Butternut Squash Spaghetti with Black Bean ‘Meatballs’

Nadia dairy free, gluten free, main meals, Noodles, Vegan, Vegetarian 3 Comments

Butternut Squash Spaghetti with Black Bean ‘Meatballs’ To me nothing says comfort like a nice big plate of pasta, especially spaghetti with a tomato sauce – yum! It’s one of those meals you can always turn to when you need something to lift your mood and spirt. As delicious as it is, spaghetti usually leaves me feeling heavy and uncomfortable after, which is …

Pumpkin Cauliflower Lentil Curry – Vegan & Gluten-free

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Pumpkin Cauliflower Lentil Curry – Vegan & Gluten-free  A delicious, fragrant and healthy curry full of fibre, plant-based protein and nutrients to keep you warm during the freezing winter evenings.  This was my first time ever cooking a fresh pumpkin. Seriously?? Yes, seriously! I’ve played around with canned pumpkin before, but never fresh. If you’re wondering why it’s taken me …

Beetroot Cashew Cheese Pizza

Nadia dairy free, gluten free, main meals, New Year's, Side dishes, snack, Spreads, Vegan, Vegetarian 4 Comments

Beetroot Cashew Cheese Pizza A couple of days ago I posed a video showing you how to make your own homemade cashew cheese – a vegan alternative to regular cheese that’s healthy, quick and easy to make.  How to make cashew cheese (5 ingredient recipe)   Here’s a simple way to use your homemade cashew cheese, by making these mini …

Healthy Christmas Day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Ideas

Nadia Breakfasts, Christmas, dairy free, gluten free, main meals, sugar free, Sugar-free, Uncategorized, Vegan, Vegetarian 16 Comments

Healthy Christmas Day Recipes – Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Most households have their own tradition when it comes to Christmas day meals. There is usually a lot of emphasis on the Christmas dinner, but hardly any thought goes into the other meals during the day. Most don’t even eat anything else! Apart from maybe mince pies and chocolate in between. …

Vegan Chilli Con Carne

Nadia dairy free, gluten free, main meals, Rice, Vegan, Vegetarian, Video 12 Comments

Vegan Chilli Con Carne A delicious vegan chilli con carne recipe that’s warming and comforting whilst being completely healthy and nutritious. Don’t believe anyone that tells you vegan food is boring!!! Vegan food has a bad reputation of being boring, uninspiring and tasteless. Whoever said that obviously doesn’t know how to cook a decent meal using basic, wholesome plant-based food!  It’s …

Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo

Nadia dairy free, gluten free, main meals, Pasta, Vegan, Vegetarian 6 Comments

Vegan Butternut Squash Alfredo In my eyes, any pasta-based dish is classed as a comfort food, especially during the colder autumn and winter months when I start to crave warm high-carb meals.  If you’ve ever had Alfredo pasta, you’ll know that the sauce is not exactly made up of the healthiest of ingredients. Things like full fat milk, cream, butter and …

Mini Spider Pizza Bites (Vegan & Gluten-free)

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Mini Spider Pizza Bites Keeping with the Halloween theme, I want to share with you these delicious mini pizza bites that look like they have creepy crawly spiders on.  I know I already posted a Halloween themed recipe yesterday featuring spiders, or a spider web to be more precise, but lets face it – ghosts and monsters may seem scarier, but …