Vegetarian food blog featuring delicious and nutritious whole food recipes, creative baking and luscious chocolate.

Mushroom Curry + Chetna’s Healthy Indian Giveaway

Mushroom and Cashew Curry.

If you love a good curry, but keep making the same ones time and time again, it might be time to try something different. This healthy mushroom curry with cashew nuts is full of flavour, colour and nutritious ingredients. It’s one of Chetna Makan’s recipes from her new book, Chetna’s Healthy Indian Vegetarian. Plus there’s a chance to win a copy for yourself.

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Meal Replacement Bars – Feed. Review & Giveaway #104

Feed meal replacement bars.

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If you’re always in a hurry when it comes to food, but want to stay fit and trim, you might like the idea of meal replacement bars. Here’s a review of new nutritious vegan bars from French company Feed. There’s also a chance to win a box of ten, plus some crunchy chocolate snacks worth nearly £50.

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Raspberry Cashew Smoothie – Plant Milk Power

Raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie in bottles with straws.

New year, new me, new you, perhaps. Veganuary is a good time to explore plant milks. And what a coincidence, there’s a splendid new book out which will help you do just that. Read on for a review of Plant Milk Power by Dr Aparna Prinja & Shital Shah. Plus there’s a chance to win a copy for yourself. You’ll also find a recipe for a delicious raspberry cashew nut milk smoothie.

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Froothie Evolve Power Blender – A Review

Froothie Evolve - Red Base.

Froothie Evolve is a first in next generation power blenders. It has not one, but two GLASS jugs. Yes that’s right no more plastic jugs. It cooks, blends, steams and has a vacuum function. And you can talk to it if you want to. It might even respond.

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Homemade Falafel with British Grown Fava Beans

Homemade falafel with fava beans.

Healthy and delicious homemade falafel with a crisp outside and a succulent herby inside. They’re made with British grown fava beans from Hodmedod’s and cooked in an air-fryer, though you could bake them instead. Served with a zingy flavoursome chopped salad. Read on for the recipes and to find out why Hodmedod’s is such an exciting company.

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Apricot Whisky Honey Cheesecake – A Flash in the Pan

Apricot, whisky & honey cheesecake - deconstructed.

Fancy making a glorious summer dessert that’s full of interesting flavours and doesn’t require too much effort? This deconstructed apricot, whisky and honey cheesecake fits the bill beautifully. It’s a perfect pudding for entertaining and will wow everyone who tastes it. Although, it’s probably one for the adults rather than the kids. The recipe comes from A Flash in the Pan by John Whaite. Read on for my review as well as the recipe. Plus there’s a chance to win a copy of the book.

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Fattoush with Sumac Hummus – Seriously Good Salads

Fattoush with Pomegranate and Sumac Hummus in a Bowl.

Fattoush with sumac hummus and pomegranate is one of the many gorgeous salads you’ll find in Nicky Corbishley’s cookbook, Seriously Good Salads. It’s fresh and zingy with a whole host of flavours that really sing. And it makes for a most fabulous summer lunch.

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Pacari Premium Organic Chocolate Review & Giveaway

Pacari Premium Organic Chocolate Products for a review and giveaway.

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy … I think you’re probably getting the drift. It’s my birthday and what would make a better gift than chocolate? Only this time I’m keen to offer you some too. Or at least I want to give one lucky reader the chance to win some Pacari premium organic chocolate. But don’t despair, I also have a bonus offer of a 10% discount to all EU readers. Oh, and did I mention, yesterday was World Chocolate Day.

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Aubergine Carrot Couscous – Bazaar Review

Serving platter with aubergine carrot couscous.

At last we have the long awaited (by me at least) vegetarian cookbook from Sabrina Ghayour. Bazaar: vibrant vegetarian recipes is pretty much what you’d expect from the title. It’s packed with mostly Middle Eastern inspired recipes from a talented flavour enthusiast. Flick through the pages and you’ll find dishes both vibrant and exciting. Read on to learn more about the book along with a recipe for roasted aubergine carrot couscous.

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Cornish Hevva Cake (sometimes known as Heavy Cake)

Cornish Hevva Cake aka Heavy Cake

Despite the unprepossessing name that Cornish Hevva Cake is sometimes given, this lightly fruited bake is not particularly ‘heavy’. It is, however, absolutely delicious. The bake falls somewhere between a sweet scone and a light egg-free fruit cake. As with many traditional bakes, Tesen Hevva (its Cornish name) is very easy to make.

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