Refined Sugar Free – Protein PackedVegan Chocolate Mousse

This Vegan Chocolate Mousse uses Refined Sugar Free Vegan Dark Chocolate, which includes #Stevia not sugar (I use the Spanish brand Valor) Two out of three of the ingredients might be a surprise: Silken Tofu & Aquafaba. It’s absolutely delicious believe me 🤤 This month I’ve been busy researching diabetes. because until recently, it’s an…

Easy Black Bean & Buckwheat Burger

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Makes 8-10 burgers Out of all the wholefood veggie burger recipes I’ve concocted, this is still my favourite. It’s Soy & Gluten Free making it versatile for all & it’s extremely tasty. From Burgers to Meatballs, Sunday Roast loaf to special occasion Wellington, this easy Black bean mix, forms a perfect…

Maafe – West African Peanut Stew

Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4 -5 Categories Used: World Flavours, Meat Alternative, High Protein This dish originates from Mali, but is popular in many parts of West Africa. There are so many versions of this dish doing the rounds, I was keen to find out what’s traditional in terms of ingredients….

Pisto (Spanish Stew)

What is Pisto? Pisto is a hearty Spanish ‘stew’. It’s more reminiscent of ratatouille, but it’s finely chopped & sweeter. I had a bumper crop of aubergines, tomatoes & garlic, so I didn’t use courgettes which are traditional ingredients in this dish. It’s delicious with crusty bread or as a side. Ingredients: What you Need…

Vegan Paella – Arroz con Verduras

Preparation Time: approx 1 hr It’s Sunday here in Andalucia, Spain & the traditional day for families to come together & share the cooking experience that is Paella. There is much debate about what is, & what isn’t Paella. To the Valencians, the recipe for Paella is sacred & only refers to the traditional dish…

Gluten Free 🍋 Lemon Drizzle Cake

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins Cooking Time: Approx 1 hr Heat: 180°/160° fan Gas 4 I love lemon drizzle cake & I used to have a delicious vegan recipe, which I’ve lost somewhere.   So I was determined to recreate a recipe (but this time  using gluten free flour & refined sugar alternatives) whilst still keeping the…

Besan Bhurji (Indian Spiced Mushroom & Chickpea Flour Scramble)

Who fancies an Indian spiced breakfast? I’ve been making this mushroom, chickpea flour and Indian spiced omelette/scramble for ages, but I never knew it was an actual dish. I Googled the ingredients & found a dish called #besanbhurji 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I love it for a protein packed breakfast or snack. This is how I make mine:…

Loquat Crumble: High Protein, Gluten Free, Low Sugar.

Who doesn’t love fruit crumble? 🤤 Loquats are grown here on the Costa Tropical & exported across Spain. They have a very short season: April (although these are the last few left on the tree at the beginning of May). They are such a juicy sweet fruit, they didn’t need sweetening, when I stewed them…

Vegan Pad Thai – Thailand

Approx Time to Make: 45 mins Pad Thai has always been a favourite of ours, both on our trips to Thailand (or at home). It can easily be veganised & a great way to revive those holiday memories. I’ve posted the recipe before, but this time it came out rainbow coloured, purely because of the…

Lentil & Black Bean Meatballs in Tomato & Ribera Wine Sauce (with peas)

Preparation time: 30 minutes Rather than make my usual Black bean & Buckwheat burger/meatball recipe, I decided to sub the buckwheat for lentils for a change. Ingredients: 🧆 1 cup cooked green lentils🧆 0.5 cup cooked red lentils drained well & then mashed down🧆 1.5 cup cooked black beans blended with some gently mashed 🧆…