Cavolo Nero Pesto And Red Lentil Pasta

Cavolo nero (aka black kale or black cabbage) is popular in Italian cuisine and an anti-oxidant rich food. Anything blended in pesto is wayyyy more enjoyable to eat than just boiled leaves so this meal is a good way to get those nutrients in! I didn’t know what this fancy leaf was when I first…

Roasted Cauli, Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad

I take a packed lunch with me to work most days and this has become a regular weekly salad. It’s tasty, easy to make and nutritious. My sisters have even come in on taking healthy packed lunches to work and they really enjoy this one! You will need (for 2-3 people): – A leafy base…

Overnight Oats – 3 ways

It’s world porridge day! Technically overnight oats are not warm like porridge, buttt I still wanted to show some appreciation for oats! I’ve been having overnight oats for brekie for months now and my love for them is still going strong. There are sooo many different combinations you can experiment with, it’s surprisingly difficult to…

Kerb – Livin On The Veg

Eight street food traders, eight vegan dishes and one winner. A simple concept and great delivery.  Kerb is well known on the London food scene for its pop up food markets in prime London locations from Kings Cross to London Bridge. The popular and buzzing markets allow foodies in the city to experience of-the-moment food made…

Kale and Sweet Potato Falafel

Falafel is a delicious vegan dish for both light and larger meals. I regularly add falafel balls to salads for lunch or in wraps for a heartier meal. This recipe took a lot of experimenting, especially with consistency, but I’m finally there and I hope this works well for you too! Ingredients 1 tin of…

Summer Beetroot & Mint Dip

Writing this with the sniffles and vitamin D withdrawals whilst it’s currently raining in London (like most of the year), it feels wrong to call this a summer recipe. But F it, it’s August and technically the sun should be shining and my umbrella should be out of sight. I’m not letting the weather kill…

Black beans, avocado and tomato bowl

This bean bowl can be a healthy breakfast or an accompaniment to a main meal, such as tacos or burritos. It’s also great on toast for a Mexican style breakfast – you could add an egg or a sprinkle of feta to it for a non-vegan option. Since I cut eggs and dairy from my…

Shepherd’s pie with sweet potato mash

This recipe uses Quorn soy mince (use a dairy free alternative if you are vegan). Ingredients:  Quorn soy mince (1 pack) 1 tbsp Coconut oil (or any cooking oil) 4 large fresh tomatoes or 1 tinned tomato 8 sweet potatoes Basil leaves Peas Sweetcorn 3 Carrots 1 Onion Garlic Squeeze of a lime 1 tbsp…

The Gilbert Scott

Lavish decor, a grand dining hall and sophisticated, vibrant food are just a few of the many great qualities The Gilbert Scott can boast of. I enjoyed a lovely evening here recently, including a kitchen tour and a contemporary English meal, at the restaurant in the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.   It was great to…

Tamarind Kitchen

Tamarind of Mayfair has a new sista! Tamarind Kitchen is the latest in the wave of new Indian restaurants hitting London. Being the newest member of the reputable Tamarind Collection family, behind Tamarind of Mayfair and Zaika of Kensington, there can only be high expectations of what this restaurant will bring to the table. Tamarind of Mayfair was…

Roasted sweet potato with chickpeas

I LOVE sweet potato, it’s my new fave vegetable this year and it’s a great ingredient for so many dishes. The colourful, hearty veg is packed with nutrients and tastes bomb! WIN WIN. This recipe is a Mediterranean take on roasted sweet potato and is great for a quick lunch or dinner. Ingredients  This will…

Quinoa and veggie stuffed mushrooms

This is a quick and simple vegan recipe, great for lunch or an appetiser. Enjoy with salad and sprinkle cheese on top for a non-vegan option.