Moroccan spiced cauliflower and apple soup recipe

A warming soup made with creamy cauliflower, sharp Bramley apple and flavoured with North African spice mix ras el hanout

Vegan, vegetarian, light meals, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, easy

Serves 8

Prep time: 10 mins | Cook time: 40 Mins | Total time: 50 mins

Moroccan spiced cauliflower & apple soup topped with flaked almonds and croutons
Moroccan spiced cauliflower and apple soup topped with flaked almonds and croutons
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Sesame and pomegranate salad recipe

A stunning sesame and pomegranate salad that combines Asian green veg choi sum with radish and scallion tossed with a sesame vinaigrette dressing

Vegetarian, vegan option, gluten free, dairy free, healthy, easy, quick, side dish

Prep time: 10 mins  |  Cook time: 0 mins  |  Total time:  10 mins

Serves 2-4

Sesame and pomegranate salad

This fresh, light sesame and pomegranate salad makes a perfect side dish for dinner parties. It’s quick and easy to throw together and adds some greenery and variety to whatever you serve it with. Continue reading “Sesame and pomegranate salad recipe”

Spinach, scallion and garlic mashed potato recipe

This tasty recipe for spinach, scallion and garlic mashed potato is a great way to add flavour (and extra vitamins) to your mash

Vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free, healthy, side dish

Prep: 10 mins  |  Cook: 20  mins  |  Total time: 30 mins

Serves 2

Spinach, scallion and garlic mashed potato

Spinach, scallion and garlic mashed potato is my take on traditional Irish champ – a creamy potato dish of milk, butter and scallions. My granny Hughes used to make amazing champ and I would eat plateful after plateful. It really is delicious just on its own as well as a great side dish. The ultimate comfort food.

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Wine roasted vegetables recipe

These delicious wine roasted vegetables will boost your veg intake for the day and add colour to any meal

Vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free, easy, healthy

Prep: 10 mins  |  Cook: 30 mins  | Total time: 40 mins

Serves 4

Wine roasted vegetables

Take your veggies to the next level with this wine roasted vegetables side dish. It’s loaded with different coloured vegetables for a wide range of nutrients. White wine, vegetable stock ad a hint of thyme add amazing flavour. Continue reading “Wine roasted vegetables recipe”

Healthy banana oat breakfast cookies

This healthy breakfast cookie recipe is based on mashed banana, oats, peanut butter and seeds – the perfect fuel for the day ahead

Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian, healthy, easy, grab-and-go breakfast

Prep: 5 mins  |  Cook:  20 mins |  Total time: 25 mins

Makes 8 cookies

Healthy oat cookies

If, like me, you never find the time to sit down for breakfast in the morning, these breakfast cookies are for you. You can make them up the night before and simply grab a couple on your way out the door. I like to eat these with a cup of tea at my desk as I get started on the day’s work. Continue reading “Healthy banana oat breakfast cookies”

Summer fruit and coconut cream Pavlova recipe

This dairy-free, gluten-free Pavlova recipe, topped with coconut cream and berries is a perfect light summer dessert

Dairy-free, gluten-free

Prep: 20 mins  |  Cook: 2 hours + cooling time |  Total time: 2 hours 20 mins

Serves 8

Coconut pavlova

A heart shaped pav-love-a, dairy-free and loaded with summer berries, this light dessert is perfect for BBQs. Using coconut cream makes this dairy-free and it’s gluten-free like most pavlovas. Because it suits different diets, it’s a good one to bring along to family gatherings. Your aunties will be impressed with how pretty it looks too! Continue reading “Summer fruit and coconut cream Pavlova recipe”

Chocolate coconut bundt cake recipe

Easy recipe for a dairy-free gluten-free flourless chocolate coconut bundt cake smothered with a rich dairy-free chocolate ganache

Dairy-free, gluten free, special occasion, dessert  

Prep: 20 mins  |  Cook: 45 min |  Total time: 1 hour 5 min

Serves a crowd

Chocolate coconut bundt cake

This cake. It’s amazingly decadent and happily free from gluten and dairy. Flourless cakes like this one are so moist and keep very well for days. This Chocolate coconut bundt cake combines ground almond and desiccated coconut in place of flour. Continue reading “Chocolate coconut bundt cake recipe”

Simple potato soup recipe

This basic potato soup recipe can be adapted to include any extra vegetables you have lying around

Dairy-free, gluten-free, easy, vegan, vegetarian, healthy

Prep: 10 mins  |  Cook: 30 mins  | Total time: 40 mins

Serves 4

Potato soup

This creamy potato soup is comfort food at its best. It’s wholesome, warming and simple. This is also works as a basic soup recipe that you can adapt based on what vegetables you have. Nice additions include broccoli, cauliflower, sweet potato and parsnips. Continue reading “Simple potato soup recipe”