Santa’s Brandy Cake Brownies Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

It’s the time of year for baking tasty treats – and scoffing them all in front of the fire! So, how about trying out my super simple recipe for tea infused, chocolate rich brownies. They are totally vegan and gluten free, and wonderfully indulgent. You’ll be in for a real treat, and it doesn’t make…

A healthier way to eat Chocolate…

Happy International Chocolate Day! Most of us love chocolate, yet we’re often made to believe there’s not a healthier way to enjoy it. The good news is, raw chocolate really is good for you. Instead of blitzing cacao beans, the raw chocolate process uses lower temperatures, which preserves all of the lovely nutrients. Cacao is…

Tea Infused – Jaffa Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

Chia seed pudding is one of the easiest vegan, gluten free desserts to make. It’s quick, simple and requires such few ingredients. Plus, you can make it any flavour you like. So, guess what I decided to do – infuse it with one of the exciting new blends from Leaves of the World… The Jaffa!…

Love Food, Trust Food. Simplified Food Labelling…

I’ve talked before about how reading labels can be challenging as a vegan. Besides just looking for those sneaky animal ingredients, it can be difficult to work out if something is actually healthy or not. There are so many naughty snacks out there for vegans now, and if you’re tried to watch your salt, sugar…

Ethical Advent Day 24 – Christmas Stuffing Recipe

Welcome to the final day of my Ethical Advent Calendar. I have really enjoyed sharing my Christmas tips and gift ideas with you all, and I am delighted with all of your comments and responses. So thank you for making this such fun! Today we are busy prepping for Christmas dinner and I wanted to…

Healthy, Nutritious, Delicious – Good. Full. Stop

Are you looking for a healthier vegan snack? Something with medium to low glycaemic index, counts as one of your fruit/veg portions, yet still tastes good enough that it might be a naughty treat? All Good Full Stop bars are packed with fruit, nuts and many nutrients, including copper and fibre.  They are gluten free,…

Recipe… Super Easy “Cheesy” Greens

I came across this taste sensation by pure accident. I had a huge crop of fresh kale from the garden and wanted to create a tasty side dish. The result was tastier than I ever imagined and mostly thanks to nutritional yeast. It’s now my favourite comfort food! It’s also the easiest side dish to…

Recipe… Kale & Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pesto is one of the most versatile of sauces, and can make any meal a taste explosion. I like to add my Kale & Pumpkin Pesto to a big bowl of edamame bean spaghetti, for a protein packed, flavour packed, super fast evening meal, but you can add it to just about anything. Pesto is…

Go Dairy Free with Koko…

Did you know that over 75% of the human population worldwide are lactose intolerant? This is totally normal. We are not supposed to drink cows milk. Cows milk is for baby cows. We are, in fact, the only species that drinks milk from another species. Most animals don’t continue to drink milk after infancy, thus…

Vegan Festivals Galore – Leicester & Nottingham

A couple of weeks ago, I attend Leicester’s biggest vegan festival yet – and it was simply wonderful. We ate more cake than you can imagine and chatted to lots of lovely new people. With 100 stalls, 15 caterers and lots of talks and cookery demonstrations, it was a day enjoyed by all.   Regular…