Cacao Mint Creams

I was lucky enough to receive a lovely collection of incredibly beautiful essential oils from Dayle from Self Care Co a little while ago.  I have been looking for an excuse to use them.  Luckily today I was meant to make a Mint Cream biscuit for my current course, Fundamentals of Food Photography at Plant…

Mexican Chickpeas

I love chickpeas. Chickpeas love me. Archie and Rissie love them as well so I love them even more. It is just a general chickpea love fest in our house. I have been told I don’t get out much, but I don’t have bloody time. I am very busy eating chickpeas. One of my favourite…

Green Lentil Dahl

The last time that Al was here he made me dahl.  To be honest I was not very excited about the idea of dahl.  When I first began to pursue a vegan lifestyle I was one of those people who mistakenly believed that vegans did not shave their armpits, burnt incense all the time and…

Cheesy Pasta Bows

I have shared various versions of my creamy vegan pasta sauce as each time I make it, it is slightly different.   This time due to an overwhelming craving for macaroni cheese, I wanted a cheesy sauce, so I added extra nutritional yeast. The sauce was a hit! As Rissie was preparing to tuck in she…

My favourite Flax Oil Dressing

I love this salad dressing.  It is good for you as Flax Oil is packed with Omega-3 fats but it also tastes delicious.  It is also child-friendly and will convince the fussiest of eaters that vegetables and salad can, in fact, be delicious.  When Rissie asked me what we were having for dinner and I…

Gallo Pinto

I have become obsessed with rice and beans.  I would never have envisaged it but I love them.   Even Rissie who is notoriously Miss Fussy in our household told me today that I better put more beans on the shopping list and whatever that amazing sauce was.   Funnily enough eating all these beans…