Broccoli and Potato Soup

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian185 Comments

Broccoli and Potato Soup

Broccoli and Potato Soup is satisfying, smooth and creamy. However, the great advantage of this soup is that it uses potatoes to provide a creamy texture so that no heavy cream is required. It is quick and easy to make, lovely to eat and extremely nutritious. Made from simple ingredients, it is quick to prepare and you can have it … Read More

Vegan Cashew Cream

AlexandraCondiments, Desserts, Gluten Free, Side Dishes, Vegan106 Comments

Cashew cream in a bowl

This easily made delicious Vanilla Cashew Cream is sure to become a favourite. It is vegan – meaning it is suitable for those on a plant-based diet, or lactose intolerant. Or, perhaps for people who just want a more nutritious condiment. I had so much fun creating our Vegan Tofu Sesame Toasts recipe for my friend Natalie at http://www.doesitwork.tv recently, that I decided … Read More

Tofu Sesame Toasts

AlexandraGluten Free, Nibbles and Small Bites, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian211 Comments

Tofu Sesame Toasts

If you are vegan/vegetarian or if you have a seafood allergy, this recipe for Tofu Sesame Toasts will be of interest to you. This is a must-try recipe, inspired by the classic Chinese appetiser, prawn toast. They are quick and easy to make and their delicate balance of flavours may convert even those who strongly dislike tofu. My friend Natalie runs … Read More

Quinoa Tabouli

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian144 Comments

Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli – a gluten-free spin on a classic dish. I have converted this popular Middle Eastern salad to a gluten free version by using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah). Quinoa is an ancient crop, originally from the Andes, and is the seed of a plant which is related to chard and spinach. It has the versatility of rice and can be … Read More

Vegan Chocolate Cake

AlexandraDesserts, Gluten Free, Vegan137 Comments

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake – delicious, moist and full of chocolatey goodness! It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention”. I imagine that not many good things came from The Great Depression, the economic tragedy which occurred during the 1930s, but this Vegan Chocolate Cake would be one of them. Butter, milk and eggs were luxuries. They were expensive … Read More

Overnight Oats with Apple and Sultanas

AlexandraBreakfast, Vegan130 Comments

Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats – a nourishing breakfast for all too enjoy. I don’t know about you, but sometimes I am one of those people who take a long time to wake up in the morning! (Hence one of my favourite quotes – “I don’t really rise and shine. Most days I just caffeinate and hope for the best.” 🙂 ) That … Read More

Potato Soup

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Starters, Vegan, Vegetarian142 Comments

Potato Soup

Potato Soup – creamy, delicious – and vegan!! Simple to make, and a meal for all to enjoy. It’s Winter here in Australia, and what better way to warm up than with a hearty bowl of soup. There’s not a can or a packet insight here, however! Introducing my Potato Soup. This soup can be on your table in under … Read More