Recipe: Veggie Burgers That Don’t Suck #1: Beetroot & Halloumi

Veggie burgers are usually foul. Imagine sawdust patted together into a burger shape. If you’re very lucky you’ll get a big mushroom sliced in half and called a “burger”. I’m on a mission to show that it doesn’t have to be that way. In honour of National Burger Day, I’m sharing my recipe for beetroot and Halloumi burgers. I’ve had raging carnivores ask for seconds of … Continue reading Recipe: Veggie Burgers That Don’t Suck #1: Beetroot & Halloumi

Recipe: Mojito Ice Lollies

After tasting that very disappointing Solero Mojito, I figured I could come up with something better so I did! RECIPE: MOJITO ICE LOLLIES  INGREDIENTS for 4 ice lollies: 4 limes 1 cup of water 1 tablespoon of coconut sugar (or demerara sugar) 1 tablespoon of dark rum (optional) Handful of fresh mint For topping – splash of dark rum/lime juice/water and sprinkle of coconut sugar/demerara sugar INSTRUCTIONS: Place the water and … Continue reading Recipe: Mojito Ice Lollies

vegan black bean brownie

Healthy Meets Delicous Recipe: Magic Bean Brownies (vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, low-carb)

If you follow me on instagram then you’ll have recently seen me making these brownies. I asked folks to guess the magic main ingredient and of course nobody guessed correctly. Yup black beans!s No wheat, grain or nut flour of any kind is used. If you tell people you’re making cake with black beans…..well I bet you are screwing up your face. I’ve baked it on numerous occasions … Continue reading Healthy Meets Delicous Recipe: Magic Bean Brownies (vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, low-carb)

Recipe: Oat & Almond Pancakes with Banana & Berries (wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Pancakes are one of my favourite food groups. It is impossible to be depressed eating pancakes. Go on try. I’ve been experimenting with oat muffins (recipe coming soon) so I figured oats would work equally well in pancake form. With Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day coming up, this recipe will hit the spot for everyone whether eating gluten free or not. RECIPE: OAT & ALMOND PANCAKES WITH … Continue reading Recipe: Oat & Almond Pancakes with Banana & Berries (wheat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Recipe: Winter Warmer Spicy Cashew Soup With Plantain Croutons (vegan, gluten-free)

This recipe is up due to popular demand. Haha. When I posted a pic of what I was making on Instagram, several people asked for the recipe so here it is! View this post on Instagram Making spicy cashew soup with plantain croutons #lunch #meatlessmonday #plantpower A post shared by Green Beauty & Lifestyle Blog (@wonderlustinglynda) on Dec 16, 2013 at 5:55am PST I love … Continue reading Recipe: Winter Warmer Spicy Cashew Soup With Plantain Croutons (vegan, gluten-free)

Coconut Black Rice with Dragon fruit & Pawpaw

Recipe: Coconut Black Rice With Dragon Fruit & Pawpaw (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free)

I recently mentioned my discovery of and obsession with black rice. I’ve been experimenting using it in savoury and sweet recipes. Here’s a simple recipe that works for breakfast, brunch or even dessert. You do need to watch the pot to ensure the rice doesn’t dry out so not one for a morning when you’re in a rush. The recipes also includes another food discovery – … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Black Rice With Dragon Fruit & Pawpaw (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free)

Yummy Healthy Eating: Recipe For Spinach & Pistachio Pilaf Peppers (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

I’ve written before of my love of Lewisham market for the abundance of cheap, great quality fruit and veg there. This recipe was inspired by a haul of romano peppers (I got five for £1 so a saving of about 80% compared to supermarket prices). I like how the peppers look like shoes you’d find in a souk. As usual I like maximum flavour for minimal … Continue reading Yummy Healthy Eating: Recipe For Spinach & Pistachio Pilaf Peppers (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade

We have had 10 days in a row of scorching sunshine in London. Amazing. The hot weather is forecast to continue for at least another week. We are in a state of confusion. Day after day of sun. Some people seem to need an advice line to tell them how to cope with the psychological trauma of not being able to complain about the rain. … Continue reading Feeling Hot Hot Hot? The Most Refreshing Drink Ever ~ Watermelon Limeade

Brunch Recipe: Sweet Potato Muffins With Spicy Kale and Halloumi (vegetarian)

Brunch. The best meal invented. Full stop. I love that brunch can be absolutely anything you want it to be. Nothing screams brunch like the addition of a poached egg though. Seriously add a poached egg to a roast dinner and suddenly it’s brunch. Anyway when Chobani yoghurt offered to send a range of their yoghurts to see what recipes might be inspired, I decided … Continue reading Brunch Recipe: Sweet Potato Muffins With Spicy Kale and Halloumi (vegetarian)

Sweet potato and avocado omelette

Recipe: Sweet Potato, Cherry Tomato & Avocado Omelette (vegetarian, gluten-free)

Here’s a quick, simple recipe that’s good for lunch or a light dinner. It’s a great way of using weekend leftovers and the avocado just makes it that extra bit filling. RECIPE: SWEET POTATO, CHERRY TOMATO & AVOCADO OMELETTE (vegetarian, gluten-free) Ingredients (serves 1 or 2 as snack): 2 eggs Small chunk of cheese (approx 25g) grated 2 tablespoons water Quarter red onion sliced Half … Continue reading Recipe: Sweet Potato, Cherry Tomato & Avocado Omelette (vegetarian, gluten-free)