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Soups & Salads

Make Ahead Quinoa Salad – Perfect for Lunch

Make Ahead Quinoa Salad – Perfect for Lunch

My routine Monday to Friday tends to be ram packed between work, my son, hubby and keeping the household going. Between everything, I have just about enough time to get dinner ready for the three of us (which I do at 5.30am). So unless I […]

Chickpea & Vegetable Soup

Chickpea & Vegetable Soup

A few nights a week my husband gets back late from work due to volunteering or because it’s gym night. For those nights he prefers a lightish meal. But I know by the time he hits the dinner table, he’s famished as it’s usually a […]

Spinach Daal

Spinach Daal

This is comfort in a bowl. A real boost when you’re feeling under the weather and in every way satisfyingly delicious. This is my go to recipe when I’m in need for something simple, quick, nutritious and hearty. It holds its own as a standalone […]

Black Eyed Beans Curry

Black Eyed Beans Curry

Black Eyed Beans Curry! Warm, comforting, satisfying, nutritious and no fuss. Comforting goodness in a bowl! Enjoy it as a hearty soup or dress it with some non-dairy yogurt. Eat it with some health wholegrain rice or serve with pitta bread or chapattis. I eat […]

Kidney Bean Curry Soup

Kidney Bean Curry Soup

One thing I would say is key to “survival” as a vegan, is a good collection of protein rich dishes and dishes which leave your belly really satisfied. This for me is one of them. It’s hearty, nutritionally rich and in no way labour intensive […]

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

This has to be one of the most satisfying soups in my recipe collection. It’s quick to make and made with just a few simple ingredients. I love the aromatic flavours, warming without being overpowering and just so wonderfully comforting, especially on a cold winter’s […]

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Spiced Up Indian “Bhel Salad”

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Spiced Up Indian “Bhel Salad”

I’m so excited to share this recipe. It’s absolutely gorgeous. Healthy, full of flavour and a really exciting take on this famous Mumbai street food. Let me start by explaining what “bhel” is. Bhel is a popular sweet, tangy, spicy, crispy and soft Indian street […]