Small Meals

Coconut & Satay Broccoli Soup

Coconut and satay broccoli soup, with a drizzle of olive oil, beer nuts, and coriander, served in a blue freckled bowl, surrounded by crusty bread and half of a fresh lime

This coconut and satay broccoli soup is creamy yet light, with fragrant and nutty satay flavours, and a touch of zesty lime. I’ve recently developed an addiction to snacking on raw broccoli dipped in satay sauce. I was trying to work out how to get this moreish flavour combination into a recipe when I came […]

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Extra-Smoky Pulled Jackfruit Gyros

Three pulled jackfruit gyros with lemon, dairy-free yoghurt and salad, served with lemon wedges on a wooden chopping board

If you think that eating a plant-based diet means that you can’t eat gyros any more – think again! Just because I’m vegan, that’s not to say I don’t like them. I just like mine ethically made, and these delicious, extra-smoky pulled jackfruit gyros with smokey BBQ sauce certainly deliver. It’s mind-blowing how much the […]

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Crispy Tofu Skewers with Kiwi, Peach, & Mint Salsa

Crispy tofu skewers and a wedge of lime on a long, white ceramic serving dish, with a bowl of kiwi, peach, and mint salsa with a sprig of mint , with the tofu skewers drizzled with the salsa

When I first ate these spicy, crispy tofu skewers with kiwi, peach, and mint salsa, I exclaimed to my husband, “this is the best crispy tofu I’ve ever eaten!”, and that’s the honest truth. If you’re someone who doesn’t like tofu because you think it’s bland or you don’t like the texture, I promise you, […]

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Pulled Jackfruit Gyros

Three pulled jackfruit gyros with lemon, dairy-free yoghurt and salad, served with lemon wedges on a wooden chopping board

If you think that eating a plant-based diet means that you can’t eat gyros any more – think again! Just because I’m vegan, that’s not to say I don’t like them. I just like mine ethically made, and these delicious pulled jackfruit gyros with BBQ sauce certainly deliver. It’s mind-blowing how much the texture and […]

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Korean BBQ Tempeh with Green Bean & Macadamia Salsa

Korean BBQ Tempeh and Salsa in a white serving dish, surrounded by macadamia nuts

This Korean BBQ tempeh with salsa is proof that tempeh just got a whole lot sexier! Thinly sliced tempeh with Korean inspired BBQ marinade is complemented perfectly with the crispy green bean and pesto salsa, and toasted macadamias. You might think a fusion of Asian and Mediterranean flavours sounds a bit strange, but trust me, […]

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Powergreens Bowl with Pea, Spinach, & Tofu

Powergreens bowl with pea, spinach, tofu and dukkah served in a white ceramic bowl, next to crusty bread, half a lemon, and a small bowl of dukkah

My dad always has had his pride and joy: his organic veggie patch and fruit trees. As a kid, and when spinach was in season, my mum used to make me big a powergreens bowl of blended spinach with mashed potatoes which she called spinacha. It was my absolute favourite food, and I’d always ask […]

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Meaty, Nut Neatballs

Neat nutballs, served with fresh basil, homemade tomato sauce, and spaghetti in a speckled blue ceramic bowl with a small wooden serving spoon

Get your vegan meaty, nut neatballs right here! They’re delicious and incredibly addictive. I dare you not to try a few straight out of the hot pan. When I switched to a plant-based diet, I was surprised to realise that from all my old favourite meat dishes, the flavours rarely come from the meat. Instead, […]

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Chilli Smoked Tofu & Peanut Salad

Chilli smoked tofu and peanut in a blue bowl with wooden chopsticks, with a small bowl of black rice to the side

Inspired by a dish I fell in love with about ten years ago at a Sichuan restaurant, this chilli smoked tofu and peanut salad combines with a freshness and crunchiness that makes this a winning recipe, my friends. And best of all, it takes just ten minutes to prepare with zero cooking required! The restaurant […]

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Beetroot & Passionfruit Salad

A bowl of beetroot and passionfruit salad with baby spinach, macadamia nuts, fresh basil, radish, and orange juice dressing

Who knew beetroot and passionfruit were made for each other? Fresh and vibrant, with intriguing flavours, and it only takes a few minutes to throw together! The perfect balance of sweetness and tartness comes from the beets and fruit, brought together with a zesty orange dressing, and delightful crunch from the toasted macadamias. It makes […]

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Tofu Gnocchi with Blistered Tomatoes & Pesto

Tofu gnocchi served with blistered tomatoes, and lemon and basil pesto, on a speckled white plate

Forget everything you know about making gnocchi. It’s not hard! Well, not when you make it with silken tofu! Unlike traditional potato gnocchi, there’s no need to pre-cook anything for tofu gnocchi. Instead, all you do is throw the raw ingredients together in a bowl, mash it up, roll it out, chop them up, and […]

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