plant-based recipes and mindful living

Autumn

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara – Compassionate Kitchen Crew – cooking class review

Creamy Mushroom Carbonara – Compassionate Kitchen Crew – cooking class review

Apologies for my long time absence on here. I am still alive, but I’ve not been too well and as a result I’m probably not going to be as regular updating this little space as I’d like to be.  A couple of week’s ago, I […]

Apple Cinnamon Scones [vegan]

Apple Cinnamon Scones [vegan]

I’ve out done myself! These Apple Cinnamon Scones are too good not to share. I’m a big fan of a scone….and yes, I say scone as in s-cone not s-con, that may make me a bit posh, but it’s how it’s said..alright?! I have mixed feelings about the […]

Pumpkin Risotto [vegan]

Pumpkin Risotto [vegan]

I’ve got another delicious pumpkin recipe this week. I still had half a pumpkin leftover from last week and hadn’t quite got round to using it up, but I don’t think you can ever get too much pumpkin at this time of year! Pumpkin Risotto […]

Spicy Pumpkin and Parsnip Soup [vegan]

Spicy Pumpkin and Parsnip Soup [vegan]

Yes, now I can make soups for lunches! In the summer I’m all about salads, but now I’m all about staying warm, and soup is what I’m craving on these chillier autumnal days. I’ve massively got into pumpkins and squashes over the last few years, especially […]

Vegetable Crisps

Vegetable Crisps

This past week I’ve been grumpy. Pretty darn grumpy. I’ve been sugar detoxing. I cut it out. All of it out. I’m talking refined sugar AND natural sugar. It’s been tough, but I have made it through the other side. I don’t know if you’re […]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

One minute it was July, and then I blinked and woke up in November…..what the actual f? I am starting to believe time is speeding up, is it just me? And now the dark, cold evenings are here all I want is a little cinnamonny sweet treat, […]

Spiced Apple Porridge with Grilled Pears

Spiced Apple Porridge with Grilled Pears

I don’t know about you but as soon as it’s cold enough to need to wear a coat outside I can’t be doing with a cold breakfast in the morning! I need something to warm me up before I’m even going to think about stepping […]

Creamy Leek & Potato Soup with Polenta & Walnut Croutons

Creamy Leek & Potato Soup with Polenta & Walnut Croutons

There’s nothing like soup on these chilly autumn days to warm you up and it only takes a little bit of effort to go from a basic soup to amazingly delicious, this is the best soup ever, soup. This summer I went on an amazing […]

Squash Gnocchi

Squash Gnocchi

Autumn is all about those golden tones. Browning leaves, warm golden afternoon sunlight and a host of yellows and oranges that equals squash season. Yes, October is here and it’s time to think of a million and one uses for all the squash that is […]

Spiced Plum Muffins

Spiced Plum Muffins

Well we’re currently basking in the glory of being crowned the winners of Peta’s Great Vegan Bake-Off, which is all very exciting, and slightly overwhelming. Thank you to everyone that voted for us – we’re proper chuffed. We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than […]