Mushroom Kale and Nut Risotto

Mushroom Kale and Nut Risotto

I’ve never been much of a fan of risotto. I find it heavy and cloying and usually doused in a block of butter and/or cheese. In fact, as a vegetarian, mushroom risotto is one of my all time pet hates! I have seen it time and time again as the ONLY vegetarian...
Vegan Parmesan

Vegan Parmesan

Traditional parmesan isn’t vegetarian as it uses rennet to separate the curds from the whey. You can get vegetarian rennet which is derived from fungal, bacterial or GMO sources, however if you avoid dairy, GMOs or just don’t have any cheese in the house I...
Houmous

Houmous

It’s hard to make houmous look sexy! This chickpea and tahini paste just isn’t very exciting to look at. That said, it is a staple of my diet so I feel like it should get a mention on here. It is another one of those recipes that I make so often I take for...
Harissa Paste

Harissa Paste

A few posts ago I wrote about the hoard of fresh chillies my housemate Amy brought home from the organic supermarket she works at. As well as making homemade aged sriracha I also made harissa paste, a punchy Moroccan blend of chilli, garlic, spices and oil. The paste...
Berry Beet Smoothie

Berry Beet Smoothie

I have sung the humble beetroot’s praises for it’s ability to increase athletic performance in previous posts, so what better vegetable to use in a post-run smoothie! Mix it with some ingredients rich in protein such as hemp powder and chia seeds, and you...