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Vegan Lentil Spaghetti Bolognese
Mains

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
Mains

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! […]

Vegan Baileys
Christmas

Vegan Baileys

 

 Merry Christmas everyone! We have tried again and again to get Baileys to work with varying results. Last year the official almond milk version was released, but we felt it fell short of the original flavour and texture, so we’ve come up with this! This is as close as we […]

seitan vegan chicken dippers (2)
Seitan, Snacks

Basic Seitan

 

 If you’re craving something “meaty” to snack on or use as a meat replacement in recipes then help is at hand! Wheat meat, gluten meat or as it’s more commonly known as Seitan is your friend! Pronounced ‘Say-Tan from the Japanese ‘Sei’ meaning ‘made of’ and ‘Tan’ a truncated form […]

Hearty veg and bacon soup
Lunches & Light Bites, Soups

Chunky 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
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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 […]

Seitan 'Bacon' Sandwich
Breakfasts, Seitan

Seitan ‘Bacon’

 

 Hoorah for bacon! This isn’t a starter bake for sure but it is a hugely rewarding one. Before you have a go at this, read through the instructions a couple of times. What’s actually going to happen is we’re going to make two doughs and layer them up then stick […]

Salsa ingredients
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My Journey to Being Vegan – By B

Hi I’m B. I have been vegetarian since I was around 16 years old. Quite a few members of my rather large family are vegetarian and vegan, so I grew up in a household where that was normal, and where it was also normal for a Sunday lunch to include […]

Zingy Chickpea Salsa
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My Journey to being vegan – by Paul

 

 I love animals! I’ve always eaten meat. Those two sentences might seems at odds with each other but do read on. I’m from a little seaside town so was raised on all the things from the sea, muscles, cockles, winkles, crab, eels and fish and I loved them all. The […]