bite. Servings Makes approx. 14 depending on […]

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Crispy potato skins

Vegan Crispy Potato Skins

This is a delicious way to make use of the unwanted skins from potatoes you use in other dishes. You can use the skins from both white and sweet potatoes or mix it up, which I often do. Method On a baking tray, spread out your potato skins Rub a little oil into the skins, […]

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Hummus

Vegan Hummus

A truly delicious and creamy hummus that can be eaten on its own, in a sandwich (great with cucumber and/or sun-dried tomato) or as a dip for some veggie crudités. Very healthy and nutritious. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (drained, keep the liquid to one side) 3 tbsp tahini Juice from 1 lemon/lime 3 tbsp olive […]

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Spaghetti bolognese

Vegan Pasta Bolognese

A truly flavourful dish full of natural ingredients, a deep red in colour as well as being satisfying and filling. Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup soya mince (pre-soak in 2 cups hot water, 2 tbsp soya sauce or 1/4 tsp sea salt, 1/8 tsp chilli flakes) 1/2 red pepper finely chopped 1/2 green pepper finely […]

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Tofu Scramble

Vegan Tofu Scramble

This dish using tofu is so versatile that you can have it for breakfast as a meal in itself, enjoy it a little more extravagantly for brunch with a few more additions and even enjoy it for lunch or dinner as a tasty filling to your jacket potato accompanied with a side salad. Tofu is […]

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Vegan Tofu & Spinach Curry

A warming and nutritious curry dish full of iron, magnesium and protein. Tofu is a good source of protein and contains all eight essential amino acids. It is also an excellent source of iron and calcium Serves 6 Ingredients 1 block of firm tofu (250g): cut into chunky cubes 1 small bottle of tomato passata (200ml) […]

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bean casserole

Vegan Vegetable & Bean Chilli

A filling dish packed with healthy vegetables that are full of protein and natural nutrients.  Very satisfying. Serves 6 Ingredients Mix of vegetables you have in the fridge.  I used 1/2 yellow pepper, 1 red pepper, 1 green pepper, about 8 cherry tomatoes (a little wrinkly but still tasty) and 1/2 aubergine:  all chopped into […]

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Vegan pie

Vegan Vegetable ‘Shepherds’ Pie

A hearty, delicious, satisfying and good any day of the week dish.  Full of natural ingredients that are nutritious and tasty. Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup dried soya mince 1 tbsp tamari (gluten free soya sauce) 8 medium potatoes:  peeled, chopped in half 2 tbsp tomato puree 2 stalks celery:  finely sliced 1 tbsp olive […]

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