Warm & comforting vegan winter meals

Eating a vegan diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy all your winter favourites like stews with dumplings, heavier meals like roasts, and of course traditional puddings! In this episode we talk about vegan options we have been eating this week; hearty sweet potato and peanut stew, nachos with chilli – great on jacket potato too,Continue reading “Warm & comforting vegan winter meals”

Creating Plant-based Sweet Treats

In this episode we talk to Rym, and entrepreneurial vegan baker with her own plant-based ingredient company, Miiro. We talk about: how to be creative in vegan baking rediscovering taste as a vegan dealing with gestational diabetes and how food impacts this creating plant-based, indulgent recipes with no added sugar helping beginners get baking replacingContinue reading “Creating Plant-based Sweet Treats”

Vegan Snikkrs

This is the recipe for the wonderful Snikkers bars we featured in this weeks podcast from Rym, founder of Miiro baking ingredients. We substituted regular roasted redskin peanuts for her Miiro chocolate peanuts but the results were absolutely delicious and totally hit the sweet and indulgent cravings, as well as being no added sugar, veganContinue reading “Vegan Snikkrs”

Nutrition on a vegan plant based diet

In this episode we delve into understanding more about nutrition when eating a plant-based diet. We talk about vegetable sources of calcium, protein and all the vitamins you need. Specifically we talk about: Where do vegans get their protein from? Where do vegans get their calcium from? What is the best way to have theContinue reading “Nutrition on a vegan plant based diet”

Sweet potato sauce – perfect for cauliflower cheese or mac & cheese

If you want to get more vegetables into your diet then this is a brilliant way to replace a classic flour/butter/milk sauce with vegetables. We’ve made this sauce using sweet potatoes and turned it into mac and cheese as well as a delicious cauliflower cheese. Serves 4 people Ingredients 3large sweet potatoes 1 sliced ShalottContinue reading “Sweet potato sauce – perfect for cauliflower cheese or mac & cheese”

Vegan slow cooked courgettes

This is a wonderful recipe that makes creamy and sweet courgette which can then be mixed with any form of pasta for a quick and simple dinner Ingredients 1 courgette per person 1 garlic clove per person Lemon juice Optional extras soya cream vegan crème fraîche vegan soft cheese Slice the courgette thinly to aboutContinue reading “Vegan slow cooked courgettes”

How to prepare, make & cook with Tofu

So many people talk about their dislike of tofu, they think it’s slimy, tasteless and disgusting… In this podcast we want to completely challenge this view. Tofu comes in many forms from soft silken to hard pressed, its spiritual home is in Asia where it is NOT a meat alternative. Tofu stands proud, in itsContinue reading “How to prepare, make & cook with Tofu”

Really simple vegan flapjack

This is probably the easiest recipe I’ve ever used, it’s great if you suddenly fancy something sweet and can’t be bothered to walk to the shops. 30 min and you’ve got amazing flapjacks! Ingredients 50g caster sugar150g syrup250g oats175g butter Method Whack the oven on at 180 0c. Line a 20cm baking tin with greaseContinue reading “Really simple vegan flapjack”

Tofu bake’n recipe

This is probably the quickest and easiest way to make a smoky, crispy tofu alternative to bacon. This goes brilliantly with our scrambled tofu and baked beans. Ingredients Method Slice the tofu thinly. Marinate or toss in the soy sauce Mix the cornflour, nutritional yeast, paprika and salt together in a lunchbox Put the tofuContinue reading “Tofu bake’n recipe”