Vegan Buffets – Crowd Pleasing Party Food

We love a buffet in the Blake Family, in fact it’s a running theme throughout my extended family and friends too, so much so my bridesmaid threatened not to attend my wedding if vol au vents were not on the menu. There are so many good options for a vegan buffet, supermarkets have amazing grab…

Vegan Mac and Cheese with Spinach and Tomatoes

Who doesn’t love Mac n Cheese? It’s just the best when it comes to needing a comforting meal which gives you a big hug from the inside out. It may not be the healthiest but this version has added spinach and tomatoes so there’s a little less to feel guilty about. Life is about balance…

Vegan Caramel and Oreo Easter Eggs: Perfect Easter Gifts Everybody Will Love.

For those looking for the perfect homemade Easter gift, look no further! These vegan Easter treats are perfect for everybody, whether they are vegan or not….. From the creamy chocolate cases to the indulgent fillings there is nothing that screams ‘free from’ about these treats. I started out my quest for yummy Easter treats after…

Vegan Lemon and Blueberry Sponge with a Pecan and Pumpkin Seed Crunch Top

Life is too short to say no to cake………….. When I became vegan I NEEDED to have a handful of easy, effective cake recipes that tasted just as good as the cake I used to enjoy. I was a tad dubious to begin with, the traditional cake mix always containing eggs and butter made me think my efforts would fail or taste horrible….

Dairy is Scary: But What Are The Best Dairy Free Alternatives?

Dairy is Scary………. And NO…..I don’t just mean from an animal welfare and environmental point of view. Let’s be realistic it tends to be the thing people claim would be the hardest thing to give up if they were to go vegan. “But how do you cope without cheese” seems to be a question I’m…

Lentil Dhal – A quick and easy, vegan, gluten free meal.

This was supposed to be my first video blog………as you can see I failed miserably so here it is as a typed recipe. I wasn’t actually planning on sharing this at the moment but one of my Facebook followers fancied giving it a whirl after seeing my weekly meal planning board I share on social…

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew and Dumplings

For as long as I can remember one of my favourite teas has been my Mums Stew and Dumplings. Marley’s dumplings are always super fluffy and light, the ultimate in comfort food. I wasn’t raised as a vegan so mums stew was always made with beef and the traditional veg, onions, carrots and potatoes. I…