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…

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…

Som Tam – Thai Green Papaya Salad

On our trips to Asia, one of our favourite sides, is Thai Green Papaya Salad. With a current glut of Papaya right now here on the Costa Tropical, what better to accompany a Thai meal? This is my veganised version of the typical Thai Salad,  Som Tam: INGREDIENTS SAUCE: 🌢️ 2 tbsp garlic , roughly…

Vegan ‘Goats’ Cheese Roulade & Individual Boules

Approx Time to Make: 30-45 mins I’ve made different variations of this tofu based ‘cheeze’ many times, which I absolutely adore. This time, I decided to make it & divide the mix into two. With one half, I made a mini herb roulade; with the rest, I made these little cheeze ‘boules’ coated in different…

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…

Gluten Free πŸ‹ Lemon Drizzle Cake

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

Loquat, Lentil & Avocado Ceviche

Prep time: 15-20 minutes Happy Spring Equinox! πŸ’ I love this time of year here on the Costa Tropical, Granada… The change of seasons & changing of the crops. Avocados & Papaya are still in season, but late March/April brings the short season for Loquats (Nispero in Spanish). A fruit I’d never heard of before…

Raw Tropical Carrot Cake

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins I used to have a recipe for Raw Carrot Cake bars, but I couldn’t find it anywhere. So… I’ve made my own tropical fruit, ‘Carrot Cake’ recipe. It’s rather tasty if I say so myself; I’ve just had a slice with a cuppa. This recipe is not only full…

Aduki Bean Curry

Approx Time to Make: 30 mins This was one of my favourite detox meals from before Christmas. I thought I’d try Adzuki Beans & Googled some recipes. There were a lot of vegan bean curry recipes πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» so I amended them to make them detox & vegan friendly. This recipe contains allergy free ingredients including:…