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Tandoori Tofoo Salad

What a delicious mix of flavours, the already smoked Tofoo seasoned with Tandoori spices on a bed of refreshing salad. The perfect healthy vegan lunch or side dish packed with protein and nutrients. Ingredients 1 block smoked Tofoo 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ginger powder 1.5 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 head ice-burg…
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Potato Salad

Now that summer is on its way, here is the perfect BBQ accompaniment, with its creamy yet zesty flavour, with added oupmh from the gherkins, it is THE most delicious potato salad recipe. This dish is an oatly special, I used to crème fraiche and oatgurt to make an extra creamy potato salad recipe. If…
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Banana & Pistachio Nice Cream

I absolutely love pistachio nuts. This combination of pistachios, banana and caramel is so dreamy. You can make this for a fraction of the cost for shop bought vegan ice cream and you aren’t consuming all of those hidden nasties and preservatives, if you make your own! Its so simple, give it a try!… Yield:…
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Pesto & ‘Bacon’ Potato Salad

You can’t go wrong with a potato salad, right?! An absolute classic at a buffet or BBQ. Why not mix things up a bit and load your next potato salad with pesto and vegan bacon bits. The creaminess from the potatoes and dressing accompanied by the smoky flavour of the bacon bits, the crunch from…
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Crispy ‘Cheese’ Straws

Who said vegans miss out?! We can even eat cheese straws AND they are like a million times tastier than shop bought non-vegan cheese twists… in my opinion anyway!So these are super easy to make, they are sure to impress your party guests and they are versatile. You can add pesto, sundried tomatoes, ‘bacon’ bits,…
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Oreo Brownie

I am a chocolate lover, the one thing I missed when transitioning to a plant-based diet was milk chocolate. Then I created the recipe for this amazing gooey brownie which certainly stopped my cravings for milk chocolate. The linseed egg adds protein, omegas, dietary fibre etc. This recipe is quite high in sugar so I…
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Crispy Paprika Roasted Chickpeas

The best snack in the history of snacks! Chickpeas are protein dense legume with high levels of iron, zinc, folate, phosphorus, and B vitamins. This snack is so easy to prepare, they are deliciously tasty and crispy. Besides using the chickpeas as a snack, you can also add these to salads, soups, buddha bowls etc. Ingredients…
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Black Bean Roasties

This is a ‘I’m having a lazy day but I still want to be healthy’ kinda dish. This meal can be served as a side dish, it can also be served as a well balanced main, with everything you need in one delicious dish from protein to un-refined carbs and all those powerful antioxidants to…
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Lentil Goodness

This recipe is so quick and is one of my go to evening meals if I’m in a rush or needing a nutrient boost! It’s completely packed with protein, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals! Ingredients 1/2 broccoli 1/2 sweet potato1 can green lentils 2 carrots coconut oil 3 garlic cloves 1 tsp cumin Salad leaves Dressing…
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Pesto, Sheese & ‘Bacon’ Swirls

WARNING: ADDICTIVE!! Vegans are allowed to eat naughty food sometimes too… its all about balance! These little snacks are perfect for party buffets. The ‘Vivera Bacon Bits’ are incredible, combined with the vegan cheese and pesto, its an absolute snack from heaven! I made my own pesto as I prefer it without the acidity regulators…
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Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Curried Soup

You may or may not know that the orange pigment in colourful vegetables such as carrots, sweet potatoes and butternut squash, comes from beta-carotene. Beta-carotene converts into vitamin A – an essential vitamin. It is also an antioxidant. So rest assured, you can enjoy your soup knowing that you are getting lots of beneficial nutrients.…
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Roasted Chickpea Rainbow Wraps

These rainbow wraps are refreshing, crunchy & colourful. They are super fun to make and look absolutely beautiful on the dinner table. Loaded with nutrient-dense raw vegetables & oozing with protein from the chickpeas & satay sauce. You can switch up the veggies to whatever you fancy at the time, just remember…the more colourful and…
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Banging Bake!

The bake that has so many ingredients that the title would have been too long, so I compromised…nothing truer than that though, it really is, banging!!This picture was taken before it was actually baked, once baked the vegan cheese melts and veggies go crispy. This dish gets a lot of compliments on the flavour when…
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Italian Sausage Salad

Sometimes as a vegan you just fancy a meat substitute. This Italian Sausage Salad will certainly satisfy those cravings while still remaining healthy. I used Linda McCartney sausages for this recipe, which were delicious, but you can choose any vegan sausages to use or you could even try making your own from soya protein or…
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Sunflower Mince Chilli – 2 Ways

Chilli is extremely versatile, there are a huge number of Mexican dishes you can make with chilli, these include: chilli non carne, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, chilli fries, chilli nachos… can you think of any Iv missed off? Leave your ideas in the comments below. I love using sunflower mince as a mince substitute, it’s made…
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Banana, Caramel & Choc Chip Blondies

When I made these, my plan was to make banana bread, then I spotted the caramel syrup and chocolate chips in my cupboard. This is where things got interesting… although I haven’t used an egg substitute in the blondies, they turned out so light and fluffy. The banana acts a binder. These are perfect if…
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Scrambled Tofu & Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Scrambled Tofu is a bit of an obsession of mine at the moment. I am experimenting with it in many different ways. This salad blew my mind, with the ‘eggy’ taste and texture from the Tofu and the sweet, smoky taste from the sweet potato combined with the crunchy fresh salad, the creamy ranch dressing…
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Cumin Roasted Cauliflower Salad

I think we can all agree that any vegetable oven roasted with some spices, salt and pepper are so yummy, even better that they are totally guilt free too. This is a completely raw salad, apart from the roasted cauliflower with the cumin which adds a warm, earthy flavour to the salad. This dish is…
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Tofu Satay Noodles

If you caught my Instagram LIVE this evening you would have seen me making the recipe along with a few of my lovely followers. This recipe is great for post work out, there is 30-35g of protein in this dish from the tofu and peanut butter. There is also lots of iron, calcium and potassium…
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Black Bean Quesadilla

Mexican is my all time favourite, these Quesadillas are quick and easy to prepare and will never fail to impress your lunch guests. The vegan cheese I used is by Violife and the Creme Fraiche is by Oatly. Get your sombreros ready and get cooking! This recipe serves 2 people If you would like to…
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Sweet Potato & Harissa Lasagne with Garlic Bread

Not your traditional lasagne with the sweet potato and harissa but I love to get creative and try new things, this was an impulse decision for me after looking though my cupboards, it worked really well. A lot of people don’t realise how easy it is to make vegan garlic bread too, so I included…
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5 Minute Scrambled Tofu

The perfect breakfast, brunch or lunch. This is a no cook recipe and it only takes to make as long as the bagel takes to toast. The eggy texture and taste of this will impress you and even satisfy some eggy cravings you might have going on. I paired mine with smashed avo, hemp seeds…
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Pink Pitaya & Sweet Chilli Hummus

In honour of national hummus day I have made this deliciously sweet, beautifully colourful hummus. Pink pitaya is also known as pink dragonfruit, this bright freeze dried extract powder is loaded with vitamins C, B1, B2, B3, iron, calcium, magnesium, carotene, lycopene and omegas 3 & 6. The link to where I got this from…
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Paprika Roasted Chickpea Salad

This is a really quick and easy salad to throw together if you are in a rush. It is so flavoursome from all of the fresh salad ingredients and super crunchy from the roasted chickpeas and flaked almonds which also make it oooze with protein. Serves 1 Ingredients 40g spinach 1/2 avocado 5 cherry tomatoes20g…
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Creamy Mushroom & Spinach Pasta

Make this tasty pasta dish on the days you are craving a great big bowl of comfort. It has a huge range of flavours from the spicy chilli and the popping mustard seeds to the creamy nutty sauce. Comfort food doesn’t always have to be unhealthy! Serves 2 Ingredients Sauce1 cup cashews500 ml plant-based milkJuice…
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Black Bean Spaghetti & Grilled Artichoke Salad

Black bean spaghetti is an awesome gluten free alternative to spaghetti. This meal has over half of your daily protein needs and not an animal product in sight! The perfect post-workout meal, packed with flavour and full of iron. Grilled artichokes are one of my favourite salad additions, the salty taste they lend means that…
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Peanut Butter & Harissa Noodles

There is something very special about the combination of peanut butter & harissa, the flavours compliment each other so well. This dish would be a perfect post-workout dinner due to the peanut butter making the dish high in protein, around 1/3 of your daily needs. I love making stir-fries, you can pretty much chuck any…
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BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos

If I am hosting a party with family or friends I will always whack out the nachos, you can’t go wrong, people absolutely love them. So many different flavours and textures, people find it impressive when you have made the tortilla chips yourself too.It may seem like a lot of ingredients you need to make…
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Pesto Pasta

Ahhh Pesto! Absolute one of a kind. A lot of shop bought pesto’s contain animal products such as milk, cheese and sometimes even egg and yogurt, along with a whole bunch of preservatives and acidity regulators. Why?! Using animal products is cheaper than using fresh, quality ingredients. When the funny thing is, you can buy…
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Roasted Carrot & Kale Dip

This chunky dip is full of goodness, check out the amount of Vitamin D in this recipe – something that is quite hard to come by unless you take supplements or get a lot of sunlight. Along with the other micro-nutrients it is packed with a huge percentage of your daily needs. It’s a lot…
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Rainbow Salad with King Oyster Mushrooms

This salad is packed with some much flavour, its packed with a high percentage of your daily macro and micro-nutrients. As you can see on the chart below, it is high in fat but 27g of that are monounsaturated fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are good fats that our bodies need for anti-inflammatory…
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Spaghetti Bolognese

Who doesn’t love a spaghetti bolognese?! This is a really quick and easy meal to throw together if you’re on a busy schedule. One of my favourite things about vegan cooking is re-creating hearty dishes that are traditionally cooked with animal products and showing how delicious they can be without those traditional products, in this…
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Goji Berry Protein Hot Cross Buns

It’s Easter!! With all this time on our hands I expect most people will have a go at making some hot cross buns for their families. These hot cross buns are a little different to standard ones. I have swapped up some flour for some Pulsin protein powder and the raisins for goji berries and…
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Crispy Smoked Tofu & Roasted Vegetable Salad

Roasted vegetable salads are an absolute dream, they are so versatile. From vegetables and leaves to proteins and dressings to suit your needs. You can pack them with nuts and seeds to give you a highly nutritious meal. I roasted my vegetables in coconut oil to give them a delicious flavour. Serves 2 Ingredients Roasted…
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Red Cabbage & Wild Garlic Soup

Not only does this soup look incredibly exciting, the taste is unbelievable. The red cabbage lends a peppery yet sweet taste. I used Oatly creme fraiche to make the soup a little more creamy, this isn’t essential, the soup will still taste delicious without it or equally you could make your own vegan creme fraiche.…
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Creamy Cashew & Broccoli Spirali

This pasta is delicious served hot or cold, you can mix and match your veg too. I chose broccoli because I think it really works with the sauces cheesy flavour and it’s madly nutritious. Cashews are a great base for creamy sauces. This dish is packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre, folic acid and healthy fats.…
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Wild Garlic & Basil Pesto

Unbeatable Pesto – so versatile, can be eaten with pasta, as a dip, in a mayo, on toast, the possibilities are endless. The Wild Garlic gives the Pesto such a delicious taste, I usually add garlic clothes to my Pesto anyway but with the Wild Garlic there is no need. All the ingredients in this…
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Wild Garlic, Rosemary & Tomato Focaccia

Focaccia is hands down the tastiest bread out there! Check out this recipe with Wild Garlic, Rosemary and Cherry Tomatoes. The Wild Garlic has antibacterial and antibiotic properties and has been proven to reduce blood pressure, plus its a lot of fun to forage! Yield: 1 Focaccia – Serves Approx 4 Ingredients 250g strong white…
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Spanakopita Triangles

You would never believe these are vegan! So these days we are very lucky to have vegan substitutes such as vegan feta. In this recipe I used Bute Island Sheese ‘Feta’ which is one of my favourites! These delicious triangles are made with filo pastry which most brands you will find in the supermarket are…
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Mac n ‘Cheese’

This dish is seriously creamy comfort food that hits all the same spots that normal mac n cheese would but without the guilt of using animal products! Serves 4 Ingredients 200g macaroni 40g plant based spread 30g plain flour 240g plant based milk 2tsp mustard powder 2 tsp garlic powder2 tsp onion powder2tbsp nutritional yeast…
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Pulsin Protein Pancakes & Strawberry Sauce

To celebrate Pancake Day 2020 I teamed up with Pulsin and made the delicious pancakes with strawberry sauce using their amazing protein powders. These pancakes are not only easy to make; they also contain two hits of plant-based protein in both the pancakes themselves and the delish strawberry protein sauce (yum!) I has used our Unflavoured…
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Kickers Energy Balls

This has been one of my favourite recipes for years, as they’re quick and easy to make, super tasty and incredibly healthy. After getting my role at FGR I named them ‘Kickers’, as they look like tiny footballs and taste very similar to Snickers bars. They’re a great post work out snack as the peanut…
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