plant-based recipes and mindful living

Autumn

Roasted Beetroot & Raw Green Salad

Roasted Beetroot & Raw Green Salad

This week is all about beetroot – you may have seen this tasty looking Chocolate Beetroot Cake Amy made last year… Well the recipe has made it into the final of PETA’s Great Vegan Bake-Off with this delicious cake and we are alongside some tasty looking creations, so we need your […]

Apple & Blackberry Cobbler

Apple & Blackberry Cobbler

I was a little eager with my blackberries this year. I spotted a few on the way to the car park at work and declared to my work buddies that we, “MUST go blackberry picking during our lunch break the next day!” (I work in the […]

Squash Stew & Dumplings

Squash Stew & Dumplings

I’ve got a treat for you this week in the shape of Squash stew and dumplings! This time of year we are surrounded by choice. So many of my favourite fruits and vegetables are in season; apples, pears, kale, cabbages, broccoli and pumpkins. Yes, we are […]

Vegan Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Vegan Chocolate Beetroot Cake

I love beetroot! Whether it’s roasted, shredded up raw in a salad or squished up in a burger, it’s blimmin’ delicious AND it’s in season for most of the year! Win, win, win you might say? Well not always… If we take asparagus as a contrasting […]

Crumbly Plum & Hazelnut Tart

Crumbly Plum & Hazelnut Tart

A few weeks back I went to a pick your own farm and harvested my body weight in plums, well, almost. That day I picked a whole host of fruits, cultivated and wild. By the time I had got home and de-stalked elderberries and picked […]

Marking the Seasons // Elderberry Flu Remedy

Marking the Seasons // Elderberry Flu Remedy

There’s a suspicious tinge of orange on the leaves. The nights are drawing in. It would seem that Autumn is upon us. It’s hard to put a finger on the start of Autumn, it’s one of those seasons that sneaks up on you. One minute you’re thinking […]

Sloe Spelt Cake

Sloe Spelt Cake

When you eat the seasons you can’t help but rejoice when you reach that time of year when there is food a plenty. Late summer is such an amazing time for food, there are an abundance of vegetables around and at last there’s plenty of […]