Vegan potato salad

We recently held a vegan picnic in the office and shared our favourite vegan dishes. Here’s my incredibly easy yet tasty contribution that was very popular. Vegan potato salad 500g salad potatoes (the waxy ones), if small use whole otherwise cut into bitesize pieces 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 spring onion,…

Who is Yotam Ottolenghi?

It is safe to say that Ottolenghi is very in fashion in the culinary world. His most famous cookery book, Jerusalem, sold like hot cakes and his column in the guardian is very well received. He has recently appeared on Radio 4s Desert Island Disks, and has opened numerous restaurants in London (fingers crossed they…

Easy peasy vegan cake recipe

So we are halfway through February – diets are a thing of the past and we are all up for a slice of cake again, hoorah! This cake recipe is one I have adapted and I scale it up & down to fit the size of the tin and what I want to make flavour…

New year, new healthy you?

For many people, the changing of the year brings about a change in their attitude towards health and food. I, for one, fall into that category and have had a burst of enthusiasm towards getting fit and healthy. One way I have pledged to do this is by drastically cutting back the amount of meat…

Simple cheap recipes #2 Easy cheesy Lentils!

This one was a camping favourite so it’s really easy to prepare, it’s not glamorous but it’s filling, comforting and cheap. You will need: medium size pan 1-2 tspn olive or vegetable oil 1 onion 1-2 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon mustard (optional) Cheese grated (any as cheap as you like) about 100g Dried red split…

Using up natures bounty and disasters – Recipes and ideas.

It’s that time of year when fellow gardeners and allotmenters are showing off huge crops of juicy red tomatoes, huge marrows and baskets of beans and peas. Yes, but it doesn’t always go that way. What exactly can you do with gluts of veg or failed veg like green tomatoes? Green tomatoes are a tricky…

Banana & Blueberry Overnight Oats

A fuss-free breakfast for early starters! Don’t have time for breakfast? Make it the day before! Prep Time: 5 mins  |   Difficulty: Easy    |    Price: £ Serving Size: One person. INGREDIENTS 1 banana, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons greek yoghurt 200ml almond milk 1 scoop (30g) protein powder 75g rolled oats Vanilla extract A handful of pistachios or…

A Healthy Chicken Curry

Craving a takeaway? Thinking of ordering from your local curry house? Throw away those menus…this nutritious, tasty recipe will cure your cravings whilst keeping you feeling fit and healthy! It’s so quick and easy to make it’ll make you think twice about ordering in again. Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 20 mins Difficulty: Easy Price: £ Serving Size: Two…

3 Easy Breakfast Ideas

If your like me you’ll think breakfast can get a bit repetitive and boring. Sometimes I don’t have time for breakfast or might make a quick bit of toast to eat as I’m leaving the house. Have a go at making your breakfast more exciting with these 3 breakfast easy and quick ideas! After all breakfast’s…

#LoveFood: Our suggestions on how to use leftovers

I’ve asked my EatGreen2016 fellow bloggers to share what is it that they do with leftovers and many interesting suggestions came up. Here they are: Holly’s tomato sauce My standby is to throw everything in a pan with a tin of tomatoes or passata and make a sauce to go with pasta, rice, jacket potato…

Vegan lemon curd recipes

As someone with an issue with eggs I had to give up lemon curd.  I have never seen vegan lemon curd in shops so I didn’t really think about it until I saw a recipe recently. Somehow I assumed it would be difficult – but it’s really not. I’ll give you links to 2 recipes…

Quick, Easy Omelette!

We all know those days that are so busy we don’t even have time to think let alone plan and stand cooking a really complex meal for dinner. After I’ve been to work, seen friends and trained at the gym, some days I’m tempted to pick anything off the supermarket shelf in the form of a…