Lunch & Dinner

Pad Thai using Lakeland Easy-Store Spiralizer [GLUTEN-FREE + VEGAN OPTION]

My favourite cookware shop Lakeland very kindly sent me their Easy-Store Spiralizer and I’ve been using it a lot lately. It’s such a useful kitchen gadget and definitely not one that you’ll buy, use once and push to the back of your store cupboard only to forget about it forever – and it makes preparing, cooking and eating vegetables much more exciting… Continue reading Pad Thai using Lakeland Easy-Store Spiralizer [GLUTEN-FREE + VEGAN OPTION]

Lunch & Dinner

Why plant-based eating shouldn’t stop at the end of Veganuary and Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing and Butternut Squash [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

I wrote an article for University of Cambridge student newspaper The Cambridge Student about why the imminently approaching end of Veganuary shouldn’t mean the end of healthy, plant-based eating. I’ve also included a recipe for a lovely quinoa salad that’s quick + easy to make and is also vegan, gluten-free and paleo-friendly! Click here to read the article and the recipe!… Continue reading Why plant-based eating shouldn’t stop at the end of Veganuary and Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing and Butternut Squash [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Baking & Desserts

Adzuki Bean Nutella Brownies [GRAIN-FREE/DAIRY-FREE + VEGAN OPTION]

Black bean brownies seem to be all the rage lately, and I’ve been meaning to try making these for a while now, but I thought adzuki red beans might be better suited, as they’re used in a lot of traditional Japanese desserts. Adzuki is a type of red bean grown in Eastern Asia that’s quite similar in size… Continue reading Adzuki Bean Nutella Brownies [GRAIN-FREE/DAIRY-FREE + VEGAN OPTION]

Baking & Desserts · Drinks & Snacks

Snickers-inspired Peanut Butter & Salted Caramel Chocolate Bars [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

A delicious chocolate bar that’s much healthier than a Snickers but tastes pretty similar – think gooey, caramely Medjool dates, rich, creamy peanut butter and crunchy peanuts enrobed in perfectly sweet dark chocolate made extra special with silky coconut oil and a hint of sea salt. I’ve used dark chocolate, which I think makes these chocolate bars taste… Continue reading Snickers-inspired Peanut Butter & Salted Caramel Chocolate Bars [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Drinks & Snacks

5-Minute Egg Nogg [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Egg nogg is usually made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs, but this version is really healthy and because it’s dairy-free/egg-free (so also vegan) and free from refined sugar, it also suits a wide range of dietary requirements! I came up with this recipe because I love egg nogg but can never be bothered to make it properly as there are… Continue reading 5-Minute Egg Nogg [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Baking & Desserts · Drinks & Snacks

3-Ingredient No-Churn Peanut Butter Ice Cream [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

I wrote a recipe for University of Cambridge student newspaper Varsity about how to make this ridiculously easy ice cream that requires just 3 ingredients! It’s also dairy-free, egg-free (so also vegan) and you can even make it sugar-free if you want! Click here to read the recipe!

Lunch & Dinner

Avocado Pesto Without A Blender [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

If your new year’s resolution was to eat healthier but you’re having trouble finding time to make healthy food, this recipe is for you. And obviously this recipe is for everyone else too, because everyone needs to know about it because this avocado pesto is SO quick + easy to make and you don’t even need a… Continue reading Avocado Pesto Without A Blender [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Baking & Desserts · Drinks & Snacks

3-Ingredient No-Churn Soft-Serve Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE/SUGAR-FREE]

Matcha green tea ice cream is really popular in Japan and is one of my favourite flavours! This ice cream is dairy-free/egg-free (so incidentally vegan), sugar-free and full of antioxidant-rich matcha powder. But dietary requirements aside, it’s a great ice cream to make at home because it’s so quick + easy, and so much cheaper, healthier AND more delicious than shop-bought ice cream. The sweet… Continue reading 3-Ingredient No-Churn Soft-Serve Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE/SUGAR-FREE]

Baking & Desserts · Drinks & Snacks

Purple Sweet Potato Mochi [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE/SUGAR-FREE]

When I was on holiday in Thailand a couple of years ago, I had this delicious dessert called taro balls in coconut milk, and I’ve been dreaming about them ever since. I recently found out that they’re made by cooking taro (a root vegetable that’s a bit like sweet potato) then mixing it with glutinous rice flour to… Continue reading Purple Sweet Potato Mochi [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE/SUGAR-FREE]

Lunch & Dinner

Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

New year’s resolution to be healthier not quite going to plan? Turn things around by making this hearty and colourful salad that’s perfect for winter. It’s satisfying and delicious, and even if you’re not vegan or gluten-free, this salad is great for an energising lunch or a light dinner. It’s especially handy if you’re busy, as the quinoa actually tastes nicer made in… Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Baking & Desserts · Drinks & Snacks

No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

A rich and indulgent vegan chocolate ice cream…sounds too good to be true? I thought so too, until I discovered the incredible magic of sweet potatoes. And even if you don’t have any dietary requirements, it’s a great ice cream to make because it’s so quick + easy to make, and so much cheaper, healthier AND more delicious than shop-bought chocolate ice… Continue reading No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

Lunch & Dinner

Sundried Tomato Hummus [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]

This homemade hummus is ridiculously quick and easy to make and much healthier and cheaper than the shop-bought version. It’s great for a quick lunch but also makes a highly shareable entrée if you’re having a dinner party – your guests will be very impressed when you tell them the hummus is homemade, just don’t tell them… Continue reading Sundried Tomato Hummus [VEGAN/GLUTEN-FREE]