Banana Cake Squares topped with a Marmalade Glaze and showered in Coconut.

I had a notion to just go in the kitchen and bake something for a spot of Saturday Afternoon Tea and as I’m still in my banana loving phase I flung a couple in this recipe for good measure! This is another super easy recipe that takes 5 minutes to prepare and then half an hour later you are tucking into some seriously good cake squares! The best thing is, if like me, you have a significant other who doesn’t like coconut, then just sprinkle each square independently, so I had coconut, Martin had sesame seeds, you could leave it […]

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2 Bean Veggie Burgers with Sweet Chili Salsa, super easy recipe.

It seem to be an unwritten rule now that Fridays are “Burger Nights” and I wanted to mix up my recipes a bit and try some potato in my patties to see what it does to the consistency and taste of the burgers and I have to say… I like it. I might even try it with sweet potato next time as I think it will give the burgers a lovely colour and a little sweetness as well. I did definitely over cater this time, this recipe will make 10 decent sized burgers, so I know what we’ll be having […]

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Blissful Banoffee Slice, Raw, Vegan and Gluten Free

I am just going mad now with bananas, now I know I can eat them I’m trying to come up with tasty treats to make up for the decades of having no banana in my diet and as it’s pretty much the weekend, I thought I’d do a nice little dessert for this evening, and so the Blissful Banoffee slice was constructed! I told you I was going to do a raw vegan recipe and this fits the bill perfectly, it’s so easy to make and is a sheer delight to eat. Before we went vegan I had no idea […]

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Pepper Seared Aubergine with a Cannellini Bean Cassoulet, delicious and easy to make.

I have been trawling through some of the website menus of top London restaurants to find inspiration for some of my dishes. To be honest, I’m not a massive “foodie” so I’ve had to Wiki many of the terms that are in them, things like Veloute = a velvety sauce made from stock, flour and butter, chou farci = Stuffed Cabbage and all other fancy terms that would come as a surprise when it was served to you. I wonder how many of us order in a posh restaurant with absolutely no idea about what it is we’ve just ordered just […]

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Picante Mushroom Pasta with Olive Tapenade Toast, quick and easy, ready in half an hour.

We all know what Wednesday is in this house… Pasta Day. I had a few mushrooms left over from the pakora the other night so wanted to use them in my pasta dish and I thought they would work well with a picante sauce. This dish takes about half an hour from start to finish, so lovely and quick when you need a quick healthy tea. I was going to do penne picante but couldn’t find any wholewheat penne in my store so just used my wholewheat spaghetti that I had in and it worked just as well. I went […]

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Baked Mushroom Pakora served on Broccoli & Garlic Puree with a Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Stack

I love all Indian food and thought I’d have a go at Pakora, however I don’t like to fry my food so I thought that I’d try baking it instead. I’d read a few different forums and knew that they would be tasty but with a different texture as they wouldn’t crisp up as they do when you fry them. I think that is a very small price to pay for tasty healthy food, so I went for it. You don’t have to use just mushrooms, you could chop up some aubergine, peppers, cauliflower etc, whatever you fancy. I did […]

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