Vegan Tofu Pad Thai (GF)

Vegan Tofu Pad Thai (GF)

This Vegan Tofu Pad Thai is so easy to make, super versatile and perfect for quick weeknight dinners! It’s also gluten-free – I made this recipe here using Thai-style rice noodles, but you could also use vegetable noodles such as courgette or carrot noodles for a lighter dish.  You can customise this Pad Thai however you wish – I went withRead more

Vegan Raspberry Dark Chocolate Blondies (GF)

Vegan Raspberry Dark Chocolate Blondies

Inspired by my Cherry Bakewell Cake, these Vegan Raspberry Dark Chocolate Blondies are delicious, easy to make and much healthier than normal butter- and sugar-filled blondies.  I made these blondies with what is now becoming my go-to vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free cake batter. It’s not dry or crumbly, but tender and perfectly sweet thanks to the additionRead more

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

This 3-ingredient Kinako Latte is a great alternative to hot chocolate as it’s rich and comforting without being too sweet, and a fab caffeine-free option if you’re tired of herbal tea.  Kinako, which means “yellow flour” in Japanese, is roasted soybean flour (so it’s gluten-free), and is widely used in Japanese cuisine.  Kinako is traditionally used inRead more

Kitsune Soba Tofu Buckwheat Noodle Soup (Vegan + GF)

Kitsune Soba Tofu Buckwheat Noodle Soup (Vegan + GF)

After arriving in Japan, I was so excited about having access to so many fresh, authentic ingredients, and the first thing I decided to make with them was this Kitsune Soba.  What better way to warm up on a chilly winter’s day than with a hot bowl of noodles?  Plus this Kitsune Soba is quick and easyRead more

5-Minute Vegan Eggnog (GF)

5-Minute Vegan Eggnog (GF)

“Vegan Eggnog?” I hear you ask. Yes, I know eggnog is usually made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs. But this version here is really healthy and because it’s  vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free, it also suits a wide range of dietary requirements! I came up with this recipe because I love eggnog but can never be bothered to makeRead more

Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu (GF)

Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu (GF)

This Vegan Japanese-Style Mapo Tofu is intensely savoury, comforting and warming, and super easy to make!  This is an adapted version of a Chinese dish originating from China’s Sichuan province, which consists of mincemeat and soft tofu cooked in a very spicy chilli sauce with fermented black beans. The dish is also very popular in Japan, where it hasRead more

Creamy Vegan Miso Pasta Sauce (GF)

Creamy Vegan Miso Pasta Sauce (GF)

After experimenting with various ways to make a Creamy Vegan Miso Pasta Sauce, I’m so happy to have finally come up with this delicious 4-ingredient sauce. It’s made with white miso, mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine – you can substitute with any sweetener), unsweetened almond milk (you can substitute for another kind of milk eg. soy milk, but I findRead more

Japanese BBQ Sauce Noodle Stir Fry (Vegan + GF)

Japanese BBQ Sauce Noodle Stir Fry (Vegan + GF)

This Japanese BBQ Sauce Noodle Stir Fry is vegan and gluten-free and just perfect for a quick and easy but healthy and delicious weeknight dinner! I decided to season this stir fry with Japanese BBQ sauce. Japanese BBQ is called yakiniku, which means grilled meat. The meat is dipped in a special sauce called tare before being eatenRead more

Gluten-Free Vegan Deep-Dish Cookie

Gluten-Free Vegan Deep-Dish Cookie

I really hope you’ll LOVE this Gluten-Free Vegan Deep-Dish Cookie! It tastes so delicious that you won’t even realise it’s made from chickpeas, and secretly healthy. This recipe came about as a total accident as I actually wanted to make chickpea blondies, inspired by these vegan and gluten-free Adzuki Bean Brownies. However, I didn’t have aRead more

Vegan Hummus Toasted Sandwich (GF)

Vegan Hummus Toasted Sandwich (GF)

Or maybe I should have called it THE BEST Vegan Hummus Toasted Sandwich. The combination of sweet and smoky butternut squash, tangy hummus, creamy avocado and crisp, peppery rocket makes this sandwich so delicious you won’t even notice the lack of cheese.  And if you don’t believe me, the recipe was the winning feature in UKRead more