Farro & Cauliflower Salad with Mint and Pomegranate

  I’m a big fan of meals in a bowl- and by that I mean a dish that contains protein, carbs, healthy fats and lots of veg… something you can toss together in one bowl and take on the go, or dish up for a quick lunch or dinner in minutes. I love whipping up…

Parsley Root Puree with Mushrooms, Lentils and Gravy

This dish is the ultimate in comfort food. Silky, flavourful parsley root and cauliflower puree, topped with meaty mushrooms, lentils and peas, soaked in a tasty vegan gravy and topped with crunchy walnuts. What more do you need? I think I could eat this every day of my life. One of my favourite parts of…

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie

Okay, it’s official, this is my new smoothie obsession- healthy chocolate smoothie! I’m a fan of using whole foods as often as possible- and that’s exactly what is featured in this chocolate smoothie. You won’t find chocolate protein powder or other processed ingredients in this one- you may even have all the ingredients to make…

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Romesco Sauce

I love the idea of a whole head of roasted cauliflower– kind of like the plant-based version of a roast. One major difference, however, being that cauliflower is NOT a source of protein! So be sure to plan for a good veggie protein source to go along with it, or meat, of course, if you’re…

Creamy Tahini & Cauliflower Soup

If you’re looking for a super quick and easy recipe that requires minimal effort, packs great for weekday lunches and freezes well for a no-fuss meal in the future- look no further! This soup comes together in no time, with only 3 ingredients to chop: an onion, some garlic and a head of cauliflower. And…

Roasted Veggie Grain Bowl with Romesco Sauce

Have you ever tried romesco (not to be confused with romanesco, that (beautiful) cauliflower-broccoli hybrid)? Romesco is like Spanish pesto- prepared with a nut base (in this case, almonds), and flavoured with roasted red peppers, smoked paprika, garlic and parsley. It is such a fun and flavourful alternative to pesto if you’re looking to spice…

Celeriac, Parsnip & White Bean Soup

Have you every tried celeriac? This knobbly root vegetable is one I recently discovered myself – and fell in love. It has a delicate celery flavour with the heartiness of a root vegetable. It really is a must-try. This is what celeriac – also called celery root – looks like. Have a look next time…

Chickpea Pancakes with Cauliflower Coconut Curry

Have you ever used chickpea flour? It’s my new favourite thing! Full of protein and fibre, it will keep you feeling satisfied for longer. Chickpea flour is the feature ingredient in these savoury pancakes- a filling and delicious vehicle for soaking up the curry sauce. If you choose not to prepare the chickpea pancakes (though…

Peanut-Coconut Curry

  This peanut-coconut curry is seriously rivalling my favourite Thai restaurant. Loaded with vegetables and served of cauliflower “rice”, it’s a healthier version I can feel great about including regularly. It is possible to create healthier homemade versions of your favourite takeout dishes. I took a shortcut with this recipe by using prepared red curry…

Pasta with Tomatoes and Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

Every time I create a recipe I keep in mind the nutritional balance of the meal. This may not be a concept that is considered for all recipes out there on the Internet. I must say I come across many that are loaded with carbohydrate or lack a protein source. Meals such as these will…