Cashew Cream Spaghetti

By now, I have experienced the benefits of veganism first hand. When done right, a few weeks on a vegan diet can boost your mood, energy levels, and combined with a regular amount of exercise can have you shedding the pounds quicker than you realize. One run-in I’ve had with the diet, however, is how…

My Minestrone

Minestrone – a traditional, thick Italian soup – consists usually of many vegetables like beans, onions, celery, carrot sticks and tomato, with added rice or pasta, or sometimes both. There have been many different varieties of minestrone created down through the years, with every different twist as interesting as the other. Most people stick to…

Kale Turkey Burgers

Following on from my previous recipe post using kale, I’d like to share another way to sneak the power green into your meals without really noticing it. Homemade burgers were always a staple for me growing up at home – my mum always preferred to throw them together with fresh mince rather than bring home…

Sweet Potato Fritters

Sweet potato is another favorite healthy carb of mine because of its health benefits and the many ways in which it can be used. I’ve recently snuck it into some sweet baked recipes such as my Sweet Potato Brownies, but this time I’m cooking with it in savory form. These fritters bind well with a…

Vegan Chia Bolognese

Chia seeds are a great addition to any meal; a nice inclusion of omega-3 fats, antioxidants fibre iron and calcium. Looking back on some recipes I’ve made with chia seeds has reminded me about their versatility. They’re so adaptable that you don’t even realize they’re there sometimes, like for example in this following chia bolognese….

Sweet & Savory Oat Loaf

Continuing on from my previous discussion about the versatility of oats, I’d like to hand you another example: oat bread! For anybody who isn’t a fan of baking bread the traditional way, or is warming to the idea but just aren’t quite there yet, I suggest trying this recipe, as it holds low risk of…

Sweet Chilli Marinaded Tofu

I’ve always found tofu one of the toughest foods to present well – this may be why we see a lot of tofu scramble on our news feeds, because at least messy is the look we’re going for! After doing my research, firm, pressed tofu is definitely the way to go if you want it…

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

When it comes to meal prep, this dish screams success. The term curry has so many definitions these days, because the core ingredients are so easy to build on. It’s always the kind of meal I go for when a supermarket shop is pending, because the spices I use are always at hand in the…

Quinoa Salad

I’ve always needed some extra encouragement when it came to eating salad. For one, we can all admit it’s the type of food that’s more than likely only eaten if put on front of us than if we were to hunt for it ourselves. Secondly, it never really filled me up. There is no denying,…

Wholegrain Stroganoff

As if the limitations of what can be done with quinoa were in sight. This high carb wholegrain is pretty bland by itself, but it can be used as the foundation of many foods, be they muffins, the base of cheesecake, sprinkled on a salad or used as breadcrumbs. I loved growing up with rich…