Perfect Fluffy White Rice

Cooking rice should be the easiest thing in the world shouldn’t it but the amount of times I have chuffed it right up is ridiculous. I refuse to buy the micro packets anymore as it is just false economy and loads of extra packaging waste which I have committed to trying to reduce. I found…

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…

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…

Creamy Chana Masala Recipe

This vegan curry recipe was a firm favourite with my customers when I ran Glow, a plant based meal delivery service. This is such a child friendly recipe, my two lap it up and you can be safe in the knowledge you are providing a healthy, nutritionally balanced meal. Chickpeas are a great source of…