Thai Red Curry Hummus

Approx Time to Make: 15 mins (The timing doesn’t include rehydrating & cooking chickpeas as you can also use tinned or frozen). It’s raining here in Spain today, so I’m day-dreaming of past adventures & recreating flavours of Thailand in my hummus bowl. This is my favourite hummus flavour made with vegan Thai Red Curry…

Chilled Salmorejo Soup

Preparation Time: 15-20 mins I didn’t plant tomatoes, they must be the discarded seeds of our previous owner’s Tomato plants from last year, as they are sprouting in an unruly manner everywhere. What to make with a bumper crop of ripe tomatoes?Why my favourite classical Spanish recipe of Salmorejo chilled soup of course. Salomorejo is…

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…

Tofu Caesar Salad

Caesar salad is one of the most calorific salads there is, what with the fried croutons & Caesar Dressing. Therefore my aim with this recipe is not only to make a Caesar Salad which is vegan, but one that is as healthy as possible (& gluten free) whilst retaining the flavour & punch of the…

Vegan Spanish Tortilla

Prep & Cooking Time: 30 mins Living in Spain, Tortilla Español is a staple dish here, whether it’s a slither on top of crusty bread for tapas; or served whole as a main. Traditionally the potatoes are cooked in olive oil; but if you are Spanish, please don’t read any further 😉 … I normally…

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…

Watermelon Gazpacho

(you can use beetroot or strawberries if you don’t like/have watermelon) Prep time 15 minutes As I write this, Europe is in the middle of a heatwave & the last thing I feel like doing is cooking. However, I have a bumper harvest of homegrown tomatoes that I need to use. What’s easy & cooling?…

Tabbouleh High Protein, Gluten Free

Prep time 20 mins Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy vegan Lebanese appetizer, traditionally made with bulgur, parsley, mint and chopped vegetables. This version provides lots of Protein & is Gluten Free, as it swaps the bulgar for a mix of Buckwheat & Quinoa (both seeds). Yet it still retains all the flavour of the traditional…

Cranberry Sauce using Dried Fruit

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins Cranberry sauce isn’t something that is readily available in the supermarkets here in Spain & you have to find the independent shops geared towards foreigners (me) to find some. I gave up looking, but thankfully found some dried cranberries in Lidl Espana. A quick Google & a few adjustments…

Vegan Feta Cheese Alternative

Approx Time to Make: 40 mins (+ time to soak nuts overnight) For me Vegan Cheese is the one thing that has yet to be perfected … Well at least here in Spain. Therefore, I’ve decided to focus on some simple recipes that anyone can try. Here’s my vegan feta alternative recipe. This is a…