Russian Salad (Vegan dairy-free version)

Russian Salad is a potato salad with the addition of vegetables & gherkins – this is a vegan version (without ham or eggs). It’s a nice side dish and you can adapt the recipe to suit – we left out the gherkins. You could add peppers or sweetcorn. I cheated and used some mixed frozenContinue reading “Russian Salad (Vegan dairy-free version)”

Creamy Mushroom Soup (Vegan & dairy free)

This delicious creamy soup is simple to make and really flavoursome – you can enjoy if you’re vegan or not & wouldn’t guess it’s dairy free! It tastes so much better than tinned soup & doesn’t take much longer to make yourself from scratch with fresh ingredients. Ingredients 90g Vegan butter/ margarine 2 medium onions,Continue reading “Creamy Mushroom Soup (Vegan & dairy free)”

Creamy Homemade Coleslaw (vegan)

This recipe for Creamy, crunchy, tangy coleslaw you’d never guess it’s dairy free! It’s easy to make and a perfect side dish for a barbecue; we had one yesterday as the weather was nice & luckily we have a garden. Yes vegan’s can enjoy a bbq – there are a good range of Vegan burgersContinue reading “Creamy Homemade Coleslaw (vegan)”

Easter Nests – Chocolate Cornflake or Rice Krispy Cakes

These simple yet delicious Easter nests are quick & easy to make! Childs play!! I learnt to make them when I was in primary school. They’re a classic favourite any time of year! Easter is just another excuse to make a chocolate treat. Also fab if you don’t have a lot of ingredients to handContinue reading “Easter Nests – Chocolate Cornflake or Rice Krispy Cakes”

Creamy Leek & Potato Soup (surprisingly dairy free &amvegan 😋)

This soup is so easy to make with very few ingredients it’s a simple but hearty recipe – so fresh & tasty a bowl of comfort!! INGREDIENTS 4 Leeks 1 onion 3 potatoes 1 litre Vegetable Stock (I used 2 stock cubes) 150 ml plant milk 1/2 carton of alpro Soy Cream (vegan) or anyContinue reading “Creamy Leek & Potato Soup (surprisingly dairy free &amvegan 😋)”

Simple Roasted Broccoli Tray Bake

I’ve always found Broccoli to be a Boring b*****d of a vegetable, usually end up sighing and sticking it in the steamer or boiling it and over cooking so it’s too soft. This recipe and style of cooking just jazzes it up and is really delicious yet healthy. I’ve never tried roasting it before andContinue reading “Simple Roasted Broccoli Tray Bake”

Apple Crumble (Quarantine Crumble)

This is such an easy recipe to make and it only needs 4 ingredients!! Funnily enough this was popular during World War 2 due to rationing & limited ingredients. A thing we can relate to a bit more now due to the corona virus with lockdown measures & social isolation – limited shopping trips &Continue reading “Apple Crumble (Quarantine Crumble)”