20 Vegan Protein Sources, they’re not what you think

A healthy vegan diet can provide plenty of protein. However, much of the available information  suggested vegan protein sources which aren’t actually that dense in protein.  This handy chart gives you 20 vegan protein sources with 20g of protein. Take special note of both the calories and the quantity of each vegan protein source. So called ‘good More…

Cauliflower, Carrot and Chickpea Veggie Burgers

For years I’ve searched for a veggie burger recipe which is not dry and stodgy. One that’s nutritious, high in protein and not just fried breadcrumbs and potato. I wanted something substantial, that doesn’t sit in your stomach like a rock. This burger recipe uses cauliflower to keep the burger light and fluffy while the More…

Cheesy Broccoli Pancakes

Grilling cheese gives such a lovely golden crust, the kind that wouldn’t normally fit a healthy eating repertoire. These healthy snacks break all the rules.

Holy Broccaumole

This little gem of a dish emerged late one Friday evening, when I was faced with the last remaining items from the previous Saturday’s farmers market.  A slightly too ripe avocado and some tired looking broccoli. My friend Jude had told me how she likes to make broccoli mash with avocado stirred through and I’d More…

Pan-fried Lima Beans in Herb Pesto

I’ve been playing around with beans a lot lately. They’re are cheap and full of fibre which means that they fill you up and provide a steady source of energy. Lima beans are my current favourite. There’s something about their size that I love, along with the creamy texture. I often use them to make More…

Chocolate Chilli Mango Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is a simple and tasty way to get more fibre and omega-3s in a vegan diet. Add in the flavours of mango and chocolate and what’s not to like?

Raw Carrot Salad with Sesame, Soy and Lime Dressing

Summer’s nearly here. Which means it’s time for some fun salads. Continuing on with the Asian flavours, is this bright and crunchy carrot salad. Traditionally carrot salad is popular in many cultures, the most well know are those from the middle-east. However, this salad is a spin-off from an Asian noodle salad I used to More…