Carrot Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting: vegan

A very brief post to update an old recipe: It was The Boy’s birthday at the weekend and I promised I’d bake him whatever he wanted. He chose my carrot cake, but unfortunately I was missing a few vital ingredients and didn’t fancy another trip to the supermarket. So this is an update to an…

Simply Cook

Just a quick post to tell you about Simply Cook, a great little recipe subscription service, that delivers exciting & easy-to-follow recipes to your door, as often as once a week. Each box is made up of 4 recipes, and each recipe includes all spice mixes & pastes required, you just need to add around 4-6 fresh…

Oumph!

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve probable already seen my posts about these guys over the weekend. Their stall at the Just V Show was one of the busiest, and they weren’t even selling anything! Oumph! was created to fill a gap in the meat substitute market. Something plant based, with low climate…

Vegan Double Chocolate Cake

In honour of National Chocolate Day this week, I shared a pic on Instagram of a dairy & egg free chocolate cake I made recently. I had a few requests for the recipe, so here it is folks, enjoy! Cake Ingredients 340g self raising flour 60g cocoa powder 240g caster sugar 2 tsp baking powder…

Peanut Butter & Banana “Cheesecake” – vegan friendly

Who doesn’t love a good cheesecake? Creamy, rich, indulgent… And you’d have thought that being vegan means giving up on decadent treats such as these, but you’d be wrong. I love finding a dairy-free, vegan friendly alternative to some of my old favourites, and this one is sure to impress even your non-vegan friends. The…

Vegan Spicy Carrot + Walnut Cake

Vegan Spicy Carrot + Walnut Cake with Zingy Lemon + Cashew Frosting The original version of this recipe produced 12 deliciously spicy Carrot & Walnut Cupcakes, but more recently I’ve been turning it in to a slightly more grown up cake. The recipe remains fundamentally the same, however I swapped the gluten-free brown rice flour…

Creamy Avocado Sauce

There’s many a night in the My Vegan Kitchen when we look for leftovers to create a whole meal from. Tonight was such a night and the boyfriend seemed quite taken with the idea of a “creamy avocado sauce” for our courgetti. Luckily I had enough ingredients to whip this up in about 10 minutes…

Raw, Vegan Date Bites

Just a quick post to share these deliciously indulgent little snacks with you.    I made them as a little post dinner snack the other night and they went down a storm, even with my 17 year old (non-vegan) niece! Ingredients : Medjool dates 100% peanut butter Vegan dark chocolate (optional) Instructions : Cut dates…

Easy Homemade Hummus

I’ve been playing around with hummus recipes for a while now, and I think I might have just cracked it. 1x can of chickpeas, reserving the water 2x tsp tahini 1x garlic clove, crushed 1/2x tsp salt, pink Himalayan if you have it 3x tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2x tbsp fresh lemon juice   …

Vegan Pesto Recipe

Whenever in my local supermarket, I always just check out the fresh produce in the reduced section. At the end of the day, there’s usually a bargain to be found. I like to pick up things I can freeze at home to use later : Bananas for nice cream Berries, pineapple or citrus fruits for…

Vegan Homemade, No Added Sugar BBQ Sauce Recipe

Recently I’ve been hearing a lot about jackfruit and how it has the same consistency as pulled meat. Last week I was lucky enough to enjoy a BBQ Jackfruit Burrito at Club Mexicana and knew I had to recreate this BBQ “meat” at home.      I don’t like to buy sauces in jars from…