Tomato Tart with Beetroot Salad

Masterchef doesn’t usually offer much for a vegan but for once it came up trumps. Although I tweaked it to my liking it did at least provide the inspiration for this tomato tart. You need to find read to roll puff pastry that is vegan (easy in the UK at least) but after that it…

Superfood Salad

We went out for dinner last night to a lovely vegetarian restaurant in Brighton called Food for Friends. We both had their salad for a starter and I decided to try to replicate it as best I could for my lunches at the start of the week and for dinner tonight. It is. a great…

Quinoa, beetroot and walnut salad

This is a really simple side dish that I love with salad, falafel and hummus but would also be great in the winter with some buckwheat, red cabbage and tempeh. Serves 2-4 1 cup quinoa 1 large grated beetroot 1 large handful of chopped walnuts 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Heat the quinoa in a small…

What DO vegans eat? – Part Two

Yesterday I posted a long list of the lovely foods that make up a typical week in this vegan‘s diet. Today I thought I’d show how they turn into lovely meals. Breakfast • Beans on wholemeal toast • Fruit and nut muesli • Blueberry pancakes with fruit salad Lunch • Hummus salad wrap • Veggie…

Vegetable Box Summer Garden Salad

I love a veg box. This might make me a bit odd but every week it feels like I’m opening my presents on Christmas morning. I really like vegetables. I’m on my third company now. The first delivered a huge box of fruit and veg and was much cheaper than the supermarkets. The trouble was…