Carrot bacon bandwagon (fake-on?)

Yes, carrot bacon is everywhere at the moment and I was skeptical before I tried it. Now that I have, I love it. This is so easy too, the hardest part is slicing the carrot so no effort at all really. Is it just like bacon? Absolutely not but that doesn’t matter because it is…

Mixed vegetable dhansak

I think curries with lentils are my favourite type. There’s something about the texture that I find so appealing. This Dhansak uses a lot of mixed veg to make a vegan friendly meal. Serves: 4 Main Ingredients 265g onions, sliced finely 150g red lentils 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 160g kale, chopped 200g peppers,…

Clear mushroom and sugar snap pea soup

This clear mushroom soup is full of flavour and robust mushrooms with great texture. It’s also quite low in calories. Serves: 4 Ingredients 25g dried mixed mushrooms I used a Merchant Gourmet packet which includes Shiitake, Oyster and Porcini mushrooms 4 spring onions (25g) 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped or crushed 1 large celery stick…

Madeira cake with vanilla icing

My wife was having a tough morning at work today. She’s got a bad foot and is in a lot of pain. I made her breakfast of chopped avocado, tomatoes and spring onions with a slice of malted brown toast. She looked so sad and asked if there was any cake. Well, of course, there…