Happy Veganmas!

We are delighted to be celebrating our 3rd Christmas as a vegan family. It has been tough at times and not always easy to eat and drink plant based products. However, even over the past months, we are seeing so many more plant based ranges in mainstream supermarkets and having access to more vegan menus…

Easy mid-week vegan pizza

This is such a quick and easy mid week meal that tastes delicious! The children can also help you and make their own pizzas! Be adaptable and use whatever you have in your fridge or cupboard! Ingredients 1 roll puff pastry ( check no butter) Olive oil Tomato purée Balsamic vinegar Mixed Mediterranean herbs Tin…

Sunday lunch treat – mushroom and Guinness pie

Now we are eating healthy food and feeling healthy, we have struggled with what to make on a Sunday. This is the perfect time to sit down as a family and eat together sharing stories of our week past and planning the week ahead. This is not the time to eat a salad but to…

Most amazing vegan chocolate birthday cake

You just have to try this amazing vegan chocolate cake! The sponges are light and moist and the chocolate ganache is gooey and rich! I made this for my husband’s birthday and we all loved it. The trick is to make it using avocados as this keeps the cake moist! It does get a bit…

Lola’s quick vegan pasta bake

Lola came up with this idea for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner. It is best to use the super large pasta shells. Ingredients 1 packet of large pasta shells 250g cherry tomatoes Olive oil 1 red onion 2 cloves garlic 1 tin tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato puree 1 tablespoon of oregano 1 jar…

Vegan Almond and Raspberry Tray bake

These are simply delicious to have with a cup of tea on a rainy afternoon. They do keep for a few days but we rarely have any left the next day as they are a family favourite. Tray bakes are so simple to make and some don’t even require any cooking. There isn’t much that…