Autumn

Vegan Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese
Autumn, Winter

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
Autumn, Winter

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 […]

 
Hearty veg and bacon soup
Autumn, Soups, Winter

Chunky Winter Veg Broth

On long, chilly, grey winter days when you think the outside will never dry out and the sun may well not shine again this side of oblivion, I like to get a steamy bowlful of this inside me. It’s super hearty and totally filling. Best enjoyed under a blanket with […]

 
Bean and Sausage Cobbler
Autumn, Winter

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 […]