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Beetroot Salad – A Simple Christmas Coleslaw

Beetroot Salad – A Simple Christmas Coleslaw

Beetroot Salad is a perfect winter side dish! Zingy colours, crunchy veg and a zesty Christmas dressing make it perfect for the festive season and beyond.  When I first made this winter salad Mr TS's eyes lit up. While we love all the richness and heft of vegan...

Vegan Mushroom Pie With Ale and Chestnuts

Vegan Mushroom Pie With Ale and Chestnuts

Oh my, how I love pie! This vegan mushroom pie is filled with chestnuts and veg and spiked with a generous splosh of ale. It will warm your cockles on the darkest of winter nights and may have you breaking out in spontaneous song.  Winter days are made for...

Vegan Potato Gratin

Vegan Potato Gratin

Well, this one is a bit of a triumph! An Easy Creamy Vegan Potato Gratin - all bubbly and oozy, full of savoury flavour and perfect as a vegan side dish. Eat it with your Sunday roast or your Christmas dinner. Sizzle some sausages and dip them in its creamy goodness...

Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Soup

Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Soup

Super simple, nutritious and warming this lightly spiced sweet potato and red lentil soup is perfect for chilly, wintery days. Serve it chunky with texture or silky smooth and it will warm you from the inside out. *This post contains affiliate links While I love all...

Lentil Loaf – An Easy Vegan Sunday Roast

Lentil Loaf – An Easy Vegan Sunday Roast

Lentil loaf has been our first choice Sunday roast ever since Mr TS and I got together. My version of Sarah Brown's Cheese and Lentil Loaf was our children's favourite roast when they were little and I always served it alongside the nut roast on our Christmas table....

Easy Creamy Cashew Cheese

Easy Creamy Cashew Cheese

Once I cracked the recipe for this easy creamy cashew cheese I knew I had veganism in the bag! Velvety smooth, full of savoury flavour and equally at home in a sandwich, on crackers or as a dip. It is perfect for picnics, packed lunches and feasts and can hold its own...

Baked Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Fried Sage

Baked Pumpkin Risotto with Crispy Fried Sage

This simple recipe for oven baked pumpkin risotto is one I always turn to as Halloween passes and the days grow shorter. I am an unashamed pumpkin collector, filling the house with them as soon as they hit the shelves in late September. This oven baked risotto is a...

Homemade Vegan Breadsticks

Homemade Vegan Breadsticks

These crispy vegan breadsticks, sprinkled with flavourings, are delicious with soups and dips. They make perfect, lovingly baked, gifts for friends and family. Wrap them in pretty ribbons and seasonal fabric and they are sure to bring a smile! This recipe satisfies...

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup is one of my staple recipes throughout summer and on into autumn. It is a soul satisfying soup with rich deep flavours and it always makes me smile. Wrap your hands around a steaming bowl full as the autumn chill sets in. The Benefits Of...

Vegan Tart With Roasted Vegetables and Smoked Garlic

Vegan Tart With Roasted Vegetables and Smoked Garlic

A simple vegan tart filled with creamy white beans, aromatic thyme and smoked garlic, topped with roasted Mediterranean vegetables.  Will you look at that beauty?! Glistening with vegetable jewels it is just as at home on the vegan Christmas table as it is in our...

How To Make Vegan Buttercream

How To Make Vegan Buttercream

This simple recipe shows just how easy it is to make vegan buttercream with 3 basic ingredients and no magic whatsoever! Creamy, swirly, easy, pipeable vegan buttercream. What more could you ask for? Dairy free baking really isn't complicated at all. This buttercream...

Dairy Free Cupcakes – Easy Vegan Fairy Cakes

Dairy Free Cupcakes – Easy Vegan Fairy Cakes

An easy recipe for dairy free cupcakes, lightly flavoured with vanilla. These happily vegan cupcakes are sweet enough to eat just as they are or top them with lashings of icing and pretty sprinkles! I'm sharing my basic recipe for vegan cupcakes today mainly because I...

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