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Vegan Berry Cupcakes
Desserts, Cakes & Baking

Vegan Very Berry Cupcakes

This is a vegan adaptation of my mother’s basic cupcake recipe (affectionately known as ‘Mum’s Buns’ in our house). It is pretty much fool proof and doesn’t require any complex ingredients. This is a great recipe to make with the kids as it is quick and easy to do. The […]

 
Houmous
Snacks, Dips and Sides

Homemade Houmous

Houmous (or Hummus) is simple, cheap, quick and so delicious. Popular in the Middle East and Mediterranean, this classic dip is an absolute favourite in our house.Β  You will never want to buy shop bought hummus again once you try making your own! It uses just 6 ingredients, just pop […]

 
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Desserts

Vegan Pancakes (Crepes)

Pancakes are so versatile and delicious and it is easy to make a vegan version using just a few ingredients. It is best if you use a good non-stick pan as this will produce better results. Make sure you get the pan really hot before adding the batter and swirl […]

 
Vegan Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese
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Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese

This is a firm family favourite in our house! It is simple, quick and cheap to make and a delicious, healthy alternative to the classic meat version. You can use dried green or puy lentils if you prefer, just cooked them according to the package instructions before adding the recipe. […]

 
Vegan Lentil and Aduki Bean Cottage Pie
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Lentil and Aduki Bean Cottage Pie

A family classic, this vegan cottage pie (or shepherds pie, sometimes known as ‘shepherdless’ pie) recipe uses lentils and aduki beans in place of the meat in the traditional version. You can also use soya mince in this recipe if you prefer, it works really well with either. With lots […]

 
black-bean-squash-chilli
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Black Bean and Butternut Squash Chilli

This is an amazing combination of flavours! If you are looking for a bit of a change from more traditional chilli’s then definitely give this a try. It is easy and quick to make with only a few cheap ingredients. You can add more chilli if you like things hot! […]

 
Bean and Sausage Cobbler
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Sausage, Bean and Vegetable Cobbler

This recipe was a firm family favourite of my childhood. The scone topping makes it a lovely hearty meal, but it does work just as well without if you don’t have time. This is an easy meal to ‘veganise’ with some simple swaps for vegan versions of butter and sausages […]