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Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

This is a great breakfast-on-the-run smoothie: quick to prepare and quick to consume!   Serves 2 Contains: nuts, soya Preparation time: 5 minutes Equipment: blender [N.B. if you don’t own a high-powered blender it would be preferable to soak the almonds in advance, ideally overnight] Cost per serving: 72p (Tesco […]


Note to Self: Vegan Haggis

Today we have eaten leftover vegan haggis for breakfast, lunch and dinner in our house. It’s the day after Burns Night, and I am officially done with haggis for another year. As I’m not going to be making haggis again for some time, I thought I would just make a […]

Haggis 3

Almond Nut Milk

I have avoided making this for years, thinking it was really scary and difficult, but now that I’ve finally tried it, I have no idea why I was so bothered. It’s the easiest thing in the world, it tastes delicious (admittedly slightly nutty), and it even looks like “the real […]

Almond Milk

Chocolate Spiders

Chocolate Spiders

Just for fun… These are basically chocolate crispies: 50g puffed rice mixed with 150g melted dairy-free dark chocolate (makes 15 spiders). I added 200ml soya milk and 40 ml agave nectar (1 cup in total) to the chocolate while melting, which gives a softer, more ganache-like finish. It sets less […]


Pumpkin Pie

It has taken me several attempts (and a lot of pie-eating) over the last couple of weeks to feel confident with this recipe. I hope I’m not too late posting it today (the day before Halloween) – but if you’re still not sure what to do with all that pumpkin […]

Pumpkin