5 Tips for Kitchen EssentialsHere are our top tips for anyone looking to stock up on food in the coming few weeks.
We based this on food that can be used in multiple ways and multiple recipes, is highly nutritious and is cheap and widely available.
Hope this is of some help. We hope you stay safe and healthy during this period and send all our love.Creamy Spiced Black Bean Quesadilla Creamy spicy, crispy and oh so delicious! These are low in fat, oil free and only take 10-15 mins to make - they make a wonderful dinner or healthy snack. Although tamari is not technically a Mexican condiment Dave jokingly said when he was last in Mexico he found a bottle in an asian store! It does give more flavour and saves time so worth using if you can.Oil Free Thai Yellow CurryGive this simple, easy OIL FREE yellow Thai curry recipe a go. We’ve made this with coconut milk and a blend of spices, creating a deliciously creamy and aromatic curry! Being oil free it’s great for anyone trying to lose weight! If you want to learn more about #oilfree plant based cooking then check out our Happy Heart course.No Oil Creamy CarbonaraCreamy delicious and the king oyster mushroom bacon is so good - this a fabulous dinner and no oil and low fat but not lacking in flavour. This make a wonderful weekly dinner for any pasta lover.Facon Double Cheese BurgerA Vegan “Bacon” double Cheeseburger, impossible you say. We can’t recreate bacon but here we give you a “Facon” double cheese burger, we have cooked tofu and let it get a great grizzly texture then coated it in a delicious marinade of umami bacon flavours. Topped on a double burger with vegan cheese, this is fast food vegan at its best! 100% Veggie BurgerThis 100% veggie focused bean free burger, doesn’t use TVP or Seiten and is full of veggie goodness with blended oats and seeds for added fibre to make a seriously tasty Burger.
Lasagna BurgerThis might sound absolutely ridiculous and if you are Italian please apologise to your Nona for us but this is delicious! As part of our Feburgruary series where we post nothing but burger recipes for the month of February we really try to push the boundaries of where the burger lies. In this recipe, we've taken all the best bits of the lasagna and put it in a burger for you!Spinach and Bean Coconut MasalaTasty and quick Spinach and Bean Coconut Masala, perfect healthy weeknight dinner!
If you want to learn more about vegan cooking, check out our Ultimate Vegan Cooking Course. Our next one kicks off 6th January and we have 50% off until Sunday 1 Dec. Click on the courses tab above to find out more. Quick easy Dahl for weight lossHere’s a wonderful low fat lentil Dahl that takes 5 mins to make, costs €5 to feed 4 and is perfect for anyone wanting to stay in shape or lose weight - it’s soothing, warming and oh so tasty. Spinach and Ricotta Rotolo | The New LasagnaRotola a wonderful dish not very well known outside of Italy but it is a magnificent Italian pasta dish using lasagna sheets, where they are filled and rolled in a creamy sauce and baked in a rich tomato sauce. Creamy Broccoli PieThis recipe is from our online #vegan cooking course where we apply a framework approach to cooking to teach you how to cook without recipes. It’s an online cooking course where we distill what we’ve learned as #vegan chefs for 14 years. The course can be done from you own home from anywhere in the world. We do weekly Q&A’s and really try to foster community to help you become a better chef. Next course starts on Monday 11th November. Click the link for more details - https://bit.ly/2qZsLnCEasy Vegan Chilli 3 WaysChilli 3 ways! Here’s a cool recipe on how to make a chilli and serve it 3 different ways to make it more interesting - the idea was to spend less than €10 feed 2 people for 3 different dinners, so we made a loaded chilli baked potato, sweet potato chilli burrito and a 3 bean chilli and couscous.
Vegan Hoisin “Duck” PancakesNeed a mid-week dessert that won't completely derail your good intentions? Check out these delicious chia see puddings. This also works as a super delicious brekkie, packed with fibre, protein and omega 3s while being low in calories and fat! We never liked the texture of chia seed pudding until we came up with this recipe. The rice milk and banana give it a nice sweetness and the oats give it a bit more fibre and a change of texture.Bombay Potato Cakes with easy Mango ChutneyHere's a delicious recipe where we've taken the flavours of a Bombay curry and turned them into a potato cake! Crispy on the outside with soft potato-pea spiced centre, these are seriously tasty and brought to the next level dipped (sometimes drowned) in a delicious mango chutney. Eating in season & epic Autumn StewThe idea of apples in a stew might sound silly but wow do they take this dish to the next level - by eating in season your veg will be more nutritious and will have less air miles and will also be better for the environment!Vegan Pumpkin Mac & CheesePumpkin has to be one of our favourite veg, it's so useful and wholesome we had to share this Mac and Cheese recipe with a pumpkin based cheese sauce!
Shepherdless PieOur take on a classic comforting family dinner, this pie is easy to make and goes down a treat on a cold winter's night. Perfect with a simple dressed green salad. Low FODMAP Spaghetti BologneseA lovely quick take on the traditional Italian pasta dish. It's quick to make and tastes amazing too! Nutritional yeast is a 'cheesy' flavoured condiment that is available in all good health food stores. It brings a 'cheesy' taste to this dish, without any of the saturated fat. It's worth having in your press.Mushroom and lentil Spaghetti BologneseHere's a delicious easy Spaghetti Bolognese to get you off to a healthy start to the week, this took us 12 mins to make, costs less than 4 euro and feeds 4 people. It's also vegan and super tasty! It's based on a mushrooms and lentil bolognese and we use wholemeal pasta so its higher in fibre.Low FODMAP MuffinsLow FODMAP muffins high protein berry muffins! These beauties are super tasty, take 30 mins to make, and you'll get 12. they work fantastic for breakfast or a snack and will store in an airtight container for about a week. They are one of the most popular recipes from our online Happy Gut Course. Click the link below for more details. Chia Seed PuddingNeed a mid-week dessert that won't completely derail your good intentions? Check out these delicious chia see puddings. This also works as a super delicious brekkie, packed with fibre, protein and omega 3s while being low in calories and fat! We never liked the texture of chia seed pudding until we came up with this recipe. The rice milk and banana give it a nice sweetness and the oats give it a bit more fibre and a change of texture.‘Pulled Pork’ BurgerWe first made this with our French friend Alex. We were very suspicious of it, but it turned out amazing - super-tasty and good enough to fool even the most carnivorous of your friends. You will need a tin of unripe green jackfruit, which is readily available in Asian stores or online.
If you want to learn more about vegan cooking why not check out our online Ultimate Vegan Cooking Course.Chick ’n’ NuggetsWe came up with more than ten different versions of these one afternoon, trying to get the right texture and bite while keeping the recipe easy and quick to make. We reckon we got it right with this recipe – let us know what you think!3 Best Ways to Cook TofuWe are definite tofu lovers, tofu is bland by itself so needs to be cooked or marinated in strong flavours. It's a great source of protein and can really be the making of a dish if cooked well. If you have bad associations to it, we dare you to watch our video with our 3 favourite ways to cook it and give it another shot. One of Steve's favourite ways is a miso maple glazed tofu with sesame, Dave loves his quick easy - crispy tamari and nutritional yeast tofu, and we both are proud of our sweet chilli tofu which we make with no oil, making it lower in calories.