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Kidney Bean and Walnut Burgers

Good morning! Happy Tuesday :) I made these kidney bean and walnut burgers over the weekend, and they ended up being a great success. I'm always trying to come up with meals that are 'meaty' enough in...

Quinoa Veggie Bowl

Good morning! It's a bit of a grey, rainy day here in Dublin, so I thought I should post some colourful food pics to boost the mood :) We enjoyed a chilled night in last night with the feet up, a huge...

Sweet Potato Stuffed with Black Bean Chilli

Morning guys! I hope you all had a brilliant weekend :) I made this sweet potato stuffed with black bean chilli last night for me and my husband, and it was a great success! He's a meat-eater, so I'm...

Summer Chickpea Bolognese

For me, summer eating is all about loading up on fresh fruit and veggies, and eating organic raw produce as much as possible. Warmer weather naturally steers me towards lighter foods, but being active and o...

Curried Chickpea and Wild Rice Stir-fry

Beans and rice are a classic combination. A few decades ago, it was claimed that those on a meat-free diet must eat beans and rice together to consume the right kind of 'complementary' amino acids. Luckily,...

Roast Aubergine and Basil Pizza

I think I'm obsessed with pesto. It's the ubiquitous deli spread that instantly makes everything taste amazing. And the best thing is that it's so easy to make at home and playing around with different ingr...

Roast Butternut Squash, Lentil and Spinach Stew

 This is a deliciously warming and easy dish, plus it's a cheap and filling option for families, students and anyone watching the pennies. Kids will love the natural sweetness of the butternut squash and p...

Pine Nut and Date Millet Pilaf

The butternut squash is such a versatile starchy vegetable, and works for everything from soups to curries, stews and simple salads. But thanks to their shape, they're also perfect to stuff for a fun and di...

Low-Carb Lasagne

I admit that this dish looks little bit messy, but I don't know if I've ever seen a neat homemade lasagne! Thankfully it tastes so good that you wouldn't even notice that it's a little on the slop...