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Welcome to the blog. Here you will find loads of tasty recipes to try at home ranging from simple snacks to dinner party ideas. Plus cakes and desserts – because I love them! You will also find articles and helpful information all about whole-food plant-based eating. So have a browse through, or if you’re looking for something in particular, use the search box on the right.


Broad bean, pea and mint spread

Bearing in mind I eat a plant based diet, it’s just as well that I like most vegetables. And…

Carrot top and potato soup

Over the years, my kids have become used to unusual ingredients in their food.  In fact, I think…

Squash soup to celebrate Earth Day

Whilst every day really should be Earth Day, it is good there is a day once a  year which highlights…

Green smoothie and blue skies

The spring weather is just beautiful. Blue skies, birds tweeting, bluebells in the woods and new…

Just what I needed – lemon drizzle cake

I had a real craving for lemon drizzle cake tonight. No idea why, or what even made me think of it…

Thanks Delia!

Home economics was not one of my stronger subjects at school. I enjoyed the lessons, but the…

Chickpea bread

The internet is a wonderful thing – quick access to information about any topic under the sun…

‘Cheesy’ cauliflower soup or a pasta bake

Back in August last year, I posted a recipe using cauliflower as a base for a white…

Yet another slaw recipe!

How many different types of slaw can a girl come up with? I guess I could describe this as a salad…

Buckwheat pancakes for pancake day

It’s pancake day today, or rather it’s Shrove Tuesday in the church calendar, the day…

Easy dairy free chocolate mousse

As a child, I was never that bothered about chocolate. Not that I didn’t like it (there…

Home-made almond butter

Eating a dairy free, whole food plant based diet is becoming less labour intensive as more products…