Thick Gravy

I will be making 2 gravies in this section, as I believe there are 2 types thick gravy and thin gravy. I personally prefer a thick gravy, which is what I am going to be covering today. There so many stocks that you can buy this time of year and though it is lazy to…

Vegan Yorkshire Puds

​You can’t really have a roast without a Yorkshire, I’m aware there are rules that meat eaters stick to, about what meats can ‘go’ with Yorkshires and which ones shouldn’t, but we don’t have that issue….so Yorkshires all the way! I have been working on this recipe for so long and I think that this…

Skordalia

​Skordalia is a greek dish, that is basically mashed potatoes, with a large amount of garlic and olive oil in it. It is so great to be served in a large bowl for all to share.  My recipe will serve 4, but if you want to feed more it is easily multiplied. Ingredients – 8…

Vegan Mac + Cheese

Everyone needs Mac and Cheese and vegans are no different. This is a 4 ingredient recipe that will make the perfect mac and cheese  everytime, without harming any wonderful animals. This will serve 4 as a side. Ingredients – 1 x vegan stock cube 2 cup x macaroni  2 cups x Violife (grated) 4 cups…

Wild + Brown Rice

Garlic infused wild and brown rice is so simple, it takes a little longer to boil that regular rice,  but the health benefits are pretty  cool,  wild rice has so many vitamins and minerals, it’s just a great little extra to the plate. I tend to use a smallish pan for this, as it helps…

Sweet Potato Mash

​​Now, I know that I have covered Sweet Potato in the ‘Potato’ blogs, but sweet potato mash, is such a winner for this time of year. It’s so easy to make, it goes with just about anything and its just delicious. Sweet Potato is such a versatile root, it really can be cooked in so…

Vegan Turkey

Finishing off the ‘Meat Alternatives’ section with a bit of a curveball. Vegan Turkey, is one thing, but vegan turkey burgers?Hmmm…. yes! They are absolutely gorgeous, they are super tasty and worth stocking up on. You can even serve them throughout the festive period to all of your non vegan friends, watching happily as they…

Vegan Duck

I think vegan duck is very nice to have for a treat.It’s cheap, tasty and when cook it in garlic it becomes something rather wonderfully different on the plate,  especially a festive plate! This recipe serves 2, but if you like big portion double the ingredients. Ingredients – 1 x pack of Vbites vegan beef…

Vegan Beef

This is another offering from Vbites, however this is Vegan Beef. I have chosen to cook mine in a rich red wine and gravy reduction and then place in vegan Yorkshires for the ulimate Xmas treat. I will be showing you how to make vegan Yorkshire puds in sides. Whether you decide to follow my lead…

Seed Roast

Well let me start off by saying that being vegan is awesome. There is no doubt it my mind, that I enjoy the Festive period so much more, now that I know no animals are harmed for my household to enjoy the season. Meat alternatives are great for the Xmas Dinner plate, they are reasonably…